Brocton man remanded to County Jail
BROCTON - Chautauqua County deputies Friday charged James Seavy, 48, of Brocton with disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance (a felony) and unlawful possession of marijuana.
At about 2:45 a.m., officers responded to the area of 66 E. Main St. in the village for a report of a male in the area yelling obscenities and knocking at the door. When the deputies arrived, Seavy was identified as the suspect and was still in the area. He reportedly became belligerent and disorderly with the officers. When they attempted to apprehend him, he reportedly became physical in an attempt to elude arrest.
When Seavy was taken into custody, he was searched. Officers report that a quantity of prescription drugs and marijuana were found.
Seavy was arraigned in Brocton court and committed to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
Liquor sold to minors at three businesses
The City of Jamestown Police Department in conjunction with the New York State Police at Jamestown conducted a weekend underage drinking detail utilizing underage operatives attempting to purchase alcohol at area businesses.
Purchases were made by underage operatives at three businesses which will be referred to the Buffalo Office of the New York State Liquor Authority: 7-Eleven Store 321 Hazeltine Avenue, Jamestown; Hartfield Bay Cafe 6040 East Lake Road, Mayville; and French Creek Tavern 1614 French Creek-Mina Road Clymer.
As a result of the detail, three individuals were charged with prohibited sale of an alcoholic beverage to a minor (Violation of the ABC Law, Section 65-1). Shawn Lawson, 21, of 177 Connecticut St., James-town, was issued an appearance ticket for the City of Jamestown City Court at a later date. Lloyd Newhouse, 47, of 6672 Elm Flat Road, Mayville, (2 counts) was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of Chautauqua Court on Dec. 17. Trudy L. Burchanowski, 34, of 73 Bernwood Drive, North East, Pa., (2 counts) was issued an appearance ticket for the Town of French Creek.
State Police at Fredonia
On Saturday, troopers charged Gabriel Alvarez, 30, of Antelope Street in Dunkirk with driving while intoxicated.
Troopers report Alvarez was operating a vehicle northbound on State Route 60 with a loud exhaust and he traveled over the yellow center lines. Alvarez submitted to a breath test which was reported at .09 blood alcohol content.
He is scheduled to appear in the Town of Dunkirk Court in January.
On Sunday, troopers charged Anthony M. Mahone, 42, of Hamburg for driving while intoxicated on State Route 20 in the Town of Pomfret.
He was stopped for speeding and he reportedly failed field sobriety tests.
He was transported to the Fredonia station where he took a breath sample which was reported to be .12 percent. He was issued tickets.
ARKWRIGHT - On Sunday, troopers charged Aaron Popielarz, 21, with numerous violations of the vehicle and traffic laws, including reckless driving, failure to stop for a stop sign, no helmet, no safety goggles, inadequate muffler, no insurance, uninspected, unregistered motorcycle, no headlight, no registration plate, no rear view mirror and driving out of class.
The charges came after troopers responded to a complaint about a person driving in a dangerous manner on Zahm Road in Arkwright and Villenova on a dirt bike. Troopers interviewed the complainant who said a man was riding a yellow dirt bike in a dangerous manner that did not seem to be road legal. Troopers then patrolled to an address on Zahm Road to interview the subject of the complaint.
Popielarz was issued appearance tickets.
State Police at Collins
DAYTON - On Nov. 29, troopers charged Adam Yoder, 34, of Jefferson Street in Cattaraugus with unlawful possession of marijuana after a motor vehicle accident on Jolles Road.
Yoder lost control of his car, went off the road, stuck a ditch, and overturned. During the investigation the troopers reportedly found a plastic medicine bottle with marijuana in it.
Yoder is due in Dayton Town Court at a later date.
OTTO - On Dec. 2, troopers assisted the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation with the apprehension of Michael Furl, 40, of Park Street in Arcade and William Holmwood, 33, of Maple Avenue in Machias for the violation of hunting on posted property.
The two were reportedly unaware that the previous landowner, who had given them permission to hunt on the property, had died and the land was now posted. They are due in Otto Town Court later this month.
On Wednesday, troopers charged Tyler Thompson, 36, of Lawtons with issuing a bad check. Thompson reportedly issued a check for $350 to his ex-landlord which was not covered with sufficient funds.
He is due in Collins Town Court later this month.