Police Seize Loaded Revolver, Drugs During Parole Check

JAMESTOWN – Two people were arrested, and a loaded .357 revolver was seized, during a parole check Tuesday evening at 947 E. 2nd St., according to the Jamestown Police Department.

John C. Tufino, 26, was arrested and charged with a parole violation. Police said more charges are pending for Tufino because of the revolver.

Officers also located Chad M. Haskins, 26, inside the residence and allegedly found him to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine and heroin.

Haskins has been charged with third and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.  

Tufino was taken to Chautauqua County Jail and Haskins was transported to the city jail where he awaits arraignment. 

Anyone who may have information on the sales and trafficking of illegal narcotics or knows who may be in unlawful possession of firearms is asked to contact the Jamestown Police Anonymous Tip Line at 483-Tips (8477) or via the Tips:411 App. All Tips are kept confidential.

The New York State Division of Parole assisted in the investigation. 

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