JAMESTOWN – A City of Jamestown man was arrested on Wednesday after police allegedly found over 100 grams of fentanyl and $52,000 in cash during a citywide search.
Investigators with the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force say Alfredo Diaz, 57, was arrested after detectives executive four search warrants at locations or vehicles owned or rented by him.
Diaz was taken into custody following a traffic stop on North Main Street and West Oak Hill Road.
Police say that is when they found over 100 grams of fentanyl allegedly found inside his vehicle.
Additionally, investigators recovered more fentanyl, prescription meds and $8,000 in crash during a search of his apartment on East Second Street.
Detectives say a search of his storage facility on Livingston Avenue found more than $44,000 inside a Cadillac SUV. A fourth search, police say, yielded more than $44,000 in cash and 49 suboxone strip.
Diaz is charged with three separate counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Police say the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is assisting detectives and additional charges are expected.
Anyone with information on the illegal sales of narcotics, or drug trafficking in Jamestown, is asked to contact Jamestown Police’s tip line at (716) 483-TIPS (8477).
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