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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

SILVER CREEK – Nicole R. Stalter, 29, of Fredonia, and Douglas M. Taft Jr., 23, of Dunkirk, were charged Friday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop for speeding. An investigation revealed Stalter and Taft to be in possession of hydrocodone pills and a small quantity of marijuana. Stalter was also charged with speeding. Both were issued tickets to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.