Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY

SHERIFF’S OFFICE

HANOVER-A 19-year-old male from Clarence was charged Monday with possession of alcohol under 21 years of age. At approximately 2 p.m., deputies were on foot patrol in Sunset Bay and found the above subject allegedly in possession of an alcoholic beverage. The youth will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER-An 18-year-old male from Tonawanda was charged Monday with possession of alcohol under 21 years of age. At approximately 2:25 p.m., deputies were on foot patrol in Sunset Bay and found the above subject allegedly in possession of an alcoholic beverage. The youth will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER-Derrick Scheelar, 31, of West Seneca; and Kayla Kmitch, 24, of Orchard Park were charged Monday with open container in a public place. At approximately 2:30 p.m., deputies were on foot patrol on South Shore Drive in Sunset Bay and found the above subjects allegedly in possession of an alcoholic beverage. They will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER-Alicia Godfrey, 23, of Cheektowaga; Elizabeth Palmeri, 23, of Depew; and Richard Marr, 24, of Depew were all charged Monday with open container in a motor vehicle. At approximately 2:45 p.m., deputies were on foot patrol on Allegany Road in Sunset Bay and found the above subjects allegedly in possession of open containers of alcoholic beverages in a car parked in a public parking lot. They will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

SHERIDAN-John E. Swogger, 57, of Sheridan was charged Tuesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation and failure to keep right. At approximately 3 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Middle Road in Sheridan. Investigation determined that the driver-Swogger-had a revoked New York state driver’s license. Swogger had numerous revocations that were due to prior alcohol-related traffic offenses. He will appear in Sheridan Court on a later date.

RIPLEY-Joseph E. Gross, 54, of Ripley was charged May 22 with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. At approximately 8:35 p.m., deputies responded to Route 20 in Ripley for a disturbance in a vehicle. Investigation determined that the driver-Gross-was intoxicated. He will appear in Ripley Court at a later date.

HANOVER-A 17-year-old female from Niagara Falls was charged Monday with possession of alcohol under 21 years of age. At approximately 1:25 p.m., deputies were on foot patrol on Allegany Road in Sunset Bay found the above subject allegedly in possession of an alcoholic beverage. The youth will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

SHERIDAN-William J. Barnes, 53, of Silver Creek was charged Sunday with speed in zone, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher. At approximately 2 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on Route 20 in Sheridan. It was determined that the driver-Barnes-was intoxicated. He will appear in Sheridan Court on a later date.

SILVER CREEK-Brittany N. Deloe, 24, of Silver Creek was charged Sunday with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct. At approximately 10:15 p.m., deputies were at a residence investigating a disturbance when Deloe became irate and started to scream obscenities while she was outside of the residence. During the incident, she shoved a deputy multiple times. She also resisted arrest while being placed into custody. She will appear in Silver Creek Court at a later date.

NORTH HARMONY-Curtis D. Wood, 47, of Panama was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speeding. At approximately 8:10 p.m., deputies stopped Wood for traveling on Route 474 at a high rate of speed. Investigation determined that Wood was intoxicated. He will appear in North Harmony Court at a later date.

HANOVER-A 19-year-old female youth from Niagara Falls was charged Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana. An 18-year-old male youth from Sloan was charged Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana. A 19-year-old female youth from Cheektowaga was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and false personation. Justin C. Donnarmma, 22, of Wellsville was charged Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana. A 19-year-old female was charged Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana and false personation. At approximately 3:40 a.m., deputies received a call of an underage party on Iola Drive in Hanover. Deputies went into the residence and found a small quantity of marijuana. Upon investigation, three 19-year-old females, an 18-year-old and Donnarmma were charged. One female gave a false name and another gave the wrong date of birth. All will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

HANOVER-Patricia Brown, 78, of Orchard Park was charged Sunday with failure to yield the right of way making a left turn. Investigation into an accident revealed that Brown was eastbound and making a left turn when she allegedly pulled in front of another vehicle, causing a collision. Brown was transported to Lake Shore Hospital for minor injuries.

CHAUTAUQUA-Troy D. Hess, 42, of Mayville was charged Monday with trespass. At approximately 6:30 a.m., Hess knowingly and unlawfully trespassed on the property of 5988 Elmwood Road in Mayville. Hess went to the above residence multiple times throughout the morning and started an argument with one of the residents. He was committed to the county jail with $500 bail or $1,000 property bail.

LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE

DEPARTMENT

Santiago Meneses, 51, of Jamestown was charged Monday with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree strangulation, second-degree menacing and second-degree harassment. Police were called to 154 Chautauqua Ave. for a report of a domestic incident. Meneses was located at the residence where a female lived. The female had an order of protection against him. Investigation revealed that Meneses choked, pushed and punched the female. He also displayed a hammer during the incident.

Garrett S. Rasmussen, 27, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to dim high beams, obstructed license plate and failure to keep right. At approximately 2:25 a.m., a police officer on patrol on Baker Street Extension observed a westbound vehicle that failed to dim its high beams, failed to keep right and had an obstructed license plate. Upon stopping the vehicle, the officer determined that the driver-Rasmussen-was intoxicated. He will appear in Busti Court at a later date.

ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT

Melodie G. Dyson, 61, of Buffalo was charged Sunday with no/inadequate headlights, driving while intoxicated and DWI Per Se. At approximately 2:30 a.m., police on a DWI patrol observed a vehicle on West Main Street traveling without headlights on. Upon stopping the vehicle, officers determined that the driver-Dyson-was intoxicated. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date. Dyson had a BAC twice the legal limit.

Ashley N. Porter, 23, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. Police investigated a complaint of a possible intoxicated operator leaving a business in West Ellicott. The suspected vehicle was observed committing vehicle and traffic infractions. Investigation revealed that the driver-Porter-was intoxicated. She will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.