Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

HANOVER – Deputies charged a 17-year-old male with fourth-degree criminal mischief Saturday. Reportedly, he became irate and broke two chairs that did not belong to him.

He was arraigned Sheridan Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.

SHERMAN – Barbara J. Wright, 71, of Oak Park, Ill., was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated and unsafe backing.

At 5:30 p.m. deputies were dispatched to a property damage accident on Clymer-Sherman Road. Reportedly Wright was attempting to back into a driveway to turn her vehicle around when she failed to negotiate the driveway and her vehicle entered a ditch.

Reportedly, she was operating her vehicle while intoxicated. She was processed and issued appearance tickets.

State police conduct saturation patrols in Chautauqua County

JAMESTOWN – Memorial Day marks the start of the summer travel season. bringing increased traffic volume and additional risks associated with it. The New York State Police want to increase the public’s awareness of the dangers they face during this period, in addition to enforcing the law.

The New York State Police at Jamestown conducted dedicated saturation patrols in Chautauqua County from 9 p.m. Friday through 3 a.m. Saturday. In addition, a fixed sobriety checkpoint was held on Fairmount Avenue in the Town of Ellicott.

As a result of the initiative, several individuals were charged.

Kelly Davis, 42, of 21 Stoneman Ave., Lakewood, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Reported-ly, she approached the stationary road check and exhibited signs of intoxication and later failed field sobriety tests. Her blood alcohol was reported to be .15 percent according to a chemical test administered at the Jamestown barracks. She was arraigned in the Town of Ellicott Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail.

Matthew R. Howard, 19, of 2145 Hanson St. in Falconer, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. He was stopped for a broken windshield on Allen Street in Ellicott. Reportedly, he possessed 19 grams of marijuana. He was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Ellicott Court.

Shane Cook, 30, of 6800 King’s Corners in Panama, was charged with driving while intoxicated. He reportedly was stopped for driving a motor vehicle without head lamps activated at 2:10 a.m on Lakeside Drive in Bemus Point. He reportedly failed field sobriety tests. A chemical test administered at the barracks in Jamestown reportedly found his blood alcohol content was .12 percent. He was issued traffic tickets returnable to the Town of Ellery Court on June 10.

State Police

at Fredonia

HANOVER – Early Monday, Timothy Zydel, 43, of Cheektowaga was charged with driving while intoxicated, having no motorcycle insurance, and using an unapproved helmet.

Troopers reportedly saw him going through the red light at Allegany Road and Routes 5 and 20 on his motorcycle. He reportedly failed sobriety tests and his blood alcohol content was .11 percent.

Zydel was issued tickets for Town of Hanover Court.

On Sunday evening, Julia Palmer, 18, of Brocton was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after a vehicle and traffic stop on Route 60 in the Town of Dunkirk.

Troopers stopped her vehicle because it reportedly had an inadequate exhaust and seatbelt. Upon interviewing Palmer, the troopers noticed a smell of marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. Troopers reportedly found a glass smoking pipe with marijuana residue.

Palmer is scheduled to answer the charge in the Town of Dunkirk Court.

State Police

at Jamestown

NORTH HARMONY – Alyssa Payne, 21, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with second-de-gree unlicensed operation.

Troopers pulled her over on Interstate 86 for reportedly speeding. The trooper discovered that her driving privileges in New York had been suspended for an alcohol-related conviction.

She was arraigned in the Town of Ellery Court and released on her own recognizance. She is scheduled to appear in the Town of North Harmony Court.

FINDLEY LAKE – On Sunday, a trooper arrested Matthew Scolton, 52, of Jamestown for aggravated driving while intoxicated.

Scolton was pulled over on I-86 for driving erratically. He reportedly failed sobriety tests. He was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown where the breath sample he provided was reported to be .19 percent.

Since Scolton had been convicted within the preceding of DWI within the past 10 years, the charge was upgraded to a felony. He was processed, issued tickets returnable to the Town of Mina Court and released to a sober individual.

Jamestown resident faces charges relating to order of protection

Randall Langworthy, 30, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt, two counts of resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration.

At about 3:10 a.m. officers from the Jamestown Police Department were dispatched to 221 Cherry St. following a report that Langworthy was there violating an order of protection and he had an outstanding warrant. Reportedly, he was knocking on the door of the residence of the person protected by that order.

When officers attempted to speak to him, he fled from the scene. Officers were not able to locate him until 5:30 a.m. when he was spotted in the area of East 2nd and East 3rd streets. When the officer attempted to detain him, he tried to flee again. At that point, he was subdued and taken into custody.

He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment. Jamestown Police were assisted by Alstar Ambulance services and Ellicott Police.

Jamestown woman charged following

three-car accident

ASHVILLE – On Sunday, state police from Jamestown responded to a three-car personal injury accident on Route 394. According to the investigation, Jesse Szablewski was traveling west on Route 394 and slowed to make a left turn into her driveway. Lori Watson, 42, of Jamestown was also traveling west on Route 394 behind Szablewski’s vehicle and rear-ended it. The collision pushed Szablewski’s car into the eastbound lane of traffic where it was struck by a car driven by Jody L. Bzdak, 44 of Jamestown. Occupants of all three vehicles were transported to area hospitals and treated for non life-threatening injuries.

Watson was issued a ticket for following too closely.