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Cocaine, a suspected illegal weapon and ammunition are pictured after city police and county sheriff’s deputies seized them during a traffic stop Tuesday.

A traffic stop Wednesday resulted in drug and weapons charges against a Lakewood man.

According to a police report, Jamestown police officers and Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were deployed on a targeted gun violence suppression patrol at 3:09 p.m. Tuesday when they arrested a vehicle on Allen Street near King Street for a traffic violation. According to a police report, Jose L. Santiago, 31, of Lakewood, was found with a loaded 9mm pistol that he cannot legally possess due to a prior felony conviction for criminal possession of a weapon in the second degree. The prior conviction stemmed from a 2016 incident in which Santiago was found with a loaded handgun that had been stolen in Florida.

After Tuesday’s traffic stop, Santiago was taken to the city jail, where officers allegedly found cocaine. Santiago was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, while also being cited for illegal window tinting, unsafe tires and consuming cannabis in a motor vehicle.



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