Traffic stops lead to drug charges

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – New York State Police worked with Buffalo Police on a strike force detail Monday on Buffalo’s east side. Two drivers ended up being arrested on drug charges after being stopped for traffic violations.

Troopers say they stopped 25-year-old Jeremiah J. Mitchell, of Buffalo, on Wyoming Street because he wasn’t wearing his seatbelt. Police claim he had crack cocaine and marijuana. He is now facing drug charges.

On Goodyear Street, police stopped 43-year-old Douglas D. Johnson. They say he was stopped for a suspended registration and ended up being arrested for having a stun gun and two crack pipes. He is facing a weapon charge and drug charges. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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