Area police

Argument results punches thrown in front of child

GOWANDA — A 29-year-old Irving man is charged with third-degree assault and child endangerment after throwing a female on a bed and then punching and elbowing her several times near her face on Nov. 18, Gowanda Police say.

David J. Hollmer, of 1253 Milestrip Road, was allegedly in a verbal altercation that turned physical at around 3:20 p.m. Gowanda patrol responded to the report of a disturbance to the female, who had minor injuries. The incident was in front of a young child, which ensued the child endangerment charge.

Hollmer fled the scene prior to the patrol’s arrival, but was located and detained in Brant by Erie County Sheriff Department, police say. Hollmer was arraigned and released to appear in Persia Town Court at a later date.

Gowanda Police

¯ Jacob J. Ring, 29, of High Street, North Collins, was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired by drugs, unlicensed operation and crossing a solid double yellow line on Nov. 12.

At 12:12 a.m., patrol observed a vehicle cross a double yellow line numerous times on Buffalo Street. During the traffic stop, police say that Ring was showing signs of impairment and the DMV computer check revealed that his license expired on July 25, 2017.

He allegedly failed several sobriety checks and a drug recognition expert from the Cattaraugus County Sheriff Department evaluated Ring. The conclusion was that Ring was under the influence of drugs, police say. Ring will appear in Collins Town Court at a later date.

¯ Joshua D. Reed, 23, of Merryhill Road, Rochester, was charged with driving while intoxicated and refusal to submit a breath test on Nov. 12 at 1:34 a.m.

Patrol received a report of a vehicle driving erratically on Buffalo Street. Patrol located and stopped a vehicle that Reed was operating. Reed exhibited signs of intoxication and failed several sobriety tests, police say. Reed refused the alcohol breath test, allegedly, and will appear in Collins Town Court at a later date.

¯ Daryll M. Bernard, 23, of South Water Street, Perrysburg, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, crossing a double yellow solid line and having a bald tire on Nov. 12 at 5:50 p.m.

Patrol stopped Bernard’s vehicle after supposedly witnessing the vehicle cross a double yellow line on Buffalo Street. During the stop, it was observed the vehicle had one bald tire and later it was discovered that Bernard was in possession of a small amount of suspected heroin and two pipes to smoke drugs, police say. Bernard was charged and released to appear in Collins Town Court at a later date.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ ELLICOTT — Shane E. Waite, 19, of Fluvanna Townline Road, was charged with second-degree attempted assault, second-degree criminal mischief, third-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and reckless endangerment on Sunday.

At around 12:30 a.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to the residence for a report of a physical altercation. Deputies arrested Waite and he was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail. No details of the incident were released by the sheriff’s department.

¯ MAYVILLE — Crist C. Detweiler Jr., 42, of Ashville, was charged with driving while intoxicated and other charges on Saturday at 1:28 a.m.

Deputies observed a vehicle travelling on Morris Street in the town of Chautauqua with no tail lamps. Patrol followed the vehicle onto Hannum Road, and allegedly observed the vehicle speed up to 55 miles per hour in a 45 mph zone. The driver was determined to be Detweiler and later to be intoxicated, police say.

Detweiler was charged with DWI, speed in zone, driving with .08 blood alcohol content or more and no/insufficient tail lamps and will appear in court at a later date.

Lakewood-Busti Police

LAKEWOOD — A 27-year-old Cherry Creek woman stole a unique combination of items from the Wal-Mart in Lakewood on Sunday at 3:44 p.m., Lakewood-Busti Police say.

Stacy A. Scanti was allegedly in possession of eyeliner, artificial nails, a tablet, pregnancy test and a drug test kit, which was reported to be taken from the Wal-Mart. The interesting bundle was valued at $113.90.

Scanti was charged and will appear in Busti Town Court at a later date to answer.