Dunkirk man facing drug charges after traffic stop

CASSADAGA — A 40-year-old Dunkirk man is facing drug charges after being stopped Saturday morning.

Chautauqua County sheriff units stopped a motor vehicle on North Main Street for having no inspection sticker. Deputies identified the driver of the vehicle as Fred W. Bistrisky. Bistrisky was found to have a valid bench warrant and was found to have a revoked driver’s license.

He was placed in custody on the warrant and charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Bistrisky was also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a search was conducted subsequent to arrest.


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