CHAUTAUQUA - Gordon H. Mattson, 74, of Mayville was charged with petit larceny on Wednesday, July 11.
According to the sheriff's office, it was called to the Mayville Hardware Store on South Erie Street for a larceny at about 3:45 p.m. After an investigation, it was alleged Mattson took merchandise from the store without paying. Mattson was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Chautauqua Town Court on a later date.
PORTLAND - Vincent J. Mardino, 32, of Mathews Road in Portland was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of criminal obstruction of breathing and second-degree harassment on Thursday, July 12.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies and New York State Police were called to a residence in Portland for an alleged dispute at around 6 p.m. After an investigation, Mardino was arraigned in Portland Town Court and released on his own recognizance.
DUNKIRK - Walter Lanneaux, 29, of Westfield was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and suspended registration on Saturday, July 14.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies allegedly observed a vehicle acting suspicious on Route 5 in the Town of Dunkirk around 10:45 p.m. The vehicle was stopped on Lakewood Drive, and Lanneaux was allegedly found to be the operator of the suspect vehicle. Further investigation found him to allegedly be impaired by drugs. The suspect was released with traffic tickets and will appear in Dunkirk Town Court on a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA - Derek D. Pratt, 16, of Mayville was charged with third-degree unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving, driving without a license and numerous other traffic infractions on Saturday, July 14.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies attempted to stop a speeding motorist on Hannum Road in the Town of Chautauqua around 4:15 a.m. The suspect vehicle allegedly failed to comply and led the deputy on a 10 minute pursuit around the area. During the pursuit, the operator of the vehicle allegedly committed numerous traffic violations including driving at speeds in excess of 25 miles per hour over the posted speed limits. The pursuit allegedly went off road through a field and a snowmobile trail in a wooded area. The deputy allegedly ceased the pursuit on this trail to prevent damage to the patrol vehicle. The vehicle was allegedly found a short time later disabled on the trail. Through the course of investigation, the operator was allegedly identified as Pratt, who allegedly surrendered to sheriff's deputies and was charged. Pratt was released to the custody of his mother and will appear in Chautauqua Town Court on a later. The sheriff's office was assisted by the New York State Police and the Westfield Police Department.
SHERMAN - Luke M. Fraley, 23, of Spring Creek, Pa., was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated 0.18 percent or higher, DWI common law and several traffic violations on Monday, July 16.
According to the sheriff's office, a deputy stopped Fraley on Route 430 around midnight. An investigation led to his arrest. The defendant was arraigned in Sherman Town Court where he posted bail and was released to appear in court on a later date.
PORTLAND - David C. Bobik, 27, of Water Street in Fredonia was charged with third-degree criminal trespass and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property on Sunday, July 15.
According to the sheriff's office, after an investigation conducted by the CCSD, Bobik was arrested and issued appearance tickets. Bobik allegedly entered a residence on Pecor Street in the Town of Portland without the owner's permission and stole a .223 caliber AR-15 rifle. The rifle was allegedly recovered later by investigators. Bobik is to appear in Portland Town Court on a later date to answer charges.