Fulton Man Facing Felony Drug Charges

Hithone R. Morris,

Hithone R. Morris,

FULTON – On Thursday (July 21), at approximately 1:30 p.m., investigators with the Oswego County Drug Task Force in conjunction with the New York State Police Special Operations Response Team and the Fulton City Police Department executed a narcotics related search warrant at 61 N. Sixth St. in the city of Fulton.

Hithone R. Morris,
Hithone R. Morris,

As a result of the search warrant execution, a total of 73 individual bags of heroin and approximately 6 grams of crack cocaine were seized.

The illegal narcotics have an estimated street value of $2,060.

Hithone R. Morris, 41, of 61 N. Sixth St., Fulton, was arrested and charged with:

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, intent to sell – Class B Felony (2 counts)
Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd degree – Class A Misdemeanor

Morris was arraigned in Fulton City Court and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility without bail.

The investigation is ongoing and further arrests and charges are forthcoming, police said.

The Oswego County Drug Task Force is comprised of members from the Oswego County District Attorney’s Office, Oswego County Sheriff’s Department, NYS University Police at Oswego, U.S. Border Patrol, Fulton City Police Department and Oswego City Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding this investigation or other illegal drug activity is urged to contact investigators at 315-349-8222 or email [email protected]

All information will remain anonymous.