SHERMAN — Thomas J. Morris, 30, of Sherman was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment on Friday, Sept. 30 at 8:45 a.m. Deputies responded to investigate a 911 hang up. According to police, it was found that Morris refused to allow another person to leave the home, destroyed a phone so the other person could not call for help and physically restrained the person. He was issued an appearance ticket and will be in Sherman Town Court later.
PORTLAND — A Westfield woman was charged with falsely reporting an incident Thursday.
According to the sheriff’s office, Angela N. Tresler, 28, of Academy Street in Westfield, reported to deputies that she was gang raped while attending a party on Webster Road on Saturday, Oct. 1. After a thorough investigation and a second interview with Tresler she gave a statement admitting she made up the incident and that no assault had occurred.
She was issued a ticket for felony third-degree falsely reporting an incident and will appear in the Town of Portland Court in front of Justice Robert Meyers on Tuesday, Oct. 18.
MINA — Nichole S. Chase, 31, of Sherman was taken to the Hamot Medical Center in Erie after a one-car accident at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 7 on Marks Road in Mina. According to a police report, she was driving north on Marks Road when she lost control of her vehicle as she tried to avoid a deer. The vehicle went off the road, through a ditch and then hit a tree. She was treated on the scene by Sherman volunteer firefighters and EMTs before being taken to Hamot for a complaint of chest pain.
SHERMAN — Richard L. Pratt, 21, of Wait Corners Road, Panama, was taken to the Hamot Medical Center after a single-vehicle accident at 9:51 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 on Route 430 in Sherman. According to a police report, Pratt told deputies he swerved to avoid a deer, went off the road and hit a utility pole. The pole was sheared off, bringing down power lines. Pratt was taken to the Hamot Medical Center in Erie for treatment of apparent minor injuries and evaluation. Pratt was charged with driving while intoxicated. More charges are possible. Pratt will be in Sherman Town Court later.
SHERMAN — Kathy Alday, 41, of Sherman was charged with second-degree harassment Saturday, Oct. 8 at 3:30 p.m. According to police, Alday grabbed, shook and punched another person while at the Sherman High School football game on Saturday. She was issued an appearance ticket and will be in Sherman Town Court later.
RIPLEY — Anthony J. Taylor, 27, of 22 Pearl Ave., Jamestown, was charged with inadequate headlamps and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation Saturday, Oct. 8 at 9:15 p.m. Deputies pulled over a vehicle on Route 20 in Ripley for allegedly having inadequate headlamps. According to police, Taylor was found to be driving on a suspended license. He was issued tickets and will be in Ripley Town Court later.