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New York State Police

≤ BEMUS POINT — On June 4, troopers responded to a call where the complainant reported giving Raymond Gilbert, 55, of Mayville, a $1,200 check in March 2019 for the purpose of purchasing materials for a flooring job he agreed to complete. It is alleged that Gilbert cashed the check and never returned to the job site. Gilbert was placed under arrest and charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Gilbert was processed at State Police Jamestown and released with an an appearance ticket. Gilbert is scheduled to appear in Town of Ellery Court later in the month.

≤ CONEWANGO VALLEY — On June 9, troopers responded to a report of a vehicle in the ditch on Conewango Road. After allegedly failing several SFSTs, troopers arrested Hannah Winling, 26, of Lackawanna. Troopers also reportedly located open containers of alcohol and a pipe containing marijuana vegetation inside Winling’s vehicle. Winling was charged with DWI and unlawful possession of marijuana. Winling was then transported to State Police Jamestown, where she provided a breath sample of .16. Winling was then processed, issued tickets and released. Winling is scheduled to appear in Town of Conewango Court on a later date to answer the charges.

≤ KENNEDY — On June 9, troopers pulled over a vehicle on I-86 for speeding. While speaking to Robert Trenary, 25, of Jamestown, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of Trenary and his vehicle revealed a marijuana cigarette and a grinder containing marijuana residue. Trenary was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, issued an appearance ticket and a traffic ticket and is scheduled to appear in Town of Poland Court later in the month.

≤ JAMESTOWN — On June 9, troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for a traffic violation. While speaking to the occupants, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle and it’s occupants revealed that the driver, Shane Colbert, 22, of Buffalo, was reportedly in possession of three grams of marijuana and a marijuana cigarette. Colbert was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, issued an appearance ticket and a traffic ticket and was released. The passenger, Jaqwan Martin, 28, of Cheektowaga, initially provided troopers with the name of a different individual. When Martin was advised that there was an active warrant for him, he reportedly admitted his true identity and was placed under arrest. Martin was charged with false personation and his identity was confirmed through records at State Police Jamestown. After being processed, Martin was transported to Chautauqua County Jail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

≤ MAYVILLE — On June 2 at around 9:08 p.m., corrections officers conducted a cell search of inmate Bracken M. Warren, 20, of Jamestown. During the search, Warren was allegedly found to be in possession of an unspecified quantity of methamphetamine in his cell. As a result of the search, Warren was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree promoting prison contraband. Warren was arraigned using the centralized arraignment program and committed back into the custody of Chautauqua County Jail.

≤ RIPLEY — On June 6 at about 3:50 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on Route 20. While investigating the stop, deputies found Mason T. Schnell, 23, of North East, Pennsylvania, to allegedly be in possession of an unspecified quantity of concentrated cannabis and marijuana. Schnell was arrested and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and speed in zone. Schnell was later released with appearance tickets and is to appear at Ripley Town Court at a later date.

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