Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Bruce A. Crawford Jr., 25, of Jamestown was charged Monday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and no headlights. At 3:45 a.m., officers observed a vehicle traveling eastbound on Prather Avenue without any headlights. After pulling over the vehicle, officers found the driver – Crawford – intoxicated. He was sent to city jail without incident.
A 17-year-old female from Jamestown was charged Monday with petit larceny, second-degree harassment, second-degree criminal trespass, third-degree criminal mischief and fourth-degree criminal mischief. At 11:38 p.m., officers were called to 233 Camp St. for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers spoke to the victim who stated his 17-year-old girlfriend came to his house, slapped him in the face and broke his cellphone. Officers located the female a short time later and transported her to city jail.
Sarah J. Patric, 31, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to maintain lane. At 2:13 a.m., officers responded to Hallock and West Third streets for a report of a vehicle accident. Investigation revealed that Patric side-swiped an unoccupied vehicle that was parked on Hallock Street. She was found to be intoxicated. A chemical breath test showed that her blood alcohol content was above .08 percent. She is currently awaiting arraignment at the city jail.
Felix J. Rodriguez-Gomez of Jamestown was taken into custody Tuesday on a Chautauqua County Court warrant for probation and resisting arrest. At 11:43 a.m., officers went to 7 W. 15th St. for a warrant check. As officers approached the house, they saw Rodriguez-Gomez sitting in front of the house and later running away toward North Main Street. He was eventually caught and transported to the city jail where he is awaiting arraignment.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Miguel A. Soto of Jamestown was charged Monday with petit larceny. At 12 p.m., officers responded to Wegmans for a report of a male who had left the store with 10 cases of beer without paying for them. Lakewood-Busti and Ellicott police located Soto on Fairmount Avenue. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
HANOVER – Bryan C. Michalski, 25, of West Seneca was charged Saturday with possession of open container of alcohol in public place. At 2:17 p.m., deputies observed Michalski in possession of an open container of alcohol on South Shore Drive in Hanover. He will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.
SHERIDAN – John F. Way, 69, of Dunkirk was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated and operating above .08 percent blood alcohol content. At 5:45 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle stopped on the shoulder of the roadway with the motor running and the driver passed out at the wheel. Investigation determined that the driver – Way – was intoxicated. He will appear in Sheridan Court at a later date.
HANOVER – Matthew R. Greenough, 25, of Forestville was charged Saturday with second-degree harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. At 6:30 p.m., deputies responded to King Road in Forestville for the report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Greenough punched and kicked a male victim and also damaged the victim’s property. This occurred in close proximity to a male youth victim. He was committed to the county jail on $1,000 cash/$2,000 property.
HANOVER – Joshua P. Lapatra, 22, of Lakeview was charged Saturday with no seat belt. Jordan M. Thrun, 23, of Buffalo was charged Saturday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Adam J. Schnettler, 24, of Buffalo was charged Saturday with possession of open container of alcohol in motor vehicle. At 1 p.m., deputies observed a male driving a vehicle without a seat belt on South Shore Drive in Hanover. The driver was identified as Lapatra. Deputies were able to observe open containers of alcohol inside in plain view. Further investigation found a quantity of marijuana. All three men will appear in Hanover Court.
POLAND-Jeffrey C. Lott, 68, of Falconer was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated common law, DWI per se, moving from lane unsafely, speed not reasonable, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and reckless driving. At 7:20 p.m., deputies responded to a report of a possible vehicle accident on Quaint Road in Poland. the vehicle in question was located at a residence on Quaint Road. Investigation revealed that the driver – Lott – was intoxicated and had left the scene of an accident. He nearly struck three individuals who were walking down Quaint Road near Clay Pond Road. He will appear in Poland Court at a later date.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
PERRYSBURG – Eric Henhawk, 38, of Gowanda was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and stopping/standing on the roadway. At 8:15 p.m., Gowanda was charged after a traffic stop on Eaton Road in Perrysburg. He was found in possession of a small quantity of cocaine and marijuana. He will appear in Perrysburg Court at a later date.
HINSDALE – Cecil R. Gayton, 52, of Hinsdale was charged Saturday with second-degree harassment. At 1:45 a.m., Gayton was charged after a domestic dispute with his girlfriend at his residence. He allegedly punched and bit his girlfriend. He will appear in Hinsdale Court at a later date.
CUBA – Amanda Hamilton, 32, of Naples was arrested Saturday by the Ontario County Sheriff’s Office on a Cattaraugus County Family Court warrant. She was turned over to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and transported to Allegany Court for arraignment. She was remanded to the county jail in lieu of $1,000 bail, and will appear in Family Court at a later date.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Harvey P. Ryan, 27, of Celoron was charged Thursday with unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to keep right after a traffic stop on Bigelow Street in Jamestown for failure to keep right. While interviewing Ryan, police detected an odor of marijuana and found a quantity of marijuana. Ryan will appear in Jamestown Court at a later date.
ELLICOTT – Fred J. Levy, 35, of Jacksonville, Fla. was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, false personation, aggravated unlicensed operation and numerous other vehicle and traffic charges after a traffic stop on Interstate 86 in Ellicott for speeding and failing to maintain his lane. While interviewing Levy, police detected an odor of alcohol was detected. After field sobriety tests, Levy was placed under arrest for DWI and transported to the State Police barracks in Jamestown for processing where a blood alcohol content of .08 was obtained. Levy gave a false name and date of birth to the trooper. He was arraigned in Ellicott Court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail.