Area Police

Man charged under Leandra’s Law

CELORON – A Celoron man has been charged after allegedly driving while intoxicated with three minors in the vehicle.

Luis M. Rosa, 48, was charged Sunday with DWI, aggravated DWI with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, felony DWI with a child in vehicle, felony first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, moving from lane unsafely, driving across hazard markings and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child.

At 7:08 p.m. deputies observed a vehicle failing to maintain its lane and driving across hazard markings on Dunham Avenue. Rosa was allegedly found to be intoxicated and was found to have a suspended driver’s license for a previous alcohol related offense. Rosa also had a 14-year-old and 16-year-old passenger in the vehicle. Rosa was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and sent to the County Jail.

Westfield Police

Rex L. Boozel, 44, of 10 W. Pearl St., Westfield was arrested Sept. 27 at 5:22 p.m. after police were notified by a concerned citizen that a male subject was un-conscious in a vehicle at the McDonald’s parking lot. Police located Boozel and allegedly found him to be intoxicated. He was arrested for having an open container in a motor vehicle, driving while intoxicated, and providing a blood alcohol level of .08 percent or more.

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office

RANDOLPH – Steph-anie R. Gassman, 23, of Hall Street was charged with second-degree menacing and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Sunday. At 12:25 a.m. deputies were called to Hall Street for a report of an alleged domestic incident. Gassman was arraigned in South Valley Town Court and sent to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of bail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

IRVING – Nicole F. Ludlow, 23, of South Dayton was charged with second-degree harassment on Tuesday. At 5 a.m. police were called to a Mechanic Street residence for a reported altercation. It is alleged Ludlow was involved in a physical altercation where she struck a subject with a closed fist. Ludlow was released on appearance tickets.

IRVING – Cody J. Cook, 20, of Jackson Street was charged with third-degree criminal trespass, petit larceny and unlawful possession of marijuana on Tuesday. At 5 a.m. deputies were called to a Mechanic Street residence for Cook allegedly attempting to steal items from a fenced in property. Cook did not have permission to be on the property. He was arraigned and sent to the County Jail.

Fredonia Police

Martin Larue Jr., 27, of Buffalo was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Sept. 23.

Shanna Eppinger, 28, of Wisteria Drive was charged Friday with issuing a bad check.

Scot Spears, 20, of Center Street was charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of alcohol on Friday.

Craig Lavery, 23, Der-ron Hilts, 21, Walter Thom-pson, 21, and Tyler Hatch, 22, all of Central Avenue, were charged with violating a noise ordinance on Friday.

Shawn Cavender, 44, of Orchard Street was charged with first-degree aggravated criminal contempt, second-degree menacing, second-degree aggravated harassment, harassment and third-degree criminal mischief on Saturday.

Matthew Roll, 21, of Williamsville was charged with disorderly conduct and littering on Sunday.

Colby Adamczak, 21, of Akron was charged Sunday with disorderly conduct.

Nicholas Watson, 20, of Central Avenue was charged with disorderly conduct on Sunday.

Gowanda Police

Jay T. White, 52, of Caledonia, was charged with felony aggravated driving while intoxicated on Sept. 1. Police responded to the report of a vehicle off the roadway on West Hill Street. Upon arrival White had allegedly driven off the roadway and was teetering on an embankment over a deep ravine. White was allegedly intoxicated. A chemical breath test concluded a blood alcohol content of .20 percent. White had been previously convicted of DWI in 2004 and 2005 and a felony DWI in 2007. He was arraigned in Persia Town Court and sent to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $1,000.

Nathan F. Bley, 17, of Allen Street was charged with petit larceny on Sept. 1. Police had received a complaint Bley had allegedly taken $220 to pick up a TV for a female acquaintance but refused to pick up the TV. He also would not return the money, according to police. He was released on an appearance ticket for Collins Town Court.

Joshua D. Ellis, 24, of Forestville was charged with a stop sign violation and third-degree aggravated un-licensed operation on Sept. 3. It is alleged Ellis was operating with a suspended license during a traffic stop at North Water and Aldrich streets. He was released on appearance tickets.

Tina M. Ganschow, 51, of East Main Street was charged with petit larceny on Sept. 5. Police responded to a village business on Jamestown Street for the report of a shoplifter. Ganschow had allegedly attempted to steal an item by placing it in her book bag. She was released on an appearance ticket and the stolen item was recovered.

Eric K. Pierce, 30, of Jamestown Street was charged with failure to register as a sex offender on Sept. 27. Police began an investigation after seeing Pierce, who police had previously arrested, in the village. Pierce allegedly did not register his new address as required by law. He was arraigned in Persia Town Court and was released on his own recognizance.

Gowanda Police

Nathan E. Miskell, 19, of Aldrich Street was charged with third-degree assault on Sept. 30. Patrol responded to the report of a domestic incident on Aldrich Street. Miskell had allegedly tried to punch a female, threw her against a door, pulled her hair and threw her down the stairs. The victim received numerous minor injuries as a result of this accident. Miskell was released on appearance tickets.