Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

HANOVER – Kacie Johnson, 21, of West Seneca was charged with possession of an open container in a motor vehicle Sunday. At 2:07 p.m., deputies were on patrol in Sunset Bay. John-son allegedly had an open container of alcohol in a vehicle. She was released to ap-pear in Hanover Town Court.

CHAUTAUQUA -Kelley Nephew, 53, of Go-wanda was charged with failure to keep right and driving while intoxicated n Sunday. Deputies stopped Nephew’s vehicle on Route 394 for allegedly crossing over the center line of the roadway at 3:44 a.m. She was release to appear in Chautauqua Town Court.

BEMUS POINT – Daniel Freeburg, 39, of Un-ion City, Pa., was charged with speeding, driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana Sunday. Depu-ties stopped Freeburg’s vehicle on Main Street for allegedly speeding at 2 a.m. During the traffic stop, Free-burg was allegedly found to be intoxicated and to be in alleged possession of a small quantity of marijuana. He was released to appear in Ellery Town Court.

SILVER CREEK – Robert J. Mangus Jr., 33, of Fredonia was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and not wearing a seatbelt on Monday. At 8:53 a.m., deputies stopped Mangus for allegedly not wearing a seatbelt on Washington Street. A check of his li-cense found it was suspended and he was also found in alleged possession of a switchblade knife. He was arraigned in Silver Creek Village Court and released on his own recognizance.

New York State Police at Jamestown

RANDOLPH – On Fri-day, State Police arrested Philip Baxter, 51, of James-town after an investigation into a report of damage to property.

Baxter was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after driving across a lawn, causing damage. Baxter was processed at the Jamestown barracks and issued an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Randolph Court.

CHAUTAUQUA – On Sunday, State Police arrested Ronald C. Schneider, 67, of Mayville after the vehicle he was driving was observed swerving over the center line of State 394.

Schneider was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and transported to Jamestown barracks for processing where a blood alcohol level of .12 percent was obtained.

He was issued tickets for driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right returnable to the Town of Chautauqua Court. He was released to a third party.