Area Police

Mayville man charged with DWI, drug possession

MAYVILLE — A warrant for a village resident led to drug charges on Thursday night.

Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies served an outstanding warrant on Casey S. Monroe, 31. Monroe had an outstanding felony driving while intoxicated warrant. He was found at a residence in Mayville and taken into custody. Monroe was found in possession of quantity of marijuana and suboxone along with a marijuana plant. Monroe was additionally charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, growing of the plant known as cannabis without license and unlawful possession of marijuana.

He was being held in Chautauqua County Jail until arraignment. The K-9 unit assisted on warrant check.

Cassadaga man charged in domestic incident

SINCLAIRVILLE — A Cassadaga man is facing a number of charges after a domestic disturbance at a Sinclairville residence on Thursday.

State Police at Jamestown responded to the incident and after an investigation revealed that during an argument, Michael Austin, 38, broke a cell phone and interrupted the victim’s breathing process by placing her in a headlock. While being searched after being placed under arrest, the troopers located methamphetamine and a Subutex pill on Austin.

He was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Austin was processed at State Police in Jamestown barracks and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail, pending arraignment.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ POLAND — On Wednesday at approximately 11:55 p.m., Sheriff’s deputies responded to a vehicle rollover that occurred at the intersection of Buffalo Street Extension and Falconer-Frewsburg Road in the town of Poland.

As deputies arrived at the scene of the accident, a different vehicle operated by Jessica M. Harvey, 38, of Frewsburg drove into a ditch. Further investigation alleges that Harvey was operating her vehicle in an intoxicated state. Harvey was charged with DWI, DWI per se, speed not reasonable and failure to stop at a stop sign. Harvey will answer her charges in Poland Town Court on a later date.

¯ JAMESTOWN — On Thursday at 8:35 a.m., Marvin Colon-Dones, 25, of Jamestown was issued appearance tickets for fourth-degree welfare fraud, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps and fourth-degree grand larceny.

It is alleged that from Jan. 1, 2017 through Aug. 31, 2017, Colon-Dones failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services that he was employed and earning income during this time period. This unreported income allowed for Colon-Dones to receive $1,504 in unentitled benefits. He is scheduled to appear in the city of Jamestown court at a later date.

New York State Police

¯ KIANTONE — On Wednesday, state troopers arrested Wendy Clark, 51, of Jamestown for aggravated driving while intoxicated.

The troopers and the Town of Carroll Police responded to a complaint of an erratically operating vehicle on Peck Settlement Road. The suspect vehicle was located by responding units on South Main Street Extension in Jamestown. Clark was placed under arrest after failing several field sobriety tests and transported to the state police station in Jamestown, where she provided a breath sample of .18.

Clark was then processed, issued tickets returnable to the town of Kiantone court and released. She is scheduled to appear in the town of Kiantone court on a later date.

¯ On Thursday, state troopers arrested Jesse Borrello, 22, of Forestville for alleged driving while intoxicated.

The troopers responded to a call of a running, illegally parked vehicle on Bard Road where they located Borrello in the driver’s seat in an unconscious state. Borrello regained consciousness with the troopers’ assistance and was placed under arrest after failing several field sobriety tests.

He was transported to the Fredonia state police station, where troopers said he provided a breath sample of .17. Borrello was then processed, issued tickets and released. He is scheduled to appear in the town of Pomfret court later in the month.

Cattaraugus County Court

Lori Pettit Rieman, Cattaraugus County District Attorney, reported the following activity in Cattaraugus County Court:

¯ Laurie Newcomb, 47, of South Dayton, entered a plea of not guilty to an indictment that charges her with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony, and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. The incident occurred on or about June 19, in the village of South Dayton, when it is alleged the defendant knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance with the intent to sell it and knowingly and unlawfully possessed drug paraphernalia. The matter has been adjourned for motions.

¯ Jeremy Steves, 38, of Cherry Creek, entered a plea of not guilty to an indictment that charges him with fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony and criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor. The incident occurred on or about June 19, in the village of South Dayton, when it is alleged the defendant knowingly and unlawfully possessed a controlled substance with the intent to sell it and knowingly and unlawfully possessed drug paraphernalia. The matter has been adjourned for motions.

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