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Over 20 Arrested in Operation Third Strike

The Buffalo Police Department, along with almost 30 other agencies throughout Western New York and Canada, rounded up over 20 major drug dealers in the culmination of Operation Third Strike. The raids were dubbed Operation Third Strike, because for many of the suspects it was their last chance and they now face the possibility of lengthy prison terms, including some who might face life sentences.

The raids coordinated by the Buffalo Police Narcotics Squad, the DEA, U.S Attorney's Office and other agencies targeted suspects in different areas of the city. At least 20 arrests have been made, almost 20 weapons seized, including 8 shotguns, approximately $100,000 in cash was seized and 5.6 kilo's of crack and powdered cocaine plus smaller amounts of heroin, marijuana and prescription drugs.

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One suspect still remains outstanding. he should be considered armed and dangerous. He is Anthony Watkins of Leroy Avenue. Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts should call 9-1-1 immediately.

Anyone with further tips regarding the suspect, should call the Confidential TIP CALL Line at (716)847-2255 or go to and click on the "Report a Tip" section on our home page.

Anthony Watkins

Anthony Watkins
5' 10" 210 lbs
D.O.B. 9/29/1983
93 Leroy Ave. / 166 Colvin Ave

Antonio J. Arrington

Antonio J. Arrington
6' 185 lbs
D.O.B. 8/12/1976
370 Colvin Ave.

Darryl Parker

Darryl Parker
6' 9" 180 lbs
D.O.B. 9/10/1980
293 Box Ave.

Ramone Perry

Ramone Perry
6' 3" 180lbs
D.O.B. 4/18/1981
218 Landon St./704 Riley/562 E.Ferry

Shawn Stevensen

Shawn Stevensen
5' 9" 160 lbs
D.O.B. 6/25/1971
153 Brinkman Ave.