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Police seize $25K worth of narcotics at Town of Enfield apartment

Charles Padmore, Desiree Ward, and Rachel Lefferts/New York State Police

Police seize $25K worth of narcotics at Town of Enfield apartment

Three area residents were arrested on drug and weapons charges Thursday.

Police agencies in Tompkins County carried out a search warrant at the apartment of Charles Padmore, 29 and Desiree Ward, 23 at 471 Hayts Road in the Town of Enfield. Rachel Lefferts, 23, was also arrested.

According to State Police Lieutenant Patrick Garey, authorities seized an estimated $25,000 worth of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine. Three firearms were also found.

The three remain in Tompkins County Jail without bail.

The Ithaca Police Department, the Groton Police Department and the Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office assisted in the state police investigation.

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