Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrests of two Bradford PA women for narcotics and marijuana charges following a traffic stop on Rt. 219 in the Town of Concord Friday evening.
Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Brad Ballantyne stopped a vehicle on Rt. 219 south of Genesee Rd. in the Town of Concord for going 90mph in a 65mph zone.
With further assistance from Deputies Nick Coniglio and Justin Bauer, the driver, 32 y/o Amber L. Bunce and passenger 19 y/o Karlie A. Ryan, both of Bradford PA, were interviewed and found to be in possession of more than 8 oz of marijuana and various narcotic pills. They were also found to be in possession of $15,000 cash, a couple of scales used for weighing marijuana and narcotics, and many glassine envelopes used for packaging same.
Both were arrested and charged with Criminal Possession of Marijuana 3rd degree(E Felony) and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 3rd(B Felony). Bunce was additionally charged with Criminal Possession of Drug Paraphernalia 2nd and traffic infractions.
The cash and vehicle were seized for further investigation and both subjects were taken to the Erie County Holding Center and held for arraignment in the Town of Concord Court.