Village Of Celoron Man Facing Drug Charges Following Overnight Traffic Stop

Jan 18, 2021 ipufrgwp

first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) WNY News Now Stock Image.ELLERY – A Village of Celoron man is facing drug charges following a traffic stop in Ellery overnight.The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office says 44-year-old Walter Whitfield Jr. was pulled over on Route 430 around 12:30 a.m. on Thursday.Deputies say a check of his driving record showed 17 license suspensions.Furthermore, K-9 Link sniffed the vehicle and alerted law enforcement to the presence of narcotics. After searching the vehicle deputies allegedly found scales, packaging materials and a quantity of methamphetamine.Whitfield was arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and fail to keep right.He was later released with citations directing him to appear in Town of Ellery Court at a later date.last_img

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