Area Police Reports


MAYVILLE – Nicholas J. Coletta, 33, of Harborcreek, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right Sunday at 1 a.m. Deputies stopped a vehicle on North Erie Street, and an investigation determined Coletta, the driver, was intoxicated, police said. He was taken into custody and later released. He will appear in Chautauqua Court later this month.

HANOVER – David K. Schenk, 43, of Irving, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and moving from a lane unsafely Saturday at 11 p.m. Deputies observed a vehicle make a traffic violation on Routes 5 and 20. After stopping the vehicle, deputies determined Schenk was intoxicated, police said. He was taken into custody and issued appearance tickets. He was released to a sober party and will be in court later.

SILVER CREEK – Wednesday at 8:24 p.m., deputies allegedly observed two males creating a disturbance. They approached the two males. One ran while deputies attempted to place him in custody and then resisted arrest. The suspect who ran, a 17-year-old, was charged with breach of peace, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest, police said. He was arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail. The second suspect, also 17, was released with an appearance ticket for breach of peace.

FREWSBURG – Amy M. Schulz, 46, of Frewsburg, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to yield the right of way, aggravated DWI, DWI per-se and failure to notify the DMV of a change of address. Saturday at 1:35 p.m., deputies responded to a property-damage accident at Ivory and Falconer streets. One motorist fled the scene before police arrived. With assistance from the public, the vehicle and driver were located at her residence. Further investigation led to the charges. Police said a license check revealed the suspect had a prior DWI conviction in 2007, making this charge a felony. Also, her blood alcohol content was 0.24 percent, resulting in the aggravated DWI charge. No one was injured.

SHERIDAN – Chistopher M. Walker, 37, of McKean, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and unlicensed operation April 6 at 3:41 p.m. Deputies responded to the Green Frog gas station for a report of a reckless driver. Deputies determined Walker was the driver and that he was intoxicated. Walker will appear in Sheridan Court to answer the charges.

JAMESTOWN – Alexandrea E. Emerling, 27, of Jamestown, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate headlamps Friday at 10:09 p.m. Deputies stopped a vehicle for having less than two headlamps. They identified Emerling as the driver. Following an interview, she surrendered a small baggie of marijuana and a glass pipe. She was released to appear in Jamestown Court later.

BROCTON – Mathew Mulville, 24, of Brocton, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief Friday at 5:50 a.m. Deputies responded to a report of someone throwing a rock through a window at a West Main Street apartment building. Investigation into the incident resulted in the criminal mischief charge. Mulville was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in Brocton Court.


LITTLE VALLEY – Gage L. Ellis, 22, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle, inadequate headlamps and no plate lamps Friday at 8:13 p.m. While on patrol, sheriff’s deputies observed a Subaru traveling eastbound on Fair Oak Street with a headlamp out. Upon turning around and following the Subaru, sheriff’s deputies observed the vehicle had no plate lamps. Sheriff’s deputies stopped the vehicle and identified Ellis as the operator. After further investigation, police determined Ellis was driving with a suspended license. Ellis was arraigned in Salamanca Court and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $250 bail. He will appear in Little Valley Court later this month.

OLEAN – Katie M. Pletl, 20, of Olean, was taken into custody on a bench warrant out of Cattaraugus County and transported to Cattaraugus County Jail on Thursday at 2:10 p.m. Police said she will be held until the next court session.


Jessica L. White, of Spring Creek, Pa., was charged with petit larceny and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child Thursday at 1:20 p.m. Police said White took $139.96 in merchandise from Sears. The subject had children with her during the incident, police said.