(**New)Four arrested during separate Heroin busts in Jamestown this morning...

Four people have been arrested as part of three separate raids early this morning in the city of Jamestown at suspected drug houses.  City Police drug investigators... and, members of the State Police C-NET Team... executed search warrants at 52 Franklin St., 58 Franklin St., and, 61 Franklin St. about 6 a.m., and, took the four into custody... and, seized about 260 doses of Heroin, a sawed-off shotgun... and, a large amount of cash.  Three of the people... 37 year-old Jose Sanquiche... 30 year-old Juan Vargas-Lopez... and, 26 year-old Stephanie Castro... were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.  The fourth person... 62 year-old Raul Rodriguez-Colon... was found with a sawed-off shotgun at 61 Franklin Street.  All four were taken to the city jail where they're awaiting arraignment.  Anyone with information on narcotics related sales can call City Police at 483-7537... or their Tip-Line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.


Alleged shooter identified in Appleyard Terrace shooting...

Jamestown police have now identified a man allegedly involved in a burglary last week in Lakewood as the man who is accused of shooting another city man last night.  JPD Captain Bob Samuelson says 20 year-old Trenton Grant allegedly shot the unidentified victim twice behind the Appleyard Terrace housing units.  The victim is now in stable condition at the Hamot Medical Center in Erie, PA.  In addition to Grant... police are looking for another Jamestown man... 20 year-old Isaiah Pearson... who is also wanted in connection with the theft in Lakewood.  Among the items taken in Lakewood was a hand-gun.  Samuelson says the victim underwent emergency surgery at the Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania early yesterday morning.  He says the man's wounds are considered non-life threatening.  If you have any information on the incident... you are asked to contact Jamestown Police at 483-7537... or the anonymous tip line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477. 

 

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