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Chautauqua County Sheriff

¯ ELLERY — An Ohio man is facing driving while intoxicated charges.

At 1:03 a.m. Sunday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies found a vehicle parked in the road on Broadway Street. The operator was identified as Andrew J. Stover, 63, of University Heights, Ohio.

Further investigation found that Stover was intoxicated while operating the vehicle. Additionally, a license check showed that Stover’s privileges to operate in New York were revoked due to previous chemical breath test refusal in 2018.

Stover was charged with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operator, DWI, DWI per se having .08% B.A.C., parked/standing on pavement.

Stover was processed and released with citations directing him to appear in the town of Ellery Court later.

¯ VILLENOVA — A Depew man is being cited for accident that occurred Saturday afternoon.

At around 2:18 p.m., Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to the incident on Mile Strip Road. An investigation found that Eugene Kornacki, 32, of Depew was traveling northeast at an unsafe speed which caused him to lose control of his vehicle, crossing into the oncoming lane of traffic, and strike another vehicle.

As a result of this accident one person was transported to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital in Springville with minor injuries. Kornacki was issued a traffic citation for speed not reasonable or prudent and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Villenova Court at a later date.

¯ KIANTONE –At about 3:38 p.m. Friday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies received a larceny complaint that occurred at a residence in the town.

After an investigation it was found that Jeremy M. Smith, 36, of Jamestown, had portrayed himself as an employee of a previous employer in order to gain access to the residence on Friday. It was found that once inside, Smith then removed property from the residence that belonged to the home owner.

Smith was charged with petit larceny and second-degree criminal impersonation Saturday, and was released with appearance tickets to appear in the Town of Kiantone Court at a later date.

State Police at Fredonia

Over the weekend, State Police at Fredonia made two arrests for driving while intoxicated.

On Saturday, at 4:40 a.m., troopers charged Taylor N. Seneca, 23, of Irving with DWI after she failed several field sobriety tests on State Route 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover. Seneca was transported to Fredonia, where a chemical breath test revealed her to have a 0.12% blood alcohol content.

On Sunday at 12:02 a.m., troopers on patrol stopped Jose Carabello-Velez, 53, of Dunkirk, NY for traveling 82 mph in a posted 55 mph zone on Route 39 in the town of Sheridan. During the interview with Carabello-Velez, Troopers noted obvious signs of impairment, as well as failure of standardized field sobriety tests at the scene. Carabello-Velez was arrested and transported to Fredonia barracks, where a chemical breath test revealed him to have a 0.13% BAC.

Both were released on appearance tickets.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff

¯ SALAMANCA — On Dec. 12 Brian S. McGonagle, 27, of Cherry Creek, was arrested on two bench warrants.

After a traffic stop in the City of Salamanca, he was also found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine and scales, and was given an appearance ticket for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.

He was transported to the Cattaraugus County Jail and held with no bail and is due back in court at a later date.

¯ LITTLE VALLEY — On Dec. 8 Cindy R. Booth, 19, of South Dayton was arrested after she got into a physical altercation.

She got into the altercation outside of the South Dayton supermarket. Booth was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. Booth was arraigned in the village of South Dayton court and released. She is due back in court at a later date.

Fredonia Police Department

¯ Cole Sutton was charged Nov. 14 with driving while intoxicated.

¯ Destiny Soto was charged Nov. 15 with second-degree harassment.

¯ Yamilex Colon was charged Nov. 15 with second-degree harassment.

¯ Kevin Cintron was charged Nov. 16 with a noise control ordinance violation.

¯ Shaqri Ransome was charged Nov. 16 with a noise control ordinance violation.

¯ Edwin Vazquez-Romeo was charged Nov. 17 with littering and an open container violation.

¯ Dianalie Rivera was charged Nov. 20 with torturing or injuring animals (failure to provide sustenance) and a dog barking violation.

¯ Ross Patchin was charged Nov. 27 with petit larceny.

¯ Zachary Buckley was charged Dec. 1 with a sewer ordinance violation.

¯ Thomas Doty was charged Dec. 5 with second-degree harassment.

¯ Kyle Mattern was charged Dec. 6 with unlawful possession of alcohol by a person under 21 and an open container violation.

¯ Edison Velez-Alicea was charged Dec. 7 with an open container violation.

¯ Matthew Belardi was charged Dec. 7 with disorderly conduct.

¯ Genesis Resto-Rodriguez was charged Dec. 7 with petit larceny.

¯ Sade Green was charged Dec. 7 with petit larceny.

¯ Casey Lane was picked up on a warrant Dec. 10.

¯ Matthew Valliere was charged Dec. 11 with second-degree harassment.


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