MAYVILLE - Amanda M. Ritchie, 29, of Union Street in Westfield was arrested for second-degree promoting prison contraband, unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance on Tuesday, April 3.
According to the sheriff's office, while being booked into the Chautauqua County Jail at 7 a.m., on a charge of felony driving while intoxicated, Ritchie was allegedly discovered to be in possession of an amount of marijuana and cocaine.
RIPLEY - Dale W. Reynolds, 72, of Burton Avenue in Ripley was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of second-degree criminal contempt on Thursday, April 5.
According to the sheriff's office, Reynolds was standing in Ripley Town Court before the presiding judge around 3:15 p.m., when he allegedly became disorderly in the courtroom. Reynolds allegedly began using foul language in a loud manner towards the judge. He was arrested and taken to jail on $2,000 bail.
RIPLEY - George F. Whiteneck, 48, of Hillcrest Drive in Union City, Pa., was charged with failure to use turn signal, loud muffler, cracked windshield, unsafe tires, open container, driving while intoxicated and blood alcohol content over 0.08 percent while Pamela Wegmiller, 21, of Parade Street in Union City Pa., was charged with open container on Friday, April 6.
According to the sheriff's office, Whiteneck was stopped on West Main Street in the Town of Ripley around 9 p.m., for allegedly not using a turn signal for having a loud exhaust. Further investigation led to the additional charges and Whiteneck being arrested for DWI. Both Whiteneck and Wegmiller were issued appearance tickets and released.
POMFRET - Rudy Ryen, 35, of Brocton was charged with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated and blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more on Saturday, April 7.
According to the sheriff's office, Ryen was stopped on Route 20 in the Town of Pomfret around 2:30 a.m., for allegedly crossing over the center lane markings. After an investigation, Ryen was allegedly found to be intoxicated. He was charged and will be in Pomfret Town Court on a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA - Jody L. Crissman II, 20, of Newland Avenue in Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Saturday, April 7.
According to the sheriff's office, it responded to a fight call on Elmwood Road in the Town of Chautauqua around 7 p.m. During the investigation into this incident, it was allegedly discovered that Crissman was illegally in possession of a controlled substance. Crissman was arrested, charged and released. He is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later this month to answer the charge.
FRENCH CREEK - Robert J. Sexton, 32, of Clymer was charged with driving while intoxicated and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Sunday, April 8.
According to the sheriff's office, Sexton was stopped on Ravlin Hill Road in the Town of French Creek around 2:45 a.m., for a violation. An investigation led to his arrest for DWI. Sexton was issued traffic tickets and will appear in court on a later date.
PORTLAND - Marcia J. Fedyszyn, 46, of Wood Crest Avenue in Fredonia was charged with endangering the welfare of a child on Friday, April 6.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies were sent to the area of Wood Crest Avenue and Route 5 in the Town of Portland around 6:30 p.m., for a report of a highly intoxicated female pushing a stroller. Upon arrival, deputies allegedly located an infant child being unattended as the female babysitter was allegedly unconscious due to alcohol consumption. The babysitter, identified as Fedyszyn, was taken to Brook's hospital for treatment. The child's mother was later located. Fedyszyn was arrested and Child Protective Services is conducting an investigation. Further charges may be pending.