Three arrested in two drug raids in Jamestown last night...

Three people -- one from Rochester -- have been arrested during two raids for allegedly trafficking "crack" cocaine in the Jamestown-area.  City Police say the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force... with the help of the JPD SWAT Team... first raided a home at 108 West Eighth Street at 7:05 last night.  Task Force members arrested two people there... 22 year-old Anthony Darling and 19 year-old Devonah Ferguson... and, seized a quantity of crack, and cash.  The second raid occured at 50 Bowen Street about 10 minutes later.  Police say they arrested 71 year-old Joseph Robinson of Rochester at that location.  Robinson was arrested for third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.... as were the other two suspects.  Police say all three are being held pending arraignment.  If you have any information on the illegal trafficking or use of narcotics... you're asked to call the JPD Tip-line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.  Police say all calls will be kept confidential.


Stop DWI Patrols over Super Bowl weekend result in 1,400 tickets being issued...

New York State Police say they issued nearly 1,400 tickets during 12-hour traffic enforcement campaign conducted on Super Bowl Sunday.  State police officials say they increased trooper patrols on New York roads and highways starting at noon on February 1st... and, set up sobriety checkpoints to deter and catch impaired drivers.  Troopers say by midnight Sunday, they had issued a total of 1,390 tickets.  That number included 31 people for driving while intoxicated.  More than 400 motorists were ticketed for speeding, and nearly 100 others were given traffic citations for distracted driving, failure to wear a seat belt or failing to move over for a stopped police or emergency vehicle.

 

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