Major Edward J. Kennedy
Troop A Commander
Olean traffic stop leads to drug charges for area pair
On November 29, 2019, SP Olean Troopers arrested Albert B. Andrews, 50, of Franklinville, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree and False Inspection Certificate and Rachel V. Mehmel, 34, of Olean, NY for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree and Criminal Impersonation 2nd Degree.
During a traffic stop on North 1st Street in the city of Olean, the pair was found to be in possession of methamphetamine and Mehmel provided a false name.
Andrews was arrested and released with appearance tickets for Olean City Court, where he is due to appear in December. Mehmel was issued appearance tickets for Olean City Court, returnable in December. She was turned over to Salamanca City Police on an active warrant.