Three area people where taken into custody Friday on drug charges after heroin was discovered in their vehicle.
The Jamestown Police Department reported Monday that Nadine Nietupski, of 3651 High St., Cassadaga; Kevin C. Hosmer, of 2598 Chapin Road, Silver Creek; and Dakota J. Gibbon, of 2617 Chapin Road, Silver Creek, were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Gibbon was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and littering. Hosmer was also charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.
At 4:25 p.m. Friday, suspicious activity was reported occurring in and around a vehicle on North Main Street in Jamestown. A person was allegedly seen placing garbage underneath the vehicle. An officer found the discarded items to be drug paraphernalia.
A description of the vehicle and license plates were recorded and the vehicle was pulled over.
The three people inside the vehicle allegedly had a quantity of heroin that was packaged for sale. Also allegedly found were a quantity of prescription drugs and several hypodermic needles.
All three were arraigned in Jamestown City Court and are being held in Chautauqua County Jail.