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Utica man facing felony drug charges after investigation into cocaine sales

21-year-old Larz Forsyth of Utica (Photo courtesy of New York State Police Troop D)

A Utica man is facing felony drug charges after he was allegedly found to be in possession of cocaine and marijuana, according to New York State Police.

Posted: Dec. 1, 2017 1:55 PM
Updated: Dec. 1, 2017 1:55 PM

UTICA – A Utica man is facing felony drug charges after he was allegedly found to be in possession of cocaine and marijuana, according to New York State Police.

Police say the arrest of 21-year-old Larz Forsyth of Utica is the result of an ongoing investigation into cocaine being sold in the Utica area. A search warrant was executed at Forsyth’s residence at 814 Newell Street and police say investigators found and seized cocaine, marijuana, Adderall, a scale, packaging material and approximately $5,000 in cash.

Forsyth is charged with felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and felony fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was arraigned in the city of Utica and released after he posted his $15,000 bond.

Police say the investigation is ongoing and further charges are pending.

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