Man Arrested After Police Allegedly Find Cocaine, Marijuana During Traffic Stop

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ELLICOTT – A City of Jamestown man was arrested after New York State Police said they found marijuana and cocaine during a traffic stop over the weekend.

Troopers said they stopped to check on a vehicle pulled over on the shoulder of I-86 on Saturday.

While speaking to the driver, Lawrence Meyer, 35, troopers said they smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle.

A search of the vehicle allegedly revealed a jar containing over 2.3 ounces of marijuana, a marijuana cigarette and a bag containing cocaine.

Meyer is charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Police said Meyer was placed under arrest, transported to the State Police Jamestown Barracks and then taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.


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