WESTFIELD - Tyler E. Wright, 18, of Bird St., Westfield was charged with possession of marijuana and inadequate tail lights and Steven M. Morrell, 21, of Westfield Sherman Rd., Westfield was charged with possession on Marijuana on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
According to the sheriff's office, Wright was stopped on Route 5 in the Town of Westfield for allegedly having a tail light out around 7:15 p.m. Following an investigation, Wright and his passenger, Morrell, were arrested and will appear in Westfield Town Court.
FRENCH CREEK - Jimmy D. O'Neal, II, 26, of Corry, Pa., was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of fourth-degree Felony grand larceny on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
According to the sheriff's office, back in late September to early October, a Jimmy O'Neal was allegedly employed by the Fairway Suites located near Peek n' Peak. During this time frame, O'Neal allegedly stole four flat screen televisions from the Fairway Suites totaling over $2,000. An investigation followed and O'Neal was subsequently arrested, charged and arraigned in French Creek Court where he was committed to jail.
MAYVILLE - A 17-year-old Mayville youth was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of two counts of third-degree burglary, third-degree grand larceny, petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief and a 16-year-old Mayville youth was also remanded to the jail on charges of third-degree burglary, third-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree grand larceny, petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Wednesday, Dec. 5.
According to the sheriff's office, after a very lengthy investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department into burglaries and larcenies in the Mayville area, two Mayville area subjects were picked up on county court warrants. In July 2012, the sheriff's office investigated two separate burglaries at 3 Seas Recreation and next door at the Chautauqua Belle where numerous items were stolen. The items were all allegedly recovered by the sheriff's office shortly after. The 16-year-old subject also had charges into an alleged theft of an All Terrain Vehicle from a property on Route 430 in the Town of Chautauqua, which also occurred in July 2012 and the sheriff's office also investigated. This ATV was also allegedly recovered shortly after. The county district attorneys office took both these cases to Grand Jury where the subjects were recently indicted on the above charges. Both subjects are currently incarcerated at the jail.
GERRY - A 17-year-old female Mayville youth was charged with second-degree criminal impersonation, second-degree obstructing, speed in zone and unlicensed operator for an incident that occurred on Saturday, Sept. 1.
According to the sheriff's office, a 17-year-old Mayville female was stopped by deputies for speeding on Route 60 in the Town of Gerry on Saturday, Sept. 1 around 12:15 a.m. At the time of the incident, the female operator allegedly gave a name and date of birth that wasn't hers. After a victim came forward in November 2012, the 17-year-old female was arrested. The female will appear in Gerry Town Court.
BROCTON - James Seavy, 48, of Brocton was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of disorderly conduct, resisting arrest, fifth-degree Felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marihuana on Friday, Dec. 7.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to the area of E. Main St. in the Village of Brocton around 2:45 a.m. It was reported there was a male in the area yelling obscenities and knocking at the door. Upon arrival, Seavy was allegedly identified as the suspect and was still in the area. Deputies approached Seavy, who allegedly became belligerent and disorderly with them. Upon deputies attempting to apprehend Seavy, he allegedly became physical in an attempt to elude arrest. Seavy was taken into custody and, during a search of his clothing, a quantity of prescription pills and marihuana were allegedly found. Seavy was arraigned in Brocton Village Court and committed to jail in lieu of bail.
BROCTON - Steven J. Seavy, 21, of Pulman St., Brocton was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of unsafe backing, failure to yield the right away off roadway and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Friday, Dec. 7.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies initiated a vehicle stop on Central Ave., in the Village of Brocton around 10 p.m. The operator, Seavy, was allegedly stopped for unsafe backing and failure to yield the right away off the roadway. After further investigation, it was alleged Seavy was operating on a suspended license. He was arraigned in Brocton Village Court and committed to jail on $500 bail.
RIPLEY - Stephen E. Simpkins, 21, of Ripley was charged with no/insufficient tail lamps, uninspected motor vehicle, consumption or alcohol in motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se 0.08 percent blood alcohol content or higher on Sunday, Dec. 9.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies allegedly observed a vehicle with insufficient tail lamps traveling on W. Main St., in the Town of Ripley around 2:15 a.m. Deputies stopped the vehicle allegedly driven by Simpkins on Maple Ave., in the Town of Ripley. After further investigation, Simpkins was placed in custody for DWI. Simpkins was charged, issued appearance tickets for Ripley Town Court and released to appear on a later date.