Jamestown Man Charged With Possession Of Fentanyl Compound

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JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested Friday morning while allegedly in possession of 13 glassine envelopes containing approximately 2.6 grams of a fentanyl compound, according to the Jamestown Police Deparment.

Police say they originally responded to the area of Foote Avenue for a report of a male wearing a dark hoodie was attempting to light an object on fire in the street.

Officers reportedly discovered a man matching the description, later identified as 32-year-old William E. Jackson, Jr.

Jackson, Jr. reportedly had an outstanding warrant out of the City of Dunkirk.

He was taken to Jamestown City Jail on a charge of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance before being released to Dunkirk PD on apperance tickets.


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