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UPD seizes guns, drugs, cash; more than 12 charged in February drug raids


UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - More than a dozen individuals are facing charges after a number of search warrants executed by the Utica Police Department's Metro Narcotics Unit throughout the month of February.

The charges came after warrants at the following locations:

Location: 20 block of Faxton Street
Charged: Reginald Champagne, 44
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana

Location: 900 block of Saratoga Street
Charged: Antoine Staton, 29
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, criminal possession of a weapon, parole violation

Location: 800 block of Bleecker Street
Charged: Omar Ali, 28
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana, criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Location: 1300 block of Lincoln Ave
Charged: Courtney Blackshear, 22, and Zachary Durodoye, 18
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Location: 1600 block of York Street
Charged: Marcus Stevens, 25
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Location: 900 block of Brayon Park Place
Charged: Joel Young, 35
Charges: criminal possession of marijuana, unlawfully growing cannabis

Location: 1500 block of Sunset Ave
Charged: Paul Anderson
Charges: Criminal possession of marijuana

Location: 700 block of Elizabeth Street
Charged: Samantha Clute, 19
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana
Also charged: Carey Dunn, 32
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance

Location: 700 block of Rutger Street
Charged: Sandra Henderson, 29
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia
Also charged: Delores Gadson, 32
Charges: Criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana

Location: 1000 block of Mary Street
Charged: Quantin Plaza, 26
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana
Also charged: Tanegua Kenney, 24
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance
Also Charged: Shateek Anderson, 26
Charges: unlawful possession of marijuana, parole violation from New York City
Also Charged: Dawn Kenney, 44
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana

Location: 900 block of Lenox Ave
Charged: Roy Holliman, 18; Tina Trainham, 44; Anthony Hawkins, 20
Charges: criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal use of drug paraphernalia

Over the course of all these arrests, police seized cocaine, marijuana, heroine, three guns, and more than $8,000 cash.