Area Police

Gowanda Police

¯ A 17-year-old female was arrested on July 12 at midnight after loitering in the Gowanda Police parking lot because of an Order of Protection between her and Gowanda Police. Patrol spotted her and allegedly chased her to arrest her. She was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree trespass and obstructing governmental administration. She was released to appear in Collins Town Court at a later date.

¯ Joshua J. Blair, 44, of Buffalo Street, Gowanda, was arrested on a warrant out of the town of Hamburg on July 12 at 1:45 a.m. Gowanda Police located Blair and turned him over to the town of Hamburg to process the warrant.

¯ A 16-year-old male was charged with disorderly conduct after allegedly screaming, swearing and yelling in Shop’n Save’s parking lot on July 17. At around 3:40 p.m., patrol responded to a disturbance at the parking lot and learned that the juvenile was supposedly involved in a fight. The 16-year-old was charged, then released to appear in Collins Town Court.

¯ Gerald K. Redford II, 41, of Route 39, Perrysburg, was charged with second-degree burglary, petit larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance on Wednesday at 4:52 a.m. Patrol responded to a report of a burglary in progress at a South Water Street residence. Patrol was informed that the resident woke up to a stranger rummaging through his kitchen cabinets. The subject fled, but the resident gave a description and first name of who he thought it was. On Wednesday, patrol located Redford and the resident supposedly identified him as the stranger. During the investigation, Redford was in alleged possession of prescription medication, which was stolen from a parked car, police say. He was charged and arraigned at Persia Town Court and released to be transported to Lake Shore Hospital in Irving for an obvious medical condition.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ CARROLL — Brian T. Jones, 32, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree harassment on Saturday.

At approximately 5 p.m., deputies responded to an address in the town of Carroll for a report of an altercation that allegedly took place between two individuals on Thursday. After further investigation, Jones was charged and issued an appearance ticket to appear in Carroll Town Court at a later date and time.

¯ HANOVER — William Solda, 59, of Orchard Park was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and no/inadequate headlamps on Saturday.

Around noon, deputies stopped a vehicle for reported no/inadequate headlamps on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover. The driver was identified as Solda, and upon investigation, he was alleged to have been intoxicated. Solda was charged and will appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

¯ Dakota Bennett, 21, of Irving was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and no/inadequate headlamps on Saturday.

Around 2 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle for an inadequate headlamp on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover. The driver was identified as Bennett, and upon investigation, he was alleged to have been intoxicated. Bennett was charged and will appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

¯ ELLERY — Heather R. Johnson, 30, of Fredonia was charged with moving from lane unsafely, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI per se on Sunday.

Around 1:30 a.m., deputies responded to Route 430 in the town of Ellery for a report of a vehicle off the roadway. Deputies identified the driver as Johnson, and upon investigation, she was alleged to have been intoxicated. Johnson was charged and will appear in Ellery Town Court at a later date.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office

¯ SOUTH DAYTON — Kyle L. Samuelson, 24, of Leon was charged with second-degree burglary, petit larceny and criminal possession of stolen property on Thursday.

At approximately 7:30 p.m., deputies followed up on a call regarding a burglary complaint in the town of Leon. Through investigation, it was allegedly found that Samuelson illegally entered a home and stole items from that residence. Samuelson was charged, arraigned in Dayton Town Court and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail. He is due back in Leon Town Court at a later date.

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