On Dec. 18, detectives with the McKean County Drug Task Force arrested two Buffalo, N.Y. men for selling crack cocaine within the city of Bradford.
Leonard Elder III, aka “Meezy,” was charged with selling crack cocaine and using a communication facility to set up the sale on Sept. 19. The defendant is charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility.
Mitchell Garner was arrested on Dec. 18 and charged with delivery of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of a communication facility additionally. The defendant is charged with conspiring with Elder to deliver crack cocaine on Dec. 18. Additional charges are possible.
Both men were arranged by Magisterial District Judge Richard Luther and remanded to the McKean County Jail. The detectives were assisted by officers with the Bradford City Police Department.
The arrests are part of the ongoing efforts by law enforcement to eradicate illegal drug activity within the county. If anyone suspects illegal drug activity, contact the McKean County Drug Task Force at the District Attorney’s Office or by email at MCDTFtip@gmail.com.