Area Police

Gowanda man charged twice in several hours

GOWANDA – A Gowanda man was charged twice in several hours. John H. Quiter, 52, of East Main Street was charged with disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.

At 9:45 p.m. on June 18 police responded to the roadway in front of 34 E. Main St. for a report of excessive noise and commotion. Police were at the residence earlier in the evening and had warned Quiter, who appeared highly intoxicated, to quiet down and cease his disturbing actions.

Following his release from police, Quiter allegedly forcibly entered a female’s residence against her wishes and had refused to leave at 12:30 a.m.

Quiter had left the residence prior to police arriving but was later located.

Quiter was released on appearance tickets for Collins Town Court for both charges.

Police arrest teenagers for arson

GOWANDA – Gowanda Police have charged three teenagers following an arson investigation.

According to police, a report of an arson where subjects attempted to burn down the pavilion at the Gowanda Moose Club was taken on June 17.

During the investigation, police charged three 14-year-old juveniles with arson. All were released on appearance tickets for Erie County Family Court.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

HANOVER – Tennyson Twoguns Jr., 55, of Lawtons was charged with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher and failure to dim headlights Sunday. Deputies stopped Twoguns’ vehicle on Routes 5/20 at 10:28 p.m. for failure to dim its highlights and he was found to be intoxicated. He was released on appearance tickets for Hanover Town Court.

Fredonia Police Department

Jessica Litzinger, 22, of Stockton, was charged with petit larceny on June 26.

Rachel Pool, 25, of Gardner Street, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speeding in zone on Friday.