Area Police Reports


LAKEWOOD – Eric M. Chapman, 19, of 85 Fredrick Blvd., Jamestown, W.E. and Matthew W. Seekins, 20, of Houston Avenue, Jamestown were charged at 10:02 p.m. on Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Chapman was also charged with loud exhaust. Lakewood-Busti Police Officers were on patrol on East Terrace Avenue in the village of Lakewood. An officer observed a vehicle with loud exhaust and stopped it. Upon further investigation, Chapman and Seekins were found to be in possession of marijuana.?They were charged and will appear in the Town of Busti Court at a later date to answer the charges.

BUSTI – Mason A. Riggle, 38, of Ashville was charged at 12:09 a.m. with driving while intoxicated and obstruction of governmental administration. Riggle led Lakewood-Busti Police on a foot pursuit during a traffic stop, fled into a backyard of a residence and furthermore into an overgrown field before being apprehended. He was transported to the Lakewood-Busti Police Department where he was issued appearance tickets and released. Riggle is due back in court Sept. 26.