Jamestown man charged with multiple drug violations
On Friday, Eric Woolschlager, 28, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and five counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
Woolschlager was pulled over on Interstate 86 near exit 12 for a traffic violation. He reportedly failed several field sobriety tests. The trooper searched his vehicle and reportedly found: a Pringles can containing 35 grams of marijuana, .4 grams of heroin in glassine envelopes, a bag containing 10 doses of hydrocodone, a straw containing white powder residue, suboxone sublingual strips, two doses of methadone and one dose of Alprazolam.
Woolschlager was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown where his breath sample was reported to be .12 percent.
He was processed for the charges, arraigned in the Town of Ellicott Court, and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.
On Saturday, Andrew Bennett, 23, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated.
Bennett was pulled over on Route 60 in Jamestown for reportedly driving erratically. After reportedly failing several field sobriety tests he was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown where his breath sample was reported to be .23 percent.
Bennett was processed, issued tickets and turned over to a sober individual.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
Tanner was stopped on East Sidehill Road for reportedly having only one working headlight. Further investigation revealed that Tanner's operating status in New York state was suspended on Sept. 22, 2011 and has never been restored.
Tanner was taken into custody and later released with appearance tickets.
Lakewood-Busti and the Town of Ellicott Police Departments assisted in the pursuit and were able to deploy spike strips which May did strike. May then continued west and turned onto Route 474 where he lost control and went off the road several times, drove around a house, struck two road signs and a tree before striking the guide rail. May's vehicle became stuck on the guide rail, ending the pursuit.
May was charged with failure to keep right, failure to maintain single lane, failure to stop at a red light, speed unreasonable, reckless driving, failure to comply, unlicensed operation, unlawful fleeing a police officer, driving while intoxicated (DWI) and second-degree reckless endangerment. May was arraigned in the Town of Ellicott Court and sent to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $4,000 bail.