Drug Task Force makes two arrests on Ontario Street

The Niagara County Drug Task Force executed a warrant at 9:55 p.m. on Thursday at 256 Ontario Street and arrested two Lockport men on drug-related charges.

Joseph A. Zavarella, 48, 256 Ontario St. was charged with three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Jonathan M. Turquist,  33, 1161 East and West Ave. Apt. S was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

According to the report, quantities of off-white substance and marijuana were found and seized at Zavarella’s apartment. The substances field tested positive for cocaine and heroin. 

Turquist was found with cocaine in his possession.

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