Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office
PERRYSBURG - On Dec. 11, Autumn Curtis, 21, of Wayland, Mich. was charged with DWI, DWI with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, operating a vehicle without insurance, unregistered motor vehicle, uninspected motor vehicle, operating a vehicle with switched plates and failure to keep right following an accident in the town of Perrysburg. Curtis was arraigned in the town of Perrysburg court and committed to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $2,500 bail.
ELLICOTTVILLE - On Dec. 16, Carole L. Thompson, 45, of Irving, was charged with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration after an incident at the Tamarak Club in Ellicottville.
Around 4:15 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the Tamarak Club for a large party in one of their rooms from which they received several complaints from patrons. During the investigation, deputies were confronted by an unruly female later identified as Thompson. It is alleged Thompson pushed deputies and created a disturbance which hindered their investigation. Thompson was taken into custody and arraigned in the town of Ellicottville court and jailed in lieu of $500 bail. She is to appear in the town of Ellicottville court at a later date to answer to the charges.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
PANAMA - On Dec. 12, a detainer was filed against Scott E. McChesney, 22, of Panama, following a reported burglary.
On Nov. 16 deputies responded to a report of a petit larceny which is alleged to have occurred at 961 Swede Road in Panama. After an investigation a warrant was issued for McChesney for third-degree burglary, trespass and two counts of petit larceny on Dec. 12. McChesney was incarcerated in the Chautauqua County jail on separate charges so the warrant was filed as a detainer and he will answer to the charge.
NORTH HARMONY - No tickets were issued after Spencer Smith, 19, of Sherman, was involved in a motor vehicle accident Thursday.
Smith was operating his vehicle eastbound on Sherman-Stedman Road when he lost control of his vehicle going around a curve due to unsafe speed and slippery conditions. Smith went off the north side of the road where the vehicle rolled once and came to rest on its wheels against a tree.
Neither Smith nor his three passengers were injured in the accident.
On Friday, James B. Schroeder, 45, of Fredonia, was jailed on felony driving while intoxicated charges.
Around 2:20 a.m., deputies responded to a report of a single vehicle crash into the ditch on Farel Road in the town of Pomfret. Deputies allege Schroeder was operating a 2009 Pontiac south on Farel Road when for unknown reasons he veered off the road and crashed into the ditch on the west side of the roadway. Schroeder was alleged to be operating in an intoxicated condition and was arrested for driving while intoxicated.
Schroeder has a prior felony DWI conviction within the preceding 10 years, which police say made this arrest a felony. Police report he refused a chemical breath test and was taken for arraignment in the town of Pomfret court.
Bail was set at $1,000 cash or $5,000 property bond and Schroeder was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail. Additionally his driver's license was immediately suspended pending further action from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
On Monday, a 17-year-old Brocton resident was charged with criminal possession of stolen property.
Police say the subject was arrested following an investigation into a car larceny on Webster Road in Fredonia which occurred on Dec. 19. It is alleged the subject was found to be in possession of a set of keys stolen from the vehicle and was issued an appearance ticket for the town of Pomfret court at a later date to answer the charge.