OLEAN — Three area residents are facing charges after being arrested for drug possession in the city on May 25.

New York State Police reported May 26 that during a traffic stop on Front Street, the three women were allegedly in possession of methamphetamine.

Jamie M. Lore, 38, of Salamanca, was charged at 7:12 p.m. with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a class B felony, and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, a class B misdemeanor.

Lore was also charged March 8 with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.

Also charged May 25 were Ashley M. Mazurczyk, 39, of Olean, and Jamie L. Allen, 38, of Salamanca, each charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class A misdemeanor.

Lore, Mazurczyk and Allen were each released with an appearance ticket for Olean City Court to appear in June.