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MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson announced the following recent pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court.

¯ Angel Lopez-Tirado, 28, of Dunkirk, was sentenced on July 24 by Chautauqua County Court Judge David W. Foley on two counts to concurrent determinate sentences of 3 1/2 years in state prison plus five years of post-release supervision after being convicted of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and a sentence of one year in state prison plus one year post-release supervision on fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

¯ Michael Newman, 36, was sentenced on July 24 by Foley on three counts to concurrent indeterminate sentences of two to six years in state prison after being convicted of felony DWI, a sentence of 1 1/3 to four years in state prison on felony DWI and a sentence of 1 1/3 to four years in state prison on first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation.

¯ Aaron R. Porter, 30, of Jamestown, was sentenced on July 20 by Acting Chautauqua County Court Judge John LaMancuso on one count to a determinate sentence of three years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision after being convicted of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Angela D. Clark, 43, of Jamestown, was sentenced on July 21 by LaMancuso on one count to a determinate sentence of two years in state prison plus 1 1/2 years of post-release supervision, after being convicted of second-degree assault.

¯ Jemarr T. Smith, 33, of Rochester, was sentenced on July 17 by Foley on one count to a determinate sentence of two years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision after being convicted of fifth-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ Randall Crocker, 36, was sentenced on June 26 by Foley on one count to an indeterminate sentence of two to six years in state prison after being convicted of felony DWI.

¯ Jason S. Smith was sentenced on July 10 by Foley on one count to an indeterminate sentence of one to three years in state prison, after being convicted of third-degree burglary.

¯ Jose Diaz-Solis of Jamestown was sentenced on June 19 by Foley on one count to a determinate sentence of four years in state prison plus two years of post-release supervision after being convicted of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ STOCKTON — A 16-year-old male was charged Thursday with third-degree burglary, trespassing and resisting arrest.

Around 8 a.m. deputies conducted a warrant check on James Road for the youth, who was wanted for the burglary and trespassing charges.

During the course of the investigation the youth fled on foot. After a short pursuit deputies caught him. He is currently being held at the Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Thomas B. Lingernfelter, 32, of Dubois, Pa. was charged Wednesday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and parking on pavement.

Deputies had located a running vehicle parked on Route 394. Upon further investigation, the deputies determined the vehicle belonged to Lingernfelter, who was found to be intoxicated.

He will appear in Chautauqua court at a later date.

¯ SILVER CREEK — Bruce W. Littlejohn Jr., 36, of New Kent, Virginia was charged Friday with second-degree criminal contempt and unsafe turn without signal.

At about 2 a.m., deputies stopped Littlejohn on Central Avenue for an observed traffic infraction. Upon further investigation, it was found that Littlejohn had an individual with him in the vehicle who has a valid order of protection against him.

Littlejohn will answer his charges in Silver Creek Village Court on a later date.

Dunkirk Police

¯ Corey Oliver Jr., 29, of Rochester, was charged Tuesday with second-degree harassment.

¯ Jose L. Pacheco, 20, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment.

Gowanda Police

¯ Gerald K. Redford, 41, of Route 39, Perrysburg, was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny and criminal possession of stolen property on July 27. Patrol responded to a report of a subject illegally entering a garage and stealing a motorcycle on Chestnut Street. During the investigation, police say that Redford stole the motorcycle. The evidence that was allegedly found was Redford’s cell phone in the garage. During another arrest on July 25, patrol discovered that Redford was supposedly in possession of the key for the stolen, but not recovered, motorcycle. He was arrested on the July 27 and arraigned at Persia Town Court to be remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail with bail set at $10,000.

Gowanda Police ask that anyone with information regarding the location of the stolen motorcycle to contact the Gowanda Police Department.

The OBSERVER previously reported on July 24 of the incident, however, Redford was sent to receive medical care prior to being charged, thus delaying the media police report.

¯ Sam Pointer, 35, of Palmer Street, Gowanda, was charged with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and petty larceny on Tuesday at 11:29 a.m. Patrol received a report that Pointer had allegedly stolen a cell phone and taken a vehicle with on permission on Monday at 7:05 p.m. Patrol located Pointer and charged him. He will appear in Persia Town Court at a later date.

¯ Heather Sanchez, 22, of High Street, North Collins, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Thursday at 11:25 a.m. Patrol stopped Sanchez’s vehicle and during the DMV computer check, police say it revealed that Sanchez’s license was suspended on June 14, 2017 after her failure to appear in Hamburg Town Court for a traffic violation. She was charged and will appear in Collins Town Court at a later date.

¯ Gowanda Police responded to a report of an unconscious, unresponsive 26-year-old at a West Main Street residence on Thursday at 11:28 p.m. When patrol arrived, they administered NARCAN to the subject, who later became conscious and responsive. He was then transported to Lake Shore Hospital by Gowanda Ambulance Service.

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