JAMESTOWN – Three people were arrested after they were allegedly in possession of 28.9 grams of crack cocaine and 20 grams of marijuana during a traffic stop on West Fifth Street Thursday evening, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
Police said they observed a vehicle, driven by Thomas Kimbrough, Jr., 22, operating recklessly as it turned from Hall Avenue onto West Sixth Street, where it was reportedly observed crossing over into the opposite lane.
The vehicle continued onto the West Sixth Street bridge and onto West Fifth Street, where police said the vehicle traveled at speeds of 70 MPH. Police, upon the vehicle pulling over, identified Kimbrough, Jr. and passengers Michael Pace-Segura, 22, and Joseph Ludovicy, 20.
A strong oder was reportedly detected, which led to the search.
All three are charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally using paraphernalia. Kimbrough also faces several traffic violations, and Ludovicy is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.
While being processed in the city jail, police report that Pace-Segura was allegedly in possession of 24 grams of crack cocaine that he hid inside his underwear. Pace-Segura is charged with an additional count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
All are currently in the city jail and are awaiting arraignment.