JAMESTOWN – Two Pennsylvania men are in jail after being arrested on drug charges following a routine traffic stop in Jamestown.
Jamestown Police stopped a vehicle shortly before 8:30 Tuesday morning on Foote Ave, near the intersection with Harrison St for failing to signal a turn. The operator of the vehicle – 60 year-old Robert Proctor – was found to not have a drivers license. Officers also noticed a bag of white powder lying on the floor of the vehicle. Upon further investigation, it was determined the powder was more than half-an-ounce of powder cocaine.
Both Proctor and his passenger – 42 year old Anthony Russell – were placed under arrest. Both men were charged with Felony 3rd and 4th degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and Criminal Possession of Hypodermic instrument. In addition, Proctor was charged with aggravated unlicensed operator and failing to signal a lane change. Both men are from Warren, Pa.
Following arraignment, both men were sent to the Chautauqua County jail.