Area Police Reports


Scott A. Martin of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and three arrest warrants. At 10:32 a.m., officers conducted a warrant check at 3 Stearns Ave. for Martin. He was allegedly found inside the attic of the house and taken into custody for three outstanding arrest warrants. He was additionally charged for having a switchblade knife during his arrest. Martin was sent to the city jail and is awaiting arraignment.


Colleen N. McCormick, 18, of Fredonia was charged Tuesday at 4:20 p.m. with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Jessica L. Small, 18, of Forestville was charged Tuesday at 4:20 p.m. with petit larceny. It is alleged that both worked together to steal $7.26 in merchandise from the Lakewood Wal-Mart. During the process, it is alleged that McCormick damaged property. Both will appear in Busti Court at a later date.


CHARLOTTE – Henry Porter Jr., 42, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, failure to maintain lane and unlicensed operator. At 4:02 a.m., a sheriff’s patrol pulled over a southbound driver on Route 60 in Charlotte for allegedly failing to keep right and maintain lane. The driver – Porter – was found to be intoxicated. He will appear in Charlotte Court at a later date.

POMFRET – Michael W. Foster, 50, of Cassadaga was charged Wednesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating without interlock device, unlicensed operation, inadequate headlights, expired inspection and failure to notify Department of Motor Vehicles of address change. At 12:46 a.m., deputies pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for a violation. Investigation revealed that the driver – Foster – had revoked driving privileges for prior alcohol-related offenses. He also did not have an interlock device installed. He will appear in Pomfret Court at a later date.


CARROLL – Cody C. Waddington, 24, of Falconer was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana when he was pulled over at a road check being conducted on the Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Carroll. State Police noticed a strong odor of marihuana coming from the vehicle, and after administering field sobriety tests and an evaluation by a Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department drug recognition expert, Waddington was placed under arrest and transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown for processing. He will appear in Carroll Court at a later date.

CARROLL – Coty W. Schauers, 18, of Frewsburg was charged Tuesday with second-degree reckless endangerment, third-degree unlawful fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle and numerous vehicle and traffic infractions including speeding and unlawfully operating an ATV on a highway. He was observed after he drove his ATV on Frew Run Road at a high rate of speed, narrowly missing two people who were walking there. State troopers caught up with the ATV, but lost it when it turned off the road onto a trail. After interviews and further investigation, troopers arrested Schauers the following day. He will appear in Carroll Court at a later date.