Police Recover Loaded Guns During Investigation

Two Jamestown men were charged Monday after police linked them to two loaded handguns recovered in a vehicle.

Jamestown police at 2:30 p.m. conducted a street check of two men in the lot of 811 N. Main St. The men, 23-year-old Jose L. Santiago and 22-year-old Eddie Ortiz, were seen exiting a vehicle prior to being stopped.

Officers impounded the vehicle and obtained a search warrant. Inside the vehicle, they allegedly found two loaded handguns, one of which was stolen from Florida.

Santiago and Ortiz were charged with criminal possession of a weapon. Santiago was additionally charged with criminal possession of stolen property.

Both are currently in Jamestown City Jail awaiting arraignment.