Area police

Baseball bat allegedly used in assault

≤ BROCTON — A Brocton woman is accused of assaulting another with a baseball bat.

On Thursday, Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies responded to a residence in Brocton, for the report of a physical altercation. After an investigation, Rose M. Weary, 26, was taken into custody for allegedly assaulting another individual with a baseball bat, biting them and lighting the individual’s property on fire.

Weary was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and fifth-degree arson.

Weary was arraigned and is scheduled to return to court at a later date.

State Police at Jamestown

≤ FALCONER — Troopers pulled over a vehicle on Falconer Street for driving through a stop sign. The driver, Anthony Neubauer, 33, was placed under arrest July after allegedly failing several sobriety tests. Neubauer was transported to State Police Jamestown, where he provided a breath sample of .18. A check of Neubauer’s driving record revealed a DWI conviction within the preceeding 10 years, and that Neubauer’s driving privileges had been revoked. Neubauer was charged with aggravated felony DWI and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Neubauer was then processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail, pending arraignment.

18-year-old pulls knife on neighbor

≤ WESTFIELD — On July 17 at about 3:40 p.m., Westfield Police were called to an apartment on Cass Street for a physical altercation involving a knife.

Upon investigation, patrol determined that an unnamed 18-year-old youth from Dunkirk had allegedly broken a child’s highchair and pushed a female victim against the wall inside the apartment. During the incident, a concerned neighbor intervened, at which time the 18-year-old youth allegedly pulled a knife on the neighbor trying to assist the victim.

The 18-year-old youth was taken into custody at the scene and charged with second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. The youth was then transported to CAP arraignment.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ MAYVILLE — On Thursday, at approximately 8:32 p.m., Sheriff’s Deputies located Jessica M. Kelsey, 22, of Ripley on Elm Street in the Village of Mayville. Kelsey had a warrant for her arrest. Further investigation found Kelsey to allegedly be in possession of a small quantity of methamphetamine and a small quantity of fentanyl. Kelsey was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment for her warrant and was additionally charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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