Chautauqua County Sheriff
≤ SHERMAN — A town resident was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Saturday evening.
Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office deputies found that the operator Donald J. Brenyas, 56, was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated state after being pulled over. Brenyas was taken into custody and charged around 10 p.m. Brenyas was transported the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
≤ SILVER CREEK — A Sherman man was charged in connection with a petit larceny that occurred last month. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies investigated a complaint from Dec. 19. After further investigation, Ronald J. Hall, 33, was charged. Hall was given an appearance ticket to answer to his charges in the Village of Silver Creek court at a later date and time.
≤ ELLERY — On Jan. 5, Kevin P. Dahlbeck, 37, of Jamestown, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08% or greater, moved from lane unsafely, fail to keep right and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle.
Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Maple Springs Ellery Road in the Town of Ellery for multiple lane violations. Dahlbeck was found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. After processing, Dahlbeck was released with traffic tickets. Dahlbeck will appear in town of Ellery Court at a later date to answer charges.
≤ GERRY — On Dec. 29, Guy A. Spencer, 46, was arrested for driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18% or greater and moving from lane unsafely.
Deputies located a vehicle in the ditch on Terry Road. The operator was located a short time later and identified. Spencer was found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. After processing, Spencer was released with traffic tickets. Guy Spencer will appear in Town of Gerry Court at a later date to answer charges.
Cattaraugus County Sheriff
CATTARAUGUS — A Cattaraugus man has been charged in a domestic incident that allegedly occurred over the weekend.
Benjamin M. Finch, 29, of 40 Jefferson st., was charged with second-degree harassment and second-degree criminal contempt. Finch was released and is due back in town of Albion Court at a later date.