Area Police Reports
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Richard A. Carlson, 42, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with failure to maintain lane, driving while intoxicated, felony DWI and refusing to take a breath test. At 2:05 a.m., police observed a vehicle veering off to the right side of the road and striking the curb for no apparent reason. After pulling over the vehicle, police determined that the driver – Carlson – was intoxicated. Due to a prior DWI conviction in the past 10 years, the arrest was a felony, police said. Carlson was remanded in the county jail on no bail. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
Aaron D. Houser, 18, of Falconer was charged Sunday with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. At 3:35 a.m., police observed Houser on Homestead Street acting suspicious. Investigation revealed that Houser was in possession of an illegal weapon. Police confiscated the weapon and gave Houser a ticket. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
Jesse H. Cook, 34, of Panama was charged Friday with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree criminal trespassing. At 1 a.m., police were called to an address on Fairmount Avenue for a possible domestic incident. It was alleged that Cook entered and remained in a residence despite a valid court order that stated he should stay away. Cook was remanded to the county jail on $5,000 cash and $10, 000 property bail.
Robert Sargent, 58, of Celoron was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated. At 2:55 a.m., police pulled over a vehicle for failing to maintain lane in Celoron. Investigation revealed that the driver – Sargent – was intoxicated. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
FORESTVILLE – Theresa F. Quagliana, 23, of Forestville was charged Sunday with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. At 12:15 a.m., deputies responded to Pearl Street in Forestville for the report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Quagliana bit a male during an altercation, causing injury. At the time of the incident, there was a valid order of protection prohibiting Quagliana from harassing the male victim. She will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.
FORESTVILLE – Bryan J. Cronin, 27, of Forestville was charged Sunday with second-degree harassment. At 12:15 a.m., deputies responded to Pearl Street in Forestville for the report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Cronin pushed a female during an altercation. He will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.
SHERMAN – Mark Maio, 20, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with unsafe speed, speed unreasonable and prudent and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. At 2:08 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office and Sherman Fire Department responded to a single-vehicle, personal-injury accident. Investigation revealed that the driver – Maio – was driving eastbound on Route 430 in Sherman when he passed another vehicle at a high rate of speed and in a no passing zone. He lost control of his vehicle, which left the road and struck several trees, police said. Maio was flown by Starflight to Hamot Medical Center. Kayla Clark, 18, of Jamestown was the front seat passenger and taken to Hamot Medical Center. Todd Clark, 19, of Jamestown was the rear passenger and taken to WCA Hospital. Sherman Fire Department was assisted by the Mayville and Chautauqua fire departments.
HANOVER – Jessica L. Small, 18, of Forestville was charged Sunday with first-degree unlawful dealing with a child. At 2 a.m., the Sheriff’s Office received a complaint of a large party at 10117 Bradigan Road in Hanover. Deputies and New York State Police broke up the party. Small was identified as the host and charged for permitting alcohol to be served. She will appear in Hanover Court at a later date.
WESTFIELD – Shane Miller, 22, of Portland was charged Saturday with second-degree reckless endangerment and second-degree harassment. At 2:07 p.m., deputies along with the Westfield Police and New York State Police conducted a warrant check on Main Street in Westfield in an attempt to locate Miller who had an outstanding warrant for the above charges. Miller was located and arraigned in Westfield Court.
NORTH HARMONY – Edmond R. Shultz Jr., 60, of Bonita Springs, Fla., was charged Saturday with improper navigation lights, boating while intoxicated and BWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. At 10:23 p.m., Shultz was stopped for improper navigation lights at night time on Chautauqua Lake. Investigation revealed that Shultz was intoxicated. He will appear in North Harmony Court at a later date.
PORTLAND – Alex J. Aviles-Sanchez, 31, of Erie, Pa., was charged Saturday with moving from lane safely, failure to use designated lane, driving across hazard markings, driving while intoxicated and felony DWI in violation of Leandra’s Law. At 11:33 p.m., deputies on Route 5 in Portland pulled over a vehicle for several lane violations. Investigation revealed that the driver – Aviles-Sanchez – was intoxicated. Further investigation revealed that two of his passengers were children under the age of 16, police said. He was remanded to the county jail with no bail and will appear in Portland Court at a later date.
BEMUS POINT – Lionel A. Wescott Jr., 50, of Bemus Point was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. At 1:55 a.m., deputies in Bemus Point observed a fight on Main Street. Deputies attempted to take Wescott into custody for disorderly conduct, but he resisted, police said. He was eventually able to be subdued. He will appear in Ellery Court at a later date.