Area police

Frewsburg man flees accident

JAMESTOWN — A Frewsburg man is facing charges after he allegedly fled the scene of an accident at Foote Avenue near Marion Street. Jamestown police responded to a motor vehicle accident at about 10:14 p.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, it was discovered that a male suspect later identified as Joseph A. Kinney, of Frewsburg, was involved in the accident and left the scene on foot east on Marion Street. A city K-9 unit was on scene and used K-9 Mitchell to track Kinney, who was taken into custody at Bradmar Circle. Kinney was intoxicated and arrested for driving while intoxicated, DWI per se with a blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent and leaving the scene of a personal injury accident. Kinney was remanded to the Jamestown City Jail in lieu of bail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ BROCTON — At approximately 6:50 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 24, deputies conducted a vehicle stop on Webster Road. Upon investigation it was found that the driver, Joshua A. Tunison, 35, of Westfield, was operating with a suspended license.

Tunison was charged with speed in zone, uninspected motor vehicle and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

He will answer to his charges in Brocton Village Court at a later date.

¯ At approximately 9:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to assist EMS with a man — Peter N. Sievert, 45, of Fredonia — who had passed out in his vehicle at a business on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk.

Before EMS and deputies had arrived on scene, Sievert had driven away.

Deputies located the vehicle a short time later in another business parking lot on Route 60 in Fredonia. Sievert was again passed out behind the wheel. Investigation by deputies alleges that Sievert was intoxicated.

He was taken into custody and later released with tickets to appear in Fredonia Village Court. Sievert was charged with consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se.

New York State Police

¯ STOCKTON — Jerry Fricker, 19, of Stockton, was charged Thursday with unlawful possession of marijuana after being pulled over on Route 380 for speeding.

While speaking to Fricker, troopers smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search revealed a bag containing over five grams of marijuana and multiple smoking devices.

Fricker was issued a speeding ticket and an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Stockton Town Court at a later date.

¯ JAMESTOWN – On Dec. 1, the New York State Police arrested Dustin Sitterley, 27, of Clymer, for unlawful possession of marijuana.

Sitterley was pulled over on Route 474 in Panama for speeding and while speaking to Sitterley, the troopers smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. After searching the vehicle a pipe containing marijuana residue was found to be in Sitterley’s possession. Sitterley was issued an appearance ticket and a speeding ticket and is scheduled to appear in Harmony Town Court on a later date.

Cattaraugus County Court

¯ Nathan Nephew, 39, of Versailles, was sentenced to a term of 90 days in the Cattaraugus County Jail, three-year conditional discharge, driver’s license revocation for a period of one year, and the installation of an ignition interlock device for a period of one year for his conviction of driving while intoxicated, a class E felony. The incident occurred on or about Feb. 6 in the town of Perrysburg, when the defendant operated a motor vehicle on a public highway while he was in an intoxicated condition.

¯ Gerald K. Rexford, 42, of Gowanda, was sentenced to a term of one year in the Cattaraugus County Jail for his conviction of third-degree burglary, a class D felony, and one year in the Cattaraugus County Jail for his conviction petit larceny, a class A misdemeanor, both terms to run concurrently. The first incident occurred on or about July 19, in the town of Persia, when the defendant knowingly entered unlawfully in a building with the intent to commit a crime therein. The second incident occurred on or about July 26, in the town of Persia, when the defendant stole property.

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