Drug and Endangering Charges for Driver and Passenger.
Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of two individuals for drug possession and endangering charges after a traffic stop along Route 438 on October 31 around 3:30 A.M.
During the Deputies investigation, it was discovered that Draven VanEvery, 19 from Seneca Falls, New York, illegally possessed a misdemeanor amount of Xanax and an amount of marijuana. His passenger, 20-year-old Kaela Jimerson of Hamburg, was found to be in possession of cocaine. Both subjects were taken into custody.
VanEvery is charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance, a violation for marijuana possession, and a vehicle and traffic law infraction. Jimerson is charged with a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of cocaine and a violation for possession of marijuana.
Both defendants are charged with a misdemeanor count of endangering the welfare of a child due to a 14-year-old passenger in the vehicle at the time of the traffic stop.
The defendants are held at the Erie County Holding Center Pending their arraignment in Town of Collins Court.