Area Police

Gowanda Police Department

Jordan L. Acevedo, 17, of Jamestown Street was taken into custody on a warrant on April 17. Police were notified of an active warrant from Chautauqua County Court and located Acevedo. He was turned over to the New York State Police.

Charles T. Bennett, 39, of Park Street was charged with second-degree harassment and disorderly conduct on April 17. Patrol responded to the report of a disturbance on East Main Street at 8 p.m. Bennett, who appeared intoxicated, allegedly ran across the parking lot and began striking a male victim in the face. He was released on an appearance ticket for the Town of Collins Court. The Erie County Sheriff’s Office and North Collins Police Department assisted with this call.

Barry J. Martin, 26, of Buffalo was taken into custody on a warrant on April 17. Police responded to a Commercial Street residence for an unwanted guest at 10 p.m. Police found Martin at the residence as the guest who was wanted on an arrest warrant for the Town of Alabama Court. He was turned over to the New York State Police.

Seneca L. Mohawk, 35, of Buffalo Street was taken into custody on a warrant on April 29. Mohawk was previously arrested by Gowanda Police for falsely reporting an incident. The Town of Collins Court issued an arrest warrant when he failed to appear. He was arraigned in the Town of Collins Court and sent to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $500 bail.

Roquel Crouse, 25, of Jamestown Street was taken into custody on a arrest warrant on May 1. Police responded to a disturbance on Jamestown Street at 9:15 p.m. Crouse was found to have an arrest warrant from the Town of North Collins Court. He was turned over to the Erie County Sheriff’s Department.

Jason E. Ring, 23, of North Collins was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana on May 5. Patrol was called to a village business on Buffalo Street for the report of an individual going through parked cars at 11:15 a.m. Police found Ring in possession of an illegal spring loaded knife and a pipe containing a small amount of marijuana. Ring was released on an appearance ticket for the Town of Collins Court.

Jeremy J. Sauer, 36, of Bader Avenue was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, third-degree menacing, third-degree criminal mischief, disorderly conduct, second-degree obstruction of a governmental administration and resisting arrest on May 5. At 12:55 a.m. police responded to the report of a disturbance on Bader Avenue. Sauer allegedly tried to use a sledgehammer in an attempt to break the front door of the residence to gain entry and threatened a female victim. Sauer, who appeared intoxicated, became aggressive and combative with police when they attempted to arrest him. He was arraigned in the Town of Collins Court and sent to the Erie County Holding Center in lieu of $1,000 bail.

David A. Brill Jr., 22, of Salamanca was charged with third-degree assault, third-degree criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and endangering the welfare of a child on May 6. At 12:38 p.m. police responded to the report of a disturbance on Chestnut Street. Brill had allegedly forced his way into a female acquaintance’s apartment, pushed the victim’s head into a hard object, pushed her to the floor and spit on her in the presence of children. Brill was released on an appearance ticket for the Town of Persia Court.