ROME, NY (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) — Rome Police arrested two people on Tuesday, November 14 after searching a Jay Street home on a search warrant and finding drugs.

Police reported to the execution of a search warrant at approximately 3:15 PM on Tuesday, November 14 at 301 Jay Street. Search warrants were executed on the suspect — 30-year-old Andrew Seifert of Rome — and his residence.

During the execution of the warrant, Rome Police seized packaging materials, numerous digital scales and almost 100 grams of methamphetamine. Siefert was subsequently arrested and charged with:

  • second degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Class A felony in New York State.

Police also arrested another person on the scene in execution of the search warrant — William Last — in which they seized six grams of fentanyl that was on his person. Last was charged with:

  • fourth-degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a Class C felony in New York State.

Both Siefert and Last were booked, processed and held for arraignment.

The Rome Police Department was assisted on the case by the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office’s Narcotics Unit.