Area Police

Dunkirk Police Department

¯ On March 6 Jorge M. Negron-Velazquez, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree harassment, first-degree criminal contempt and resisting arrest.

¯ On March 6 Aaron Chilldres, 38, of Silver Creek was charged with operating a vehicle without an interlock device.

¯ On March 7 Irvin Isaac Reyes Pacheco, 22, of Dunkirk was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 7 Alexander Diaz Torres, 32, of Dunkirk was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 7 Pedro A. Corraliza Mastre, 26, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 7 Shakira Ayala Valentin, 22, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 8 Ricardo Maldonado, 39, of Dunkirk was charged with criminal trespass.

¯ On March 8 Noel Rosas, 46, of Dunkirk was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 9 Magdaleno Gonzalez, 61, of Dunkirk was charge with criminal trespass.

¯ On March 9 Lindsey M. Mead, 33, of Fredonia was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unregistered motor vehicle.

¯ On Tuesday Walter Barnard, 49, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree burglary.

¯ On Tuesday Milton L. Kleckley Jr., 20, of Fredonia was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, suspended insurance and suspended registration.

¯ On Tuesday Eva Gomez-Medina, 34, of Dunkirk was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, improper plates, unregistered motor vehicle, no inspection, suspended registration and no insurance.

¯ On Tuesday Erick Threatt, 29, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

¯ On Wednesday Christopher J. Vey, 59, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and no tail light.

New York State Police

¯ COLLINS — On March 8 at 3:48 a.m., troopers arrested Ann M. John, 57, of Perrysburg, for aggravated DWI, driving while intoxicated, failure to obey a traffic control device and illegally parking on a highway.

≤ POLAND — On March 13, troopers received information that Ralph Pratt, 55, of Kennedy, was allegedly wanted for retail theft out of Warren County, PA, and was staying at a residence in the Poland Center Trailer Park. Pratt was located at the reported location and taken into custody as a fugitive from justice. Pratt was processed at State Police Jamestown and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail, pending arraignment.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

JAMESTOWN — On March 13 at approximately 2:40 p.m., Crystal Ingerson, 28, of Celoron, was issued appearance tickets for misuse of food stamps, fourth-degree welfare fraud and fourth-degree grand larceny. It is alleged that from Dec. 1, 2015 through September 30, 2016 that Ingerson failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services that she had income/employment. This unreported income allowed for Ingerson to receive $1,799.61 in unentitled benefits. Ingerson is scheduled to appear in the City of Jamestown Court at a later date.

≤ PANAMA — On March 14 at about 7:35 a.m., following an alleged incident on Hyde Park Drive, deputies charged Adam J. Marcucci, 38, of Cheektowaga with second-degree criminal contempt. It is alleged that Marcucci violated an order of protection issued by the Town of Harmony Court. Marcucci was taken into custody without incident and currently is awaiting arraignment in Chautauqua County Jail.

Town of Evans Police Department

¯ On March 6 at around 8:42 a.m., a K-9 sweep was performed at Lake Shore Senior High School. The odor of narcotics was detected at one locker, which was opened and searched, but no narcotics were found inside. The student parking lot was also swept and no alerts were detected on any vehicles.

¯ On March 6 at about 12:56 p.m., patrol observed a vehicle speeding on Erie Road. Patrol pulled the vehicle over and allegedly could smell marijuana when the operator, Cuyler J. Friedman, 17, of Hamburg, opened his window to speak with the officer. Patrol asked Friedman who had the marijuana, to which he replied “I have about an ounce in the back.” Patrol located marijuana in a backpack behind the driver’s seat and arrested Friedman for speed in zone and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana: weight more than 25 grams. Friedman was processed at Evans Police Department and released on appearance tickets.

¯ On March 8 at roughly 12:44 a.m., patrol observed a vehicle speeding on Eden Evans Center Road. Patrol conducted a traffic stop and upon making contact with the operator, Basil B. Valliere, 19, of Brant, the scent of marijuana was noted to be emitting from inside the vehicle. Patrol asked if there was any marijuana in the vehicle, to which Valliere allegedly stated he had some dabs in the center console. All occupants were detained while patrol conducted a search of the vehicle, recovering two folded pieces of wax paper containing dabs (concentrated cannabis) and a vape cartridge containing hash oil. Valliere was arrested and charged with speed in zone and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On March 9 at approximately 7:20 p.m., patrol stopped a vehicle on Erie Road for alleged equipment violations. While explaining those tickets to the operator, Steven A. Colgrove, 27, of Evans, a faint odor of marijuana was allegedly detected. Patrol asked Colgrove if there was any marijuana in the vehicle. Colgrove handed patrol a joint from the ash tray and a glass bowl from his armrest. Colgrove was then removed from the vehicle and it was searched. Patrol located a “Dank Vapes Blueberry Kush” THC cartridge in a compartment below the radio and a vape pen with an additional THC cartridge was located in the cup holder. Colgrove was placed under arrest and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, equipment violation – sidewings/side windows/nontransparent and equipment violation — rear side windows nontransparent.

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