MAYVILLE - Randall A. Rothwell, 23, of Mayville and Jeffrey M. Skellie, 24, of North East, Pa., were charged with one count of third-degree burglary each on Tuesday, Jan. 31.
According to the sheriff's office, in the overnight morning hours of Jan. 31, it was discovered some unknown subject or subjects entered unlawfully into a storage building located behind the old Ethan Allen building in Mayville. The office was contacted, and an investigation was started. It was discovered that Rothwell and Skellie allegedly used snowmobiles to steal some scrap metal from this storage building. The snowmobile tracks were followed for quite a distance where deputies allegedly found the two sleds next to a house in Mayville. Further investigation led to identifying the two subjects as the ones allegedly operating the sleds and responsible for taking the stolen scrap metal. All the items stolen were recovered. Both subjects were arrested, arraigned in front of Chautauqua Town Court and released to probation.
SHERMAN - Donald J. Brenyas, 48, of Kendrick Street in Sherman was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI 0.08 percent or higher, unlicensed operator and fail to use turn signal on Thursday, Feb. 2.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies stopped a motorist on Kendrick Street in the Town of Sherman around 5:30 p.m., in the Town of Sherman for allegedly failing to use a turn signal. Further investigation led to the operator, Brenyas, allegedly being intoxicated. He was taken into custody, charged and later released. Brenyas will appear in Sherman Town Court later this month.
CHAUTAUQUA - Cody A. Winne, 24, of Mayville was charged with second-degree harassment and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on Saturday, Feb. 4.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies investigated a report around 3 a.m., of physical harassment against a Village of Mayville resident. Following the investigation, deputies arrested Winne. He was arraigned in Chautauqua Town Court and sent to jail on $500 cash bail or $1,000 property bond.
SHERMAN - A 14-year-old Sherman youth was charged with third-degree burglary.
According to the sheriff's office, Something Unique, a small business in Sherman, had several separate occasions where an unknown person was taking money from the business having no forced entry in the month of December and into January. The sheriff's office was contacted, and an investigation was started which eventually led to capturing a Sherman youth on camera stealing money. From these results, a 14-year-old from Sherman was identified and given an appearance ticket to appear in Family Court.