Police investigating larcenies in Mayville
In one of the thefts, a wallet containing credit cards was stolen from a car. The subject attempted to use the bank card at the M&T Bank ATM machine on South Erie Street in Mayville. The photographs are of the suspect attempting to access the ATM.
The Sheriff's office is requesting anyone with information on the car larcenies or recognize the suspect in the photographs to contact the We Tip Hot Line and the Sheriff's Office at 753-4915.
The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the individual in this photo in regard to larcenies from parked vehicles on Elm Street in Mayville.
Forestville woman charged after allegedly making bomb threat
According to the Chautauqua County Sher-iff's Office, Jeanne Polisoto, 67, was charged with making a terroristic threat, second-degree harassment and second-degree obstructing governmental administration.
Deputies responded to the Hanover Town Hall for the report that Polisoto allegedly had made a bomb threat toward some employees at 11:15 a.m.
A warrant was issued and Polisoto was taken into custody at 6 p.m. She was arraigned and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
JAMESTOWN - Ern-est E. Skinner, 58, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree offering a false instrument for filing and misuse of SNAP/food stamps on Monday. It is alleged that from Aug. 1, 2011 through May 31, 2012 Skinner failed to report income and employment to the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services. This unreported income/employment allowed for the receipt of $1,920 in unentitled benefits. Skinner was released on an appearance ticket.
Nathan E. Miskell, 19, of Aldrich Street was charged with third-degree assault on Sept. 30. Patrol responded to the report of a domestic incident on Aldrich Street. Miskell had allegedly tried to punch a female, threw her against a door, pulled her hair and threw her down the stairs. The victim received numerous minor injuries as a result of this incident. Miskell was released on appearance tickets.
Fredonia State Police
Chautauqua County Court
MAYVILLE - District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following sentences in Chautauqua County Court in front of the Honorable John T. Ward:
Dennis L. Penhollow, 40, of Jamestown, was sentenced to 30 days in jail and 5 years probation for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.
Christy Smathers, 32, of Silver Creek, was sentenced to 5 years probation and 4 months work release program for fourth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.