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New York: Explosives Found During Narcotics Search

Submitted by jrios031 on Thu, 09/22/2022 - 16:52

TRIPwire, 22 September 2022

On 20 September 2022, at approximately 0700 hours local time, the Niagara County Drug Task Force and Lockport Police Department executed narcotics-related search warrants at three apartment residences in Lockport and discovered unspecified explosives at one of the locations. No further details on the explosives have been released. Erie County Sheriff’s Office Bomb Squad technicians responded to assist and safely removed the explosives. Authorities also found multiple firearms, narcotics, and an undisclosed amount of U.S. currency. The incident remains under investigation.