Area police

State Police

≤ KENNEDY — Michael Luce, 53, of Kennedy was charged with second-degree harassment on Friday.

Troopers responded to the ShurFine in Kennedy for a report of one subject harassing another inside the store. Investigation revealed that Luce threatened to kill the victim and subjected the victim to physical contact. Luce was arrested with a court summons issued by the town of Poland judge, and Luce is scheduled to appear in court later in the month to answer the charge.

≤ KENNEDY — Patricia Raynor, 30, of Jamestown, was arrested on a felony warrant for fourth-degree grand larceny and Jzon Loverme, 36, of Panama, for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Monday. Both were also charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

State Police responded to a report of an accident on I-86 in Kennedy, where a vehicle had struck the guardrail and the driver was attempting to leave the scene. Investigation revealed that Loverme had been driving on a suspended license and he was subsequently arrested. Methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia were allegedly located inside the vehicle, so Loverme was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

An unlabeled pill bottle containing Ritalin, a controlled substance for which she could not provide a prescription, was located in Raynor’s purse, and she was placed under arrest for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possessing a controlled substance in a non-original container. There was also an active arrest warrant for Raynor for fourth-degree grand larceny for allegedly using stolen credit cards.

Raynor and Loverme were processed at the State Police barracks in Jamestown, arraigned in Poland Town Court, and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

Westfield Police

≤ Jonathon D. Jaquish, 44, of Kennedy was charged with second-degree harassment on Tuesday.

Police officers were sent to the emergency department of Westfield Memorial Hospital for reports of a disorderly person. While officers were interviewing Jaquish, he allegedly became loud and was swearing. At one point, Jaquish allegedly slapped a police officer in the face. Jaquish was subsequently changed and released with an appearance ticket.

Chautauqua Sheriff

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Rachel Y. Farnham, 25, of Mayville, was charged with several offenses on Sunday shortly before 4 a.m. Allegedly, Farnham had committed traffic violations while driving on Route 430 and was subsequently stopped by police. Upon investigation, reportedly, deputies found her to be intoxicated. Her charges include improper turn, driving on the shoulder of the road, unlicensed operation and driving while intoxicated. She was arraigned in Chautauqua Town Court and released.

Cattaraugus County Court

≤ LITTLE VALLEY — Amanda Wisiorek, 39, of Dayton, waived prosecution by indictment and entered a plea of guilty by Superior Court Information to second-degree criminal possession of methamphetamine, manufacturing materials, a class A misdemeanor.

The incident occurred on or about Jan. 4 in the town of Dayton, when the defendant possessed a precursor, a chemical reagent or a solvent with intent to unlawfully manufacture methamphetamine. Sentencing is scheduled for Aug. 7.

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