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Jamestown women charged with shoplifting, drug possession

A shoplifting complaint went from bad to worse for two Jamestown women.

On Saturday, State Police in Jamestown charged Sarah Johnson, 43, with petit larceny and Jessica Wolfgang, 41, with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate users original container.

Troopers responded to Dollar General in Frewsburg for a shoplifting complaint. The suspects had already departed the store but were located by the troopers soon after. The unpaid merchandise was still on Johnson’s person and she was placed under arrest.

While searching Wolfgang’s purse for stolen items, troopers located used tin foil and eight Tramadol pills which were not in their original container and for which Wolfgang did not have a prescription.

Wolfgang was also placed under arrest and both suspects were transported to SP Jamestown and processed. Wolfgang was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in the town of Carroll Court on a later date.

Johnson was issued an appearance ticket and then turned over to the Jamestown Police Department on an outstanding warrant.

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