Man charged in attempted forced entry
A Sinclairville man was charged in connection with an attempted break-in.
Shawn A. Cavender, 43, of Sinclairville was charged with two counts of aggravated criminal contempt, criminal mischief and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation on Aug. 24. At 9:13 p.m. deputies responded to a residence on Park Street for the report of an unwanted person trying to enter in to the house.
It is alleged Cavender choked an individual at this residence earlier in the day then left. He returned and damaged property when trying to gain entry into the home. Both incidents are in violating of terms and conditions of an order of protection against him. Caven-der was arraigned in Town of Chautauqua Court and then sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.
Three charged with open container
HANOVER - On Thurs-day evening, in three separate incidents, a Chautau-qua County Sheriff's deputy charged three men with possession of an open container of alcohol.
At about 9 p.m. Bradley Sutton, 24, of 24 Highland Place in Lancaster was stopped on Allegany Road.
At about 9:30 p.m., Steven W. Grimm, 20, of 10184 Broadway Road in Gowanda was stopped on Iola Drive. He was charged with open container violation under 21.
At about 10:20 p.m., Mathew J. Hooker, 27, of 64 Pleasant Parkway in Cheektowaga was stopped on Iola Drive.
All three were issued appearance tickets.
Stalking arrest made
Shaffer was processed at state police barracks in Jamestown, arraigned in the Town of Randolph Court and released on his own recognizance. Shaffer is scheduled to appear in the Town of Randolph Court at a later date.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
HANOVER - John May, 58, and Alberta Bogle, 56, both of Angell Road were charged with second-degree harassment Aug. 24. At 6:17 p.m., deputies re-sponded to an Angell Road residence for a report of an altercation. May and Bogle allegedly threw items at each other during this altercation. They were re-leased on appearance tickets.
CASSADAGA - Steven M. Peilmeier, 27, of Jamestown was charged with following too closely on Aug. 25. At 12:55 p.m. Hannah K. Acevedo, 24, of Fredonia was traveling south on Route 60 and stopped to turn left into Kwik Fill. Peilmeier did not see Acevedo's vehicle stopped, causing the vehicles to collide. Acevedo was transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital by Cassadaga Rescue for minor injuries. Eddie Acevedo, a passenger, was not injured. Peilmeier was not injured and was issued an appearance ticket.
HANOVER - On Thursday, an Orchard Park man was charged with DWI and other charges following a traffic stop in Hanover.
At 10:20 p.m., Todd Mc-tigue, 44, of Orchard Park, was stopped on Allegany Road for allegedly not stopping at a stop sign. Investi-gation resulted in Mctigue being charged with DWI and DWI per se having a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, plus failure to stop at a stop sign. Mctigue was issued tickets.
New York State Police at Collins
Ryan Rodriguez, 20, of Lawtons was charged with driving while intoxicated on Aug. 22. Rodriguez was charged following a mid-morning traffic stop on Route 438 for not wearing a seatbelt. He was found to be intoxicated and transported to Collins barracks where he was found to have a BAC of .11. He will return to Brant Town Court next month.
Joseph Gierszewski, 18, and Dylan Lathrop, 16 of South Dayton were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Around 8 p.m. troopers checked on a suspicious vehicle parked in the lot of the Cherry Creek Woodcraft. A strong odor of marijuana was detected coming from inside the car. Both males were found in possession of glass pipes containing marijuana. Both were released on an appearance ticket.
New York State Police at Fredonia
Dennis Mallaber, 47, of Perrysburg was charged with driving while intoxicated following a traffic stop on Cottage Road in Dayton at 2:25 a.m. Mallaber's vehicle was observed traveling over the yellow double solid lines three times. Mallaber failed field sobriety tests. He was processed at the Fredonia barracks where he was found to have a BAC of .11. He will answer charges in the Town of Dayton Court.
New York State Police at Jamestown
POLAND - Judy Bascom, 53, of Kennedy was charged with second-degree criminal contempt on Aug. 22. Investigation revealed Bascom had been living with the victim, who recently filed an order of protection against her. Bascom was arraigned in the Town of Poland Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.
A 16-year-old female was charged with violating the curfew on Aug. 24. At 1 a.m. Westfield Police were on patrol on East Main Street and observed a known female youth who was out past curfew. The youth was issued an appearance ticket.