UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Utica Police Department is reporting that a man has been given multiple drug charges after a warrant execution on Monday, April 11th.
According to police, after receiving repeated complaints that narcotics were allegedly being sold out of an apartment located at 1434 Genesee Street, a search warrant was carried out by members of the Special investigators & Crime Prevention Units.
Following the execution of the warrant, 41-year-old Joseph Bottini of Utica was allegedly found in possession of over $6,200 in cash and the following narcotics:
- 60.3G of Methamphetamine
- 20.9G of Heroin
- 8.2G of Psilocybin mushrooms
- 2.0G of Cocaine
At the conclusion of the investigation, Bottini was charged with the following:
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree
- (Intent to sell Methamphetamine)
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance Third Degree
- (Intent to sell Narcotics)
- Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Fifth Degree
- 3 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree
- Criminal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia
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