Boater bagged for dealing on the water

Jun 21, 2014

A Buffalo boater has been arrested for selling cocaine from his watercraft.

Buffalo Police nabbed 32-year-old Melvin Ward for violating a speed restriction within 100 feet of the shore. Authorities discovered 18 bags of coke on the boat. Ward is awaiting arraignment at the Erie County Holding Center.

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Six other people were also arrested in the case and are facing a variety of charges.