Area Police Reports


HANOVER – Nicole Hill, 26, of Silver Creek was charged at 12:18 a.m. on Tuesday, with driving while intoxicated common law, and DWI per se .08 percent blood alcohol content or higher. The sheriff’s office received a call about a suspicious vehicle that pulled into a grape field on Christy Road, Hanover. Deputies arrived a short time later and Hill was found to be the operator of the vehicle. Further investigation into the stop led to the charges. She was issued traffic tickets and is to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

CHERRY CREEK – Diane M. George, 40, of 11585 Fancher Hill, Cattaraugus, was charged at 3:53 a.m. on Thursday with driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded to a check the well-being call on Route 83, Main Street, village of Cherry Creek. Upon arrival, deputies found the vehicle in a ditch with a female in the driver’s seat. Subsequent investigation led to charges. George will appear in court at a later date.

POMFRET – A 17-year-old youth, East Main Street, Fredonia, was charged at 9 p.m. on Thursday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Sheriff’s deputies and state police responded to a vehicle in a ditch on the Fredonia-Stockton Road in the town of Pomfret. During the investigation it was discovered that one of the passengers was in possession of marijuana. The youth was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in Pomfret Court.


Frederick G. Butler Jr., 29, of Elmira, N.Y., was charged at 1:59 a.m. on Friday with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating motor vehicle with no headlamps, moving from lane unsafely and open container of alcohol. Jamestown Police Department officers conducted a vehicle stop of a vehicle operating with no headlamps on and moving from land unsafely on James Avenue. Upon further investigation, it was found that Butler, the driver, was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. He was taken into custody and upon further investigation it was revealed his blood alcohol was twice the legal limit and his license to be suspended. He was charged and is currently awaiting arraignment by Jamestown City Court.