Area Police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

≤ GERRY — Christopher A. Cross, 34, of Warren, Pa., was charged Tuesday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and speed in zone.

At about 2 a.m., deputies stopped Cross in his vehicle on Route 60 for speeding. A brief investigation found him to be in possession of a controlled substance. Cross was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Gerry Town Court at a later date to answer the charges

≤ MAYVILLE — Ronald J. Hall, of Mayville, was charged Wednesday with second-degree possession of a forged instrument and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Hall had written and signed checks that did not belong to him to a local business. He was arraigned and remanded to the county jail with bail set.

≤ MAYVILLE — Jessica G. Cooper, 25, of Mayville was charged Wednesday with endangering the welfare of a child.

At approximately 10:15 a.m., deputies were called to the area of West Chautauqua Street for a report of an infant child walking around outside without any clothes on. Following an investigation, it was allegedly found that the 2-year-old child lived at a West Chautauqua Street address.

The mother of the child, Cooper, was reportedly found to be sleeping inside her residence without knowing her child was outside. Cooper was arrested and charged and will appear in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date.

State Police Jamestown

≤ KENNEDY — Tonya Spallino, 39, of Kennedy, was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated and reckless driving after driving her vehicle into a ravine.

Troopers responded to Hartson Road and Route 62 for a report of a personal injury auto accident. Upon arrival, the troopers reportedly observed Spallino and her vehicle in a ravine. Spallino was extracted by the Kennedy Fire Department and transported to WCA Hospital for minor injuries.

Per an uninvolved witness, Spallino was driving in the middle of the roadway and struck a guardrail just prior to leaving the roadway. After being released from WCA, Spallino was processed at SP Jamestown and issued tickets returnable to Poland Town Court. Spallino is scheduled to appear in the Poland Town Court later in the month to answer the charges.

≤ BEMUS POINT — Shawn Paprocki, 30, of Bemus Point, was charged Saturday with three counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment.

Troopers responded to a residence in Bemus Point for a report of a domestic incident. Investigation revealed that Paprocki had allegedly broken down a door and tackled the victim, intentionally damaged two other trailers in the park and fled the area.

The Troopers received a warrant and upon locating Paprocki, placed him under arrest. Paprocki was processed at SP Jamestown, arraigned in Ellery Town Court and released on his own recognizance, to reappear on a later date.

Westfield Police Reports

≤ WESTFIELD — A 17-year-old male of Westfield was charged Thursday with petit larceny and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property when he allegedly stole merchandise from 7-Eleven.

Patrols were given a description of the suspect and were able to locate the young man at his residence.

Upon further investigation it is alleged that the suspect turned over the stolen merchandise to patrols.

He will appear in Westfield Village Court at a later date.