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11 April 2018
Cattaraugus resident charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and drug possession
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
On April 9th, 2018, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Ashley Johnson, 29, of Cattaraugus, for Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree.
The Troopers observed the suspect vehicle described in an unauthorized use of a vehicle complaint reported by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff Department parked outside of a building in Falconer. Johnson was at the wheel with a young child inside the vehicle. Johnson was taken into custody and while being searched prior to transport, three hypodermic needles with heroin residue and a tin containing heroin were located inside Johnson’s purse. Under the seat where the child was sitting was a plastic container with heroin residue. Johnson was processed at SP Jamestown, arraigned in the town of Ellery Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail. The child was turned over to a family member.
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