Friday, 17 February 2017 15:27

Weapons and Drugs Seized, Five Charged in West Side Raid

SARATOGA SPRINGS — City police, with the assistance of State Police and the Saratoga County Sheriff’s Office, executed two search warrants on Friday, Feb. 10 at 16 and 18 Cherry Street that resulted in multiple arrests and authorities securing a variety of drugs and weapons. Police said they had been investigating the two locations since January on the suspicion of possible drug activity taking place. Approximately 8 grams of cocaine, 50 grams of marijuana, scales and other drug paraphernalia as well as two pellet guns resembling real handguns were secured from Apartment 2 at 18 Cherry St. Robert J. Stampfli, 25, of Saratoga Springs, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the fifth degree. Savannah L. Myers, 23, of Greenfield Center, and Zachary B. Wood, 21, of Ballston Spa, were each cited for unlawful possession of marijuana. Police said additional arrests are probable. At 16 Cherry St., police said they recovered straight powdered heroin, “tar” heroin, over 300 baggies of what has field-tested as fentanyl with a value of more than $4,500 - and paraphernalia associated with packaging narcotics. Also recovered was a 12-gauge shotgun, and a modified AR-15 rifle, with 4 empty 30-round magazines. The building’s 27-year-old homeowner, Steven M. Boice, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. All four charges are felonies. Also at 16 Cherry St., Brett J. Disanto, 26, of Greenwich, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, and criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fourth degree. Both charges are felonies.
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