Friday, July 8, 2016

Hornell woman charged with possessing crack cocaine

INTERSTATE 390:  Sheriff Thomas J. Dougherty advises the arrest of a Hornell woman for drug related charges following a traffic stop on Interstate 390. On July 5th Deputy Bob Holt was assigned to Interstate 390 as part of the Operation Safe Interstate detail and conduced a traffic stop on a vehicle for a traffic violation.  During the course of the stop it was found and alleged that the operator of the vehicle, Jamie L. Johnson, 38 of Hornell was driving while having a suspended New York State Driver's License.  Further investigation alleges that Johnson was also found to be in possession of 8 rocks of crack cocaine.  Johnson was placed into custody and charged with Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 7th Degree and Aggravated Unlicensed Operation in the 3rd Degree. Johnson was transported to Central Booking at the Livingston County Jail where she was processed and held in pre-arraignment detention.   Johnson was arraigned later in the evening of July 5th in Avon Town Court by Justice Torregiano.   The Judge held Johnson on $250 cash or $500 bond.