Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

NORTH HARMONY – Sean P. Reardon, 51, of Ashville, was charged Wed-nesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation and speeding after a traffic stop on Route 394.

Reardon was stopped around 10:15 a.m. when it was found his license had been revoked from a prior drug related driving offense. He was issued tickets.

Jamestown Police

JAMESTOWN – An investigation into the sale and trafficking of crack cocaine in the city of Jamestown resulted in the seizure of a large quantity of crack cocaine, cash and charges against a Jamestown man Wednesday.

Jamestown Police drug investigators were assisted by New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team with a vehicle stop on Cole Street around 11:20 a.m. Joseph S. Zaso, 29, of Jamestown, was a passenger in the vehicle when he was allegedly found to be in possession of more than three ounces of crack cocaine and over $2,000 in cash. It is believed the drugs were to be sold in the city.

Zaso was charged with third-degree possession of a controlled substance. He is being held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment. The investigation is ongoing and further arrests are expected.

Anyone with information on the illegal sale of narcotics in the city of Jamestown is asked to call the anonymous tip line at 483-(TIPS).