A Jamestown man is in Chautauqua County Jail after police found him hiding in the back seat of a vehicle pulled over for a traffic stop.
The incident occurred Monday at the intersection of Washington and 10th streets around 4:30 p.m. when police stopped a vehicle for an undisclosed violation. Darren K. Mushat, 28, was found lying in the backseat of the vehicle, allegedly attempting to hide from officers.
According to a police report, Mushat was wanted in an outstanding warrant for third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Darren K. Mushat
The city resident was taken into custody Monday. During their investigation, police found 1.6 grams of crack cocaine on Mushat, who was additionally charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Mushat was arraigned Tuesday in Jamestown City Court and was remanded to County Jail.