Area Police

Evans Town Police

¯ Matthew M. Carr, 30, of Buffalo, was arrested on a warrant out of the town of Hamburg on Dec. 25 at 7:37 p.m.

¯ Jamie D. Jensen, 22, of Evans, was arrested on a warrant on Dec. 28 at 5:01 p.m.

Patrol stopped Jensen’s vehicle on Lake Shore Road at Baypoint heading west. It was found that Jensen had a warrant out of Collins Town Court for allegedly failing to appear for a charge. Jensen was taken into custody and given to Gowanda Police Department.

¯ William J. Merecki, 32, of Angola, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possession of marijuana and speed in zone on Dec. 31.

At around 12:31 a.m., patrol stopped Merecki for alleged speeding on Erie Road. Upon the DMV computer check, it was found that Merecki’s license was suspended.

Merecki will return to Evans Town Court on Jan. 22 to answer his charges after giving $220 cash bail.

≤ Multiple drunk phone calls by a female led to an Evans officer noticing a “large bulge” in the rear pocket of her boyfriend’s jeans containing cocaine and other drug equipment, police say.

Evans Police Department seized a crack pipe, 1.9 grams of cocaine, four Alprazolam pills and one unidentified green, round pill from the rear pants pocket on Saturday, Dec. 30. However, Evans police found the girlfriend’s purse that also contained 22.8 grams of marijuana, .5 grams cocaine, a small digital scale and two packages of small plastic baggies, which the report states they are commonly used for dealing narcotics. A hypodermic needle was also found in the purse, but the female offender did possess a needle exchange card.

The female, Jolene P. Galioto, 49, of Buffalo, had two warrants out of the city of Buffalo for petit larceny, Evans police say. She was arraigned and sent to the Erie County Holding Center with bail set at $1,000 cash or $500 bond.

North Collins Village Police

The North Collins Village Police report that it responded to 42 various requests and issued eight traffic tickets in the 145 hours worked in December 2017.

The village police helped two vehicles in ditches, two snowplowing complaints, one person assisted, one alarm, one assist to emergency medical services, two assists to other police departments, one community policing detail and two court details.

North Collins police had three tickets for speeding which ranged from 47 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone to 48 mph. Three tickets were issued for cell phone violations, one for unlicensed operation and one for expired registration.