Thursday, October 25, 2012
Wellsville: Police make major drug bust
At 9:30 pm on the 24th of October 2012, the Wellsville police department conducted a vehicle on stop on Clark Street in the village. As a result of that stop Zackery D Billings, 23, of Whitesville was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th, driving while ability impaired by drugs and inadequate headlights. His passenger in the vehicle, Timothy D Billings, 22, of Whitesville, was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th, possession of a hypodermic needle and a bench warrant for failure to appear in the Town of Wellsville Court. Wellsville police officers continued the investigation and contacted the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force to assist. Subsequent information was developed that led the officers to obtain a search warrant for a residence on the Forsythe Road in the Town of Independence. Both uniform and BCI Members of the New York State Police as well as members of the Wellsville Police Department, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the New York State Police SORT Team executed the search warrant at approximately 7am today and a Methamphetamines Lab and several guns were located at the location of the search. Crime scene investigators remain at the scene at this time and the investigation is continuing. There will be a press conference at 3pm at the Wellsville Police Department located at 46 South Main Street Wellsville.