Area Police Reports


BROCTON – Adam Neubauer, 22, of 32 Ponderosa Drive, Brocton, and Clint Catchot, 19, of 30 Sequoia Drive, Brocton, were each charged following a fight Saturday. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to 30 Sequoia Drive at 2 a.m. to investigate a verbal fight. Upon arrival, deputies found Neubauer and Catchot both in an intoxicated state. Further investigation revealed that Neubauer had purchased an alcoholic beverage, gave it to Catchot, and shared a drink with the underage Brocton resident. Neubauer was charged with unlawful dealing with a child while Catchot was charged with underage possession of alcohol. Both were issued appearance tickets for Village of Brocton Court at a later date.

BEMUS POINT – Brianna R. Lopez, 24, of Bemus Point was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate lights Friday. Deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Lopez at 6:39 p.m. for inadequate headlights. An investigation showed that her driving priveleges were suspended in New York state for failing to appear to answer a summons. Lopez will appear in Town of Ellery Court later this month.

DUNKIRK – Maria A. Rios, 27, of Dunkirk was turned over to Dunkirk City Police after being pulled over for inadequate headlights Friday at 10:14 p.m. on Route 60. It was determined that Rios had an active warrant in the city of Dunkirk for second-degree harassment.

HANOVER – Alberta C. Bogle, 57, of Angell Road, Silver Creek, was charge with second-degree harassment Thursday. Deputies were dispatched to the Angell Road trailer park at 9:35 p.m. for a harassment complaint. It is alleged that Bogle flicked cigarette ashes on the face of her co-tenant’s daughter after Bogle had threatened the daughter that she was going to burn her face. Bogle was taken into custody and released with appearance tickets for Town of Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER – Aaron C. Seitz, 43, of Silver Creek was charged with failure to signal a turn and unlawful possession of marijuana Friday. Deputies stopped a vehicle for failing to signal a turn from Alleghany Road onto Angell Road at 7:30 p.m. Deputies determined Seitz to be the operator and allegedly smelled the odor of marijuana. Upon investigation, Seitz was found to be in possession of a small quantity of marijuana. He was taken into custody and later released with traffic citations and appearance tickets for Town of Hanover Court at a later date.


Aaron A. Chase, 24, of Jamestown was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana Saturday. Chase was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana in the village of Lakewood at 5:58 p.m. He was issued an appearance ticket for Town of Busti Court at a later date.