Area police — July 28

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department

¯ STOCKTON — Lindsay M. Plymel, 34, of Bemus Point was charged with failure to keep right, driving while and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Sunday.

At about 7 p.m., Deputies observed a vehicle commit a traffic infraction. Deputies then stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Plymel. Through an investigation, it was determined that Plymel was allegedly operating her vehicle in an intoxicated state. Plymel was released with appearance tickets to answer to the charges in Stockton Town Court at a later date.

¯ BUSTI — Raymond D. Yoder, 19, of Mayport, Pennsylvania was charged with leaving the scene of a property damage accident without reporting on July 15.

Yoder was allegedly operating a rental motor boat and backed into a moored vessel off Loomis Bay Road in the town of Busti. The subject looked at the damage he caused to the other vessel and left the scene. Investigation led to identification and arrest of the subject for violation of the New York State Navigation Law. He was given an appearance ticket for Busti Town Court.

¯ POLAND — Nicholas A. Taylor, 32, of Falconer was charged with endangering the welfare of a child on Monday.

At about 12 a.m., Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on Quaint Road in the town of Poland. Upon arrival, it was alleged that Taylor struck a 6-year-old girl. Taylor was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Poland Town Court at a later time.

¯ KIANTONE — Rodney Townsel, 34, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree harassment, fourth-degree criminal mischief, and endangering the welfare of a child on Monday.

At approximately 5 p.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address in the town of Carroll for a report of an altercation that allegedly took place between two individuals. After further investigation, Townsel was charged, arraigned in Kiantone Town Court and released on his own recognizance.

¯ SILVER CREEK — Anthony M. Digangi, 27, of Cassadaga was charged with insufficient tail lamps, no stop lamps, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operator, and prohibited use of studded tires on Wednesday.

At about 5:30 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle operated by Digangi for a traffic violation on Central Avenue in the village of Silver Creek. During the traffic stop, it was found that Digangis’ driving privileges were allegedly suspended. Digangi was issued traffic tickets and is to appear in Silver Creek Village Court on a later date.

New York State Police

¯ FREWSBURG — Steven Cline, 36, of Frewsburg, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment on Tuesday.

Troopers responded to a residence in Frewsburg for a report of a disturbance. Investigation revealed that Cline reportedly broke a mirror, put holes in the wall and threatened the victim’s life. Cline was charged, processed at State Police Jamestown and arraigned in Ellicott Town Court. Cline was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail and is scheduled to appear in Carroll Town Court next month to answer the charges.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department

¯ RANDOLPH — Joshua Meacham, 35 of Randolph was charged with second-degree menacing; and Kelly Wolfe, 41, of Randolph was charged with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration on Monday.

Deputies responded to a report of a domestic incident at a residence in Randolph. During the course of their investigation, Deputies discovered that Meacham had reportedly raised a large bottle over his head and threatened an unidentified victim. During the investigation, Wolfe was charged for hindering and delaying the deputies’ investigation. Both Meacham and Wolfe were issued appearance tickets to appear in Conewango Town Court on Aug. 10 at 5 p.m. for their arraignments.

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