Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
PORTLAND – Zachary Cave, 25, of Webster Road, Fredonia, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies on Feb. 7 were speaking to Cave regarding an unrelated incident when they noticed an odor of marijuana coming from his vehicle. A small amount of marijuana was found. Cave was issued an appearance ticket and will be back in court at a later date.
POMFRET – Pedro Vazquez-Torres, of Monroe Street, Dunkirk, was charged with failure to keep right, moving from a lane unsafely, driving while intoxicated and a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. Deputies on Saturday at 11 p.m. received a complaint of a vehicle that was driving in an unsafe manner. Vazquez-Torres was found to be driving while intoxicated and refused to submit to a pre-screen alcohol sensor. He was issued appearance tickets and will be back in court at a later date.
HANOVER – Alfredo L. Brown, 32, of Irving, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, DWI per se with a BAC of .08 percent or greater, first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, speeding, failure to keep right and unsafe lane change. Deputies on Saturday at 12:34 a.m. observed a vehicle fish tailing in the roadway. The vehicle spun out of control and began driving in the other direction. Brown was found to be intoxicated when stopped by police. He was arraigned in court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail.
Jesse Huddleston, of East Fairmount Avenue, Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny. Police said Huddleston on Friday stole merchandise from Wal-Mart in Lakewood totaling $64.24. He was issued appearance tickets and will be in Busti Court at a later date.
Bryan J. Cantanese, 21, of Stockton, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving the wrong way on a one-way street and moving from a lane unsafely. Police on Saturday at 2 a.m. observed a vehicle driving the wrong way on a one-way street. The vehicle almost collided with a patrol car as it moved from the lane. Cantanese was found to be intoxicated. A blood alcohol test showed him to have a BAC nearly three times the legal limit. He was issued uniform traffic tickets and will be in court at a later date.
Edward A. Christensen, 28, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny. Police on Friday at 4:20 p.m. were notified by employees at Farm Fresh Foods that a male was seen placing several food items in his pants before leaving the store. Christensen was transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident.
Edward A. Wood, 43, of Felton Road, was charged with criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument and speeding. Police on Feb. 4 observed a vehicle at a high rate of speed. Investigation found Wood to be in possession of hypodermic syringes. Wood will be back in court at a later date.
Kelly C. Buffone, 42, of Salisbury Road, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. Police on Feb. 7 charged Buffone for calling a victim over a period of time and threatening and harassing the victim. Buffone was arraigned in Ellicott Court and will be back in court at a later date.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
JAMESTOWN – Michael Norrod, 33, of Dearing Avenue, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Norrod was stopped at a road check on Route 60 in the town of Ellicott. Marijuana was found on his shirt, police said. Norrod was issued an appearance ticket and released.
RANDOLPH – Devan M. Huntington, 18, of Route 232, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Huntington was stopped on Saturday for having a headlight out. Officers noticed the smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle, and 18 grams was found. Huntington was issued an appearance ticket and released.
WESTFIELD – Taylor Woodward, of Felton Road, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Woodward on Saturday was stopped during a road check and was found to be in possession of less than .5 grams of cocaine and less than 25 grams of marijuana in plain view. He was issued an appearance ticket and released.