Narcotics Investigation Leads to Arrest in Jamestown

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(WNY News Now) – A routine response to an unwanted person call on the southside of Jamestown led to the alleged discovery of narcotics in the possession of a 39-year-old Jamestown man. The incident occurred on the evening of 11/3/23, resulting in his arrest and subsequent charges.

Jamestown – On the evening of November 3, 2023, officers from the Jamestown Police Department’s 2nd platoon responded to a call regarding an unwanted person at an address in the southside of the city. Upon arrival, it was determined that the unwanted individual in question was Todd E. Dalton, a 39-year-old male known to have an outstanding bench warrant issued by the Jamestown Police Department.

In accordance with the outstanding warrant, Todd Dalton was taken into custody and transported to the city jail. During the process of collecting Dalton’s personal property, officers made an unexpected discovery. Inside his backpack, law enforcement allegedly discovered a total of 0.3 grams of methamphetamine and a suboxone strip. Consequently, Todd Dalton now faces additional charges, specifically two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th degree.

Dalton remains in the custody of the city jail, where he is being held pending arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

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