Area police

Ohio man rescued after kayak mishap

An Ohio man was taken to UPMC Chautauqua and later to UPMC Hamot after his kayak overturned on Chautauqua Lake on Monday.

At 3:20 p.m. Monday, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an overturned kayak in Maple Springs. Upon arrival Deputies found Paul Maxim, 73, of Pataskala, unconscious. Deputies immediately began CPR.

Chautauqua County EMS, Emergency Services, and Maple Springs Fire Department arrived shortly after and provided further care.

Maxim was taken to UPMC Jamestown for treatment and was later transported to UPMC Hamot.


WESTFIELD — A 28-year-old was taken into custody due to five active warrants for his arrest.

From Sept. 11 to 15, Stephen G. Meyers of 7920 McKinley Road, Westfield, allegedly violated court-mandated order of protection multiple times and in the process committed multiple offenses. Meyers was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree tampering and petit larceny.

He was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment and will be in town court at a later date.


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