Monday, September 11, 2017 at 11:57 am

Attica woman accused of possessing a 'large quantity' of suspected cocaine

posted by Julia Ferrini in Wyoming County, crime, news, Attica, drugs.
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       Kara Baker

An Attica woman was arrested Sept. 7 following a five-month investigation into alleged drug sales in the Village of Attica.

Members of the Wyoming County Drug Task Force, Village of Attica Police, Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office, and a New York State Police K-9 unit converged on Kara Baker’s Lincoln Avenue home around 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7. During the search, officer’s say they found a large quantity of suspected cocaine, controlled substances and drug paraphernalia.

Additionally, a child younger than 16 years old was in the home during the search, prompting an endangerment charge.

Baker, 44, of Attica, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree and endangering the welfare of a child.

Officials say additional felony charges are imminent. She is also accused of selling cocaine and other controlled substance out of her home over the past five months.

She was put in Wyoming County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash bail.

The Drug Task Force includes members from the Sheriff’s Office, and the Arcade, Attica, Perry, and Warsaw police departments.

The DTF reminds residents that suspected illegal drug activity can be reported to the confidential drug tip line (585) 786-8965.

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