CHAUTAUQUA - Nicholas J. Hart, 33, of Ripley was charged with speeding, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while intoxicated and blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more on Saturday, Nov. 24.
According to the sheriff's office, Hart was stopped on Route 394 in the Town of Chautauqua for allegedly speeding around 9:45 p.m. After an investigation, Hart was found to be intoxicated. Hart was charged and will be in Chautauqua Town Court on a later date.
WESTFIELD - Michael S. Sexton, 36, of E. Second St., Erie, Pa., was committed to Chautauqua County Jail on charges of fourth-degree criminal mischief, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree Felony burglary on Friday, Nov. 30.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies responded to Route 20 in the Town of Westfield when the resident reported Sexton kicked in the door and was inside the residence around 1:45 a.m. Sexton allegedly left before deputies arrived, and Westfield Police Department officers allegedly observed his vehicle a short time later. Allegedly, a short foot pursuit occurred when Sexton failed to comply with Westfield officers and ran from his car. Sexton was taken into custody and arraigned in Westfield court on the above charges for the incident . Sexton was also arraigned on multiple charges through Westfield Police Department including DWI as a result of the traffic stop. Bail was set at $10,000 cash or $20,000 property.
RIPLEY - James M. Harris, 34, of N. State St., Ripley was charged with second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child on Friday, Nov. 30.
According to the sheriff's office, Harris was arrested on an arrest warrant through Ripley Town Court around 11:45 a.m. The charges stem from an incident which occurred on Saturday, Nov. 10 at the Ripley Town Barns where Harris allegedly hit a transfer station employee with his vehicle. Harris was arraigned in Ripley Town Court and was released to appear back on a later date and time.
CLYMER - Laura M. Graves, 32, of Bakerink Ro., Clymer was charged with driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content of 0.08 percent or more, aggravated DWI Leandra's Law, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and fail to keep right on Saturday, Dec. 1.
According to the sheriff's office, Graves was charged after a motor vehicle crash in the Town of Clymer around 6:45 p.m. Graves allegedly crossed the center line of the roadway on Route 474 near Bakerink Rd., and struck a vehicle head on. After an investigation, Graves was taken into custody and processed for driving while intoxicated. Graves allegedly had two children 15 years old or under in her vehicle at time of the crash, so she was charged with aggravated DWI under Leandra's Law. Graves was issued tickets and released to a sober family member. The operator of the other vehicle was taken to Corry Hospital by ambulance and released after treatment. Graves will answer the charges in Clymer Town Court on a later date.
RIPLEY - Michael T. Grinberg, 25, of W. Main St., Ripley was committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on charges of unlicensed operator and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Monday, Dec. 3.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies initiated a traffic stop on Loomis St., in the Town of Ripley around 5 p.m. After further investigation, it was alleged Grinberg was operating the motor vehicle on a suspended New York State drivers license. Grinberg was arraigned in Ripley Town Court and committed to jail on a $1,000 bail or $2,000 property.
RIPLEY - Ryan G. Rummings, 25, of Bourne St., Ripley was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail on a warrant for second-degree harassment on Monday, Dec. 3.
According to the sheriff's office, deputies conducted a warrant check for Rummings in the Town of Ripley around 8 p.m. Rummings was located and taken into custody by deputies without incident. He was taken to jail, pending his arraignment.