JAMESTOWN – A federal grand jury has indicted a 28-year-old Jamestown woman for allegedly selling methamphetamine in the local area.
The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Buffalo says Antasia Babcock has been formally charged with narcotics conspiracy, possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine, maintaining a premises for drug use and distribution, and possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine on premises where an individual under 18 was present and resided.
Protectors say in October 2020 the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at Babcock’s Wescott Street residence.
During that search, police say Babcock was located inside the house along with three small children.
Law enforcement officers allegedly seized one pound of suspected methamphetamine hydrochloride, drug paraphernalia, and approximately $62,000 in cash.
The charges carry a mandatory minimum penalty of 10 years in prison, a maximum of life, and a $10,000,000 fine.