Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

HANOVER – Dakota J. Thompson, 21, of Perrysburg was charged at 10:58 p.m. on Friday with third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies investigated an incident that took place June 2 at Primo’s Restaurant on Routes 5 and 20 in which Thompson allegedly kicked a vehicle in the parking lot. Thompson was issued an appearance ticket to be in Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER – Christina Klusek, 31, of Forestville was charged at 1:34 a.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated common law, DWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and failure to stop at a stop sign. Deputies stopped a vehicle after it was observed rolling through a stop sign. Klusek was found to be intoxicated and released with traffic tickets to be in Hanover Court at a later date.

CHAUTAUQUA – Robert Sass, 56, of North East, Pa., was charged at 9:29 p.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated common law, DWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and speeding. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 394 for speeding. Sass was found to be intoxicated and taken into custody. He was issued traffic tickets and will appear in Chautauqua Court at a later date.

FRENCH CREEK – Joel H. Austin, 43, was charged at 4:18 a.m. on Friday with failure to stop at a stop sign, uninspected motor vehicle, unlicensed operator, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated and DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. Deputies observed a vehicle fail to come to a complete stop on Redding Road. Austin was found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. He was processed and released to appear in French Creek Court at a later date.

HANOVER – Patricia A. Lipowicz, 47, of Gowanda was charged at 6:45 p.m. on Sunday with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a minor under 15 years old, failure to keep right, unsafe lane change, aggravated unlicensed operation and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies observed a vehicle driving to the left of the center of the road for no reason. The driver then drove in an easterly direction on Routes 5 and 20, and was using both eastbound lanes. Lipowicz was stopped and found to be intoxicated. There was an 8-year-old in the vehicle, causing Lipowicz to be charged under Leandra’s Law. She was arraigned in Hanover Court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail.

HANOVER – Michael A. Jones, 40, of Gowanda was charged at 12:13 a.m. on Saturday with open container of alcohol. Deputies on foot patrol observed Jones to be in possession of an open container of alcohol. He was issued an appearance ticket to be in Hanover Court at a later date.

DUNKIRK – Jordyn P. Plaza, 22, Dove Street was charged at 9:20 p.m. on Monday with petit larceny. Deputies responded to a call at the Lakeside Trailer Park for a male that had allegedly stolen a purse. The purse was located but the male had fled on foot. Plaza was determined to have taken the purse and was located the next day. He was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to be in Dunkirk Court at a later date.

LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT

Carlos Corbin, 41, of South Works Street, Falconer, was charged at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday with second-degree aggravated harassment and second-degree criminal contempt. Corbin was taken into custody on a warrant following an incident on June 16 in which he violated an order of protection by contacting a Busti resident by phone. Corbin is due in Busti Court on July 10 for arraignment.

Rachel A. Rizzo, 38, of Prospect Street, Jamestown, was charged at 1 p.m. on Tuesday with petit larceny. Rizzo was taken into custody on a warrant following an incident on June 19 in which she allegedly stole a 50-inch TV without paying. She is being held on another petit larceny charge from the same date at Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue. Rizzo currently is in Chautauqua County Jail and will be arraigned June 27 in Busti Court.

A 17-year-old and Corey L. Park, 18, were charged at 11 p.m. on Tuesday with petit larceny. Police learned both subjects went into Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue and took merchandise without paying. The youth took $42.53 and Park took $19.97 worth of items. Both are scheduled to be in Busti Court at a later date.

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

Brian C. Santana, 20, was charged at 12:26 a.m. on Tuesday with petit larceny. Officers were dispatched to a shoplifting complaint on South Main Street. Santana allegedly was observed by a store employee opening DVD cases and putting the discs in his pocket. He was in the store when officers arrived and was taken into custody. Santana was held pending arraignment.

Andrea R. Stam, 28, was charged at 11:52 a.m. on Tuesday with third-degree assault. Officers were sent to Pardee Avenue for a violent domestic dispute. Upon arrival, a male victim was found to have a facial injury. Stam left before officers arrived but she was located a short time later and transported to Jamestown City Jail. She was held pending arraignment.

ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT

Ginger R. Farmer, 37, of Falconer was charged on Sunday with third-degree criminal mischief. Police responded to a domestic incident and learned Farmer tipped her husband’s motorcycle and hit his truck repeatedly with a metal rake, causing damage to both objects. Farmer was arraigned in Ellicott Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail. She is scheduled to be back in court at a later date.

Alexandria V. Renner, 20, of Kennedy was charged on Tuesday with third-degree unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Officers stopped Renner for a traffic stop and found her license to be suspended. She was issued an appearance ticket and is due in Ellicott Court at a later date.

Monica E. Delanoy, 18, of Park Street, Dunkirk, was charged on Saturday with petit larceny. Police took Delanoy into custody and issued an appearance ticket after being detained by staff at an Ellicott business for trying to remove property without paying. She will be in court at a later date.

NEW YORK STATE POLICE

FREDONIA – Virginia Barnes, 40, of Erie, Pa., was charged on Sunday with aggravated driving while intoxicated and failure to submit to a breath test. Troopers said Barnes was parked on the south shoulder of Route 20 in Portland. Barnes allegedly told police she was lost and could not find her way home. She was taken into custody and was found to have a blood alcohol content of .25 percent. Barnes was issued ticket and is scheduled to be back in court at a later date.