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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Friendship police arrest two during traffic stop

Friendship police report the arrest of two men during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon on Moss Brook Street in Friendship. Police charged with driver, Michael A. Knight, 36, of Wellsville, with speeding, aggravated unlicensed operation and criminal possession of marijuana 4th. Arraigned in Town of Friendship court, Knight was sent to the Allegany County Jail on $7,000 cash bail. A passenger, Devin W. VanPelt, 23, of Coudersport was charged with criminal possession of marijuana. Arraigned in court, he was sent to the Allegany County jail on $5,000 cash bail. Both men are scheduled to return to court Tuesday afternoon. State police assisted. (Photo courtesy of Friendship Police Department).