Area Police

Man on parole picked up in Brant for possessing weapons

OBSERVER Staff Report

BRANT – A 25-year-old Salamanca man has been charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon after police responded to a reported disturbance call on Cayuga Road in the town of Brant on Nov. 24.

According to the State Police at Collins, Kenneth Renaldo was allegedly walking around outside a relative’s home while carrying a .22 caliber rifle. Another family member had taken the gun from him to calm the situation.

While speaking with the parties involved, troopers were alerted to the fact that Renaldo was on parole and was a convicted felon.

Troopers also found him to allegedly be in possession of a set of brass knuckles.

Renaldo was subsequently charged and processed at the Collins barracks. He was arraigned in North Collins Town Court and is due back in court.

Troopers were assisted by the Seneca Nation of Indians Marshals and the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

SINCLAIRVILLE – Karen A. Reynolds, 33, of Conewango Valley was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to signal a turn on Saturday.

At 1:07 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle allegedly fail to signal on Jamestown Street.

During the traffic stop, Reynolds was found to be allegedly intoxicated.

She was released to appear in Charlotte Town Court at a later date.

New York State Police at Collins

COLLINS – On Nov. 17, troopers arrested Kaleb Mason, 25, of Wheater Road, Collins, and Kaytlyn Barrett, 19, of County Line Road, Forestville, for possession of a hypodermic instrument, following a traffic stop on Bagdad Road in Collins.

Troopers stopped the car Mason was driving for an inadequate exhaust and observed Barrett, a front seat passenger, began acting and moving suspiciously. The two were subsequently found to allegedly be in possession of hypodermic needles.

They are due in Collins Town Court.

GOWANDA – On Nov. 19, troopers arrested Chelsea Brennan, 20, of Peck Hill Road, Perrysburg, on a bench warrant issued by Sherman Town Court.

She was picked up at the Shop n’ Save in Gowanda and turned over to a trooper from the Jamestown barracks for arraignment in Sherman Town Court.

PERRYSBURG – On Nov. 21, troopers charged John Richner, 17, of Niagara Falls, Jasmine Rickard, 18, of Sanborn, Marissa Ebbole, 19, of Lewiston, Erylnn Hill, 23, of Lewiston and Billie Jacobs, 25, of Lewiston with trespassing.

All five were allegedly observed exiting the grounds of the abandoned J.N. Adam Memorial Hospital after troopers responded to the area to investigate a reported suspicious car parked in the woods off Peck Hill Road.

They are all due in Perrysburg Town Court.

GOWANDA – On Nov. 22, troopers charged Shaina Nephew, 24, of Plank Road, Lawtons, for unlawful possession of marijuana.

Her vehicle was stopped on Aldrich Street and while talking to her, the trooper allegedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana. Nephew was subsequently found in possession of a glass pipe with marijuana in it.

She is due in Collins Town Court.

COLLINS – On Nov. 23, troopers charged Nathan Lebeau, 28, of Sulphur Springs Road, Irving, for unlawful possession of marijuana.

Lebeau’s car was stopped on State Route 438 and while speaking with him, the trooper allegedly smelled a strong odor of marijuana. Lebeau was subsequently found in possession of a baggy containing a small amount of marijuana.

He is due in Collins Town Court.