JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A Jamestown man wanted by three different police departments for various crimes was arrested this week during a traffic stop.
Officers with the Jamestown Police Department took Paul Briggs into custody following a traffic stop at 40 Hallock Street in the City of Jamestown on Wednesday.
The 38-year-old had several outstanding warrants seeking his arrest from the City of Jamestown, Lakewood-Busti Police and Warren PA.
Police also said they recovered three different controlled substances with a quantity of pills and methamphetamines Briggs allegedly concealed inside his pants.
Briggs now faces several felony drug and fugitive from justice charges.
A further investigation also allegedly discovered cocaine in the possession of a passenger in the vehicle: Ryan English. The 30-year-old Warren, PA man was also arrested.
English was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.