Philadelphia, Pa. man accused of possessing meth & cocaine

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Published: Sep. 16, 2021 at 12:48 PM EDT
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PHILADELPHIA, New York (WWNY) - A Philadelphia, Pennsylvania man faces drug charges after he was pulled over in Philadelphia, N.Y. on Wednesday.

Members of the Metro-Jefferson Drug Task Force say they used a warrant to search a vehicle driven by 37-year-old Dwight Williford.

Police say they found 17 ounces of methamphetamine and 9 ounces of cocaine. They say the drugs have a street value of around $75,000

Williford was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

He was arraigned in Carthage village court and released.

Task force members say it’s an on-going investigation and they were assisted by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and the Watertown Police Department.

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