Man allegedly flushed drugs down toilet

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Jamestown Police arrested two people while executing a search warrant on Lafayette Street, at 2:15 a.m. Friday.

Police say 45-year-old Tyrone C. VanHook was found inside an apartment with a quantity of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and a large quantity of cash. Officers also arrested 37-year-old Simeon Leeper, who they say was flushing drugs into the toilet.

VanHook is facing a felony drug charge, while Leeper is accused of tampering with physical evidence.

Both will face charges in City of Jamestown Court. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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