NEWS RELEASE DETAILS

DATE/TIME: Thursday, February 7th, 2013 / 09:30 PM
SUBJECT:Raid at 896 Albany St and 957 Albany St


The Schenectady Police Department’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU), with assistance of the Department’s Special Operations Squad (SOS), NYSP Special Operations Reaction Team (SORT) and NYSP Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET) executed search warrants at 896 Albany St, 2nd Floor and 957 Albany St, 1st and 2nd Floors, at approximately 8:00 p.m. on 6 February 2013.

The search warrants were executed after an investigation revealed that heroin and crack cocaine where being sold out of those addresses. Police arrested CLARKE, Dion R, age 38, of 957 Albany St.

CLARKE was charged with Three (3) counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, 3rd Degree;
Three (3) counts of Criminal Sales of a Controlled Substance, 3rd Degree,
One (1) count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, 7th Degree.

CLARKE was remanded to the care and custody of the Schenectady County Sheriff’s Department without bail. There is also a hold on CLARKE from U.S. Department of Homeland Security for outstanding immigration issues.

Police also arrested HANNIBAL, Carlyle H, age 32, on an outstanding warrant from Homeland Security for Illegal Entry into the United States. HANNIBAL was turned over to federal authorities for processing.

Narcotics were recovered from all three addresses.