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Oswego Pair Facing Drug Charges

OSWEGO, NY – On Wednesday February 13, at about 6:05 a.m. the Oswego City Police Department’s Anti -Crime Team (ACT), with the assistance of the Special Response Team (SRT), executed a search warrant at 257 Syracuse Ave., Apartment #1, Oswego.

German Sanchez
German Sanchez

The search warrant had been issued as a result of an investigation in the illegal possession and sales of heroin occurring at that address.

As a result of the search, investigators located and seized 14 bags of heroin.

Two residents of 257 Syracuse Ave. Apartment #1 were arrested and charged with the following:

German Sanchez, 40, was charged with:

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, with intent to sell- Class B Felony

Maria L. Cancel
Maria L. Cancel

Maria L. Cancel, 40, was charged with:

Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree – Class A Misdemeanor

Cancel was processed on the charge and released on an appearance ticket.

She is due back in Oswego City Court on March 14 at 9:30 a.m.

Sanchez was arraigned in Oswego City Court and remanded to the Oswego County Correctional Facility with no bail.

He is due back in Oswego City Court on February 26 at 9:30 a.m.

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]