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New York State Police

¯ JAMESTOWN — On Sept. 1, troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 430 for traffic violations. While speaking to the driver, Jonathan Telschow, 22, of Bemus Point, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of Telschow and his vehicle revealed five bags containing marijuana. Telschow was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and was issued an appearance ticket and traffic tickets. He is scheduled to appear in town of Ellicott Court later in the month.

¯ DEWITTVILLE — On Sept. 3, troopers received a call regarding a possible neglect case involving a minor child. Investigation revealed that the child allegedly 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 Julia Johnson, 42, of Dewittville. Johnson was placed under arrest and charged with first-degree non-support of a child and endangering the welfare of a child. She was transported to State Police Jamestown and processed, before being transported to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ CASSADAGA — On Sept. 5, troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for speeding and other traffic violations. While speaking to the driver, Timothy Burdic, 26, of Fredonia, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of Burdic and his vehicle revealed two bags containing marijuana and a smoking device containing marijuana residue. Burdic was charged with second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and was issued an appearance ticket and traffic tickets. He is scheduled to appear in town of Pomfret Court later in the month.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ HANOVER — On Aug. 31 at roughly 11:48 p.m., deputies observed a vehicle allegedly fail to signal a turn on Routes 5 and 20. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Gregory S. Tripp, 52, of Hamburg. Following an investigation, deputies arrested Tripp and charged him with DWI, DWI per se and failure to use turn signal. Tripp will answer the charges in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

¯ FORESTVILLE — On Sept. 6 at about 8:30 a.m., it is alleged that Diane B. Miller, 65, of Forestville, did subject another person to physical contact without permission or legitimate reason to do so. Miller was charged with second degree harassment and issued an appearance ticket. Miller is scheduled to appear in town of Hanover Court at a later date.

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