Police Seize Fentanyl, Cocaine, Meth During Early Morning Drug Sweep

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JAMESTOWN – Four Jamestown residents are facing several charges after the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force raided to two houses and sized fentanyl, cocaine and methamphetamine early Wednesday morning.

Police said at 58 E. Cowden Pl., officers found a quantity of crystal methamphetamine and a .22 caliber rifle.

Inside the house, police arrested Ryan Robertson, 47, and Dennis Annis, 43.

Both are charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and Robertson is additionally charge with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

In the raid at 21 Hazzard St., police said they found a quantity of crystal meth, cocaine and more than one ounce of fentanyl.

Inside the house, Craig VanHook, 29, and Kirsten Martinez, 27, were arrested.

Police said SWAT officers allegedly observed VanHook attempting to flush a quantity of narcotics down the toilet upon entry.

Both are charged with five counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

VanHook is additionally charged with tampering with evidence and criminally using paraphernalia. Martinez is also charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

Police said all are in city jail awaiting arraignment. The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force was assisted by the Town of Ellicott Police and Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force in the raids.


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