Area Police

Three from Rochester nabbed in Jamestown drug bust

JAMESTOWN – An investigation into the sale and trafficking of controlled substances has resulted in the arrests of three Rochester men.

At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Jamestown Police Department and New York State Police executed a search warrant at 30 Franklin St., with the assistance of the JPD’s SWAT Team. Inside, officers found the three subjects identified as Theodore Coffie, 42, Terrance Wilson, 38, and George McFadden, 35, all of Rochester to be in possession of a large quantity of crack cocaine, heroin and marijuana, police said.

The subjects were all taken into custody and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Coffie, Wilson and McFadden were transported to the Chautauqua County Jail, where they are awaiting arraignment.

Anyone who has any information on the illegal sales of narcotics in the Jamestown area are asked to contact the JPD’s anonymous tip line at 483-8477. All calls will be kept confidential.

Dunkirk Police Department

A two-car accident occurred Sept. 13 on Leopard Street just south of East Fourth Street. Around 9:44 a.m., J.L. Roldanmartinez, 21, of King Street was traveling south on Leopard Street from East Fourth Street. Rose Ann Tripoli, 59, of Derby was attempting to turn left from the CVS store parking lot. Tripoli stated to police she did not see Roldanmartinez, causing her to strike the vehicle on Leopard Street.

A two-car accident with reported injuries occurred Sept. 13 on Franklin Avenue just north of Talcott Street. Around 1:03 p.m., Joshua Sosinski, 24, of New Road was traveling southbound on Franklin Avenue. While he was driving, he was allegedly distracted by looking for a cigarette lighter in the center console of the car. When he looked up, he could not go around a vehicle driven by Aida DeJesus, 58, of Urban Road. DeJesus’ vehicle was parked on the west side of Franklin Avenue and was occupied by the driver. Sosinski struck DeJesus in the rear of the vehicle. DeJesus complained of neck pain afterward and was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital via Alstar Ambulance for a further medical evaluation.

John Lugen, 51, of Nevins Street was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing a chemical test, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, unreasonable speed and improper turn on Sept. 5.

Jeffrey Kane, 46, and Daniel Armstrong, 43, both of Grant Avenue were charged with third-degree criminal trespass and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Sept. 6.

Erica Whitfield, 23, of West Second Street was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Sept. 7.

Nestor Reyes, 34, of Dove Street was charged with third-degree assault, resisting arrest and petit larceny on Sept. 7.

Sara Leon, 23, of Washington Avenue was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief on Sept. 7.