Larz A. Forsyth

Drugs seized, Utica man faces charges in drug bust

Published Dec 2, 2017 at 4:00pm

A Utica man was taken into custody and charged as a result of an ongoing drug investigation Friday.

The state police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team Central, with the assistance of State Police K9, executed a search warrant at 814 Newell St. and seized quantities of cocaine, marijuana and Adderall, in additional to a scale, packaging materials and about $5,000 in cash, investigators said.

As a result, Larz A. Forsyth, 21, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony.

Forsyth was arraigned in City Court and was released after posting a $15,000 bond. The investigation continues and additional charges are pending, investigators said.