Area Police

Two men charged

following fight at demolition derby

Two men were charged following a fight at the demolition derby Tuesday night.

Todd Ellman, 47, of Dun-kirk and John Robinson, 37, of Stockton were both charged with disorderly conduct just before 9 p.m.

According to Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, both men were involved in a physical altercation on the track during the final heat of the demolition derby.

Both men were physically subdued and placed under arrest. They were later released on their own recognizance and will appear in Dunkirk City Court.

Dunkirk Police

Matthew Buchanan-Ruiz, 23, of West Second Street, was charged with third-degree assault and third-degree criminal mischief on July 16.

Latrece Stewart, 23, of East Fifth Street, was charged with disorderly conduct on July 18.

Marcus Wilson, 29, of East Second Street, was charged with second-degree harassment and fourth-degree criminal mischief on July 18.

Mark Schulenberg, 30, of Roosevelt Avenue, was charged with third-degree grand larceny on July 18.

Aurelio Maricio Lopez, 28, of Columbus Avenue, was charged with petit larceny on July 18.

Alexander Mancuso, 31, of Washington Avenue, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, having a suspended registration and having no insurance on July 19.

Benjamin Cole, 19, of South Pangolin Street, was charged with two counts of second-degree obstruction of a governmental administration and resisting arrest on Saturday.

Jonathan Colon, 20, of Canary Street, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief on Monday.

Patricia Clyde, 52, of Ruggles Street, was charged with petit larceny and trespassing on Tuesday.

On Wednesday at 3:35 p.m., Vicki Norman, 41, of Jamestown, was traveling south on Central Avenue approaching East Third Street when she struck K. Grzegorzewski, 52, of East Lake Road. Norman told police she was looking for the hospital and did not see the red traffic light because she was attempting to follow a sign pointing to where the hospital was. At that time, Norman went through the red traffic signal and struck Grzegorzewski, who was heading west on East Third Street and crossing Central Avenue to continue onto West Third Street.

Gregory Burroughs, 20, of Silver Creek, was charged with following too closely on July 18 after his vehicle rear-ended the vehicle of Jodie Korzenski, 42, of Fizell Avenue, at 5 p.m. Burroughs told police he was traveling north on Maple Avenue when his foot slipped off the brake pedal, causing him to collide with Korzenski, who was in front of him.

Burroughs’ vehicle sustained front-end grill and bumper damage. Korzenski’s vehicle had rear-end damage in the bumper area, which caused the license plate to detach from the impact.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

WESTFIELD – Skyler Miller, 26, of Ripley was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 or higher, unlawful possession of marijuana, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Deputies found Miller to be operating a vehicle on Clinton Street at 10:07 p.m. Miller had outstanding warrants from Chautauqua County Probation and Ripley Town Court. Deputies found that Miller was intoxicated during a traffic stop and in possession of numerous prescription pills and marijuana. She was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail and will appear in Westfield Village Court for the new charges. Westfield Police Department assisted.

SILVER CREEK – Richard T. Kamphey, 63, of West Lake Road was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation and uninspected motor vehicle on Wednesday.

At 11 a.m. deputies stopped Kamphey’s vehicle on Central Avenue in the village of Silver Creek for an expired inspection. Further investigation led to the finding of Kamphey having a revoked license.

He was arraigned and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 property.