Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department

¯ HANOVER — At about 5:24 p.m. Saturday, deputies responded to Quarry Road for a reported vehicle in the roadway with an unconscious operator behind the wheel. Deputies located the vehicle in question and identified the operator as Shawn M. Field, 30, of Forestville. An investigation found that Field was allegedly operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Field was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI, DWI, refusal to submit to a breath test and no stopping/standing/parking on pavement. Field was released with appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in town of Hanover Court at a later date.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — At roughly 7:30 a.m. Sunday, deputies responded to a vehicle roll over on Route 430. Deputies identified the driver as Paul A. Rater, 57, of Ripley, who was reportedly heading westward when he left the roadway and severed a utility pole. After an investigation, Rater was found to have been allegedly operating his vehicle in an intoxicated state. Rater was taken into custody and charged with DWI and failure to keep right. Rater was then transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

¯ STOCKTON — At 1:30 p.m. Saturday, deputies went to an address on South Stockton-Cassadaga Road to follow up on a larceny complaint. Deputies made contact with Fletcher E. Walters III, 27, of Sinclairville, and during the course of investigation, Walters was allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled substance that was reported stolen earlier in the day. Walters was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Walters is set to appear in town of Stockton Court at a later date.

Evans Police Department

¯ Patrol stopped a vehicle on Sturgeon Point Road for speeding around 6 p.m. Aug. 13. A check revealed that the license of the driver, William W. Young, 22, of Evans, was allegedly suspended. Young could not produce any ID to patrol and was taken into custody. Young was transported to Evans Police Department for booking and was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speed in zone. He was later released with an appearance ticket and his vehicle was towed.

¯ Patrol was dispatched to a report of a wanted individual out of Buffalo on North Main Street around 8 p.m. Aug. 17. Upon arrival, patrol spoke with parties at the scene, several of whom identified Saleema M. Aguirre, 20, of Buffalo as the operator of an involved vehicle. Patrol requested ID from Aguirre, who then allegedly gave patrol a fake name and date of birth. Patrol again asked Aguirre for her information and told her they knew the information she provided was inaccurate.

Aguirre then provided patrol with the correct information and stated that she lied because her license was suspended. After running her information, dispatch advised patrol that Aguirre had a valid driver’s license, as well as an active warrant out of the town of Hamburg. Aguirre was taken into custody and charged with second-degree criminal impersonation. Aguirre was booked, processed and then turned over to town of Hamburg Police on the warrant.

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