Flood Watch Wx Alerts
Livestream View Now

Utica man facing list of drug and weapon charges

A Utica man is facing a list of drug and weapon charges following an investigation into the possession and sale of illegal narcotics.

Posted: Dec. 14, 2017 10:12 AM
Updated: Dec. 14, 2017 10:16 AM

UTICA – A Utica man is facing a list of drug and weapon charges following an investigation into the possession and sale of illegal narcotics, according to the Utica Police Department.

Scroll for more content...

On Wednesday, Utica police executed a search warrant at 51 Grant Street, where they say they found and seized a handgun, a quantity of cocaine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Ellery Oravetz, 38, of Utica, is charged with the following:

- Second-degree criminal possession of a weapon (Felony)
- Third-degree criminal possession of a weapon (Felony)
- Criminal possession of a firearm (Felony)
- Fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon (Misdemeanor)
- Two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (Felony)
- Two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (Misdemeanor)
- Two counts of second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia (Misdemeanor)
- Unlawful possession of marijuana (Violation)

Article Comments