Jamestown's Metro Drug Task Force seized more than $20,000 and 3/4 of a pound of cocaine during searches Monday afternoon.
Police conducted two search warrants on Work Street in the Village of Falconer. They recovered the drugs, cash, a stolen pistol and brass knuckles. Two men were arrested following the execution of the search warrants.
Demario Chatmon, 38, is charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance after police say they found more than 9 oz. of crack cocaine and cash in his apartment. He's also charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon. Police say the gun they found had been stolen in Erie, PA.
Police also arrested 39-year-old Damien Thomas. They say he had two oz. of cocaine and more than 3 oz. of marijuana in his possession. He's also charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Investigators also impounded two cars being used by the men, and say they will be searched as well.