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Police: MDMA possibly among number of drugs found in Cobleskill man's home


COBLESKILL, N.Y. – Police say they have arrested a man after an investigation with the NYSP CNET led them to find a substance, believed to be MDMA. 

On Friday, October 18, around 2:30 p.m., Michael Leavey, 21, was arrested for felony Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 3rd Degree, and one count of misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree.

After an investigation, it was determined that Leavey was allegedly involved in the sales and possession of marijuana and other drugs. 

A search warrant was obtained by authorities and it was executed at the man's residence on West Main Street.   During the search, officers found over one-half a pound of processed marijuana, steroids, a substance believed to be a high quality form of MDMA (Molly), Bath Salts and other drugs.  Police say they also found drug paraphernalia such as pipes, hypodermic, needles, bongs, plastic bags for packaging and digital scales.  About $9,540.25 in cash was also seized.

According to authorities, a pump-action shotgun was also recovered from the suspect's mattress.

More charges are possible as lab testing results for the substance believed to be MDMA, is being processed.

Leavey was arraigned in the Town of Cobleskill Court and remanded to the Schoharie County Correction Facility on $10,000 cash bail or $30,000 bond. 

Cobleskill Police continue to investigate this incident.

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