Jamestown Duo Facing Drug Charges Following Overnight Traffic Stop

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JAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown residents are facing several drug charges after officers allegedly recovered meth and fentanyl during a traffic stop overnight.

Jamestown Police say 27-year-old Michael Krause and 29-year-old Kyle Lewis were pulled over for alleged traffic violations in the area of Forest and Prather Avenues just before 2 a.m. on Saturday.

Officers say while speaking with the duo they allegedly observed drug paraphernalia and open alcohol containers inside the vehicle.

Through further investigation police say they recovered a quantity of meth and fentanyl; along with digital scales and drug packaging materials.

Once at city jail, police allege they found additional drugs hidden on Lewis.

Both are charged with two counts of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Lewis is additionally charged with third, fifth and seventh-degrees criminal possession of a controlled substance; while Krause issued numerous traffic tickets.

Krause was released on appearance tickets and Lewis was held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment in the case.


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