Area Police

Jamestown man charged after allegedly selling drugs

JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown man has been charged after allegedly selling drugs in the city. Robert C. Grazulewicz, 33, of Camp Street was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance on Friday.

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office located and arrested Grazulewicz on Lakeview Avenue shortly before 11 p.m., on a secret Chautauqua County Court Grand Jury indictment warrant. The district attorney’s office presented information from the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force that Grazulewicz had allegedly sold cocaine to agents of the STRDTF on numerous occasions. He was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail and held without bail pending arraignment.

This arrest culminates a three-month investigation into cocaine trafficking in the city of Jamestown. The STRDTF is comprised of officers from the county sheriff’s office and Dunkirk Police Department. The STRDTF would like to encourage members of the community to call either the task force at 1-800-344-8702 or the Dunkirk Police at 363-0313 when they observe narcotics related activity in their area.

Lawtons man charged with DWI

IRVING – A Lawtons man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Sunday.

According to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office, police responded to the report of a vehicle allegedly hitting a tree then driving away on Route 438 near Hawk Meadows Drive around 6 p.m.

Jack E. Warrior Jr., 31, was found to be the alleged driver after finding his heavily damaged vehicle on Woodchuck Road. Warrior was charged with felony aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and other traffic infractions. The felony charge resulted due to a previous DWI conviction in 2010. A chemical breath test revealed his blood alcohol content to be .18 percent. Warrior was released on an appearance ticket to appear in court.