Drug Bust

By WBNG News

Drug Bust

September 3, 2011 Updated Sep 3, 2011 at 4:26 PM EST

Bath, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A drug bust in the Village of Bath lands six people behind bars.

The village police department had a search warrant for crack-cocaine sales happening there.

It led them to an apartment on Gansevoort Street.

There they found $1,000 worth of the drug and $2,000 in cash.

These people you see here were sent to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail or $100,000 property bond with the exception of Charles Isaiah Garcia.

He has a list of other drug-related charges, and is being held without bail.

Law Enforcement is continuing their investigation and will be assisting the Steuben County Department of Social Services Child Protection Unit.

There was a nine-month-old infant in the apartment at the time of the raid.

Here's more information from the Bath Police Department on those arrested:

1. Charles Isaiah Garcia AKA "Harlem", age 26 who is formerly from Rochester, NY and currently lists his residence as being 11 Gansevoort Street, Apt. 102, Bath, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd Degree (B Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor). Garcia was remanded to the Steuben County Jail and ordered held without bail.
It should be further noted that Garcia was the subject of another search warrant execution on Thursday, November 18, 2010 at the Swiss Chalet Motel, 14 W. Washington Street, Bath, NY which resulted in him being charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree as well as Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree - both of which are Class "B" felonies. Garcia was out on bail and awaiting trial on these charges.

2. Lauren Marie Yochum, age 19 of 11 Gansevoort Street, Apt. 102, Bath, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree (B Felony); Criminal Nuisance in the 1st Degree (E Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor). Yochum was remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail/$100,000 property bond.

3. Todd L. Griffin, Jr. AKA "Saw", age 20 of 11 Gansevoort Street, Apt. 102, Bath, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree, a class "B" felony; Criminal Nuisance in the 1st Degree (E Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor). Griffin was remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail/$100,000 property bond.

4. Nathan Cromwell, Jr., age 22 of 131 Madison Avenue, New York City, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree (E Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A misdemeanor). Cromwell was remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail/$100,000 property bond.

5. Sean Gant, age 21 of 13 75th Avenue (Manhatten), New York City, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree (E Felony) and Endangering the Welfare of a Child (A Misdemeanor). Gant was remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail/$100,000 property bond.

6. Tinesha Marie Ross, age 27 of 404 Pine Street, Elmira, NY was charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree (E Felony). Ross was remanded to the Steuben County Jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail/$100,000 property bond.

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