Meth, Fentanyl Find Leads To Charges For City Man

Evidence from drug bust in town of Ellicott. Submitted photo

A search warrant last week in the town of Ellicott led to the arrest of a Jamestown man after officers found a slew of drugs and accessories.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators, the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, Jamestown Police Department SWAT and Jamestown Police Department executed the warrant on a room at the Clarion Pointe Hotel, located at 2800 N. Main St. around 3:15 p.m. Friday. In the hotel room at the time of the warrant execution was 37-year-old Bart M. Bartlett. As a result of the search, investigators found 70.3 grams of methamphetamine, 15.8 grams of fentanyl, scales and packaging material and $663 in U.S. currency. Bartlett was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Bartlett was transported to the Centralized Arraignment Program at the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Jail.

Authorities continue to ask members of the community to call and report suspicious or narcotics related activity within their neighborhoods. For the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Tipline call either 800-344-8702 or 716-664-2420 and for the Jamestown Police Department Tipline call 716-483-8477.


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