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Police: Syracuse man charged with more than 560 grams of cocaine, 999 grams of Molly

Anthony J. Vaccaro (Syracuse Police)

A Syracuse man was charged with possession of 999 grams of Molly, 560 grams of cocaine and other drugs, according to Syracuse Police.

43-year-old Anthony Vaccaro, of 213 Burdick Avenue, turned himself into police last week after officers recovered drugs at his home on July 27.

Police said they were called to 211 Burdick Avenue around 5:35 a.m. on July 27 for a reported burglary. While investigating, officers noticed that 213 Burdick Avenue had also appeared to have been broken into. While officers were checking 213 Burdick Avenue for possible suspects, police said they saw drugs and drug paraphernalia inside and notified detectives.

Detectives with the Syracuse Police Department Special Investigations Division obtained a search warrant for the residence. As a result of the search warrant they recovered:

  • Over 999 grams of Molly
  • Over 560 grams of cocaine
  • over 185 Hydrocodone pills
  • Nine Oxycontin pills
  • Over $6,600 in cash
  • A loaded Taurus 9 MM handgun
  • Assorted drug packaging paraphernalia

Police said Vaccaro turned himself into Syracuse Police on Aug. 8 and was charged with:

  • Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the first degree
  • Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree
  • Two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree
  • Five counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree
  • Criminal possession of a weapon.

Vaccaro was sent to the Onondaga County Justice Center. The incident is currently under investigation.

Anyone with information regarding the sale of drugs is asked to contact Syracuse Police at 315-425-1034.

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