Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
SINCLAIRVILLE – Angelo Spicola Jr., 51, of Main Street, Sinclairville, was charged at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday with third-degree assault and second-degree harassment. Deputies investigated a report of an altercation that occurred on Main Street, and following an investigation police learned Spicola allegedly grabbed and held an individual down and spit in their face. He also caused injury to the victim’s ribs, resulting in the victim seeking medical attention. A warrant was issued and Spicola was taken into custody and arraigned in Charlotte Court. He was scheduled to appear back in court at a later date.
NORTH HARMONY – Colleen M. Heffner, 23, of Prendergast Avenue, Jamestown, was charged at 9:21 p.m. on Tuesday with driving while intoxicated per se and common law, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation, inadequate head lamps, second-degree criminal impersonation, false personation and third-degree identity theft. Deputies observed a blue SUV traveling southbound on South Maple Street with a head lamp out. Heffner was found operation the vehicle while under the influence of alcohol, and allegedly gave officers a license of a different individual. She later gave deputies her identity. Heffner was arraigned in North Harmony Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on bail.
HANOVER – Rachel F. Deck, 35, of Lackawanna was charged at 4:11 p.m. on Wednesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to stop at a stop sign. Deputies on patrol observed a vehicle fail to stop at a stop sign. The vehicle was stopped a short distance later, and the driver, Deck, was found to have a revoked license. She was issued appearance tickets to be in Hanover Court at a later date.
SILVER CREEK – Kevin P. McCleary, 60, of Bell Street, Erie, Pa., was charged at 10 a.m. on Thursday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speeding. Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on Central Avenue. An investigation found that McCleary’s driving privileges had been suspended for prior vehicle and traffic incidents. He was released to appear in Silver Creek Court at a later date.
FORESTVILLE – Sydney S. Sprague, 20, of Forestville, and Amanda L. Steiner, 19, of Silver Creek, were charged at 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies were called to Main Street for a noise complaint. Upon arrival, deputies observed a strong odor of marijuana emitting from the upstairs apartment. Sprague and Steiner were allegedly found in possession of a small quantity of marijuana and were issued appearance tickets to be in Hanover Court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
David C. Stevens, 40, of Fredonia was charged at 2:26 a.m. on Thursday with moving from lane unsafely, improper or no signal, failure to keep right, speed in zone, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. A vehicle was observed changing lanes unsafely without signaling on North Main Street. The vehicle continued and was observed failing to keep right and speeding. Stevens was stopped and found to be intoxicated. He was scheduled to be arraigned in Jamestown City Court.
Luis M. Rosa, 48, of Celoron was charged at 11:40 p.m. on Wednesday with failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, refusal to take prescreen breath test, driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater. A vehicle was observed moving from its lane unsafely and failing to keep right as it traveled on Jones and Gifford Avenue. Rosa was stopped and allegedly found to be operating in an intoxicated condition. He was taken into custody and was scheduled to be arraigned in Jamestown City Court.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Jason A. Holdridge, 28, of Central Avenue, Falconer, was charged on Wednesday with third-degree assault. Police were dispatched to a physical domestic dispute at a Falconer residence between a father and son. Holdridge was charged after allegedly throwing his father to the ground, causing him to have minor injuries. He was arraigned in Ellicott Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.