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Jamestown man charged with having pot sent to him from California

JAMESTOWN – A 55-year-old Jamestown man was arrested by the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force Friday morning after investigators confirmed he had a large quantity of marijuana mailed to him from California recently.

Gary A. Billquist was arrested after investigators found six ounces of the California marijuana with a street value of about $1,500 in his Winsor Street home. Billquist was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana charges and is being held pending court proceedings.

Anyone with information about illegal drug dealing in the Jamestown area is asked to call the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force’s anonymous tip line at 483-8477.