Area Police Reports


Jacqueline Green, 30, of Bemus Point was charged with failure to keep right, driving too slowly, inadequate/no exhaust, driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher on Saturday at 1:20 a.m. An officer was traveling eastbound on East Harrison Street when they allegedly observed a gold-colored sedan driving down the middle of the road. As the sedan drove from East Harrison Street onto Willard Street, the vehicle slowed down abruptly and traveled for about a quarter mile at a speed under 10 miles per hour, police said. The officer activated the overhead emergency lights and a vehicle stop was made on Willard Street near Chapin Street. Further investigation revealed that the driver, Green, was operating the sedan in an intoxicated condition, police said. She was placed into custody and transported to the Jamestown City Jail where she submitted to a chemical breath test which determined her blood-alcohol concentration to be .17 percent, police said.


SILVER CREEK- Lauren Helda, 30, of Silver Creek, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, parking on highway, unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument at 8:59 p.m. on Feb. 9. Chautauqua County deputies were on patrol when they allegedly observed a running vehicle parked in the middle of Newton Street in Silver Creek. Deputies identified Helda as the operator, and upon further investigation it was allegedly discovered Helda had been operating her vehicle in an impaired state, police said. A record check revealed her New York state driving privileges were suspended. She will appear in Silver Creek Court at a later date.

PORTLAND- Jenean Roth, 45, of Portland, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, failure to signal turn and failure to stop at stop sign on Saturday at 2:22 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies allegedly observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign and signal its turn from Highland Avenue onto Webster Road in Portland. Deputies stopped the vehicle, and Roth was identified as the driver. An investigation revealed that Roth was intoxicated, police said. She was released with citations to appear back in Portland Court at a later date.

GERRY- Derek Ring, 33, of Sinclairville, and Jeremy Barmore, 27, of Gerry, were both charged with third-degree assault on Friday at 9:40 p.m. Deputies responded to Jamestown Street in Sinclairville for a fight in progress. Following an investigation, Ring and Barmore were charged, and Barmore was also found to have an active bench warrant in Jamestown, police said. Both were remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.


GREAT VALLEY- Robert Treadway Jr., 46, of Great Valley, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain lane and refusing a breath test on Wednesday at 10:39 p.m. Treadway was stopped on Route 219 for allegedly driving on the shoulder. He was administered standardized field sobriety test and charged for driving while intoxicated, police said. He also refused the prescreen, police said. Treadway is due back in Great Valley Court.

CONEWANGO- Brian McGonagle, 21, of Cherry Creek, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, resisting arrest, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, no/inadequate headlights and an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle on Friday at 11:58 p.m. McGonagle was allegedly found to be in possession of marijuana and hydrocodone pills after he was stopped on Benson Road in Conewango for inadequate headlights. When deputies attempted to place him under arrest, he led deputies on a short foot pursuit at which time he was placed into custody, police said. McGonagle was arraigned in Randolph Court where he was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of bail. He is due back in Conewango Court at a later date.