Drug Bust Yields 16 Arrests (With Photos)

December 6, 2012 Updated Dec 31, 2012 at 3:35 PM EDT

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Drug Bust Yields 16 Arrests (With Photos)

December 6, 2012 Updated Dec 31, 2012 at 3:35 PM EDT

JAMESTOWN, NY (WKBW) The Jamestown Police Department performed a warrant sweep Wednesday morning, arresting 16 people on marijuana charges.

The arrests were made with the help of New York State Police, the Department of Homeland Security, United States Marshalls Service and Chautauqua County Probation.

The following people were arrested in the sweep:

Arrested for Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rd, a class B felony, were

Matthew C. Hillman age 27 Hallock St Jamestown
Michael A. Taylor age 42 W 8th St. Jamestown
Dennison O. Lawrence Sr age 64 E 5th St. Jamestown
Silk E. Spencer age 25 Bush St. Jamestown
Edward L. Beish age 23 W 12th St. Jamestown
Adifah C. Wilkes age 29 Lakeview Ave. Jamestown
Carlos L. Rivera age 46 Prendergast Ave. Jamestown
Juan A. Perez age 38 E 2nd St. Jamestown
Joshua D. Pelfrey age 23 Lafayette St. Jamestown
DeMario Watkins age 31 Seneca St. Buffalo *Detainer sent to Erie Co Holding Center
Jason S. French age 38 Willard St. Extension Jamestown
Stephanie A. Czarniak age 22 *Detainer sent to NYS Prison
Devon R. Cottom age 29 formerly of Forest Ave. Jamestown *NYS Prison-Elmira

Arrested for Criminal Possession of marihuana in the 2nd degree, a class A Misdemeanor

Shane M. Messere age 35 Eagle St. Jamestown

Arrested for Criminal Sale of Marihuana 2nd, a class C Felony

Timothy P. Silk age 16 Lafayette St. Jamestown

Also arrested on a probation warrant was

Kaitlyn M. George age 18 Gerry-Levant Rd. Falconer, NY

Police expect to make more arrests following up on this investigation.