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Police: Man drove drunk to meeting on dangers of DWI

ASHVILLE — A Williamsville man attending a Victim Impact Panel for those convicted of any driving while intoxicated-related offense is facing charges after sheriff’s deputies say he showed up after consuming alcohol.

David J. Coffed, 45, was taken to Chautauqua County Jail on Wednesday shortly after arriving to the meeting at the Ashville BOCES in the town of North Harmony.

Meetings consist of panelists who share stories of losing loved ones in drunken driving incidents. Anyone convicted on a DWI charge is required to attend a Victim Impact Panel.

Those attending are required to perform a pre-screen alert test to assure they have not consumed alcohol.

The Sheriff’s Office said Coffed tested positive for consuming alcohol during his test. He was taken into custody on charges of felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and operating a motor vehicle without a court-ordered interlock device.

A check of his blood alcohol level determined it was more than the legal limit. His driver’s license was also found to have been revoked from two prior DWI convictions.

The Williamsville man was processed and held for arraignment at the jail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ ELLERY — On Sept. 9 at 6 p.m., deputies responded to an address on Belleview Heights for a possible larceny. Upon arrival, it was alleged that Sally M, Lawson, 62, of the town of Ellery stole property that did not belong to her at that address.

Lawson was arrested, charged with petit larceny and was issued an appearance ticket to appear in the Town of Ellery Court on a later date.

¯ IRVING — On Monday, Sept. 9 at roughly 6:40 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Versailles Road after observing alleged traffic violations. The driver was identified as Emerson C. Stevens, 22, of Gowanda, and following an investigation, he was arrested and charged with aggravated DWI, DWI, failure to keep right and improper turn without signal. Stevens is scheduled to appear in town of Hanover Court at a later date.

¯ MAYVILLE — On September 11 at around 3:03 p.m., deputies were called to investigate a suspicious situation at Rails to Trails.

Deputies located Charles R. Houser II, 34, of Mayville, and another subject on the trail. It is alleged that there is a valid stay away order of protection between Houser II and the other subject.

Houser II was taken into custody and charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Houser II was then taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

¯ MAYVILLE — On Sept. 11 at about 6:30 p.m, deputies responded to an address on Patterson Street. It is alleged that Caitlyn M. Reardon, 18, of Mayville physically assaulted another individual. During the altercation Reardon attempted to stab the other individual with a sharp object.

Reardon was arrested and charged with second degree menacing, endangering the welfare of a child and second degree harassment. She was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail awaiting centralized arraignment.

Dunkirk Police

¯ On Aug. 30, Candido Pagan-Hernandez, 32, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree assault and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

¯ On Aug. 31, Dalaute Buchanan, 41, of Dunkirk was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing.

¯ On Sept. 2, Brooke Rasmus Gilbert, 26, of Dunkirk was charged with failure to keep right, reckless driving, moving from lane unsafely and leaving the scene of property damage.

¯ On Sept. 2, Justin Schreier, 24. of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree burglary.

¯ On Sept. 4, Shannon M. Roche, 34, of Dunkirk was charged with resisting arrest.

¯ On Sept. 4, Samuel Lobley, 37, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, second-degree obstruction of government administration and speeding in zone.

¯ On Sept. 5, Regina J. Flickner, 42, of Dunkirk was charged with two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of petit larceny.

¯ On Sept. 5, Steven E.T. Brown, 42, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

¯ On Sept. 6, Jamel A. Robinson, 21, of Buffalo was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, DWI, DWI per se and failure to stop at a light.

¯ On Sept. 6, Nakita M. Stewart, 30, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding in zone.

¯ On Sunday, Thomas J. Kawski, 49, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, violation of a restricted license, failure to use designated lane and leaving the scene of an accident.

¯ On Monday, Tanneh Seneh, 26, of Fredonia was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and failure to dim lights.

¯ On Monday, Patrick K. Bumpus, 63, of Fredonia was charged with driving while intoxicated, unlicensed operation, moving from lane unsafely and failure to use designated lane.

Fredonia Police

¯ Casey Crane was picked up on a warrant Aug. 28.

¯ Timothy Raynor was charged Aug. 28 with second degree harassment and trespassing.

¯ Donte Davenport was picked up Aug. 29 on a warrant.

¯ Jose Garcia-Gonzalez was charged Aug. 30 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and an open container violation.

¯ James Brennan was charged Aug. 30 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and an open container violation.

¯ Connor McMillan was charged Aug. 31 with an open container violation.

¯ Jeremy Marszalek was charged Aug. 31 with unauthorized use or possession of a driver’s license, unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and an open container violation.

¯ Evan Tanner was charged Aug. 31 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and an open container violation.

¯ Michael Strachan was charged Aug. 31 with littering and an open container violation.

¯ Mackenzie Terhaar was charged Aug. 31 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21, littering and an open container violation.

¯ John Owens was charged Aug. 31 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21, littering and an open container violation.

¯ Ariana Zaccaur was charged Aug. 31 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21, littering and an open container violation.

¯ Peter Kalfas was charged Aug. 31 with second degree unlawful imprisonment and second degree harassment.

¯ Ashley Halas was charged Aug. 31 with fifth degree criminal possession of marijuana.

¯ Scott Nixon was charged Sept. 1 with trespassing.

¯ Erika Bess was charged Sept. 3 with second degree harassment and second degree criminal trespassing.

¯ Danielle Butts was charged Sept. 4 with second degree harassment and second degree criminal trespassing.

¯ Jace Elderkin was charged Sept. 8 with disorderly conduct.

¯ Gregory Miller was charged Sept. 8 with third degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

Gowanda Police

¯ A Gowanda woman was charged after patrol responded to a Commercial Street address for a report of harassment. Patrol was informed that Dawn M. Woodworth, 53, had allegedly threatened physical harm to a female acquaintance on Aug. 28.

During the investigation, Woodworth reportedly became belligerent and aggressive toward patrol. Once patrol began to arrest Woodworth, she struggled against the arresting officers and attempted to pull away and flee on foot.

Woodworth was eventually arrested and charged with second-degree harassment, resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Woodworth was arraigned in town of Persia Court and remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail on $1,000 bail.

¯ Patrol was notified of a disturbance on Chestnut Street on Aug. 30. Biagio Gallo, 59, of Gowanda, had reportedly been involved in a verbal altercation that escalated into a physical altercation with a male acquaintance. It is alleged that Gallo struck the victim in the side of his head.

Gallo was arrested and charged with second-degree harassment. Gallo was arraigned in town of Persia Court and released on his own recognizance to appear in town of Persia Court at a later date.

¯ A traffic stop around 10:30 p.m. Sept. 4 led to charges for a Gowanda resident.

Patrol stopped a vehicle on Broadway Road for an inadequate license plate lamp. During the stop, a DMV computer check of the license of the driver, Paul E. Grimmer III, 28, allegedly revealed it to be revoked. Grimmer was also found to be awaiting a court appearance for a DWI arrest. He was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate license plate lamp. Grimmer was later released on an appearance ticket to appear in town of Persia Court at a later date.

Westfield Police

¯ A 29-year-old Westfield man was charged with second degree harassment at 12:16 p.m. Tuesday after allegedly slapping a 36-year-old woman in the face. Michael A. Rodriguez was arrested after village police investigated a domestic dispute report. He was issued an appearance ticket and will go to Westfield Village Court at a later date to answer the charge.

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