Jamestown man facing drug charges
JAMESTOWN - A Jamestown man is facing drug charges after an investigation allegedly found a quantity of cocaine.
According to Jamestown Police, around 9:15 a.m. Tuesday officers assisted New York State Police at 225 Weeks St., Jamestown to check a parolee's residence. During the check a quantity of powder cocaine was found at the residence and a search warrant was obtained to further search for illegal contraband.
Investigators located 18 grams of powder cocaine and parolee Jensen L. Vasquez, 26, was taken into custody the charge of third-degree possession of a controlled substance.
Vasquez was transported to Jamestown City Jail, where he was arraigned and transferred to the Chautauqua County Jail.
Anyone with information on the illegal sale of narcotics within the city of Jamestown can contact the Jamestown Police Department's anonymous tip line at 483-8477.
All calls and tips will be kept strictly confidential.
Silver Creek Village Court
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Randall M. Abbey, 32, of Angell Road, was arraigned on a felony charge of criminal possession of stolen property. He was released on his own recognizance and returns to court Nov. 7.
Kevin J. Andres, 49, of Buffalo, was arraigned for driving while intoxicated and returns to court Oct. 3.
Shirley D. Drozdiel, 58, of Dunkirk, was arraigned for aggravated unlicensed operation and will appear October 3.
Reginald A. Kohler, 23, of Monroe Street was arraigned for aggravated unlicensed operation and was adjourned to Nov. 7.
A 17 year old Main Street, Silver Creek boy was arraigned for petit larceny, trespass, unlawful possession of marijuana and curfew. He returns to court Nov. 7.
Amanda J. Weaver, 29, of Jamestown was arraigned for aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding, no registration and no insurance. Her case was adjourned to Nov. 7.