South Dayton Woman Jailed On Felony Drug Charge

SOUTH DAYTON – Following an investigation by the Olean Office of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, a South Dayton woman has been charged with two crimes after a search warrant was executed at her home.

Laurie Newcomb, 41, of 408 Pine St., was charged with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and criminally using drug paraphernalia.

The arrest was made Thursday at 10:08 p.m. Members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department Special Response Team said they found packaging, scales, pills and crystal methamphetamine.

Police said they expect more charges and more arrests to be made in this case. Newcomb was arraigned in Town of South Dayton Court and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force is made of members of the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, Salamanca Police Department, Gowanda Police Department, Gowanda Police Department, Franklinville Police Department and the New York State Police. The Task Force was assisted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and K9 Nichols.

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