Town of Evans Police Department
¯ On Nov. 2, Samantha Rodriguez, 29 was arrested for alleged second-degree harassment – physical contact, disorderly conduct for unreasonable noise, second-degree obstruction of governmental administration.
Patrol was investigating a disturbance between the offender and another person when another eruption of yelling and harassment happened between the two. Rodriquez was not removed for processing due to having a small child at the residence.
¯ On Nov. 3, Anthony Rydzewski, 37 has a warrant out for his arrest for alleged fourth-degree grand auto larceny over $100 and unauthorized use of a vehicle without owner’s consent.
Rydzewski is being charged for his charges because of an incident with the victim, where she states that he got into her vehicle and drove away without permission. She did not give permission for him to take the vehicle and the car was holding her purse with credit cards and a work computer. An arrest warrant was issued and is still current.
¯ On Nov. 6, David A. Caldwell, 35 was arrested for alleged operation of a motor vehicle without inspection certificate, operation of motor vehicle by an unlicensed driver, motorcycle violation of a rearview mirror, motorcycle violation of modified muffler, registration plate display violation, no reflector in the rear of the motorcycle, operation of an unregistered motorcycle, fail to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle with three or more open suspensions on three or more dates, and operation of a motor vehicle without insurance.
Patrol attempted to stop the vehicle for a traffic stop due to a muffler violation and a registration plate display violation, but the vehicle did not stop, even when lights and sirens were on. The offender tried to turn down a road, but ended up turning into another patrol car, striking the front bar. Caldwell then tried to get back on the bike to flee, but officers placed him under arrest. He was taken to the Evans Police Department for booking and was issued an appearance ticket and multiple traffic tickets.
¯ On Nov. 8, Juan Gomez-Otero, Hector Santiago-Marrero, and Luis Morales-Ortiz were all arrested for several different charges each.
Gomez-Otero was arrested for alleged speed violation, reckless driving, failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle, third-degree unlawful fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle, and driving a motor vehicle without a proper license.
Santiago-Marrero was arrested for alleged speed violation, failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a proper license, operation of an unregistered motor vehicle on the highway, operation of a motor vehicle with improper plates, equipment violation – no or insufficient tail lamps, reckless driving, and third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle.
Morales-Ortiz was arrested for alleged third-degree unlawful fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle, driving a motor vehicle without a proper license, operation of an unregistered motor vehicle on the highway, operation of a motor vehicle with improper plates, reckless driving, failure to yield right of way to an emergency vehicle, speed violation, and equipment violation – no or insufficient tail lamps.
The three offenders were speeding through Evans on motorcycles and patrol was chasing them along with the Hamburg Police Department. Eventually, the suspects were caught in Dunkirk and were arrested.