JAMESTOWN Jamestown Police have arrested two Jamestown men on drug related charges Friday. Both arrests came after a lengthy investigation into the sales and trafficking of crack cocaine in the city by Jamestown Police and the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team (CNET).
At 9:30 a.m., Jamestown Police Department executed a search warrant at 613 East Sixth St. after the investigation revealed crack cocaine was being sold from this residence. Lamar M. Spencer, 29, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Officers seized over a half ounce of crack cocaine along with a quantity of cash. Spencer was taken to the city jail where he is awaiting arraignment on the charges.
At 11:15 a.m. police executed a search warrant at 100 Elam Ave. after investigation revealed this residence was being used for the distribution of powder cocaine. John R. Anzalone, 39, was taken into custody and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Police seized over a half ounce of powder cocaine, a quantity of marijuana and cash. Anzalone was transported to the city jail where he is awaiting arraignment.
Lamar M. Spencer
The investigation into illegal trafficking and sales of cocaine is ongoing and more arrests are expected. Anyone who has information on the illegal sales of narcotics can contact the Jamestown Police Department anonymous tip line at 483-8477 (TIPS). All calls will be kept strictly confidential.