A Jamestown man has been taken to the Chautauqua County Jail after a parole check Tuesday.
Jensen L. Vasquez, 26, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday. According to a police report, Jamestown police officers helped New York State Parole officers at 225 Weeks St. with a check of a parolee's residence. During the check, powder cocaine was found in the residence. Officers were then able to obtain a search warrant for the home in order to search for additional contraband materials.
Investigators found a total of 18 grams of powder cocaine in the search. Vasquez was charged and also faces a violation of his parole conditions. Vasquez was taken to the city jail, arraigned in Jamestown City Court and then taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.
Anyone with information on the illegal sales of narcotics within the city of Jamestown can contact the Jamestown Police Department's anonymous tip line at 483-8477. All calls and tips will remain strictly confidential.