Oswego Man Facing Felony Drug Charges

OSWEGO – At about 6:05 p.m. today (Aug. 9), the Oswego City Police Department’s Anti-Crime Team (ACT), with the assistance of the Special Response Team (SRT) executed a narcotics related search warrant at 13 E. VanBuren St., Oswego.

Joseph C. Mannino Jr
Joseph C. Mannino Jr.

The execution of the search warrant resulted in the seizure of  6 bags of crack cocaine that were packaged for sale as well as additional items that are consistent with the illegal sales of narcotic substances, police report.

As a result of the investigation, Joseph C. Mannino Jr., 28, was arrested and charged with the following:

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rdh degree, intent to sell – Class B Felony

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th degree- Class D Felony

Criminally using drug paraphernalia in the second degree- Class A Misdemeanor

Mannino is currently being held at the Oswego City Police Department awaiting arraignment on the charges.

As always, Oswego City Police are asking anyone with information regarding this or any other illegal drug activity to contact them at 315-342-2283.

Individuals wishing to remain anonymous may also contact the Oswego City Police Department’s tip-line at 315-342-8131, or email [email protected]