Police investigate shooting of a 10-year old
PORTVILLE - On Wednesday, the New York State Police were called to investigate the shooting of a 10-year-old boy who was playing in a field in the town of Portville.
The boy was transported to Olean General Hospital where he was stabilized and then transported by Mercy Flight to Buffalo Women and Children's Hospital where he was treated for a non-life threatening gunshot wound.
The police investigation led to a 17-year-old who had been shooting at a skunk at approximately the same time and in the same general vicinity the 10-year-old was struck. The investigation is continuing.
State Police at Jamestown
A trooper responded to a residence for a harassment complaint. Reportedly the complainant and Butler were advised by a trooper on a previous occasion to stop contacting each other. Allegedly Butler continued to call and text the complainant.
Butler was processed at state police headquarters in Jamestown, arraigned in the Town of Napoli Court, and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.
A trooper responded to a harassment complaint in Gerry. Crawford reportedly sent text messages to the female victim, threatening to cause her physical harm and threatening that others would cause her physical harm.
Crawford was issued a ticket and will appear in the Town of Gerry Court.
Miller was transported to state police barracks in Jamestown where she was processed and issued a ticket. She is scheduled to appear in the Town of Randolph Court.
ELLICOTT - On Tuesday, Shawn Sobczak, 24, of Lakewood was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while ability impaired by drugs, second-degree criminal impersonation, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
A trooper had pulled Sobczak's vehicle over on Interstate 86 for reportedly speeding. The trooper believed Sobczak was under of the influence of an unknown drug. Reportedly, he originally gave the trooper a different identity. After learning Sobczak's true identity, the trooper reportedly found Sobczak's license had been suspended multiple times. A search of the vehicle reportedly revealed an unlabeled bottle containing 33 Vicodin tablets. Vicodin is a controlled substance for which Sobczak reportedly does not have a prescription.
Sobczak was arraigned in the Town of Ellicott Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.