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Fulton Couple Arrested In Drug Investigation

FULTON, NY – Mark Grandazzo, of 405 Oneida St., Fulton, was arrested on March 11 at approximately 1:15 p.m., following an on-going drug investigation by the City of Fulton Police Department.

Mark Grandazzo

Mark Grandazzo

During the course of the investigation, a search warrant was executed at 405 Oneida St. and Grandazzo was found to allegedly be in possession of an orange plastic prescription bottle which contained seven clear plastic knotted baggies containing a white substance which weighed 3.0 grams.

The white substance field tested positive for the presence of crack cocaine.

Grandazzo was also found to allegedly be in possession of an orange plastic prescription bottle which contained two white pills which where marked with M367 and 10 yellow pills marked Watson853 both of these pills are Acetaminophen 325mg/ Hydrocodone 10 mg.

Hydrocodone is a Schedule II narcotic drug.

The defendant possessed said items with the intent to sell same, according to the police.

Grandazzo was charged with:

  • Third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (two counts – Class B felony)
  • Fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (Class D felony)
  • Seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (A misdemeanor)
  • Second-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia (Class A misdemeanor)

Grandazzo  was arraigned in Fulton City Court on March 11 by Fulton City Court Judge Spencer J. Ludington.

Grandazzo was remanded to Oswego County Public Safety Center on $25,000 cash bail.

Chrystal Recore

Chrystal Recore

Chrystal Recore, also residing at 405 Oneida St., was arrested during the execution of the search warrant.

Recore did knowingly conduct and maintain her residence located at 405 Oneida St., in the city of Fulton, where persons came and gathered for the purpose of engaging in the unlawful sale of controlled substances, police said.

Recore was charged with first-degree criminal nuisance, a Class E felony.

She was released on an appearance ticket returnable on March 31 at 9 a.m.

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