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BREAKING NEWS

Area police

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

MAYVILLE – Alex-andria A. Earls, 20, of Mayville was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. Deputies responded to Water Street around 6:20 a.m. Earls allegedly threw several items onto the patrol car from the second-story window. She allegedly became disorderly, used obscene language and struggled with deputies trying to take her into custody. She was arraigned in the Chautauqua Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on $2,000 cash or $4,000 property bail.

Stephen Dando, 34, of Fredonia was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and failure to stop at a flashing red light in Pomfret. Deputies allegedly observed Dando fail to stop at the light on Porter Avenue. He was stopped and allegedly found to be intoxicated. He was issued tickets and will appear in Pomfret Town Court at a later date.

HARMONY – Lindsay Schmidt, 21, of Lakewood was charged Sunday with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument after a complaint of an unwanted individual on Route 474. She was allegedly found in possession of a hypodermic instrument. She was taken into custody and released with tickets to appear in the Harmony Town Court at a later date.

State Police at Collins

COLLINS – On May 7, troopers charged Edward Witaszek, 32, of Meadow Lane in Angola with five counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. The troopers worked with the NYS Attorney General’s Office. They charge that Witaszek, a former NYS Corrections Officer, had falsified business records while he was on workers’ compensation from a work-related injury which occurred while working for the Department of Corrections.

Witaszek was processed and is scheduled to appear in the Town of Evans Court.

SUNSET BAY – On May 7, troopers charged Stephanie Green, 36, of Maple Avenue in South Dayton with unlawful possession of marijuana.

Troopers stopped her on Allegany Road and determined she was driving on a suspended driver’s license. Reportedly she was in possession of a homemade pipe containing marijuana.

She is scheduled to appear in the Town of Hanover Court.

BRANT – On May 9, troopers charged Linda Kollar, 52, of Tew Street in Silver Creek with driving while intoxicated.

Troopers stopped her car on Route 5 after they reportedly observed it cross over the center line. Troopers reportedly smelled alcohol in her vehicle. They reported she failed standardized field sobriety tests.

She was processed at state police barracks in Collins where her blood alcohol content was reported to be .13 percent. She is to appear in the Town of Brant Court.

LAWTONS – On May 11, troopers charged Lucas Beaver, 17, of Mileblock Road in Lawtons for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after a domestic incident at his home.

Troopers, Erie County Sheriff’s deputies and Seneca Nation of Indians marshals responded to the residence around 8:30 p.m. for a reported disturbance. At the scene they reportedly found Beaver in the rear of a pickup truck, refusing to get out so a family member could leave. Once Beaver got out, he reportedly continued arguing with family members and refused to cooperate with police.

After repeated attempts to get Beaver to calm down and leave, he was charged. He was processed at the Collins barracks and is due in the Town of North Collins Court.

COLLINS – On May 11, troopers charged Todd Gasaway, 45, of Conger Road with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Troopers also found there was an outstanding arrest warrant for him from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.

Troopers stopped his car on Jennings Road near Conger Road for a reported traffic violation. Troopers reported he failed a series of standardized field sobriety tests. He was processed at the barracks in Collins. His blood alcohol content was reported to be .21 percent. He is to appear in the Town of Collins Court.

Gasaway was turned over to a sheriff’s deputy for arraignment on the outstanding warrant.

PERRYSBURG – On May 12, troopers charged Martin Twoguns, 29, of Bush Road on the Catta-raugus Indian Reservation with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief following a domestic dispute on Main Street.

Twoguns was at his girlfriend’s home when an argument between them began. During the argument, he reportedly punched his girlfriend in the face, breaking her glasses. She left the apartment and was picked up by a family member. After she reported the incident to troopers, Twoguns turned himself in and was processed.

He was arraigned in the Town of Perrysburg Court and released on bail.

On May 14, troopers charged Alicia Coleman, 23, of High Acres in Bemus Point with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Troopers stopped her vehicle on Webster Road. She was reportedly in possession of 14 grams of marijuana, a pipe with marijuana in it and five 10 milligram Hydrocodone tablets.

She is to appear in the Town of Pomfret Court..

COLLINS – On May 17, troopers detained Vincent Gray, 35, of Cross Road in Springville on a family court warrant from Cattaraugus County.

Gray was a passenger in a car stopped for equipment violations on Richardson Road. A computer check revealed the warrant. He was turned over to a Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputy for arraignment.