One arrested in Newfield trailer park drug sting

On Monday at approximately 5:15 am, the Ithaca SWAT team, Ithaca Police Investigative Division, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Department and the NYSP Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET), secured a residence at 631 Poole Circle at Jim Ray’s Trailer Park, in the Town of Newfield for the purpose of serving a narcotics search warrant.Arrested was 31-year-old Deshawn Bryant of Newfield. H e was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree, a NYS class B felony.The search warrant was the result of an investigation by the Tompkins County Drug Task Force into cocaine trafficking in Tompkins County.Approximately 11.5 grams of crack cocaine (street value $1,100), small amount of marijuana, $1700 cash, and a scale were seized.Deshawn Bryant was charged by the Ithaca Police Special Investigative Unit in Newfield Town Court. The Honorable Judge Chernish arraigned Bryant for above charge and remanded Bryant to Tompkins County Jail on $7,500 cash or $15,000 Bond.

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