Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Hugh J. Sowers, 60, of 483 Route 39, Forestville was charged Saturday with second-degree harassment, driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and consuming alcohol in a vehicle. The charges stem from an investigation into an altercation that took place on Route 39 in the Town of Hanover around 4 p.m.. Deputies received information that Sowers was the suspect involved and that he fled the scene in his vehicle. He is scheduled to appear back in the Town of Hanover Court at a later time and date to answer the charges.

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

James Hill, 22, of 42 West St., Cattaraugus was charged Thursday with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree aggravated harassment. The charges stem from an incident that occurred in the town of Great Valley. Hill is due back in the Town of Great Valley Court at a later date.