(WNY News Now) – In a joint operation conducted on October 4th, 2023, law enforcement agencies executed a search warrant at a residence on 628 Spring St., Lower apt. in Jamestown, resulting in the arrest of five individuals on various drug-related charges.
Jamestown – On the morning of October 4th, 2023, at approximately 6:10 AM, the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, in collaboration with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators, conducted a raid at 628 Spring St., Lower apt. in Jamestown. Entry into the residence was made by the Jamestown Police Department SWAT Team.
Inside the residence, six adults were found, and a subsequent search allegedly uncovered a quantity of fentanyl, crack cocaine, methamphetamine, Alprazolam, scales, packaging materials, and a small amount of cash. The individuals found at the scene, identified as Wilfredo Castrillo, Cesar Soto, Jennifer Aldrich, Kayla Lutgen, and Alanah Howard, were taken into custody.
All five suspects have been charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd and 7th degrees, as well as Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia in the 2nd degree. They are currently being held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.
The operation was a collaborative effort, with assistance from the Jamestown Police SWAT Team, Jamestown Police Patrol Division, Jamestown Police K-9 unit, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department K-9 unit, Dunkirk Police Department, Jamestown Fire Department, and Chautauqua County Emergency Services.
Authorities urge anyone with information related to drug or criminal activities to contact the Jamestown Police Department Tip line at 716-483-TIPS (8477) or the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Tip line at either 800-344-8702.