Area Police Reports


Jena S. Blocker, 26, of Jamestown was charged on Oct. 29 for trespassing. According to police, Blocker took a trespass complaint from an Ellicott business. Upon completion of investigation, Blocker was arrested, arraigned and released to appear in the Town of Ellicott Court at a later date.



Tara E. Brooks, 33, of Dunkirk was charged Monday with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. At approximately 5 p.m., Dunkirk Police Department arrested Brooks at her apartment on an outstanding arrest warrant. The warrant was issued based on information that Brooks had sold crack cocaine to agents of the Southern Tier Regional Task Force. Brooks was taken into custody without incident and subsequently transported to Dunkirk City Jail where she will await arraignment. This arrest culminates an investigation that has been ongoing for several months. Authorities anticipate additional arrests as the result of the continued investigation.