Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ BROCTON — Austin C. Smith, 22, of Irving, was taken into custody Saturday at about 9:45 p.m. According to reports, deputies noticed him walking in the direction of traffic on a non-lighted section of road at Peerless Central avenues, and stopped him to check on him. Smith admitted to having a small quantity of marijuana in his possession and gave it to the deputies. Smith was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and will answer for himself in Brocton Village Court.