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Narcotics and Loaded Handgun Recovered During Lexington Avenue Investigation

Albany, NY

On Tuesday, January 30, 2024 at around 10:20 a.m. detectives from the Community Response Unit conducted a search warrant at a residence on Lexington Avenue in reference to an ongoing investigation.  Upon executing the search warrant all three individuals fled on foot, but were quickly apprehended and taken into custody. 

Located inside the residence was a loaded handgun, a quantity or crack cocaine, powder cocaine, fentanyl, and MDMA.

23-year-old Jovonte Heard of Green Island was charged with the following:

One count of Criminal Possession of a weapon 2nd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st

Four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th

Two counts of Criminally using Drug Paraphernalia

Heard was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and Remanded to Albany County Jail.

 

26-Year-old Keshawn Simmons of the Bronx was charged with the following:

One count of Criminal Possession of a weapon 2nd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st

Four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th

Two counts of Criminally using Drug Paraphernalia

Simmons was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and Remanded to Albany County Jail.

 

30-year-old Tyquan Lowrie of the Bronx was charged with the following:

 

One count of Criminal Possession of a weapon 2nd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st

Four counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd

One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 4th

Two counts of Criminally using Drug Paraphernalia

 

Lowrie was arraigned in Albany City Criminal Court and Remanded to Albany County Jail. 

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