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Police, Collins

≤ BRANT — Two Silver Creek teens were arrested on drug charges on Tuesday, Jan. 9, after troopers conducted a routine traffic stop on Route 20.

Michael P. O’Conner, 19, of Silver Creek was pulled over for an inadequate license plate lamp. While speaking with the driver, troopers detected an odor of marijuana.

The subsequent search found O’Conner to be in possession of two plastic bags containing an aggregate weight of 4.21 grams of marijuana.

The passenger, William J. Edwards Jr., 18, of Silver Creek, was in possession of a container of clonazepam, a prescription drug he did not have a prescription for.

O’Conner was issued an appearance ticket and released. Edwards was transported to SP Collins for processing without incident.

Both are due in Brant Town Court later this month.

Westfield Police

≤ WESTFIELD — After responding to a domestic dispute on First Street, police found that Leo R. Fetzner, 32, of Erie, PA, had allegedly choked, slapped and punched a woman in the stomach in the presence of a 4-month-old child.

Fetzner was charged with second-degree harassment, criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.

Dunkirk Police Reports

¯ Eric Fellows, 27, of Westfield was charged Monday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

¯ Jessie Melendez, 32, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, aggravated unlicensed operation, unsafe tire and failure to stop at stop sign.

¯ Lisa Farner, 52, of Silver Creek, was charged Friday with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator.

¯ Kelly White, 19, of Fredonia, was charged Wednesday, Jan. 10 with fourth-degree possession of stolen property and petit larceny.

¯ Steven Raynor, 38, of Dunkirk, was charged Tuesday, Jan. 9 with petit larceny, second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and second-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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