Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ Karlene Korzenski, 51, of Dunkirk, was taken into custody Saturday at about 12:30 a.m. and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent or greater, DWI and failure to dim high beams. According to reports, deputies noticed Korzenski’s failure to dim her vehicle’s highbeams on Route 20 in the town of Portland and stopped her to investigate, finding that she was intoxicated. She will answer her charges in Pomfret Town Court.

¯ SHERIDAN — Nikolaus Gedz, 25, of Jamestown, was charged with several offenses Saturday at about 2:45 a.m. Allegedly, deputies had noticed Gedz fail to stop at a stop sign on South Roberts Road, pulled him over, and found that he was intoxicated. His charges include driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to stop at a stop sign. He will answer these in Sheridan Town Court.

¯ Alex Djafari, 19, of Cortland, was charged with driving while intoxicated, having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle and failure to dim high beams on Sunday at about 2 a.m. According to reports, deputies noticed Djafari fail to dim his vehicle’s high beams on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret, stopped his vehicle, and found him to be intoxicated. He will answer for himself in Pomfret Town Court.

New York State Police

¯ CARROLL — Amy Baker, 35, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of fourth-degree grand larceny on Tuesday.

Town of Carroll Police Department received a complaint where an individual reported unauthorized purchases on her debit card. Investigation revealed the purchases were for Cedar Point tickets in Baker’s name, and that Baker and the complainant were acquainted through the pharmacy where Baker worked. Video surveillance was also produced that showed Baker unsupervised in possession of the complainant’s debit card.

Baker was arrested, transported to State Police Jamestown and processed. Baker was then arraigned in Jamestown City Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ FALCONER — Marciano Pena, 75, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated on Saturday.

Pena was pulled over on West Everett Street in Falconer for an observed traffic violation, and after reportedly failing several standard field sobriety tests, Pena was placed under arrest. Pena was transported to State Police Jamestown, where he allegedly provided a breath sample of .11 percent. Pena was then processed, issued tickets returnable to Ellicott Town Court and released. Pena is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court on a later date to answer the charge.

¯ KIANTONE — Stephen Didomenico, 47, of Falconer was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Saturday.

Didomenico was pulled over on Foote Avenue Extension in Kiantone for allegedly failing to dim his high beams. While speaking to Didomenico, the trooper observed a blue pill in plain sight inside the vehicle. Investigation revealed that the pill was Clonazepam, a controlled substance for which Didomenico does not have a prescription. Didomenico was processed at State Police Jamestown, issued an appearance ticket for Kiantone Town Court and released.

¯ MAYVILLE — Martin Wenzel, 30, of Mayville was charged with petit larceny on Thursday.

Troopers responded to Mayville Hardware for a report of theft and while watching the surveillance video, they allegedly observed the male suspect conceal merchandise totaling $150 in his clothes before exiting the store. The troopers located the suspect, Wenzel, in Mayville a few days later, identified by his tattoo and placed him under arrest. Wenzel was processed at State Police Jamestown and released with an appearance ticket to appear in Chautauqua Town Court on a later date.

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