Area police — Sept. 18

Dayton woman crashes into tree, pole

VILLENOVA — The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office was called to Flucker Hill Road in the town of Villenova early Sunday morning for a report of an accident with injury.

Deputies arrived on the scene around 12:45 a.m. and determined a vehicle driven by Ashley L. Knopf, 30, of Dayton, was traveling at a high rate of speed when it left the roadway, became airborne and struck a tree and a utility pole.

Knopf was transported to a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries. It was later found that she was intoxicated at the time of the accident.

She was charged with speed not reasonable and prudent and driving while intoxicated. Knopf will appear in Villenova Town Court at a later date.

Also responding were the South Dayton Fire Department and Alstar Ambulance.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ SILVER CREEK — Jordan A. Pagan, 25, of Vaughn Street, East Concord, was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief and petty larceny on Friday. At 12:13 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to Lincoln Avenue in the village of Silver Creek for a burglary. The investigation found Pagan entered unlawfully into an apartment, police say. Pagan was arraigned at Silver Creek Village Court and released to appear at a later date.

North Collins Police

¯ In August 2017, North Collins Police were on duty for 182 hours and responded to 54 various requests: erratic operator complaint, three alarms, two welfare checks, one parking complaint, two assists to emergency medical services, two assists to another police department, one assist motorist, two assists to person, four community policing assignments and four court details. During the month, North Collins Police issued 34 traffic tickets: 18 for speeding (which range from 47 mph in a 35 and 56 mph in a 35). The average speeding ticket of the 18 is 50.11 mph in a 35. One ticket was for a stop sign violation. Thirteen were for cell phone violations and two were for seat belt violations.

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