JAMESTOWN – Two Jamestown men are facing charges after police allegedly found a loaded handgun and drugs during an investigation over the weekend.
Officers with Jamestown Police were called to a local business on East Second Street Saturday afternoon.
Through investigation it is alleged 23-year-old Tyler Coulter pointed a .25 caliber handgun at a person in the parking lot of the establishment. After searching Coulter’s vehicle, officers allegedly found the loaded weapon inside.
A passenger in Coulter’s vehicle, 29-year-old Angel Carino Ricard, was located inside the business. Police said when officers attempted to speak with him, he allegedly pulled away in an attempt to flee.
While searching his person, police say they recovered another loaded handgun tucked away in his waistband along with a quantity of fentanyl and cocaine.
Both men were arrested and taken to Jamestown City Jail on a violation of parole charge. They have since been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Carino Ricard was additionally charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, while Coulter was charged with criminal contempt for allegedly violating an order of protection on a third passenger in his vehicle.
The who have since been remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.