Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Jena S. Blocker, 32, of Randolph was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers observed a female passenger in a vehicle that had an active warrant out of Jamestown City Court. The vehicle was stopped, and Blocker was allegedly found in possession of methamphetamine. She was held for arraignment.
¯ Thomas E. Gazdak, 61, of Jamestown was charged with making a terroristic threat. Gazdak allegedly made the threat in the work place. He was taken into custody and held for arraignment.
¯ Jonathan T. Gable, 39, of Jamestown was charged with passing a red light, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Officers stopped a vehicle Saturday at 1:45 a.m. for failing to stop at a steady red light on Prendergast Avenue. Gable was found to be intoxicated following an investigation. He was processed and released to a third party.
¯ Sueann L. Gifford, 38, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator. Gifford was observed operating a vehicle Saturday at 7:30 p.m. while she had active warrants out of JPD. When stopped, Gifford reportedly exited the vehicle and ran. She refused to stop and pulled away from officers while being taken into custody. Gifford was held for arraignment.
¯ Jason McCollum, 41, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, DWI, DWI per se, speed in zone and moving from lane unsafely. Officers observed a vehicle cross the center and fog line multiple times at 2:06 a.m. on Sunday. McCollum was found to be intoxicated following an investigation. He was released to appear in Jamestown City Court later.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ CASSADAGA — Terrell K. Hopkins, 25, of Hamburg was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and speed in zone. Deputies on May 26 observed a traffic violation on Route 60 in Cassadaga. Hopkins was found to be in possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. He is scheduled to appear in Stockton Town Court at a later date.
¯ HANOVER — Deborah M. Costantino, 59, of Derby was charged with driving while intoxicated failure to keep right. Deputies stopped a vehicle Saturday at 2:47 a.m. in Hanover for a traffic violation. Costantino was taken into custody following an investigation. She was brought to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ ELLERY — Wendy K. Merrill, 43, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated unlicensed operator, unlicensed operator and speed in zone. Barbara J. Blakey, 52, of Kennedy was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Samantha R. Myers, 24, of Kennedy was charged with second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia. Ricky L. Myers, 20, of Kennedy was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Shawn B. Hardy, 43, of Westfield was taken into custody on a bench warrant from Jamestown. Deputies stopped a vehicle Friday at 3 p.m. for a traffic violation on Bemus Ellery Road in the town of Ellery. During a search of the vehicle, deputies reportedly found methamphetamine, marijuana, Adderall pills and various drug paraphernalia.
¯ BEMUS POINT — Jessica M. Keeler, 27, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Sunday to Bemus Point for a reported altercation between two people. An investigation found that Keeler allegedly struck another person several times and damaged property. She was transported to jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ HANOVER — Rebecca J. Gard, 20, of Silver Creek was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and petit larceny. Deputies were called Saturday at 1:16 p.m. to Hanover Road for a reported larceny. Gard was allegedly found to be in possession of stolen property at an address on Angell Road. She was released to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Joshua D. Fisher, no age given, of South Dayton was charged with petit larceny. Officers responded to Walmart on Sunday at 3:30 p.m. for a shoplifting in progress. Fisher allegedly stole a wallet and cellphone totaling $79. He was released to appear in Busti Town Court at a later date.