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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

¯ SHERIDAN — Michael Schweitzer, 29, of Buffalo, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 12:25 a.m. Saturday on Route 20 in the town of Sheridan. An investigation later found that Schweitzer was allegedly driving while intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Sheridan Town Court later.

¯ DUNKIRK — Jamal A. Robinson, 24, of Buffalo, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and no tail lamps. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 3 a.m. Saturday on Central Avenue in the city of Dunkirk. An investigation found that Robinson was allegedly intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Dunkirk City Court later.

¯ POMFRET — Devon T. Gonzales, 20, of Cheektowaga, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and no standing/stopping/parking on highway. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 11:35 p.m. Friday on Route 20 in the town of Pomfret for a traffic violation and to check the wellbeing of the driver. An investigation found that Gonzales was allegedly operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Gonzales is scheduled to appear in Pomfret Town Court later.

¯ POMFRET — Ari D. Paff, 39, of South Dayton, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and no/insufficient tail lamps. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 1:37 a.m. Saturday in the town of Pomfret for a traffic violation. An investigation found that Paff was allegedly intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Pomfret Town Court later.

¯ HANOVER — Kelly L. Metzger, 52, of Forestville, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to keep right. Deputies responded at 8:13 a.m. Tuesday to a crash on Versailles Road in the town of Hanover. An investigation found that Metzger was allegedly operating the vehicle while impaired by drugs. She is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court later.

GOWANDA POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Duverney Dillon, 48 of Gowanda, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation stemming from an incident that occurred April 25. Dillon was operating a vehicle stopped by patrol and, during a computer check, it was found that his license was suspended for failing to answer two traffic summonses. Dillon is scheduled to appear in Collins Town Court.

¯ Martin Sticek, 54 of Gowanda, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 26. At around 10:30 p.m., patrol observed Sticek allegedly standing next to the police department door, urinating on the building. Sticek will appear later in Collins Town Court.

¯ Christopher Meslinsky, 44 of Lawtons, was charged with operating a vehicle with improper plates, unregistered vehicle, un-inspected vehicle, operating a vehicle with no onsurance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, second-degree possessing a forged instrument and resisting arrest. Meslinsky was stopped at 1:11 p.m. on May 3 for having fraudulent plates on his vehicle. Meslinsky was also recognized by patrol for having two active warrants for his arrest. Meslinsky refused to stop for patrol until he was cut off by another patrol vehicle. Once stopped, Meslinsky was reportedly belligerent and uncooperative, refusing to roll down his window, keeping his door locked and refusing to open it. A DMV computer check revealed that Meslinsky’s license had been suspended multiple times, as well as revealing a warrant for his arrest, issued by the Erie County Sheriff Department. Meslinsky was later turned over to the Erie County Sheriff Department to have his warrant processed. An arrest warrant was issued by Collins Town Court for Meslinsky to be transported from the Erie County Holding Center to Collins.

¯ David Witherell, 67 of Gowanda, was charged with operating an unregistered vehicle, operating a vehicle with no insurance, expired inspection, and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Witherell was stopped on May 6. at 9 a.m. for operating a vehicle with no license plates attached. During the stop, a check found that the vehicle was not registered and it had no insurance. The check also revealed that Witherell’s license had been suspended twice for insurance lapses. Patrol also noticed that the vehicle had not been inspected. Witherell will appear in Persia Town Court.

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