Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department 01/12/12
January 18, 2012
CHAUTAUQUA — Sara L. Tolbert, 24, of Tiebor Road in Mayville was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, child less than 7 years old without restraint seat, less than two adequate headlights on Thursday, Jan. 5. According to the sheriff’s office, at around 10:15 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 394 in the Town of Chautauqua for having less than two adequate headlights. An investigation led to the operator of the vehicle allegedly having numerous suspensions on her New York State driver’s license. Tolbert was arrested and charged. She was later released and scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later in January to answer the charges. MAYVILLE — Dorothy L. Freeman, 21, of Westfield was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, a class D Felony, on Saturday, Jan. 7. According to the sheriff’s office, at around 3 p.m., deputies were called to the Chautauqua County Jail to investigate an alleged incident. After an investigation, it was alleged Freeman had brought contraband into the jail during a visitation. Freeman was taken into custody and arraigned in Chautauqua Town Court. She was remanded to the jail. POMFRET — Robin S. Diers, 30, of Mill Street in Brocton was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device installed, unlicensed operation and speed in zone on Sunday, Jan. 8. According to the sheriff’s office, at around 4 p.m., deputies stopped a motorist for speeding on Webster Road in the Town of Pomfret. An investigation led to the operator allegedly having a revoked New York State driver’s license for a prior driving while intoxicated charge. Due to the prior DWI charge, Diers allegedly had a restriction on her driver’s license requiring her to have an interlock device installed. Diers allegedly did not have this interlock device installed on the vehicle she was operating. Diers was arrested and charged. She was arraigned in Pomfret Town Court where bail was set in the amount of $1,000 cash or $2,000 property. Diers was able to post bail and was later released from court. FRENCH CREEK — A fire investigation was held after a French Creek house was destroyed on Monday, Jan. 9. According to the sheriff’s office, at around 9 a.m., the Clymer Fire Department responded to a reported house fire at 1021 Marvin Road in French Creek. Upon arrival, the house was fully involved in fire. Clymer was assisted at the scene by Findley Lake, Sherman, Ripley and Panama Fire Departments. One resident was home at the time and was able to escape. No other injuries were reported. The house is a total loss. The Chautauqua County Fire Investigation Team was requested to assist in determining the cause of the fire. The investigation revealed the residence used a gas fueled hot water boiler to heat the house. It was discovered the boiler ignited the flooring under it, which started the fire. The fire has been ruled accidental in nature. JAMESTOWN — Susan Edwards, 41, and Bradley Edwards, 52, of Weeks Road in Panama were each charged with misuse of food stamps and fraudulent receipt of benefits on Tuesday, Jan. 10. According to the sheriff’s office, Susan and Bradley Edwards were issued appearance tickets for allegedly failing to report to the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services that Bradley was working since May 2011. Therefore, they both allegedly received $1,761 in food stamp benefits they were not entitled to have. They are to appear in Jamestown City Court on a later date.
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