Jamestown Police arrest two, looking for another in drug case

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Police Department have arrested two men following an investigation into the manufacturing and sale of methamphetamine in the city.

Officers executed a search warrant at 181 Barrows St. in the city Friday at 5 p.m. The New York State Police special operations response team gained entry into the residence where inside a quantity of items used in the process to manufacture methamphetamine were located. Joseph A. Snyder, 28, and Dustin R. Verrett, 23, were both charged with third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, a class D felony, and second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A-2 felony. Both were transported to the city jail awaiting arraignment. The investigation is continuing and additional charges are expected.

Police are looking for another Jamestown resident in connection with the raid. Donald W. Dean, 38, of Jamestown is wanted for his connection with the search warrant executed at 181 Barrows St., but also has several other outstanding warrants. Charges against Dean are pending for his involvement in the manufacturing and sales of methamphetamine. Anyone who may know the whereabouts of Dean is asked to call the Jamestown Police Department at 483-7537 or an anonymous tip can be left at the department’s tip line at 483-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential. Anyone who may have information on the illegal sales of narcotics is asked to contact the anonymous tip line.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

HANOVER – Kevin C. Pfeiffer, 44, of Lancaster was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment on Saturday. Pfeiffer allegedly called a victim who lives in Irving numerous times, even after being told to cease all contact with the victim. He was released on an appearance ticket for the Town of Hanover Court.