Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ HANOVER — A 17-year-old male from Forestville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and speeding. Deputies stopped the driver of a vehicle around 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 4 on Route 39 in the town of Hanover for a traffic violation. A 17-year-old male was found to be in possession of Fentanyl and marijuana. He is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
¯ HANOVER — Bryan R. Novaro, 27, of Irving was charged with third-degree unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Deputies on Wednesday performed a warrant check at a residence on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover. Novaro was taken into custody on an outstanding warrant and later arraigned in Silver Creek Village Court. He is scheduled to appear back in court at a later date.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE
¯ Jon D. Gage, 53, was charged with failure to comply with Megan’s Law registration requirements. Pennsylvania State Police said Gage allegedly failed to report a change of residency between Warren County, Pa., and Jamestown between Oct. 16 and Nov. 15. Gage reportedly failed to notify state police of the residency change required by Megan’s Law registration requirements. He was arraigned before a district judge in Warren County and remanded to Warren County Jail in lieu of $25,000 bail. Further court action is pending.