Troy Police conduct successful raid in Arnold Fallon Apartment
TROY, N.Y. – Troy Police say a raid was held this morning in
a home which led to the discovery of heroin, ketamine, live ammunition, and a
large amount of cash.
According to authorities, they have arrested 40-year-old
Ernest Lago on Wednesday morning. Lago has been charged with Criminal Possession
of a Controlled Substance 3rd degree for heroin and Criminal
Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th degree or ketamine.
Police Captain John Cooney said the arrest was a result of an investigation
with the Troy Housing Authority. He said detective conducted surveillance and
participated in undercover buys to establish a search warrant at the Arnold
was not home at the time of the raid, but authorities say he was apprehended a
short time later. Police say he was in possession of cash and ten bags of
Police say their K-9 Obie was essential in taking Lago into custody.
to authorities, they say 197 individual packages of heroin, 5 grams of
ketamine, live ammunition, and over $3,500 cash was recovered.
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