STOCKTON - On Jan. 10, at 7:04 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 380 in the town of Stockton. The operator was identified as Robert G. Kuhn, 41, 13 Mill St., Brocton. Kuhn was found to have a suspended drivers' license. Following further investigation, he was issued appearance tickets for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator, inadequate lights, open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, unlicensed operator, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance outside of the original container. He will appear in town of Stockton court at a later date.
MAYVILLE - On Jan. 10 at 7:55 p.m., Jedediah J. Shaw, 30, 207 Spring St., Apt. 16, Jamestown, while incarcerated at the Chautauqua County Jail, allegedly used a broom handle to smash three sprinkler heads in a fire suppression system, resulting in damages of $460.19. He was charged with felony criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration. He will appear in town of Chautauqua court at a later date.
HANFORD BAY - On Jan. 12 at about 9:35 a.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office received a call of a male in the water in Hanford Bay, Lake Erie, in the town of Hanover. Sheriff's deputies along with the Chautauqua County Water Emergency Team, Silver Creek police, and the Sunset Bay and Silver Creek fire departments responded to the scene. A male was observed in the water a distance from shore. A jet ski from the Sunset Bay Fire Department was launched and made contact with Raymond A. Adamczyk of Hamburg, N.Y. Adamczyk was transported to shore and taken to Lakeshore Hospital by Alstar Ambulance. It was determined that Adamczyk was duck hunting with the use of a kayak when the kayak overturned approximately 500 yards from shore. Adamczyk did have a Coast Guard-approved life vest on at the time of the incident.
CHAUTAUQUA - On Jan. 14 at 2:57 p.m., Rachael A. Blanchard, 30, 34 S. Erie St., Apt. 206, Mayville was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment after it was alleged that she called and sent unwanted and harassing text messages to another individual. Blanchard was issued an appearance ticket and will answer the charge in town of Chautauqua court at a later date.