Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of Jeffrey Drake, 27, of Cheektowaga, following an anonymous tip received on the Sheriff’s Office confidential tip line.
On Wednesday, July 6, acting on tip submitted on the Erie County Sheriff’s Confidential Email and Crime Tip website’s service, Deputies Lazarczyk and Sirianni were dispatched to Drake’s place of employment to affect an arrest.
When the Deputies took Drake into custody they discovered he was in possession of marijuana and was driving without a valid license. Drake was subsequently charged with criminal possession of marijuana and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a vehicle.
Jeffery Drake is being held at the Erie County Holding Center pending his court appearance August 7.
The warrant was issued for Jeffrey Drake by Erie County Court for violating terms of his probation.
Erie County Sheriff’s Confidential Email and Crime Tip link is: