POMFRET — Douglas A. Carey, 38, of Ripley was charged with move from lane unsafely, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent or greater on Friday, Aug. 26.
According to the sheriff’s office, a deputy stopped Carey on Route 20 in the Town of Pomfret at 2:30 a.m. for moving from his lane unsafely. Upon concluding a roadside investigation, Carey was placed under arrest before being released with appearance tickets and will appear in Pomfret Town Court on a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA — On Thursday, Thomas J. Bakowski, 27, of 85 Squire Drive in Orchard Park was charged with two counts reckless operation of a vessel, no stern lights, no navigation lights, boating while intoxicated, refusal to submit to a chemical test, and two counts of second-degree reckless endangerment.
On Thursday, Sept. 1 at 9 p.m.,The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office navigation division received a complaint of a fishing boat doing close circles around other fishing boats at an unsafe speed in the Bays of Dewittville. The sheriff’s Marine Patrol boat located the boat and initiated its emergency lights. It was reported the boat sped off, turned abruptly and tried to ram into the side of the Marine Patrol Unit. The Marine Patrol unit took evasive action to avoid a collision. The boat cut its lights and sped off into the shadows.
Road patrol and Starflight were dispatched to assist with the search. Officers interviewed campers in the area and the sheriffs were able to pinpoint a location. Bakowski and his boat were located docked at 5343 Route 430 Dewittville. It was learned that Bakowski was using night vision gear to elude law enforcement. Reportedly, he was extremely intoxicated.
Bakowski was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
PORTLAND — Michael A. Grant, 41, of East Main Road in Fredonia was charged with second-degree harassment on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 1:30 p.m.
According to the sheriff’s office, Grant allegedly made numerous phone calls to the victim within a two-hour period after being instructed by deputies to refrain from harassing the victim. Grant will appear in Pomfret Town Court on a later date.
MAYVILLE — Sommer L. Donovan, 34, of Myrtle Street in Jamestown was charged with improper turn, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI blood alcohol content 0.18 percent or greater on Saturday, Sept. 3 at 7:30 p.m.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies located street signs laying in the roadway on East Chautauqua Street in Mayville. While removing the signs, the vehicle and its operator, who allegedly struck them, were located on Vista Drive. Donovan allegedly made an improper turn off of Elm Street and drove up an embankment, striking the signs. She then allegedly drove onto Vista Drive where she stopped to fix a flat tire. During the investigation, Donovan was allegedly found to have been operating the vehicle while intoxicated. She was arrested and will appear in Mayville Village Court on a later date.
RIPLEY — Skyler L. Miller, 24, of Maple Avenue in Ripley, was charged on Thursday, Sept. 4. with second-degree harassment after he allegedly struck a victim in the face on Maple Avenue at 4 p.m. The victim was not seriously injured. He was arraigned in the Town of Ripley Court and released to a family member to appear back in court at a later date.
BROCTON — A Westfield man was arrested after a domestic dispute on Sunday, Sept. 4.
According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department, deputies were called to a domestic incident in Brocton around 1 a.m. While investigating the incident, Sabastian Lindstrom, 20, of Westfield, allegedly struck a female victim and ran away from officers. He was found hiding at a neighbor’s residence and took off on foot a second time before being caught and taken into custody.
Lindstrom was charged with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, second-degree criminal trespass and second-degree harassment. He was arraigned in the Village of Brocton Court and committed to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $2,500 cash bail or $5,000 property bond.
NORTH HARMONY — Kylie L. Pavolko, 24, of Ashville Road in Ashville was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and Joseph A. Pinzone, 22 of Fairmount Avenue in Jamestown was charged with unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on Monday, Sept. 5.
According to the sheriff’s office, deputies and New York State Police were responding to a report of two subjects having an argument in a vehicle. The vehicle was located on Open Meadows Road in the Town of Harmony at 6:30 p.m. During the investigation, Pavolko was allegedly found to be in possession of a small quantity of marijuana. It was also allegedly found that Pinzone was operating a motor vehicle without a valid New York State driver’s license. Both parties were issued tickets and will appear in court at a later date. Pavolko has pending charges from the New York State Police stemming from the same incident.