Most wanted city woman charged in drug investigation

A Dunkirk woman has been charged on an arrest warrant after an investigation by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force.

Brenda L. Carter-Doucette, 50, of 425 Deer St., was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance on Wednesday. She was located in the city of Buffalo and taken into custody on a Chautauqua County Secret Grand Jury Indictment Warrant. She was taken into custody by the New York State Violent Felony Squad and the U.S. Marshalls. Carter-Doucette also ap-peared on the Most Wanted List from the sheriff’s office for a violation of probation.

Through investigation by the task force, Carter-Doucette has been selling quantities of crack cocaine from her residence. The investigation started with complaints from the community based on the constant narcotics related traffic coming and going from the residence.

Carter-Doucette was transported to the city of Dunkirk jail for processing and then transferred to the Chautauqua County Jail where she is being held without bail pending arraignment before County Court Judge John Ward.

The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the Dunkirk Police Department continue to ask for the support of the community in relaying information to them when they see narcotics related activity in their neighborhoods and to call either their local police or the Southern Tier Drug Task Force Hotline telephone numbers. All communications will be kept strictly confidential. The Southern Tier Drug Task Force phone number is 800-344-8702.

Chautauqua County Court

MAYVILLE – District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court:

Murray Hall, 27, of Jamestown, was sentenced to a determinate sentence of 5 years in state prison with 5 years post-release supervision for second-degree robbery.

Robert W. Harmon, 49, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 2-4 years in state prison for first-degree criminal contempt.

LaMar Spencer, 29, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in state prison with 1 year post-release sup-ervision for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance concurrent with 2 years in state prison and 1-year post-release supervision for fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Norman J. Lindell, 39, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 1 year in jail for second-degree criminal contempt concurrent with 1 year in jail for fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Clifford Latta, 38, of Mayville, was sentenced to 1 year in jail for first-degree aggravated criminal contempt.

Matthew S. Myers, 35, of Jamestown, was sentenced to time served and 10 years probation for third-degree rape.

Gordon Fairbanks, 68, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 4 months of weekends in jail and 10 years probation for second-degree criminal sex act.

David W. Newhouse, 52, of Little Valley, was sentenced to 5 years probation, 60-month ignition interlock device and 1-year driver’s license revocation for first-degree unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and misdemeanor driving while intoxicated.

Amy M. Schuk, 34, of Dunkirk, was sentenced to 90 days in jail, 5 years probation and 6 months driver’s license revocation for fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Stephen M. Easley, 25, of Dunkirk, was sentenced to time served and 5 years probation for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

On Sunday, an Angola man was charged with charged with DWI and failure to keep right.

Around 1:10 a.m. the sheriff’s office received a call from a motorist stating that a vehicle heading north on Route 60 was driving erratically.

At about 1:25 a.m. the suspect vehicle was stopped by deputies after it was observed crossing the center line.

Thomas Fitzgerald, 64, of Angola, was found to be the operator and further investigation led to the arrest of Fitzgerald for driving while intoxicated. He was issued traffic tickets.

HANOVER – On Monday, a Salamanca man was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate tail lamps after a traffic stop.

Around 7:40 p.m., sheriff’s deputies were on patrol when they observed a vehicle traveling east on Route 39 in the town of Hanover to allegedly not have two working tail lamps.

After a traffic stop was made on the vehicle, Keith R. Parmenter, 40, of Salamanca was identified as the operator. His New York State Driver’s License was found to be suspended. He was issued traffic tickets.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office has announced two names are to be removed from the county wanted persons program.

  • On Monday, Andrew W. Campaign, 39, of Fredonia turned himself into county court and was arraigned and sent to the Chautauqua County jail. Campaign was wanted by the sheriff’s office for assault and DWI.
  • On Monday, deputies and state police responded to W. Railroad Ave in Stockton on a report that Steven J. Stablewski, 22, of Stockton, was at a residence there. Stablewski had several outstanding warrants out of the towns of Stockton and Pomfret. Stablewski was taken into custody without incident and arraigned in the town of Pomfret, then remanded to Chautauqua County jail.