Area police

Silver Creek woman turned over to FBI

GOWANDA — Patrol stopped a vehicle on South Water Street for an observed traffic infraction around midnight July 18. During the stop, a computer check allegedly revealed that one of the passengers, Rebecca J. Gard, 20, of Silver Creek, had an active federal warrant for her arrest for narcotics trafficking. Gard was arrested on the warrant and turned over to the FBI for processing.

Chautauqua County Sheriff

¯ SHERIDAN — A town man has been ticketed for taking a bicycle.

At around 10 a.m. Monday, deputies charged Lee W. Seybold, 58, with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

The charge stems from a larceny report in which it was alleged that a bicycle was stolen from a residence. Seybold was issued an appearance ticket and is due to be in Town of Sheridan Court on a later date.

¯ BROCTON — Deputies responded to an altercation at a business on East Main Street recently. An investigation found that Danielle A. Martell, 32, of Dunkirk, allegedly struck another party, interfered with a call for emergency services and then struck the other party with a vehicle around 1 p.m. July 20. Martell was arrested and charged with criminal mischief, reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment. Martell is awaiting centralized arraignment at Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ GERRY — On July 24 at around 9:41 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Old Chautauqua Road for a report of several subjects trespassing. Upon arrival, deputies found that the residence had been broken into. K-9 Officer Bentley was deployed into the woods behind the house for a human odor track. Bentley tracked 400 yards into the woods and located four subjects trying to hide from deputies. Further investigation found that one of the subjects, D’Anthony D. Boyd, 21, of Buffalo, was allegedly in possession of concentrated marijuana. Boyd was taken into custody and charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Boyd was later released with an appearance ticket and will appear in Town of Gerry Court at a later date.

¯ ELLERY — On July 26 at about 2:04 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Route 430 for a possible violation of an order of protection. After further investigation, it was found that Patrick L. Lucariello, 82, of Ellery, allegedly violated a complete stay away order of protection. Lucariello was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and was brought to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.