After he was stopped for allegedly making an improper left turn on the 800 block of Washington Street, Jesse A. Young, 31, address listed as the Watertown Budget Inn, 19226 Route 11, was arrested by city police on a charge that he possessed 12 small bags of crack cocaine.
Police allegedly discovered the drugs in a green Seneca cigarette box in the glove compartment of a red Ford pickup truck Mr. Young was driving.
In addition to one count of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class B felony, Mr. Young was charged at 11:23 p.m. Monday with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and improper left turn.
He was taken to the Metro-Jefferson Public Safety Building and arraigned in City Court before being sent back to the jail on $5,000 bail.