Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports his Narcotics Unit conducted a raid at 158 Jefferson Avenue in Buffalo on August 29, at approximately 4:45 P.M. The Narcotics Unit obtained a search warrant, signed by New York Supreme Court Justice John Michalski, for the residence as part of a joint investigation into gang, drug, and illegal gun activity. Joined by members of the Cheektowaga and Buffalo police department’s narcotics units, the Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit seized a felony amount of cocaine and marijuana, a quantity of hydrocodone pills, a .38 caliber revolver and ammunition, more than $5,000.00 in U.S. Currency, some cutting agent, and drug paraphernalia. Arrested following the raid were Lorenzo Brodie, 29 of Buffalo, and Lajuan Brodie, 24 of Buffalo. Lorenzo is charged with a felony count of criminal possession of marijuana and misdemeanor counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.