Two charged following racing through city
JAMESTOWN - Two were charged following a traffic stop of two vehicles Wednesday. At 3:49 p.m. the Jamestown Police stopped two cars for speeding on Curtis Street near Jamestown Community College.
Alicia Main, 25, of Jamestown was traveling in a Saturn Ion doing 75 mph and Jean Melendez, 22, of Jamestown was traveling in his Dodge Neon traveling 66 mph. The posted speed limit is 30 mph.
Both parties know each other and were racing each other to a park near the college. Main was charged with reckless driving, speeding, having an unregistered vehicle and operating without insurance. Her vehicle was towed from the scene. Melendez was charged with reckless driving and speeding.
Both Main and Melendez had passengers in their vehicles at the time.
State Police at Jamestown
GERRY - On Friday, Reece Baker, 19, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, and possession of a controlled substance in a non-original container.
A trooper pulled over the vehicle driven by Baker was on Gerry-Levant Road. The trooper reported smelling marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle.
When he searched the vehicle, he reportedly found a small amount of marijuana on the floor, a pill crusher containing less than one gram of opiates, a straw with white powder residue and a bag containing one gram of marijuana.
Baker was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown where he was processed and later released with appearance tickets for the Town of Gerry Court.
ELLINGTON - On Wednesday, troopers charged Daniel Oakes, 43, of Ellington with second-degree aggravated harassment.
A trooper had responded to a complaint in Ashville a few days prior. According to the investigation, Oakes followed the complainant and a member of her family in a public environment and also sent her many unwanted texts.
Oakes was processed at the state police barracks in Jamestown and released with an appearance ticket. He is scheduled to appear in the Town of North Harmony Court later this month.
CHERRY CREEK - On June 5, troopers charged Travis Logan, 28, of Cherry Creek for aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Logan was pulled over on Main Street for a reported traffic violation. He allegedly failed several field sobriety tests and was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown. The breath sample he provided there was reported to be .18 percent.
Logan was processed, issued tickets returnable to the Town of Cherry Creek Court and released to a sober individual.