Cops: Woman seen with WC firefighter before his death had drugs
The woman last seen with a Westchester firefighter the day he died has been charged with having cocaine onboard the boat at the time of his death, according to police.
Paula Izurieta, of Yonkers, was charged with cocaine possession in connection with a June incident in which Mount Vernon firefighter James Drago went missing after falling off of a boat the two were partying on in the Long Island Sound.
An autopsy revealed Drago had both cocaine and PCP in his system that day.
Police say they don't know if Drago got the cocaine from Izuerita and that she is not being charged directly with his death.
Izuerita is also facing charges in Rockland County for allegedly burglarizing her dead friend's Valley Cottage home back in July.
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