JAMESTOWN – Three men were charged with criminal possession of a weapon Monday afternoon, after reports of a menacing complaint.
Jamestown Police were advised of a menacing that occurred with a pistol on Grandin Street on the city’s westside.
Officers were told that the suspects pointed a pistol and operated a blue Chevy Cruze with a white stripe.
Police located the vehicle on West 6th Street at Cherry Street. After pulling over the vehicle, officers recovered a loaded .38 Special revolver with it’s serial number being defaced.
Police identified the three men as Carlos E. Rivera, 22, Alejandro Ayala, 24, and Abel Figueroa, 20, all of Jamestown.
All three were taken into custody and transported to city jail.
Rivera is charged with Criminal Possession of weapon in the third degree, Criminal Possession of a weapon in the second degree, and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a motor vehicle.
Ayala is charged with Criminal Possession of a weapon in the third degree, Criminal Possession of a weapon in the second degree, 2 counts of second degree Menacing, and Endangering the Welfare of a child.
Figueroa is also charged with Criminal Possession of a weapon in the third degree, and Criminal Possession of a weapon in the second degree.
All three men are being held awaiting arraignment.
The loaded revolver is being sent to be forensically examined for additional evidence.