Zachary Engel, 20, of Rochester was charged Sept. 21 with driving while intoxicated. Police observed Engel driving at 3 a.m. along Temple Street, when he shut off his headlights and turned right onto Park Drive. Officers observed both tires driving over the center line.
John Foster, 21, of New Rochelle was charged Sept. 12 with harassment. On Sept. 25 officers were speaking with the defendant and upon a warrant check the harassment charge was found. He was held on $100 bail.
Samuel Hall, 18, of Grissom Hall and Matthew Coughlin, 20, of Eagle Street were both charged Sept. 24, Hall with unlawful possession of alcohol for a person under 21 and Coughlin with violation of a noise control ordinance.
Robert Young, 25, of Temple Street was charged Sept. 25 with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with .08 of 1 percent or more BAC. At 1:10 a.m. police heard the vehicle on Temple and Central Avenue take off at a high rate of speed, continuing north on Temple Street. Police estimated the vehicle speed to reach 61 mph in the 30 mph zone.
Gina Rondenelli, 49, of Beagle Street, Dunkirk was charged Sept. 25 with operating a motor vehicle on a suspended registration and aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.
Rina Valladares, 22, of Lincoln Avenue, Dunkirk was arrested on a bench warrant issued on April 9, 2007 for failure to pay a $300 fine. Dunkirk police transported the defendant from the D & F Plaza to the Fredonia police department for the warrant.
Clark Echevarria, 43, of Lincoln Avenue, Dunkirk was picked up on an arrest warrant for a Sept. 18 charge of petit larceny. New York state troopers picked up the defendant in Olean on the arrest warrant and bench warrant in the village of Fredonia. He was observed by Walmart employees as leaving the store with three Halo Xbox 360 games. The games were recovered but at that time he evaded apprehension.
Thomas Majkut, 22, of Derby was charged Sept. 26 with disorderly conduct obscene language and gestures. Police officers on foot were walking in front of 43 Water St. (Sunny's) when Majkut approached and began chanting in a loud voice numerous times "f-- the cops." Police advised him to stop swearing, at which time Majkut began again, "f-- the cops." He was held on $100 cash bail.
Nicholas Racino, 24, of Buffalo was charged Sept. 26 with disorderly conduct obscene language and gestures. Police were dealing with a traffic stop on West Main Street, unrelated to Racino, when Racino stuck his middle finger up at the officers three times and stated "f-- you a-h--." Racino had nothing to do with the traffic stop as he was standing outside on the sidewalk with his girlfriend. The passengers inside the vehicle being stopped even commented to police about the rude behavior of the defendant.
One adult and two youths were charged for stealing scrap metal from Dunkirk Metal Products
On Sept. 27, Dunkirk Police Department officers were routinely checking the area of 795 Deer St., Dunkirk Metal Products, just after midnight. Officers observed a vehicle parked on the south side of the plant near the dumpsters with its rear hatch swung open. Upon investigating, officers observed a large amount of scrap stainless steel metal inside of the vehicle. Officer Edwin Pagan located Travis Lanneaux, 23, of Brocton hiding inside the dumpster, and Officer Brian Dietzen located Jeremy Austin, 16, of Mayville and Krystal Boozel, 17, of Westfield hiding behind the dumpster. The subjects were taken into custody and arrested for trespass and larceny. They were locked up and arraigned in the Dunkirk City Court.