Warrant Arrest Leads To Gun Charges

JAMESTOWN, NY (WNY News Now) – A Jamestown man is behind bars following a warrant arrest, involving drugs and a loaded gun Thursday afternoon.

 Officers with the Jamestown Police Department stopped a vehicle in the area of 25 South Main Street for an alleged traffic stop.

Officers discovered the driver, 57-year-old Tarik Salik, had an active warrant through the City of Jamestown.

Further investigation discovered that Salik was in possession of a high capacity magazine and quantity of methamphetamine.

He was transported to the Jamestown City Jail where he is being held pending arraignment.

He faces a slew of charges including Criminal Possession of a Weapon and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, all in addition to the warrant.  

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