Felony Drug Arrest in Town of Davenport
A 21 year old Bronx man was arrested in the Town of Davenport Tuesday morning following a collaborative investigation by members of the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, Oneonta City Police Department and New York State Police at Oneonta. Pate Balde was charged with two class B felony charges of 3rd degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Unlawful Possession a Marihuana, a violation. Deputies say a
search of Balde's Rock Inn motel room on State Highway 23 in Oneonta led to the seizure of (65) bags of heroin, (17) individual “wraps” of crack cocaine, approximately (2) grams of powder cocaine, a small quantity of marihuana and more than $1000 cash. Balde was arraigned in the Town of Stamford Court and is now in the Delaware County Correctional Facility in lieu of $150,000 cash bail.