ELLICOTT - William Fagan, 19, of Findley Lake was arrested on charges of driving while ability impaired by drugs, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of alcohol under 21 on Sunday, May 6
According to the police office, Fagan was pulled over on Interstate 86 in Ellicott for allegedly driving erratically, and, while speaking to Fagan, the state trooper allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. Fagan allegedly appeared to be impaired, and after allegedly failing several roadside tests, Fagan was placed under arrest. Allegedly inside Fagan's vehicle was a digital scale containing cocaine residue, two pipes containing marijuana residue, a bag containing 10 grams of marijuana and five cans of Budweiser beer. Allegedly on Fagan's person were two bags containing a total of four grams of cocaine. Fagan was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown where he was evaluated by a Chautauqua County Drug Recognition Expert Deputy. Fagan was then processed for the above charges, issued tickets returnable to the Ellicott Town Court and turned over to a sober individual.
NORTH HARMONY - Jennifer Gens, 35, of Mayville was arrested on charges of driving on a suspended license and was wanted by the City of Jamestown Police Department for two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, third-degree identity theft and Petit Larceny on Sunday, May 6.
According to the police office, a state trooper pulled over a vehicle on County Route 18 in North Harmony for a traffic violation. The driver, Gens, was found to be driving on a suspended license and wanted by the City of Jamestown Police Department. Gens was placed under arrest and transported to the Jamestown police, where she was turned over.
ASHVILLE - Matthew J. Harrions, 33, of Kiantone was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of felony driving while intoxicated, third-degree fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, resisting arrest, reckless driving and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Wednesday, May 16.
According to the police office, state police in Jamestown were requested to respond to South Maple Street Ashville for a 911 report of a vehicle operator yelling at residents while traveling up and down the street with a loud muffler. At around 11:4 5 p.m., a trooper responded and located a black 1991 Chevrolet pickup truck fitting the description traveling northbound on Hoag Road in the town of Harmony. The trooper allegedly observed the vehicle being operated erratically and a traffic stop was initiated. The operator, later identified as Harrison, allegedly failed to comply and a pursuit was initiated. The pursuit allegedly continued onto Cherry Hill Road where Harrison lost control of his vehicle and spun into a ditch. Harrison allegedly proceeded to flee on foot into a field where he was captured by a trooper after a brief struggle without further incident. The troopers allegedly detected a strong odor of alcohol beverage coming from Harrison, who was visibly intoxicated and could barely stand. Harrison was arrested and transported to state police in Jamestown where he was processed and refused a chemical test to determine his blood alcohol content. He was arraigned in Sherman Town Court and remanded to jail pending a bail recommendation by the Chautauqua County District Attorney.