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Dunkirk woman and Brocton man charged with drug violations

ELLICOTT – On Thursday, Ashley Halas, 25, of Dunkirk and Thomas Schrader, 28, of Brocton were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. In addition, Schrader was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Halas was the operation of a car pulled over for a traffic violation. While speaking to her, the trooper reportedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. The trooper searched the vehicle and reportedly located two pipes containing marijuana residue, three grams of hash, three bags of marijuana and a scale. Halas reportedly also had four bags of marijuana in her purse.

After being processed at state police barracks in Jamestown, both Halas and Schrader were released with tickets. They are scheduled to appear in the Town of Ellicott Court at a later date.

Man charged with DWI, unlawful possession

of marijuana

SHERMAN – On Saturday, Michael Mar-cinko, 59, of Sherman was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlawful possession of marijuana, and illegal parking.

State troopers from Jamestown found Marcinko parked in the southbound driving lane on Kendrick Street near the intersection with Park Street. They reported he failed sobriety tests and was also found to possess a baggie with less than 25 grams of marijuana.

Troopers transported Marcinko to state police barracks in Jamestown where his breath test was reported to be .15 percent. He is to appear in the Town of Sherman Court at a later date.

Five Kenmore teens charged with trespass

PERRYSBURG – On Tuesday, state police from Collins charged Jacob Emler, 19, of Hamilton Boulevard; Travis Ratka, 19, of Enola Avenue; Michael Burgio, 18, of Delaware Avenue; Matthew Ellsworth, 18, of Hampton Parkway and Timothy Kelly, 18, of Rosemont Avenue, all in Kenmore, with trespassing.

Troopers checked the area for a suspicious vehicle and spotted their car parked across from the JN Adam grounds, hidden behind a pile of millings.

Shortly afterward, troopers saw the car leaving and stopped it on Peck Hill Road.

After speaking with the driver and passengers, troopers reportedly learned that all had passed the fence and entered the abandoned grounds.

All five are due in the Town of Perrysburg Court later this month.

State Police at Collins

On Tuesday, Tyler Renaldo of Shirley Road in North Collins was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Troopers stopped his car on State Route 62 in Collins. They reported smelling a strong odor of marijuana from inside the car. The troopers searched the vehicle and reportedly found a nylon case with about 5 grams of marijuana in it and a glass pipe with marijuana in it.

Renaldo is due in the Town of Collins Court later this month.

State Police at Jamestown charge motorists with DWI

CHERRY CREEK – On Friday, Michael Rodgers, 39, of Boutwell Hill in the town of Cherry Creek was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Troopers stopped him on Center Street for a loud exhaust. Rodgers reportedly failed field sobriety tests. He was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown where his breath sample was reported at .12 percent.

He was released with traffic tickets and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Cherry Creek Court on May 2.

ELLICOTT – On Saturday, David Jasczc, 61, of Buffalo Street in Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Troopers stopped him for reportedly moving from his lane unsafely. He reportedly failed field sobriety tests and was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown. His breath sample was reported to be .18 percent.

He was issued traffic tickets and is due to appear in the Town of Ellicott Court on May 1.

POLAND – On Sat-urday, Stanley D. Funcell, 60, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Troopers reported he did not signal when he turned from State Route 394 onto Stone Road. Funcell reportedly failed sobriety tests and was taken to state police barracks in Jamestown. His breath sample was reported to be .15 percent.

He was issued tickets to appear in the Town of Poland Court at a later date.

POLAND – On Sunday, Carole L. Johnson, 47, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated.

Reportedly she did not signal when she turned from Quaint Road onto Falconer-Frewsburg Road.

She reportedly failed sobriety tests and was processed at state police barracks in Jamestown. Her breath sample was reported to be .09 percent.

She was issued tickets to appear in the Town of Poland at a later date.