Area police

Wanted Mayville woman charged in drug incident

MAYVILLE — A village woman is in custody after a suspicious situation earlier this week, which involved illegal drugs.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies today reported that at 1 a.m. Sunday, officers observed a the situation in a parking lot off of Sout Erie Street. One of the subjects was identified as Jessica L. Zenns, 39. Zenns had outstanding warrants for her arrest out of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department and Lakewood-Busti Police Department.

Zenns was also found to be in possession of a small quantity of heroin, numerous hypodermic needles, and a digital scale used to weigh narcotics.

Zenns was taken into custody for her warrants and was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

Zenns was taken to county jail for arraignment and will answer her charges in town of Chautauqua Court on a later date.

Woman charged with not supporting child

DEWITTVILLE — A call to New York State Police at Jamestown regarding neglect involving a child has led to charges against a woman here.

Troopers charged Julia Johnson, 42, of Dewittville, for first-degree non-support of a child and endangering the welfare of a child. An investigation revealed that the child had dozens of unexcused absences at school and was living with a non-custodial third party for approximately eight months, during which time child support was never provided by Johnson.

Johnson was placed under arrest, transported to State Police at Jamestown and processed. Johnson was then transported to the Chautauqua County Jail.