Man Arrested After Police Allegedly Find Meth, Fentanyl, Cash

JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man is facing several charges after police allegedly found him with drugs and cash late Friday morning.

Officers say Walter Duprey, 36, was arrested after allegedly driving a Honda Civic on West Cowden Street without permission.

Uniformed officers patrolling in the area first responded to the incident after spotting a man running down the street chasing Duprey in the vehicle yelling “stop.”

Through investigation officers allegedly found a large quantity of methamphetamine, fentanyl, scales, packaging materials and over $1,700.00 in cash in Duprey’s possession.

Dupery was arrested and charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of drug paraphernalia, and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Furthermore, police said Dupery was driving on a suspended license.

He was taken to Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment.


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