Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

GERRY — A January incident has led to charges against a town woman.

On Monday, the Chautauqua County sheriff’s office said it received a report of a suspicious situation that occurred on Wilson Street around 2:30 p.m. Jan. 9. Following the investigation, the Chautauqua County Criminal Investigation Division charged Amanda S. Sendall, 33, of Gerry with endangering the welfare of a child.

Sendall will be in the town of Gerry Court at a later date and time.

New York State Police

¯ JAMESTOWN — On Feb. 14, troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Dental Hawking, 26, of Jamestown, for fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Hawking was pulled over on Peck Settlement Road in Falconer for traffic violations and while speaking to him, the troopers smelled marijuana emanating from inside his vehicle. A search of Hawking and his vehicle revealed more than five ounces of marijuana. Hawking was placed under arrest, transported to SP Jamestown and processed. He was then issued an appearance ticket and traffic tickets and is scheduled to appear in the town of Ellicott Court next month.

¯ STOW — On Feb. 16, troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Melissa Pillsbury, 58, of Jamestown, for driving while intoxicated.

Pillsbury was pulled over for a traffic violation on Route 394 in Stow and after failing several standard field sobriety tests, she was placed under arrest. Pillsbury was transported to SAP Jamestown where she provided a breath sample of .10. Pillsbury was then processed, issued tickets and released. She is scheduled to appear in the town of North Harmony Court later in the month.


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