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A Jamestown woman and an underage individual were both arrested on drug possession charges following a traffic stop Tuesday on Interstate 86, according to New York State Police. Peggysue Goldsmith, 33, was pulled over in the Chautauqua County hamlet of Stow for speeding, during which troopers said they smelled marijuana inside her vehicle. A State Police K-9 search …

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A man described by the U.S. Attorney's Office as a mid-level street cocaine dealer with a large customer base in the Buffalo area has been arrested on drug and firearms charges. Felix M. Velazquez, 42, of Buffalo, was charged Friday with intent to distribute 28 or more grams of cocaine, possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime and being a felon…

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A Niagara Falls man was arrested on drug possession charges Monday after police found him passed out in a vehicle with the motor running, Niagara Falls Police said. Police said Jermaine M. McQueen, 40, was in a black Chrysler sedan parked outside a 7-Eleven store on Buffalo Avenue prior to his arrest. A rolled cigar blunt that later tested positive for marijuana was in …

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Three Chautauqua County residents were arrested on various drug charges following a traffic stop Wednesday by New York State Police. Troopers from the State Police Barracks in Jamestown arrested Brandi Howard, 38, of Sinclariville; Todd Witt, 40, of Stockton; and Gary Warren, 26, of Jamestown. They each were charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, cr…

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A Jamestown man faces weapons and drug possession charges after police caught up with him following a foot chase Tuesday, according to Jamestown Police. According to Jamestown Police, city officers and the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force stopped Douglas J. Wood shortly before 3 p.m. on West 6th Street and Fairview Avenue, on the suspicion he was in alleged possession of…

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A Falconer man was charged Tuesday with drug possession and endangering the welfare of a child after a police raid on the man's apartment turned up methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia, according to Jamestown Police. There was a 15-year-old in the residence, Jamestown Police said. Ryan L. Percey, 35, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled…