Updated: June 21, 2021 09:42 AM
Created: June 21, 2021 06:05 AM
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — The case against Rochester Mayor Lovely Warren's husband was waived to a grand jury.
Timothy Granison is one of six people arrested in May as part of a seven-month investigation. He pleaded not guilty to charges of criminal possession of a firearm, criminal possession of a controlled substance (narcotics), and third-degree criminal possession of narcotics (intent to sell) following a raid at Warren and Granison's home.
Granison was set to appear in Rochester City Court on Monday — just one day before Warren's Democratic primary contest against City Councilmember Malik Evans.
The mayor questioned the scheduling date, but Granison's own attorney asked for the delay.
On Rochester in Focus, News10NBC's Lynette Adams asked Warren if she knew about Granison's alleged activity.
"I want to be clear that no drugs were found in my house," Warren said. "I did not know about the guns and have since learned after this, that the gun was registered to my mother-in-law. From this situation happening, I've been heartbroken, and I have felt, of course, betrayed. But, I have been solely focused on my daughter."
Granison is also facing federal charges. He's accused of receiving bulk quantities of cocaine from a co-defendant then distributing it to others accused in the state case.
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