Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ BEMUS POINT — Jennifer L. Jaeger, 34, of Bemus Point, was charged with speed in zone, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no insurance and suspended registration on Saturday at about 8 a.m. According to reports, deputies stopped Jaeger’s vehicle on Main Street when they noticed that she was exceeding the speed limit. A records check allegedly showed that she did not have the proper insurance, driver’s license and registration required by law. She will answer for herself in Ellery Town Court.

¯ MAYVILLE — Nicholas A. Paulson, 34, of Mayville, was charged with driving while intoxicated and more on Sunday. According to reports, Paulson’s vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation on Route 394 at about 4:45 a.m., at which time deputies conducted an investigation and found Paulson to be intoxicated and took him into custody. In addition to DWI, Paulson was charged with DWI per se, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, possession of an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while using a handheld electronic device. He will answer these charges in Chautauqua Town Court.

¯ HANOVER — Giulio A. Bevilacqua, 44, of Gowanda, was stopped by deputies at Route 39 and Hanover Road Friday at about 8:45 p.m. for allegedly speeding. Upon further investigation, it was reportedly ascertained that Giulio’s driving privileges had been suspended in New York state. He was charged with speed in zone and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and will answer these in Hanover Town Court.

New York State Police

¯ JAMESTOWN — Justin Blakenship, 34, of Buffalo was taken into custody Saturday after troopers stopped his vehicle on Route 60 for an alleged traffic violation. Throughout the course of an investigation, troopers found a bag containing Vicodin and Xanax pills in the vehicle, and Blakenship failed multiple standard field sobriety tests, according to reports. He was taken into custody and charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, possessing a controlled substance in a non-original container, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and driving while ability impaired by drugs. He will answer for himself in Jamestown City Court.

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