Major Case Bureau detectives from the Narcotics Vice Bureau report the arrests of two men for a narcoticsrelated incident that occurred in Lynbrook on Thursday, May 03, 2018 at 7:05 am.
According to detectives, after a subsequent investigation and narcotics operation, involving the fatal overdose of a 34 year old female, at the Capri Motor Lodge, 5 Freer Street, led to the arrests of John Funches, 44, of 67 Elm Avenue, Apt 4, Hempstead and defendant Barshawn Potter, 33, of 600 Westbury Avenue, Westbury. Both men were placed under arrest at the Capri Motor Lodge at 12:25 p.m. thesame day without incident.
At the time of arrest,Funches was in possession of 25 blue glassine envelopes containing a substance believed to be heroin. He was also in possession of substances believed to be crack and crack cocaine.
Funches is charged withCriminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree, CriminalPossession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and two (2) countsof Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 5th Degree. He wasarraigned on Friday, May 4, 2018 in First District Court, Hempstead.
Potter is charged with Criminal Facilitation 4th Degree. He was released on an Appearance Ticket and will be appear in First District Court, Hempstead on Thursday, June14, 2018.
Details by: Narcotics ViceBureau 05/11/18/1930/6672