JAMESTOWN – Three Jamestown residents face drug charges following a traffic stop Monday evening on Arterial and South Main Street, according to the Jamestown Police Department.
Police said the occupants of the vehicle were moving all around the front seat when the vehicle was pulled over. Officers said the driver, Gary D. Hussey, allegedly appeared to be under the influence. In addition, police said they allegedly located a baggie containing methamphetamine inside the center console during a search that was consented.
Officers said Raymond C. Finch III allegedly attempted to conceal a bag of methamphetamine once outside of the vehicle. A second passenger, Mackenzie M. Kepler, allegedly possessed a digital scale and a quantity of mannitol.
All three were taken to Jamestown City Jail without incident to await arraignment.
Hussey is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, DWAI, and other traffic infractions. Kepler is charged with two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia. Finch III is charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence.