Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

≤ SILVER CREEK — Eric Jimerson, 54, of Silver Creek was arrested Sunday after allegedly breaking into someone’s residence then refusing to leave.

Deputies received the call at 8 p.m., but by the time they arrived at the residence, the home owner was able to forcefully remove Jimerson without further incident.

Jimerson was later charged with second-degree criminal trespass and arraigned at Silver Creek court. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail and will appear in Silver Creek Village Court to answer his charge at a later date.

New York State Police

¯ GERRY — Gordon Kennelley, 58, of Falconer, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Sunday.

Troopers pulled over Kennelley on Route 60 for a traffic violation and during the stop, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside. Kennelley was found to be in possession of a bag containing 2 grams of marijuana and a pipe containing marijuana residue, police say.

Kennelley was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Gerry Town Court at a later date.

¯ FREWSBURG — Corey Bryant, 31, of Frewsburg, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment on Sunday.

Troopers responded to a residence in Frewsburg for a reported dispute. An investigation revealed that Bryant broke a Nintendo Wii and struck the victim in the head twice, police say.

Bryant was arraigned in Carroll Town Court and released to answer his charges at a later date.

≤ GOWANDA — After being pulled over by troopers Sunday at 1:40 a.m. for an inadequate muffler, Zackery Raichlin, 29, of Dayton, was found to be in possession of two straws with burnt heroin residue. Further investigation revealed Raichlin to be in possession of a glass smoking pipe containing burnt heroin residue and a container of approximately two grams of heroin.

Raichlin was charged with seventh-degree possession of a controlled substance and was transported to State Police Collins for processing without incident. He is due in Persia Town Court later this month.