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Sherman man charged in drug, weapon possession

Pictured are weapons confiscated after a traffic stop late Monday by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department in the village of Sherman

SHERMAN — A traffic stop by deputies led to possession of a weapon and drug charges on late Monday.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation in the village at 11:56 p.m. An investigation led to Allan C. Detweiler, 41, being charged with a violation of an order of protection.

Narcotics Investigators were able to acquire a search warrant for Detweiler’s residence. As a result of the search investigators seized 178 grams of methamphetamine, scales and packaging for the sale and distribution of narcotics, a loaded revolver and seven rifles.

Detweiler was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for the Centralized Arraignment Program.

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 Tip line call either 800-344-8702 or 716-664-2420 and for the Dunkirk Police Department Tip line call 716-363-0313.

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