Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯After responding to a report of a vehicle stuck in a yard at a location on Brigham Road Wednesday, deputies found the driver Bruce T. Dejesus, 41, of Dunkirk, to be impaired by drugs. Dejesus was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and will answer the charge in Dunkirk Town Court at a later date.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — After pulling over a vehicle Sunday on Route 394 for failing to keep right, the driver, James L. Hupcej was found to be intoxicated. Hupcej was taken into custody and after processing was released with traffic tickets for driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent, DWI and fail to keep right. He will appear in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date.

¯ STOCKTON — After reporting to a single motor vehicle accident Saturday on Route 380, deputies determined that the driver Taren G. Grover, 21, of Ashville, was intoxicated. Grover was taken into custody and later released with tickets for aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI and moving from lane unsafely. She will appear in Stockton Town Court at a later date.

¯ STOCKTON — Darwin L. John, 55, of Lawtons, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and multiple other related charges on Saturday at 7:21 a.m. after being pulled over on Route 380.

Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle and found John’s vehicle parked on the roadway, the report read. During the investigation, police say that John was in an intoxicated state. John’s record showed that he had a previous conviction within the past 10 years and that his driving privileges were revoked in New York.

John’s charges in addition to the felony DWI are: moved from lane unsafely, parking on highway, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, refusal to take breath test, unlicensed operator, operating motor vehicle without an interlock, operating without insurance, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.

John was arraigned in Stockton Town Court and was sent to Chautauqua County Jail with bail set at $5,000 cash and $10,000 property.

COMMENTS