OLEAN, NY — State Police arrested two people on drug charges during a traffic stop on North First Street Friday.

Albert B. Andrews, 50, of Franklinville, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and having false inspection certificate, and Rachel V. Mehmel, 34, of Olean, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal Impersonation.

Police said Andrews and Mehmel were in possession of methamphetamine, and Mehmel provided authorities with a false name.

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Andrews was arrested and released with appearance tickets for Olean City Court, where he is due to appear in December. Mehmel was issued appearance tickets for Olean City Court, returnable in December. She was turned over to Salamanca City Police on an active warrant.

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