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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

¯ HANOVER — Daryll M. Bernard, 26, of Gowanda was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal tampering, second-degree harassment, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unsafe tire. Deputies were called at 12:03 a.m. Monday to a report of a vehicle driving on two flat tires on Hanover Road in Hanover. Bernard was allegedly found to be impaired by drugs and was taken into custody. It was also found that Bernard’s driving privileges had been suspended 17 times in New York state, and while in custody he allegedly damaged a Chautauqua County Sheriff’s in-car camera system, continuously spit on/in a patrol vehicle, spit at deputies and threw an object and struck a deputy. He is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court later.

¯ SHERIDAN — A 16-year-old male of Dunkirk was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to use hazard lights. Deputies located a vehicle at 12:46 a.m. Sunday stopped on Center Road in the town of Sheridan. The youth was allegedly found to be operating the vehicle while impaired by drugs. The male was processed and issued tickets to appear in Sheridan Town Court later.

¯ MAYVILLE — Todd A. Seiberg, 47, of Mayville was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to signal a turn. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 12:21 a.m. Sunday for a violation on Washington Street in the village of Mayville. An investigation found that Seiberg was allegedly operating the vehicle while intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later.

New York State Police Department

¯ Trisha Kaprolat, 44, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate users original container. Troopers responded Feb. 26 to the Interstate 86 exit 12 off-ramp and Route 60 for a reported two-vehicle crash. An investigation found that Kaprolat was exiting I-86 and failed to stop her vehicle prior to striking the vehicle in front of her that was stopped at the sign. Kaprolat reportedly failed several field sobriety tests and four Alprazolam pills and a bag containing methamphetamine were later found in the vehicle. Kaprolat was transported to UPMC Hospital in Jamestown where she provided a blood sample and is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ STEAMBURG — Scott Abrams, 52, of Salamanca was charged with driving while intoxicated. Dustin George, 47, of Steamburg was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Troopers came across a crash Feb. 26 on Old Route 17 in Steamburg and observed a vehicle driving from the area of the accident scene. Abrams was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests and later provided a breath sample of 0.14%. An investigation revealed that George was the driver of the vehicle that was abandoned at the accident scene. George provided a breath sample of 0.21%. Both are scheduled to appear in Cold Spring Town Court later.

¯ KENNEDY — Dakota Morse, 24, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana. Morse was stopped on I-86 in Kennedy for speeding and was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests. Three glassine envelopes containing methamphetamine, a container with methamphetamine, a smoking device containing marijuana residue and two bags containing marijuana were found in Morse’s possession. Morse was transported to UPMC Hospital in Jamestown and provided a blood sample. He is scheduled to appear in Poland Town Court later.

Dunkirk Police Department

¯ On Jan. 22, Messiak Gonzalez, of Dunkirk was charged as a fugitive from justice.

¯ On Feb. 17, Alex S. Colon-Ruiz, 38, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no front plate, improper plates, unregistered motor vehicle and no insurance.

¯ On Feb. 19, Anthony Colon-Quendo, 20, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and inadequate muffler.

¯ On Feb. 20, Edriese K. Walker, of Dunkirk was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On Feb. 20, Robert P. Wardell, of Dunkirk was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ On Feb. 20, Robert J. Kaczor, 26, of Fredonia was charged with DWAI, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operator and failure to dim headlights.

¯ On Feb. 21, Christopher D. Cancel Vazquez, 23, of Dunkirk was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing.

¯ On Feb. 21, Fernando Martinez, 40, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree criminal contempt.

¯ On Feb. 22, Gwyn C. Steger, 42, of Fredonia was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, speed unreasonable, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident with property damage.

¯ On Feb. 23, Tiana L. Ruiz, 21, of Dunkirk was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.

¯ Joseph R. Davis, 46, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, criminal obstruction of breathing, third-degree assault, second-degree robbery and fourth-degree grand larceny.

¯ On Feb. 24, Yobaniel A. Rodriguez Gonzalez, 22, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree criminal mischief.

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