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13 October 2019
Cassadaga resident arrested for several crimes during traffic stop
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
On October 13th, 2019, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Michael Austin, 39, of Cassadaga, for two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, two counts of Criminally Using Drug Paraphernalia 2nd Degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation 3rd Degree.
Austin was pulled over on Route 60 in Gerry for a traffic violation. A check of Austin’s driving record revealed that his license was suspended and Austin was subsequently placed under arrest. A search of Austin and his vehicle revealed bags containing nine grams of methamphetamine, a glass pipe containing methamphetamine residue, a digital scale, baggies, and a cut off straw and a spoon both containing methamphetamine residue. Austin was processed at SP Jamestown and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail, pending arraignment.
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