(WNY News Now) – A 36-year-old resident of Shortsville, has been apprehended by Jamestown Police for possession of cocaine and outstanding bench warrants, following a routine traffic stop.
(WNY News Now) – James J. Shutter, 36, a resident of Shortsville, was arrested on August 20th, 2023, by officers of the Jamestown Police Department’s Violent Crime Unit and K-9 Unit. The arrest took place around 12:43 AM at the intersection of Prendergast Avenue and Newton Avenue during a routine traffic stop.
Upon investigation, law enforcement determined that Shutter was in possession of a small quantity of cocaine. Subsequently, it was discovered that he had active bench warrants issued by the Jamestown City Court. As a result, Shutter faces charges for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree, in addition to the existing bench warrants.
Shutter was taken into custody and is currently being held pending arraignment at Jamestown City Court. He was transported to the Jamestown City Jail, where he awaits further legal proceedings. Authorities have not yet released additional details regarding the circumstances of the incident.