WATERTOWN, NY — The Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force released the following statement on Sept. 16, 2021:
“On 09/15/21, at about 11:00am, members of the Metro-Jeff Drug Task Force
assisted road patrol deputies with a drug investigation in the Town of Philadelphia.
Investigation lead to a search warrant being obtained for a 2020 Kia sedan and the
sole occupant, Dwight Williford (age 37, Philadelphia, PA).
At the conclusion of the search 17 ounces of methamphetamine and 9 ounces
of cocaine were seized. The contraband had an estimated street value of
Mr. Williford was subsequently charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third-degree.
He was arraigned in the village of Carthage Court by the Honorable Justice Mushtare and was released pending further court action.
At this time, this is an on-going investigation. The Jefferson County Sheriff’s
Office and the Watertown Police Department assisted in this investigation.”