Parolee facing several drug, weapon charges in Utica

30-year-old Fredy Farley (Photo provided by the Utica Police Department)

A New York State parolee is facing drug and weapon charges following a home visit in the city of Utica last month, according to the Utica Police Department.

Posted: Jul 31, 2018 9:49 AM

UTICA – A New York State parolee is facing drug and weapon charges following a home visit in the city of Utica last month, according to the Utica Police Department.

Police say on June 26, members of New York State Parole and the Utica Police Department’s GIVE Unit conducted a visit at the home of 30-year-old Fredy Farley. During the initial search police say they found a loaded 9mm handgun, and based on further information they executed a search warrant.

Police say the following firearms, narcotics and accessories were found during the search:

- Mac-11 style 9mm handgun with a 32-round magazine
- Glock 17, 9mm handgun (stolen)
- Glock 30, .45 caliber handgun
- Magnum Research, .22 caliber handgun
- Three holsters: drop leg, shoulder, and hip
- Two 7.62 (AK style) high-capacity magazines
- A quantity of loose ammunition of various calibers
- A quantity of crack cocaine
- A quantity of heroin

Farley was charged with one count of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, three counts of misdemeanor seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, four counts of felony criminal possession of a firearm, and four counts of felony third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Police say additional charges are pending.

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