Early Monday morning, following a six week long investigation, members of the Delaware County Drug Enforcement Unit arrested: Jonathan C. Molina, 19 years of age of the Bronx, New York on one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled substance in the first degree, a class A-1 felony, and Daniel R. Thorington, 21 years of age of Scotia, New York on one count of criminal possession of a controlled substance 3rd degree, a class B Felony.
During the execution of a search warrant at a dorm room occupied by the defendants at the SUNY Delhi college campus, they were found to be in possession of nearly two pounds of cocaine with an estimated street value of $50,000 dollars.
Both defendants were arraigned in The Town of Delhi Court and remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility on $100,000 bail.
The search warrant was executed by The Delaware County Drug Enforcement unit which was comprised of members of the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, Delhi Police Department, SUNY Delhi Police Department and New York State Community Narcotics Team.
The joint investigation into the matter is continuing at this time and additional charges are pending.