Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of an individual for marijuana and narcotics after a traffic stop in the Town of Concord.
Deputy Ballantyne initiated a traffic stop on Route 219 extension near Trevett Road after he observed a vehicle traveling without proper lights. During the Deputy’s investigation of the driver and passenger, it was discovered that Jesse Currie, 26, of Ashford, NY, was wanted on an outstanding warrant for criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Deputies took the two individuals into custody and searched them. The search revealed Currie had eight bags of heroin hidden in his pants and shoes, a soboxone pill and a pipe containing marijuana.
Currie was charged with two counts Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance - misdemeanors, as well as Unlawful Possession of Marijuana and Possessing a Controlled Substance Outside the Original Container, both violations.
Deputies transported Currie to the Erie County Holding Center where he awaits his court appearance on August 18.
The driver was cited for Improper Automobile Equipment and released at the scene.