Man Arrested After Police Allegedly Find Drugs, A Loaded Pistol During Stop

FREWSBURG – A Jamestown man was arrested after State Police say he was found with drugs and a loaded gun during a traffic stop this week.

New York State Troopers say Devonte Chandler, 28, was pulled over after allegedly committing a traffic violation at Railroad Avenue and Route 62 in Frewsburg on Wednesday.

He was arrested after police allegedly found a loaded Smith and Wesson M&P Shield, a bag containing cocaine and ecstasy, two bags containing fentanyl and heroin, a bag containing cocaine, and several items used for narcotics packaging and sale.

Following an additional investigation, troopers determined the handgun was reported stolen from Pennsylvania and that Chandler’s driving privileges in New York are suspended.

Chandler is charged with third-degree and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Police say he was then processed and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail.


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