Wellsville Police Reports for 4-5

Just before midnight on March 15, police were called for a man jumping in and out of traffic in the southbound lanes of state Route 7. Upon arrival, the officer observed a man who came running towards his cruiser. The man was ordered to stop, and did not cease until the officer drew his Taser and ordered the man against the concrete divider. The man, identified as Ira Walker of Hammondsville, said he was trying to get a ride home from the VFW post in Wellsville. Police located a small tin containing several marijuana “roaches.” Walker was arrested and taken to the station, where he was charged with persistent disorderly conduct and drug abuse.