Area Police Reports
Carlos J. Rosada, 25, of Columbus Avenue, Dunkirk, was charged with petit larceny. Officers on March 26 were called to Kmart on Fairmount Avenue. It was reported that Rosada removed $500 in cologne and body spray from the store without purchasing it. He will be in court at a later date.
Timothy D. Mattson, 42, of West Main Street, Falconer, was charged with petit larceny. Officers on March 24 were notified of possible thefts of DVDs from an apartment. Mattson was later issued an appearance ticket and will be in Ellicott Court at a later date.
Daniel S. Blake, 18, of Richard Avenue, Falconer, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of drug paraphernalia. Police on Saturday stopped a vehicle for speeding and failure to keep right. An investigation later found drug paraphernalia in the vehicle. Blake was issued an appearance ticket and released.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
SHERIDAN – Domingo Torres-Rodriquez, 24, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies on Friday at 2 p.m. found Torres-Rodriquez in possession of stolen property in the town of Sheridan on Route 5. He was issued an appearance ticket and will be in court at a later date.
RIPLEY – Rudy J. Damonti, 31, of West Main Street, was charged with second-degree harassment. Deputies on Monday took Damonti into custody without incident after he sent life-threatening text messages to a victim. He was arraigned and committed to Chautauqua County Jail.
James T. Gross, 26, of East Main Street, was charged with speeding, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration and resisting arrest. Police on Sunday at 12:28 a.m. stopped a vehicle on North Portage Street for an alleged traffic violation. Gross began yelling and swearing at officers, and refused to provide proper identification. He later became combative and was taken into custody. Gross was committed to County Jail.