Fredonia Police warn of vehicle theft break-ins
Loose change, a GPS device and an in-car video system were among things stolen. The incidents happened between 11 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. Monday
Fredonia Police are urging residents to try to not keep valuables in cars and lock their cars as they would do with their home.
Anyone with information on these incidents is asked to call the Fredonia Police Department at 679-1531.
Fredonia troopers arrest Ripley man following trial
On April 3, Fredonia troopers charged Wendell P. Mason, 46, of Ripley with driving while intoxicated after they finished a vehicle and traffic trial with him for a prior arrest.
Troopers smelled a strong odor of alcoholic beverage coming from Mason during the trial. After court, troopers observed Mason operating his vehicle.
Mason's blood alcohol content was reported to be .13. He is due in the Village of Fredonia Court April 18.
On Saturday, troopers charged Carolyn S. Lessing, 26, with unlawful possession of marijuana following a traffic stop in the Country Fair parking lot in Pomfret.
Lessing is due to appear in Court on April 17.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
Officers responded to a call regarding a fight in the middle of Bennett Road. Upon arrival, officers found three subjects in the middle of the road arguing. Upon further investigation, it was found Lockett had been driving a vehicle at the scene. Further investigation resulted in charges against Lockett of DWI, no parking on highway, and failure to keep right. Lockett was arraigned in Town of Dunkirk and released.
Deputies responded to a call about a fight on Elm-wood Road. During an investigation, it was discovered that Jody L. Crissman II of Jamestown, was illegally in possession of a controlled substance. Crissman was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. He was released and is scheduled to appear in court.
Chautauqua County Court
MAYVILLE - District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following plea and sentence before the Honorable John T. Ward in Chautauqua County Court:
State Police at Collins
HANOVER - On Thursday, Gregory J. Rood, 21, of Rochester was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Route 5.