Gowanda man charged by state police at Boston
Troopers received a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Creekside Court Apartments, responded and found Kehr asleep behind the wheel of his parked vehicle with his foot on the accelerator and the engine overheating. They woke him up, and reportedly found him intoxicated.
Kehr was processed at state police barracks in Boston where his blood alcohol content was reported as .19 percent. Kehr is to appear in the Town of Boston Court at a later date to answer charges.
Cassadaga resident charged after
POLAND - On Saturday, Raymond Jordan, 61, of Cassadaga was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, first-degree unlicensed operation, reckless driving, third-degree fleeing from a police officer, and unlawful possession of marijuana.
A trooper attempted to pull over a vehicle on Route 394 for driving erratically. The vehicle's driver accelerated, and the trooper notified dispatch and surrounding patrols of a pursuit. With assistance from the Ellicott Police Department, and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department, the vehicle was stopped on County Route 380 in the Town of Ellicott.
Jordan was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown where he refused to give a breath sample. Reportedly, a check of Jordan's driving history revealed that his license was revoked for multiple alcohol related offenses. Officers also reported finding marijuana cigarettes in the vehicle Jordan was operating.
Jordan was processed, arraigned in the Town of Ellicott Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.
SHERIDAN - On March 22, Michael S. Klaybor, 51, of East Lake Road, Dunkirk was charged with driving while intoxicated, felony drug charges, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failing to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of an address change.
The charges followed a vehicle and traffic stop on State Route 5 in the town of Sheridan. Troopers reported he drove across the yellow center line twice. Klaybor was reportedly in possession of 1.5 grams of cocaine. He was found to have a suspended license. His blood alcohol level was reported to be .14 percent.
Charges were to be answered in the Town of Sheridan Court.
On Thursday, a Jamestown man was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana following a traffic stop for speeding. Christopher D. Pilgrim, 25, was reportedly in possession of over 2 ounces of marijuana. He was a passenger in a car in a vehicle operated by Randall Webb, 43.
Webb was ticketed for speeding and released.
Pilgrim was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Stockton Court.
On Saturday, troopers charged Bruce VanValkenburg, 49, of Cassadaga, with unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop on Route 60 in the Town of Dunkirk.
He was stopped for having no passenger side brake light. Troopers reported he was in possession of three plastic baggies containing approximately 4.7 grams of marijuana and a metal smoking pipe with burnt marijuana residue.
He was issued tickets for the Town of Dunkirk Court and is to appear April 9.
NORTH HARMONY On Saturday around 12:30 a.m., a Jamestown man was found on an outstanding arrest warrant.
A patrol officer observed a passenger throw a food wrapper out of the window of a vehicle and onto the roadway at the intersection of Route 474 and South Maple Avenue in Ashville. The vehicle was stopped and the operator was identified as Teale DiDomenico, 17, of Jamestown. The passenger was Patrick S. Seekings, 19, of Jamestown.
Seekings was charged with littering and was found to have an outstanding arrest warrant out of the City of Jamestown for Assault and taken to the city jail and turned over to Jamestown Police Department. DiDomenico was found to be operating without a license, driving after 9 p.m. on a class learner's permit, having an uninspected vehicle, and using and displaying a fictitious inspection certificate which is a misdemeanor.
RIPLEY On Saturday around 8:30 p.m., a vehicle operated by Lindsey McLaughin was ticketed with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. McLaughin's vehicle was stopped for having only one working headlight. Further investigation revealed McLaughin's license was suspended on Sept. 8, 2011 and again on Dec. 18, 2011 and had not been restored on either count.