Three Charged After Search Of City Home

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A quantity of fentanyl, scales and packaging materials were found during the search of an East Seventh Street home in Jamestown that was later condemned.

On Friday, the Jamestown Police Department announced charges to three local residents — David Blakey, Kristine McCool and Jacob Trippy. The trio was among six located inside 512 E. Seventh St. when a search warrant was executed around 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The search was the result of a narcotics investigation and included members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. Inside, police recovered the fentanyl, scales and packaging materials.

Trippy, McCool and Blakey were each charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. McCool and Blakey were also charged with second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

The three are scheduled to appear later in Jamestown City Court.

In a news release, Jamestown police said the residence was condemned “after an inspection was conducted by the Jamestown Department of Development due to deplorable living conditions.”

Earlier on Thursday, a search warrant was executed at 608 Prendergast Ave. No charges were filed against the individuals located inside, the department announced.

“The investigation into the illicit drug sales conducted at this residence are continuing and charges are expected to in the future,” JPD said.

The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force was assisted by the Jamestown Police SWAT Team, Jamestown Police Patrol Division, Jamestown Police K-9, Chautauqua County Sheriff Dept. K-9, and Chautauqua County Emergency Services.


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