Area Police

Cattaraugus man arrested for trespassing

CATTARAUGUS – Charles K. Cox, 29, of Cattaraugus was charged March 9 with trespass by the state police in Collins.

The Cattaraugus-Little Valley School District staff alerted troopers about a person who was trespassing on school property. In conjunction with the Safe School and Outreach Program, a trooper conducting a visit at the high school was told an unknown man was entering school property after hours and climbing into district dumpsters searching for and removing aluminum cans.

Troopers from the Collins barracks worked with staff and determined that the man entered the property around the same time almost every night. On March 7, the man was located and identified as Cox. Troopers advised him not to return or he would be charged with trespassing. Within 48 hours, Cox was reportedly observed on video again. At that point, he was charged

Cox is due to answer charges in New Albion court on April 16.

Collins woman charged with DWI

DAYTON – Shortly after midnight on Saturday, state police from Collins charged Lucille S. Ward, 30, of Collins with driving while intoxicated and aggravated unlicensed operation.

Two troopers southbound on Route 62 reportedly observed a 1993 Chevrolet Corsica backing into the highway with inadequate exhaust.

Reportedly Ward had an expired driver’s license and three suspensions filed on three separate dates.

She was processed at the Collins Barracks where her blood alcohol content was reported to be .09 percent.

She is due in Dayton Court at a later date.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

MAYVILLE – William E. Osthagen, 42, of Mayville, was charged Monday with third-degree assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after an altercation at his residence.

He was arraigned in the Chautauqua Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.