Ripley man charged with DWI
Troopers stopped Kopta on Shortman Road for no lighted headlight. Report-edly, his blood alcohol level was .12 percent.
He is to answer charged in the Town of Ripley Court on Feb. 11.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
Around 9:08 p.m., sheriff's deputies stopped Scott Nelson, 43, of Jamestown, on Route 60 in the town of Kiantone for not having adequate headlights. Further investigation into the stop lead to Nelson being charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI per se for having a blood alcohol content higher than .18 percent. Nelson was taken into custody for processing and was later released to appear in the Town of Kiantone Court on a later date.
State Police at Collins
Troopers reported they stopped Schneider on State Route 20 because he wasn't wearing a seatbelt while driving. A computer check revealed that his driver's license had been revoked for a conviction of driving while intoxicated.
Schneider was arraigned in the Town of Brant Court and sent to the Erie County Holding Center on $1000 cash bail. He is scheduled for the Town of Brant Court later this month.
Troopers checked the scene and reportedly were unable to find any evidence of deer tracks in the snow leaving the road as he described.
Pawlak was ticketed for unsafe speed and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. He is due in the Town of Otto Court later this month.
Officers stopped him on Route 39 for reportedly speeding and having an inadequate exhaust on his pickup truck. He reportedly failed a series of sobriety tests.
He was processed at state police barracks in Collins. His blood alcohol level was reported to be .17 percent.
He is due in the Town of Perrysburg Court at a later date.
A trooper on patrol was notified of the accident by a passing motorist and responded to find Waterman had slid off the snow-covered highway while traveling north on State Route 62. She reportedly struck a mailbox before going into the ditch.
She was processed at state police barracks in Collins where she refused to take a breath test.
She was arraigned in the Town of Collins Court and posted $1,000 bail.