JAMESTOWN – Four people have been arrested on drug-related charges – including possession of heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine – following a traffic stop that took place early Tuesday morning on the east side of Jamestown.
According to JPD Captain Robert Samuelson, Jamestown Police stopped a vehicle on Stowe St. near the intersection with E. Second St. just before 4 a.m. Tuesday after allegedly observing a traffic violation.
The vehicle contained four occupants. Following an investigation, all four were arrested on various charges. The four individuals were:
- The driver, 32 year-old Michelle N. King – Charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (7th degree) for allegedly possessing a quantity of methamphetamine;
- Passenger, 34 year-old Tiffany A. Mahoney – Charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of Marijuana Marihuana (4th degree), Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (3rd degree) as she was found to allegedly possess 73 grams of marijuana and a quantity of methamphetamine and heroin;
- Passenger, 22 year-old Jacob A. Trippy – Charged with 2 counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (3rd degree) and Obstructing as he allegedly refused to follow the directions of officers on the stop and was found to allegedly possess methamphetamine and cocaine;
- Passenger, 27 year-old Joshua T. Berg – Charged with one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (3rd degree) and one count of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance (7th degree), as he was found to allegedly possess both methamphetamine and cocaine.
All subjects were taken into custody and arraigned in city court.
Anyone with information into the trafficking of illegal narcotics in the Jamestown area can contact the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force Anonymous Tip Line at 483-Tips (8477).