Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Reports Syracuse Man Faces Several Drug Charges


City of Syracuse, New York – The Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office reports that Detectives have charged a Syracuse man after a several months-long drug investigation.

On October 5th, members of the Onondaga County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit along with agents and task force officers from the CNYDETF took Eluciano Pinet-Parrilla into custody in the 200 Block of Westmoreland Avenue in the City of Syracuse on an arrest warrant for the sale of drugs. Upon the apprehension of Pinet-Parrilla, he found to be in possession of 244 baggies of fentanyl. Subsequently, a search warrant was executed at Pinet-Parrilla’s residence at 201 Westmoreland Avenue, where detectives recovered approximately a half of a kilogram of fentanyl and two loaded handguns.

Pinet-Parrilla was subsequently arrested on the arrest warrant for two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree and two counts of criminal possession of controlled substance in the 3rd degree, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree. In addition to those charges, Pinet-Parrilla was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 1st degree, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 3rd degree, two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree, two counts of criminal possession of a weapon in the 3rd degree, and two counts of criminal possession of a firearm. He was arraigned on October 5th in Centralized Arraignment Court and is currently being held on bail set at $100,000 cash $200,000 bond.

On October 8th, detectives along with Agents and Task Force Officers from the DEA conducted several follow up search warrants stemming from the Pinet-Parrilla investigation. The warrants were executed on several storage garages at a storage facility in the City of Syracuse, where detectives recovered approximately $290,000 cash, 33,000 bags of fentanyl/heroin (over 1 & 1/2 kilograms), and an illegal gun.

The investigation is continuing, and additional arrests are expected.