Two from Silver Creek charged with burglary
Michael King, 22, of Division Street and a 17-year-old male were charged as a result of an incident on April 23 when the two allegedly burglarized a shed and removed a dirt bike.
Both were arraigned in the Hanover Court and committed to the County Jail in lieu of bail.
Randolph male, 18,
charged with burglary
highway barn theft
At 4:55 p.m. deputies responded to a theft in progress at the highway barns. Highway workers had gotten a tip someone was stealing scrap metal that had been brought in by residents during the spring cleanup. A town highway employee and the highway superintendent confronted the suspects and blocked them in until deputies arrived.
After an investigation, John A. Carpenter, 36, of Sinclairville and a 17-year-old male were charged with petit larceny and will appear in Charlotte Court. It is alleged another 15-year-old juvenile was involved as well. The investigation is ongoing and other charges may be pending.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
On May 11, a sheriff's deputy stopped Shawn P. Begier for speeding on Route 5/20 in the Town of Hanover. During an investigation into the violation of the vehicle and traffic law, Begier was found to be operating the motor vehicle in a intoxicated condition. Begier's vehicle registration and privileges to operate a motor vehicle in New York State were found to be suspended as well. Begier was issued traffic tickets for driving while intoxicated (DWI), aggravated DWI with blood alcohol content above .18 percent or higher, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, and operating with suspended registration. Begier was released to a family member and will appear in court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA - Andrew Stone, 33, of Jamestown was charged following an accident Saturday. At 4:15 p.m. deputies responded to an accident with personal injuries on Route 394. Upon arrival and investigation, it was determined Stone was operating a vehicle west on Route 394 and missed a location. He pulled over to the side of the road and attempted to re-enter a roadway. A vehicle driven by Pamela M. Kemp, 51, of Erie, Pa., was eastbound on Route 394 and Stone pulled out in front of her. Kemp was unable to avoid Stone and their vehicles collided. Stone and his passenger, a 16-year-old male, were transported to WCA Hospital for injuries sustained. Stone was charged with failure to yield the right of way. He will appear in court at a later date.
Silver Creek Court
Three youths have been charged following a trespassing incident on May 5 in the village. Christopher R. Peterson, 22, of Silver Creek, Gage G. Foster, 22, of Cottage Street, Caitlyn M. Shreve, 20, of McKinley Road and a 17-year-old male of Silver Creek were all charged with trespassing. At 2:03 a.m. police investigated an incident on Oak Street. During the investigation, it was found the four were allegedly trespassing on the CSX Railroad tracks to gain entry into the gorge where they had a campsite set up. All subjects were released on appearance tickets for Westfield Village Court.
State Police at Collins
LAWTONS - On Saturday, Troopers charged Quintin Jones of Aldrich Street in Gowanda for driving while intoxicated, following a disturbance call in Gowanda. Jones had reportedly been involved in the disturbance and left the scene in his car prior to the police arriving.
His car was located on Seneca Road in Lawtons by the Seneca Nation of Indians marshals, who contacted troopers. While speaking with Jones, troopers smelled an odor of alcohol coming from him. He reportedly failed a series of field sobriety tests and was processed at state police Collins, with a blood alcohol content reported to be .18 percent. He is due in Collins Town Court.
IRVING - On Thursday, troopers charged Derrick Stevens, 19, of Seneca Road in Lawtons, Andrew Young, 20, of Mile Block Road in Brant and Garrett Beaver, 21, of Seneca Road in Lawtons for trespass.
Troopers were contacted by the owner of Snyders Beach in Irving and advised that he had caught the three on the property "snooping" around. When Troopers arrived the three were being detained by the owner and the Seneca Nation of Indians marshals. The three men were issued appearance tickets for trespass and are due in Brant Town Court. Troopers were assisted by the SNI Marshals at the scene.
PERRYSBURG - On Friday, troopers responded to the Town of Perrysburg Court and took Clifton Lynch, 28, of State Route 83 in South Dayton into custody. He was appearing in court when the judge became aware Lynch was wanted on a Bench Warrant from the Town of Collins.
Troopers transported Lynch to the Town of Collins Court for arraignment. He was taken to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $300 cash bail.
GOWANDA - On May 2, troopers charged Tiffany Sciarrino, 25, of Angell Road in Silver Creek with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument following a motor vehicle accident investigation on State Route 438. James Wheat, 23, of Buffalo Street in Gowanda, was charged with unsafe passing, driving without a license, and driving while his license was suspended.
Troopers responded to an accident involving two cars northbound on Route 438. attempted to pass the car in front of him as the driver of the other vehicle, Marjorie Mohawk, 61, turned left into her driveway. Wheat's car hit Mohawk's car and then struck the residence.
During the investigation, troopers reportedly found 10 hypodermic needles inside Wheat's car. Sciarrino, a passenger in Wheat's car, reportedly claimed ownership. She was processed at state police barracks in Collins and is due in Collins Town Court at a later date. Wheat is also due to appear in Collins Town Court.
On May 5, troopers charged Weyland Cleland of Lone Road in Collins for second degree identity theft, fourth degree grand larceny and two counts of petit larceny, following a week long investigation.
A family member reported to troopers that Cleland had taken a debit card, a New York State benefits card and a personal check. He reportedly made a cash withdrawal of $180 with the debit card, cashed the $270 personal check, and emptied the benefits card of $243.
Cleland was processed at the Collins barracks and is due at a later date in Collins Town Court.
GOWANDA - On May 8, troopers charged Clarence Beaver of Collins for unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Route 438 and Taylor Hollow Road.
Beaver was stopped for reportedly having a headlight out. While speaking to Beaver, the trooper reportedly detected the odor of marijuana. Beaver reportedly was in possession of a baggie containing 2.5 grams of marijuana and a glass pipe with marijuana in it.
Beaver is due to report to Collins Town Court.