NIAGARA FALLS – Narcotics detectives seized about $3,000 worth of powdered cocaine, five long guns and cash when they served a warrant at 10 a.m. Wednesday for a suspect who was selling drugs at two locations. Warrants were served at 1115 Niagara Ave. and at 2022 Lockport St. by narcotics detectives and the U.S. Border Patrol K-9 Unit.
Rashawn M. Martin, 34, was charged with two counts of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.
Martin had been staying with his parents at the Lockport Street address and was in the process of fixing up the Niagara Avenue home, said Narcotics Detective Capt. David LeGault.
Detectives seized packaging materials, digital scales, five long guns, 2.5 ounces of powdered cocaine worth about $3,000, a little over $1,200 in cash and a 9 mm handgun magazine.