Area Police

Dunkirk Police

¯ Timothy Brown, 36, of Dunkirk, was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief on April 22.

¯ Luis A. Sanchez Jr., 33, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment and third-degree criminal mischief on April 22.

¯ Michael T. Saxon, 37, of Dunkirk, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 22. He was charged again, with the same offense, on April 23.

¯ Shane M. Morgis, 29, of Dunkirk, was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, inadequate muffler and speed in zone on April 23.

¯ Anthony I. Irizarry, 24, of Dunkirk, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 23.

¯ Erika D. Bess, of Laona, was charged with second-degree harassment and petit larceny on April 24.

¯ Richard L. Riley, 39, of Dunkirk, was charged with theft of services on April 27.

¯ Scott A. Manning, 37, of Silver Creek, was charged with failure to comply on April 29.

¯ Quinten J. Blackman, 19, of Tonawanda, was charged with third-degree unlawful fleeing, reckless driving, no insurance, speed not reasonable, no inspection, and passing a red light on April 29. He also faces charges from Fredonia Police stemming from the same incident.

¯ Luis E. Olivo-Salome, 28, of Reading, Pennsylvania, was charged with parking on pavement and open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle on Sunday.

¯ Julie A. Martinez, 42, of Dunkirk, was involved in a motor vehicle incident on Sunday. According to reports, Martinez had been heading east on Middle Road when she saw a group of children on the side of the road. She reportedly slowed to about 10 miles per hour for safety, when a seven-year-old female ran out in front of the car and struck the hood with her hand. Martinez stopped, and Alstar Ambulance transported the child to Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk for a wrist injury. No charges were filed against Martinez.

¯ Ivan Soto, 45, of Dunkirk, was involved in a motor vehicle accident with personal injuries April 28. According to reports, he had crossed the center line on Maple Avenue, striking a semi-truck head on. Police reportedly found him semi-conscious and breathing. The semi, driven by David D. Damian, 59, of Dunkirk, mentioned neck and back pain. Both men were taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk for treatment of their injuries, and both vehicles had to be towed from the scene. Soto was ticketed for failure to maintain lane.

Chautauqua Sheriff

¯ Charles W. Smith, 62, of Dunkirk, was taken into custody Sunday and charged with several offenses. According to reports, his vehicle was located by deputies in a ditch at the corner of Middle and Urban roads in Dunkirk. Smith, who was identified as the driver, sustained minor injuries. The Dunkirk Fire Department also responded, and transported Smith to Brooks Memorial Hospital in Dunkirk. Deputies reportedly located a small amount of marijuana in Smith’s vehicle. Smith’s charges include third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operation, failure to stop at a stop sign and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was released with tickets returnable to Dunkirk Town Court.

¯ SILVER CREEK — Amanda Ardillo, 28, of Silver Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, moving from a lane unsafely and aggravated DWI on Sunday at about 1:50 a.m. Allegedly, Ardillo’s vehicle was stopped due to an observed traffic violation, and the interviewing deputy ascertained that Ardillo was intoxicated. She was released to appear in Silver Creek Village Court.

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