Salamanca Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrests

SALAMANCA – State Troopers out of the Olean charged two people with various drug-related charges after a traffic stop on Elm Street, Salamanca,  Wednesday.

While interviewing driver Lindsey Little, an odor of marijuana was detected from inside the car, police said.  During a probable cause search of Little she refused to follow commands and pulled away from the Trooper, police said.  While trying to walk away from police, she was restrained by handcuffs. The passenger, Andrew Maclean, was also detained while Troopers searched the car.

Troopers found more than 15 grams of methamphetamine, more than 5 grams of psilocybin (mushrooms), marijuana, heroin, a switch blade knife, digital scales and plastic baggies.  Both Little and MacLean were taken to Olean and processed where they were then taken to the Salamanca Police department holding cells pending arraignment for felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

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