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A Virginia man was arrested on charges of marijuana possession after he was stopped in Chautauqua County by State Police for speeding, authorities said Tuesday. John Creager, 53, of Fairfax, was pulled over Friday on Interstate 86 in the Town of Poland, according to State Police. While speaking to Creager, troopers smelled marijuana emanating from inside his vehicle,…

A Clymer man was arrested on drug charges Friday after state trooprs pulled him over for a traffic violation and noticed marijuana in the back seat of his vehicle. Thomas McFarren, 28, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers  said they pulled McFarren pulled ov…

Three adults arrested in a traffic stop Friday in the Town of Concord were each charged with drug-related counts and endangering the welfare of a child, officials said. An Erie County Sheriff's deputy stopped the vehicle about 1:30 a.m. on Genesee Road for vehicle and traffic violations. Three adults and a 5-year-old girl were inside. Tracy Griffin, 35 ,of Sinclairvi…

Erie County Sheriff's deputies retrieved a loaded handgun after a traffic stop Tuesday at South Park Avenue and Smith Street in Buffalo. After detecting the odor of marijuana and observing passengers with open alcoholic beverages, deputies conducted a search and seized a loaded .380 caliber handgun, which they determined had been stolen in 2015 from Clarence. The dri…

A Springville man and Buffalo woman were arrested on drug charges overnight Wednesday following separate traffic stops by Erie County Sheriff's deputies. Austin Kopp, 22, of Springville was charged with a felony count of criminal possession of cocaine and a misdemeanor count of possession of a hypodermic instrument after he was stopped by deputies at 10:37 p.m. …