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
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
Cobleskill Police continue to investigate this incident.
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