Three Charged After Drugs Found In Vehicle

Three people face charges after Jamestown police pulled a vehicle over at 1:15 a.m. Tuesday at East Sixth and North Main streets.

Police report the driver, Jack E. Ferry, 42, of Warren allegedly made an improper left turn onto East Sixth Street. Police pulled the vehicle over and allegedly saw a glass meth pipe in plain view, prompting a search of the vehicle. Police report finding two grams of methamphetamine, alprozolam pills, a Schedule 4 controlled substance, suboxone pills, a Schedule 3 controlled substance, a digital scale, packaging material and a metal knuckle knife.

Ferry was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. The front seat passenger in the vehicle, Justin S. Ludwig, 37, of Warren, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The back seat passenger, Garson E. Butcher, 26, of Jamestown, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a felony, and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

All three were taken to the Jamestown City Jail until they could be arraigned.

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