JAMESTOWN – Four people face drug-related charges after two separate investigations and drug raids early Thursday morning in Jamestown.
According to a release from Jamestown Police Captain Robert Samuelson, the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and the New York State Police executed search warrants at 844 E. Second St. and 47 McKinley Ave.
At the home on E. Second St., police allegedly found cocaine, hydrocodone pills and two loaded handguns in the apartment, with one of the guns allegedly reported stolen from an Ellicott residence. Police arrested 29 year-old Jensen Vasquez and charged him with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of stolen property and two counts of criminal possession of a weapon.
In the other drug raid at McKinley Ave., police allegedly found a large amount of marijuana and more than $7,000. Arrested was 30 year-old Mark Goldsmith, 29 year-old Peggy Sue Reese, and 38 year-old Antonio Wiggins. Each was charged with criminal possession of Marijuana. Goldsmith was also charged with tampering with evidence, while Reese was charged with possession of a controlled substance.
All four city residents are in the city jail awaiting arraignment.