Area police

Woman accused of kicking deputy

JAMESTOWN — On Sunday at about 2:15 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Washington Street for not stopping at a red light. The operator was identified as Stephanie D. Lockett, 36, of Jamestown, and investigation allegedly found her to be intoxicated.

After refusing a preliminary breath test, Lockett was taken into custody. When deputies attempted to place Lockett into the rear seat of the patrol vehicle, she reportedly intentionally kicked a deputy. Lockett also refused a chemical test to determine her blood alcohol content.

Lockett was charged with driving while intoxicated, second-degree harassment, refusal to submit to a breath test and passed red light. After processing, Lockett was released with appearance tickets and will appear in city of Jamestown Court at a later date.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ HANOVER — On August 13 at around 11:45 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Routes 5 & 20 for an alleged traffic violation. After further investigation, it was discovered that Kevin D. Kuzdzal, 49, of Dunkirk, was reportedly operating the vehicle while intoxicated.

Kuzdzal was charged with felony DWAI and no/inadequate lights. He will answer the charges in town of Hanover Court.

≤ RIPLEY — On Friday at about 10 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on East Lake Road for a reported disorderly person. Upon arrival, it is alleged that Matthew J. Fowler, 44, of Ripley, damaged property belonging to another person.

Fowler was arrested and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

Fredonia Police

¯ Dustin Hale was charged July 25 with petit larceny.

¯ Danielle Braun was charged July 26 with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating motor vehicle while impaired by drugs and reckless driving.

¯ Vanessa Stevens was charged Aug. 2 with second-degree menacing.

¯ Nicholas Bomasuto was charged Aug. 2 with criminal possession of a stimulant.

¯ Iris Bonilla was picked up on a warrant Aug. 3.

¯ Cassandra Mapes was charged Aug. 3 with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a hypodermic instrument.

¯ Joseph Tekulve was charged Aug. 10 with driving while intoxicated and refusal to take a breath test.

Gowanda Police

¯ GOWANDA — On July 29, patrol charged Samantha M. Salomon, 28, of Blasdell, with third-degree assault after she allegedly struck a male acquaintance in the eye, causing injury. When Salomon failed to appear in court, a warrant was issued for her arrest by town of Collins Court. On Aug. 6 at roughly 6:45 p.m., Salomon turned herself in to Gowanda Police.

Salomon was arrested on her warrant and arraigned in town of Collins Court. She was remanded to the Erie County Holding Center on $2,000 bail.

¯ On Aug. 6 at around 9:15 p.m., patrol stopped a vehicle on Commercial Street for having inadequate license plate lamps. The driver was identified as Donald L. Ervolina, 56, of Gowanda. A DMV computer check of Ervolina’s license revealed that it had allegedly been suspended.

Ervolina was arrested and charged with unlicensed operation, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate license plate lamps.

He was later released with an appearance ticket to appear in town of Persia Court at a later date.

Westfield Police

¯ On August 14 at roughly 1:20 p.m., Westfield Police, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department and New York State Police were called to Green Star Pallet and Recycling for a reported large group of employees fighting inside the business.

After an investigation on the fight was completed, it is alleged that Pedro A. Corraliza, 26, of Dunkirk, struck a female employee in the face.

Corraliza was arrested, charged with second-degree harassment and taken to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

¯ On August 15 at about 7 p.m., patrol responded to an address on Pearl Street for a report of underage drinking. Upon further investigation, Anthony D. Delmonte, 20, of Westfield, had allegedly provided alcoholic beverages to two minors.

He was charged with two counts of first-degree unlawfully dealing with a minor and was issued appearance tickets. Delmonte will appear in village of Westfield Court at a later date.


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