Drug Raid


100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Morris Raid

100 Marijuana Plants Seized In Morris Raid MORRIS – Two men were arrested and 100 pounds of marijuana seized after the Otsego County Sheriff’s Department raided two indoor growing operations in Morris and New Lisbon. Christian Balmaceda, 47, Morris, and Joseph D. Ali, 49, New Lisbon, were both arrested after an investigation lead the Sheriff’s Deputies and the DEA to search the residences of both men.…


Heroin, Crack Seized at Motel 88

Heroin, Crack Seized In Raid At Motel 88 ONEONTA – More than 71 bags of heroin and crack cocaine were seized during a raid at the Motel 88 on Chestnut Street in Oneonta. Jason R. Chase, 33, Cortland, was arrested following a no knock search warrant in room 241 at Motel 88. Oneonta Police allegedly recovered 60 glassine bags of heroin and 11 bags of crack cocaine, with a total street value of $1,750. No weapons were located. During the course…