Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Richard Kniese, 55, of Dunkirk was charged Tuesday with second-degree aggravated harassment. At approximately 2 p.m., deputies charged Kniese after an investigation determined that he had allegedly called a business on Dec. 5 and left an offensive message on the answering machine. Kniese will appear in Silver Creek Court on a later date.