Area Police Reports


SILVER CREEK-Danielle P. Pawlak, 19, was charged Sunday with having less than two stop lamps and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. At approximately 9:45 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Pawlak for having less than two stop lamps. Further investigation determined that Pawlak’s driving privileges were suspended in New York state. She will appear in Silver Creek Court at a later date.

Cody J. Cook, 21, of Irving is being removed from the Chautauqua County Wanted List as of Monday. Cook was wanted by the Sheriff’s Office for several misdemeanor complaints. He was charged by Buffalo officers and placed in Erie County holding. His outstanding warrant will be cancelled.


Rodney L. Hough, 45, of Dunkirk was charged Sunday with fourth-degree grand larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. At approximately 1:50 a.m., officers were flagged down outside of Shawbuck’s bar in regards to a stolen cellphone. Officers determined that the victim’s cellphone was taken from the bar and Hough demanded $40 from the victim to return the phone. Hough was paid the money at Mojo’s and returned the phone. Officers located Hough a short time later and he was transported to city jail and held pending arraignment.

Suzannah-Marie Jimerson, 18, of Jamestown was charged Monday with second-degree menacing. At approximately 12:36 a.m., officers responded to a domestic dispute involving a knife. Upon arrival, officers located the victim who stated his cousin threatened him with a two-prong kitchen utensil. Officers located Jimerson who admitted she had threatened her cousin with the utensil during an argument. She was transported to city jail where she is pending arraignment.


Carrie M. Soto, 35, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with petit larceny. At approximately 2:30 p.m., police responded to the K-Mart store on Fairmount Avenue. It was determined that loss prevention had detained Soto, who reportedly took $41 worth of merchandise from the store without paying for it. Soto will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.

Roman M. Gedz, 50, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with two counts of third-degree assault, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, third-degree stalking and aggravated family offense. Ellicott Police, assisted by Lakewood-Busti Police, responded to a call of an assault victim that was followed by the suspect to the Tim Horton’s on Fairmount Avenue. During the investigation, it was determined that Gedz had assaulted his sister and mother at the mother’s West Ellicott home. He also held his sister against her will and followed both her and his mother when they left the house. With the assistance of the New York State Police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Gedz was located and taken into custody. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.


DUNKIRK-Edwin C. Wilson, 36, of Dunkirk was charged Saturday with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. An outstanding warrant had been issued earlier by the Dunkirk Court, based on information that alleged that Wilson sold crack cocaine to agents of the task force.Wilson was apprehended in Dunkirk and taken to city jail without incident. The arrest culminates a monthslong investigation. Additional information has been obtained as a result of this arrest and authorities anticipate that there will be more arrests as the result of that continued investigation.