Two arrested during traffic violation turned drug bust in Ripley

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office released a statement today regarding the arrest of two individuals in Ripley, New York.

Sheriff deputies say they pulled over Joshua Bemis, 33, of Mayville and Jessica Zenns, 39, of Jamestown around 1am on January 15th for a traffic violation.  During the stop, they located a quantity of methamphetamine, other controlled pills, and drug paraphernalia.  

Bemis was arrested and charged with criminal possession of a Weapon, criminally using drug paraphernalia, five counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, aggravated unlicensed operation, and no/inadequate muffler.

Zenns was arrested and charged with five counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and false personation. Bemis and Zenns were then arraigned in the Chautauqua County Jail.

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