Area Police Reports
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Christopher B. Hascall, no address given, was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing and resisting arrest. Hascall was taken into custody Saturday after he reportedly entered a Celoron business after previously being arrested for a similar incident. Hascall allegedly began fighting with officers as he was being taken into custody. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ SHERIDAN — Nilsa Rivera, 56, of Dunkirk was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded at 1:15 a.m. on Saturday to an address in the town of Sheridan for a reported criminal mischief complaint. It was alleged that Rivera damaged property at the residence. Rivera is scheduled to answer the charge later in Sheridan Town Court.
¯ MAYVILLE — Ryan J. Paulisick, 26, of Jamestown was taken into custody on multiple warrants. Deputies were called Saturday at 5:45 a.m. to a report of multiple people attempting to enter a building on a property on Potter Road in Mayville. Deputies found a female who claimed she was alone. K-9 Link was deployed as a precaution on a human odor track. K-9 Link located an odor and began a track from Potter Road onto Card Road for about a half mile. K-9 Link then began tracking through a wooded area, where Paulisick was located. He was taken into custody and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail. The property owner asked the female be removed without charges.
¯ SHERMAN — Scott C. Cederquist, 60, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 9:18 p.m. on Friday on Route 430 in the town of Sherman for a traffic violation. An investigation found that Cederquist was allegedly operating the vehicle while impaired by drugs. He was also found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine, drug paraphernalia and metal knuckles. Cederquist was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail to be arraigned on an arrest warrant. He is scheduled to appear in Sherman Town Court later.
¯ ELLERY — Cathy A. Ratajczak, 55, of Jamestown was charged with DWI common law, aggravated DWI and failure to keep right. Deputies responded at 6:32 p.m. on Saturday to a vehicle complaint on Route 380 in the town of Ellery. An investigation determined Ratajczak was operating her vehicle in an intoxicated state. She was released with tickets to appear in Ellery Town Court later.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Crystal L. Depew, 27, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal impersonation, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia. Officers were patrolling Monday around midnight in the area of the James Prendergast Library and observed multiple people trespassing. While speaking with the people, a female gave officers a false name and quickly began walking away from officers. Depew was eventually taken into custody and was allegedly found in possession of cocaine, fentanyl and a digital scale. Depew was being held in Jamestown City Jail for arraignment.
¯ David J. Huber, 56, of Jamestown was charged with DWI and aggravated DWI. Police at 9:40 a.m. on Saturday observed a running motor vehicle parked on Allen Street near Allen Street. The driver was identified as Huber, who was later determined to be operating the vehicle while intoxicated. A test later determined Huber’s BAC as .18%. He was released with tickets to appear in Jamestown City Court.
¯ Martin L. Seekings, 56, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs. Officers, along with the New York State Police, received a vehicle complaint at 2:13 p.m. on Saturday in the area of UPMC Chautauqua. An investigation determined that Seekings was impaired by drugs. He was transported to jail and later released to appear in Jamestown City Court later.