YOUNGSTOWN 3 face charges of trafficking in cocaine
One man was arrested after tossing suspected drugs out his car window.
YOUNGSTOWN -- City police have arrested three people on cocaine trafficking charges.
Two were picked up during a 3:15 p.m. Friday raid by the Youngstown Vice Squad at a North Truesdale Avenue home, reports show.
Officers found a bag with seven rocks of suspected cocaine, one bag with a larger rock, two more with suspected marijuana and $68 in the pockets of Paul Perry, 25, who lives at the East Side house. He face felony charges of aggravated trafficking crack cocaine and drug abuse crack cocaine and a misdemeanor drug abuse marijuana charge.
Officers found a sandwich bag with three rocks of cocaine, separately packaged, in a purse near Latoya McRae, 26, who also lives at the home, police said. She faces a felony trafficking cocaine charge.
Darrell Brown, 20, of Crandall Avenue, was arrested by police at about 2:45 a.m. Friday, when police pulled him over on the Westbound Service Road at Belmont Avenue after seeing his car swerve and the driver toss something out the window.
A Humility of Mary Health Partners security officer found in the area two bags of suspected marijuana, one bag of suspected crack cocaine powder and one with 11 individually wrapped rocks of suspected crack.
Brown faces a felony charge of aggravated trafficking crack cocaine and a misdemeanor marijuana possession charge.