Police Bust South Buffalo Man For Drugs And Illegal Assault Weapon
A South Buffalo man was arrested for possession of cocaine and an illegal assault weapon. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced that the 43-year-old man was arraigned the morning of Friday, July 15, 2022, before Buffalo City Court Judge Carrie Phillips. Daryl G. Voigt of Buffalo was charged with the following offenses:
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First Degree (Class “A-I” felony)
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree (Class “B” felony)
- One count of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the Second Degree (Class “C” violent felony)
- Three counts of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the Second Degree (Class “A” misdemeanors)
On Thursday, July 14, 2022, just before noon, a search warrant was executed at Voigt's home on Heussy Avenue in Buffalo. Police found ten ounces of cocaine, a digital scale, packaging materials, as well as an illegal assault rifle. The defendant, who is an employee in the City of Buffalo Department of Public Works, is accused of planning to sell the narcotics.
He is due back in court on Friday, August 26, 2022, at 9:30 am for a felony hearing. Prosecutors requested to have Voigt held without bail, but he was released under supervision. He is facing 20 years behind bars if he is convicted of the highest charge.