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Two arrested in Jamestown drug raids

JAMESTOWN — Two men were arrested in separate drug raids early Tuesday on East 2nd and West 5th streets by the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and State Police.

Rashid Jabbar, 31, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal use of drug paraphernalia following the raid at 734 E. 2nd St., where cocaine and drug paraphernalia were seized, police said.

Devonte J. Chandler, 24, was arrested during a raid at 801 W. 5th St., where cocaine, bath salts, prescription pills and a stun gun were seized, police added. He is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a weapon and criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

K9 units of Jamestown and State police assisted in the raids. Both suspects are in jail pending court appearances.

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