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Two Arrested On Drug And Alcohol Charges

Last updated on Thursday, August 16, 2007

(BEDFORD) - Police stopped two men after they were spotted driving erratically on 15th Street near “J” Street.

Police discovered that 32-year-old Carl Gray, of Jamestown, was driving a vehicle with expired license plates. Gray was also found to have an open container.

Police also found his passenger, 31-year-old Jason Mercer, of Thornton, was in possession of a schedule III substance. The prescription bottle held several pills of ascomp with codeine.

Gray was charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, having an open container and expired license plates. Mercer was charged with possession of a schedule II substance. Both were taken to the Lawrence County Security Center and incarcerated.

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