Smith was held pending arraignment in City Court on Thursday, Oct. 7, and Brandow was released after posting $100 cash bail and is scheduled to appear in City Court on Tuesday Oct. 19. The child was released to a relative.
Saratoga Springs Police say they have noticed an increase in crack cocaine related investigations in the past several months, citing several others that have occurred in the area:
On Sept. 9, Saratoga Springs City Police arrested Shaquan L. Small, 18, of King Street in Troy, for two counts each of criminal possession and criminal sale of a controlled substance in the third degree.
On Sept. 28, Saratoga Springs City Police executed a search warrant at a residence on Allen Drive and seized 11 rocks of crack cocaine, arresting Marlin Turner, 27, of Second Ave in New York City and Traci Williams, 41, of Allen Drive, Saratoga Springs.
Police said anyone can anonymously report criminal activity through the Police Department's Tip Line at 584-TIPS (8744) or at the Department's website, www.saratogapolice.org.