WESTFIELD - Haley Potter, 19, of West Side Hill Road in Ripley was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and Alexandra Rymko, 18, of East Main Street in Westfield was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana on Tuesday, Aug. 14.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies along with U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agents and the Westfield Police Department investigated a suspicious situation where drug activity was possibly taking place at the Dan Reed Pier in the Town of Westfield at around 9:15 p.m. Upon further investigation, it was determined two individuals were allegedly in possession of marijuana and a controlled substance. The individuals involved were identified as Potter and Rymko. Both subjects were arrested and released with appearance tickets and will appear in Westfield Town Court on a later date.
LAKEWOOD - Scott E. McChesney, 22, of Swede Road in Panama was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property on Wednesday, Aug. 15.
According to the sheriff's office on Tuesday, July 31, deputies received a complaint of a stolen bicycle located at a pawn shop in the Village of Lakewood. After an investigation into the bicycle, McChesney was allegedly found to have sold the bicycle to the pawn shop. McChesney was charged and issued an appearance ticket for Busti Town Court to appear on a later date.
MINA - David R. Gordon, 60, of Greenman Road in Findley Lake was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se on Friday, Aug. 17.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to a motorcycle accident in the Town of Mina on Route 430 around 12:45 a.m. The motorcycle allegedly slid out from underneath the driver and in doing so, caught on fire and was destroyed. Through an investigation, it was determined the driver of the motorcycle, Gordon, was allegedly intoxicated. Gordon was taken into custody and charged before being released on traffic tickets for Mina Town Court. Findley Lake Fire Department assisted on the scene.
BROCTON - Brian K. Trask, 30, of West Main Street in Brocton was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of criminal obstruction of breathing and harassment on Friday, Aug. 17.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to a domestic incident on West Main Street in the Village of Brocton around4:30 a.m. It is alleged Trask had choked a victim, cutting off their oxygen, and harassed the victim by pushing them through a glass door. Trask was taken into custody and charged. He was arraigned in Brocton Village Court and was committed to jail on $1,500 cash or $3,000 property bail.