Keith Daves, 44, was nabbed with 349 grams of heroin worth over $83,000 and several firearms.
Coram, NY - May 4, 2017 - Suffolk County Police arrested a Coram man following the execution of a search warrant at his residence during which drugs, money and weapons were seized on Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at approximately 6 a.m.
Detectives from the Narcotics Section, Sixth Precinct Special Operations Team, Criminal Intelligence Section and officers from Emergency Service Section, Sixth Precinct Gang Unit and Canine Section executed a search warrant at the defendant's residence at approximately 6 a.m. and arrested Keith Daves, 44, who lives at the home.
Officers seized 349 grams of heroin, worth more than $83,000, an assault rifle, a 9mm handgun and a .45-caliber handgun.
Daves was charged with three counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon 3rd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Criminal Possession of Marijuana 5th Degree, Criminal Use Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree. He was also charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child for having heroin within the reach of five children between the ages of one and 12 living at the house.
“Once again this is a successful search warrant executed by the Suffolk County Police Department addressing a drug location in our community. The message remains: If you are selling drugs in Suffolk County, we will be coming for you,” said Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy D. Sini.
Daves will be held overnight at the Sixth Precinct and is scheduled for arraignment at First District Court in Central Islip on May 4.
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