Routine Traffic Stop Results In Drug Discovery

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GERRY, NY (WNY News Now) – Two people were arrested after a routine traffic stop led to the discovery of several illegal drugs and related paraphernalia last Friday. 

Chautauqua County deputies stopped a speeding vehicle just after 11:00 p.m. in the Town of Gerry on Route 60 Friday. 

Once the Sheriff’s deputies approached the stopped car, they noticed a suspicious little bag within. 

Upon searching the vehicle, the deputies seized 9.9 ounces of cocaine, 17.74 grams of fentanyl, a digital scale, packaging material for the sale and distribution of narcotics, and $135 dollars.

22-year-old Megan Leeper and 25-year-old Kori Robinson were both arrested at the scene and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the first degree, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the third degree, and Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the second degree.

The two were taken to the Chautauqua County Jail for the Centralized Arraignment Program.

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