Information sought in man's beating
PORTLAND - The sheriff's office is looking for information on an incident which occurred on Lakeside Blvd. Ext. in Van Buren Point on July 11.
Around 11:45 p.m., a resident of Lakeside Blvd. Ext. heard a noise coming from his garage and observed five or six individuals running from the area of his garage. The individuals got into two different vehicles and drove away. The resident pursued the suspects. The two fleeing vehicles stopped and confronted the home owner, at which time they punched and kicked the victim, leaving him unconscious and injured.
The two vehicles are described as a silver van and a silver pick-up truck.
Anyone with any information on this incident is asked to call 753-4915 or 800-78-CRIME (800-782-7463). Anyone who gives information which leads to the arrest and conviction of person(s) involved may be eligible for up to $1,000 reward.
The sheriff's office is investigating a series of incidents in which mailboxes were damaged or removed from a number of residences on Harmon Hill and Chautauqua roads in the town of Pomfret at some time at night on July 15. Anyone who may have seen something suspicious or has information concerning these incidents is asked to call the sheriff's office at 753-4498.
All calls will be kept confidential and a reward is possible with the arrest and conviction of people involved.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
ELLERY - On July 12, a Bemus Point youth was charged with petit larceny.
Around 2:15 p.m., a 16-year-old female stole a lunch bag and cell phone from a coworker at the Italian Fisherman Restaurant. The female was caught and questioned and eventually returned the phone.
After further investigation, the female was charged with petit larceny and will appear in the Town of Ellery Court on a later date. Name intentionally withheld due to age of suspect.
CHAUTAUQUA - On July 17, sheriff's deputies met with a complainant who alleged that on July 16, Elizabeth M. Nelson, 23, of Sherman-Stedman Road in Mayville, was harassing them via telephone. It was then determined that there was an active order of protection between the complainant and Nelson.
After an investigation, Nelson was issued an appearance ticket for second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. Nelson is to appear in the Town of Chautauqua Court at a later time.
JAMESTOWN - On July 17, the sheriff's office announced a name can be removed from the Chautauqua County wanted list.
Skye P. Ryder, 26, of Jamestown, was wanted by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office for fourth-degree grand larceny. Ryder turned himself in on his charges. The warrant is canceled Ryder is to be removed from the Chautauqua County wanted list.