Man taken to hospital after logging accident
HANOVER - A 51-year-old Hanover man was transported to Lake Shore Hospital Thursday night for undisclosed injuries after a logging accident.
The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office and several fire departments responded to an address on Angell Road in the Town of Hanover for a logging accident.
Investigation into the incident showed that the victim was working on a logging trail with a tractor and apparently pushed a tree with the bucket of the tractor causing a large piece of the tree to break off and strike the victim.
The victim was transported to Lake Shore Hospital and later transported by a Starflight ambulance to ECMC for treatment.
Hanover Center Fire Department, Sunset Bay Fire Department, Silver Creek Fire Department and Star-flight assisted on the scene.
Ellen J. Geiger, 32, of Park Street was charged with third-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, first-degree criminal contempt and criminal mischief on July 30. At 8:40 p.m. patrol was notified of a burglary of a Bader Avenue residence. Geiger had allegedly entered her ex-husband's residence without permission, damaged a safe, stole in excess of $100 cash as well as numerous personal items. Her actions violated an order of protection issued by the Erie County Family Court. She was arraigned in the Town of Concord Court and remanded to the Erie County Holding center in lieu of $1,500 bail. She is to appear in Town of Collins Court.
Michael R. Jordan, 31, of Orchard Place was charged with failure to keep right and unlawful possession of marijuana on Aug. 3. During routine patrol on Aldrich Street, police observed a vehicle being operated in an erratic manner, weaving over double solid lines. This vehicle was stopped and Jordan was found to be in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a marijuana pipe. He was released on an appearance ticket for the Town of Persia Court.
Emily D. Burroughs, 22, of Chestnut Street was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Aug. 5.
Kevin M. Britt, 24, of Jamestown Street was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and headlight violation on Aug. 8.
Todd M. Wingard, 17, of Collins was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment on Aug. 8. Patrol received a complaint regarding unwanted text messages to a 12-year-old Gowanda female in an attempt for the victim to date Wingard. These messages started in July and continued after the female told Wingard to leave her alone. Gowanda Police contacted Wingard and advised him any further contact would result in his arrest. On Aug. 8, Wingard again sent nine text messages to this female. Wingard was contacted by patrol and reported to the police department. He was released on an appearance ticket.
Leiondie R. Mohawk, 28, of Chestnut Street was charged with criminal mischief on Aug. 9. At 4:51 p.m. patrol responded to a Union Street address for the report of a female causing damage. Patrol arrived and was informed that Mohawk, who appeared intoxicated, had been at the residence visiting when she became physically aggressive.
She was released on an appearance ticket.
Ronald R. Arrigo, 46, of Versailles was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Aug. 10. Arrigo was a passenger in a vehicle that was stopped on Buffalo Street at 7:30 p.m. for having an expired registration. He was found to be in possession of two small baggies containing marijuana and a marijuana pipe. He was released on an appearance ticket.