Police Seize Loaded Weapon During Investigation

DUNKIRK – Dunkirk Police said they seized a loaded .45 caliber handgun and a small quantity of marijuana during an investigation into an altercation early Saturday evening at Point Gratiot Park. 

Efrain Jose Marin-Sanchez, 31, of Lincoln Ave, Dunkirk, was arrested without incident. Marin-Sanchez was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Point Gratiot Park was cleared and the park was closed after several individuals in the crowd reportedly became unruly during the investigation. Fredonia Police and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies assisted in clearing the crowd.