Syracuse man arrested on drug-possession charges

A Syracuse man was arrested on Friday night for possessing heroin, ecstasy and marijuana.

Around 5:40 p.m. on Friday night, Syracuse Police officers assigned to the Integrated Municipal Police Anti-Crime Team (IMPACT) noticed a group of men loitering outside the Dido Market on the 200 block of East Fayette Street.

The men tried to run away when police approached, but were all stopped for violating the city's loitering ordinance.

Police say 25-year-old Ricardo Davis of Syracuse was found with heroin, ecstasy and marijuana.

Davis was charged with the felony of Criminal Possession of a controlled substance in the Third Degree, the misdemeanors of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree (two counts), Resisting Arrest, and the violations of Loitering and Unlawful Possession of Marijuana.

Davis was arraigned on Saturday in Syracuse City Criminal Court. The other four males were charged with loitering.

Syracuse Police were assisted by the Onondaga County Sheriff's Office and New York State Police.