Jamestown man admits to drug possession, hid fentanyl under infant

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A Jamestown man pleaded guilty to possession with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl and being a felon in possession of firearms, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday.

Officials say that on October 12, 2023, 68 grams of fentanyl were found concealed under 41-year-old Samuel Arrington III’s infant child. New York State Parole Officers also found 105 grams of cocaine, two firearms, ammunition, five cell phones, drug paraphernalia and $2,301 in cash in his Jamestown residence.

Arrington is legally prohibited from possessing firearms after being convicted of drug felonies in 2006 and 2019, in Chautauqua County court and in Erie, PA court.

Arrington faces a maximum of 40 years in prison, a minimum of five years and a $5 million fine.

He is scheduled to be sentenced on October 11.

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Kayleigh Hunter-Gasperini joined the News 4 team in 2024 as a Digital Video Producer. She is a graduate of Chatham University.

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