Area Police

Two injured

in Gerry crash

On Tuesday, two Pennsylvania residents were hospitalized after a two-car accident in Gerry.

Around 3:20 p.m., a vehicle driven by Brenda DeCastro-Barton, 37, of Gerry, was traveling northbound on Herrick Road when it is alleged she failed to stop at the stop sign at Gerry Huntington Road. Her vehicle struck a vehicle traveling westbound, operated by Margaret A. Dillard, 49, of Union City, Pa.

Dillard and her passenger, Donald M. Herman, 22, of Erie, Pa., were transported by Gerry and Sinclairville rescue units to WCA Hospital for leg injuries.

DeCastro-Baron was not injured and was charged with failure to stop at stop sign and uninspected motor vehicle and will answer to the charges in the town of Gerry Court at a later date.

State Police

at Fredonia

On Tuesday, at about 12:30 a.m., troopers charged Raymond Skibicki, 20, of Elma for unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers stopped his vehicle on Route 20 at Route 60 for reportedly having an inadequate stop lamp and an inadequate exhaust.

Officers reported smelling marijuana when interviewing Skibicki. He was allegedly in possession of a jar containing about 4.5 grams of marijuana, a marijuana grinder containing about 1 gram of marijuana and a plastic smoking device containing marijuana residue.

He is scheduled to answer the charges on March 5 in the Town of Pomfret Court.

PORTLAND – On Monday, Charles M. Karlstrom Jr., 25, of Fredonia was charged with petit larceny after a complaint from a Portland resident that his prescription medication was missing.

Karlstrom had allegedly taken several Hydrocodone pills without the owner’s permission.

Karlstrom was arrested and released on an appearance ticket. He is due in the Town of Portland Court on March 5.