Rochester, NY- On Tuesday the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office and the New York State Police utilized information collected from a long-term narcotics investigation to issue search warrants at multiple locations within the City of Rochester and the Town of Greece.
This was a widespread investigation aided by the New York State Police, the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office, the Irondequoit Police Department, the Rochester Police Department, the Drug Enforcement Administration, Border Patrol, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and the New York State Division of Parole.
Police say during the raid, law enforcement seized three loaded handguns, of which two were stolen and one was defaced, 500 grams of a substance believed to be synthetic Fentanyl compound, cocaine and other narcotics paraphernalia.
24 year old Marcos Lopez Martinez, the operator of Mamajuana Restaurant was arrested as a result of the search warrants and was charged with three counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 2nd Degree, Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of Stolen Property in the 4th Degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and two counts of Criminal Use of Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd Degree.
Also arrested was 25-year-old Jerry Figueroa, the Operations Manager of Mamajuana Restaurant. He was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree and Criminal Sale of a Controlled substance in the 3rd Degree.
“These search warrants are the result of months of hard work from the New York State Police and our Special Investigations Bureau, especially Assistant District Attorneys Matthew Schwartz and Jennifer Hyatt,” said Monroe County District Attorney Sandra Doorley. “This investigation was a collaborative effort that helped to seize stole weapons and dangerous narcotics off of our streets. The Monroe County District Attorney’s Office will not tolerate those who push these deadly drugs to our community and we look forward to bringing this case through the criminal justice system.”
“As this case clearly demonstrates, those who are trafficking heroin and other dangerous drugs have absolutely no regard for the consequences of their actions,” said State Police Acting Superintendent Keith M. Corlett. “The State Police and our law enforcement partners are sending a clear message that we will not tolerate drug trafficking of any kind, and anyone involved with such activity will soon find themselves behind bars.”