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Syracuse Residents Charged In Oswego Drug Bust


OSWEGO – The Oswego County Drug Task Force and the Oswego City Police Department issue the following joint press release:

Nathaniel R. Cosby

Nathaniel R. Cosby

At about 9:28 a.m. on today’s date (May 15) members of the Oswego County Drug Task Force and the Oswego City Police Department executed a search warrant in the upper apartment of 89 E. Cayuga St., Oswego, following an investigation into alleged illegal drug activity.

Upon the residence being secured by the Oswego City Special Response Team and subsequent investigation, the following individuals were charged as indicated:

Nathaniel R. Cosby, age 37, of 128 N. Geddes St. Syracuse NY 13208
Charged with the following: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree (Class B Felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree (Class C Felony), Criminal Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Criminal Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree (Class A Misdemeanor).

Shinyrra K. Legrand-Thomas

Shinyrra K. Legrand-Thomas

Shinyrra K. Legrand-Thomas, age 19, of 254 W. Calthrop St. Syracuse NY 13205
Charged with the following: Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree (Class B Felony), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th Degree (Class C Felony), Criminal Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree (Class A Misdemeanor), Criminal Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree (Class A Misdemeanor).

Additionally, 43 individually packaged baggies of crack cocaine weighing 15.9 grams and approximately $1,694.80 in cash was seized along with various drug paraphernalia commonly associated with the use, distribution and sale of illegal drugs.

The defendants were held awaiting arraignment in Oswego City Court.

The investigation is ongoing and further arrest may result from the investigation.

Anyone with any additional information is urged to contact the Oswego County Drug Task Force Tip Line: (315)349-8222 calls can be anonymous.

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