Area Police Reports


¯ FALCONER — Jeffrey C. Ream, 54, of Falconer was charged with speed in zone and driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded Friday at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a person leaving the scene of an accident and observed a vehicle speeding near Gerry Levant Road. Ream is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ STOCKTON — Austin T. Schwab, 24, of Sinclairville was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, criminally possessing a hypodermic needle, second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Deputies were called Feb. 6 to Stockton for a report of a person threatening others with a knife. It was learned that Schwab threatened another person’s life while brandishing a knife. An arrest warrant was issued out of Stockton Town Court. Schwab was stopped a day later and found to be impaired by drugs and in possession of a controlled substance and hypodermic needles. Schwab was being held for centralized arraignment in Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ MINA — Brandon L. Cessna, 39, of Mayville was charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, speed over 55 mph and operating out of ignition interlock restriction. Deputies stopped a vehicle Sunday at 5:09 p.m. on Route 430 in the town of Mina for a traffic violation. Deputies learned that Cessna had a revoked driver’s license and was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Cessna was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


¯ Darrin R. Pocza, 53, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, failure to use designated lane and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. A vehicle was observed Saturday failing to use its designated lane in the downtown area. It was later determined that Pocza was driving in an intoxicated state. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail, processed and released to appear in Jamestown City Court later.

¯ Trey A. Cox, 20, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. McKenzie Little, 19, of Jamestown was charged with resisting arrest. Officers responded Sunday at 2:17 p.m. to the area of South Main and Harrison streets for a reported physical domestic dispute. During an investigation, Cox allegedly engaged in a physical confrontation with officers to prevent his arrest. Little also confronted officers to prevent Cox’s arrest. Both were taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail. Cox was wanted on an arrest warrant and bench warrant. Little was released with an appearance ticket.


¯ Joshua M. Lincoln, 36, and Tanisha J. Babcock, 24, were each charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Officers were called Feb. 5 to Budget Inn, 2 E. Main St., Falconer, for a possible overdose. Police found a female who overdosed on unknown drugs. During an investigation, it was learned that a 2-month-old child was in the room during the overdose, and that both parents were under the influence of drugs while caring for the child. Both are scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.


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