Duo Arrested After Police Find Stolen Guns, Drugs

Pictured left to right: Jahdiel Rivera, 19 and Omar A. Vera-Velazquez, 21.

JAMESTOWN – Two men are facing charges after Jamestown Police responded to reports of shots fired inside 152 Bowen St. Wednesday evening.

Image by Jamestown Police.

Jahdiel Rivera, 19 and Omar A. Vera-Velazquez, 21, are charged with four counts of possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property, possession of a controlled substance and multiple other criminal charges.

Police said officers responded to the house and found several discharged rounds inside. Through investigation, officers determined that the duo allegedly fired a pistol.

Upon arrest, both were allegedly found with four handguns all reportedly stolen from burglaries.

One weapon from a theft in Chautauqua County, the others from break-in in Pennsylvania.

Police also allegedly found 2.25 ounces of powdered cocaine, 1.5 ounces of heroin / fentanyl along with drug paraphernalia.

Police said additional charges are pending for the duo.


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