(WNY News Now) – In a morning operation on October 30, 2023, Jamestown Police apprehend a 25-year-old Jamestown, NY resident, on multiple charges, including drug possession and an ignition violation, after responding to a vehicle complaint on the city’s East Side.
Jamestown, NY – On the morning of October 30th, 2023, at 10:09 AM, officers from the Jamestown Police Department swiftly responded to a reported vehicle complaint on the East Side of the city. Upon arrival at the scene, law enforcement found 25-year-old Dale R. Linkous, a resident of Jamestown, NY, sound asleep inside the running vehicle in question. Further investigation revealed that Linkous had an active arrest warrant issued by the City of Jamestown.
Authorities soon discovered that Linkous had a revoked driving license and was mandated to have an Ignition Interlock System installed in his vehicle. Unfortunately, the car he was found in did not have this required system. Consequently, Linkous was taken into custody without any resistance and transported to the Jamestown City Jail.
Upon arrival at the city jail, a search of Linkous revealed a significant quantity of Fentanyl and Methamphetamines in his possession, as well as a small amount of Cocaine found inside the vehicle during the arrest procedure. These additional findings led to Linkous being charged with multiple offenses, including Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd degree, two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree, Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd degree, and Operation of a Motor Vehicle without an Ignition Interlock System.
As of the latest update, Dale R. Linkous is currently being held pending arraignment at the Jamestown City Court.