Area Police

Man charged after allegedly spitting on sheriff’s deputy

ARKWRIGHT – A Forestville man has been charged after he allegedly spit on police Tuesday.

According to Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a residence on Route 83 for the report of a larceny at 7:24 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found Steven Riley, 45, was still at the residence. When deputies took Riley into custody he allegedly fought with deputies and spit on a deputy.

He was charged with petit larceny, fourth-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, second-degree harassment and unlawful possession of marijuana. He was arraigned and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office

ALLEGANY – Bret M. Heath, 21, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief on Monday. According to police, Heath allegedly broke a wooden fence behind a Main Street address after trying to jump over it several times. He was issued an appearance ticket for Allegany Village Court.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

ELLICOTT – Michael A. Krontz, 57, of White Pigeon, Mich., was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Saturday. According to police, Krontz’s vehicle was stopped on East Main Street after an erratic driving complaint at 9:20 p.m. During the stop, it was found that Krontz’s driving privileges had been suspended in New York state. He was released on an appearance ticket for Ellicott Town Court at a later date.