NORTH TONAWANDA — Police on Thursday night raided an Oliver Street apartment building that was the target of a month-long investigation into drug sales, authorities said.
Neighbors have complained that 784 Oliver St. has been a long-standing problem with a stabbing, overdose and drug sales reported within the last year, police said. The Niagara County Drug Task Force, North Tonawanda Police and North Tonawanda/Tonawanda SWAT Team raided the building around 7:45 p.m. and made four arrests.
Facing felony charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance are: Norman Koepsell, 59, and Bryan Cummings, 35, both of the Oliver Street address; and James Roberts, 55, of Second Avenue. Amber Moore, 27, of Niagara Falls, faces one misdemeanor count of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
All four were to be arraigned this morning in North Tonawanda City Court.