BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Area Police

Westfield Police Department

¯ A male 14-year-old in Westfield was charged with second-degree felony assault on Tuesday.

On March 12, Westfield Police were called to a residence in the village of Westfield for a domestic incident. The youth allegedly caused physical injury to the victim, who is over 65 years old, by punching them. The youth was summoned to the proper services to answer to his charges.

¯ Becky Jo Wisniewski, 59, of Erie, PA was charged with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated, and DWI per se on Saturday.

Westfield Police received a report of an alleged possibly intoxicated driver leaving a business in the town of Portland, and a vehicle description traveling west on Route 20 toward Westfield.

Police did allegedly observe this vehicle traveling west on Route 20 weaving and crossing into the eastbound lane of traffic. The vehicle was stopped and the driver was identified as Wisniewski.

Through investigation, it was allegedly determined that Wisniewski was intoxicated. Wisniewski was charged and released pending a future court date.

¯ Samantha N. Austin, 26, of Buffalo was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Sunday.

At about midnight, Westfield Police were assisting a citizen with a vehicle lockout at 96 E. Main St. Officers allege that after the vehicle was opened, they could smell a strong odor of marijuana inside the vehicle. Officers allegedly recovered a small amount of marijuana from the vehicle.

Austin was issued an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marijuana, and is scheduled to appear in Westfield Village Court at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

¯ Katelyn L. Mawhir, 27, of Brocton was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle while using a mobile phone on Saturday.

At about 11 p.m., Westfield Police stopped a vehicle for allegedly observing the driver on her cell phone on East Main Street in the village of Westfield. Patrols spoke with the driver, who identified herself as Mawhir.

Upon a DMV check of Mawhir’s license, police noted she was allegedly operating on a suspended New York state driver’s license. Mawhir was charged, released and is scheduled to appear in Westfield Village Court at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

¯ Angela K. Witt, 38, of Sinclairville was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument on Sunday.

On the same day, Brent R. Frary, 33, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia.

At 7 p.m., Westfield Police were assisting the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office with a vehicle complaint. The vehicle in question was located on Route 20 in the town of Westfield. Upon investigation by patrols, it is alleged that Witt and Frary were found to be in possession of methamphetamine, along with multiple baggies allegedly used for packaging narcotics.

The alleged quantity of methamphetamine located made the arrest a felony.

Witt and Frary were taken into custody, arraigned in Westfield Town Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.

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