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Bemus Point man facing multiple drug charges

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Posted at 12:10 PM, Aug 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-11 12:10:52-04

Around 1:30 a.m. Friday morning, deputies from the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office stopped a motorcycle after observing the motorcyclist committing a traffic violation.

Deputies report Gary Hannold, 41 of Bemus Point threw a backpack into the weeds following the stop. Authorities discovered a large amount of methamphetamine and marijuana in the backpack. 

Hannold was also in possession of drug paraphernalia. He was taken into custody and charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance 2nd, criminal possession of a controlled substance 3rd, two counts of criminally using drug paraphernalia 2nd and criminal possession of marijuana 4th.

He was arraigned in Town of Sherman Court and remains in Chautauqua County Jail without bail.