Area Police

Collins DWI accident injures driver

COLLINS – An alleged drunk driver in a one-vehicle car accident was injured during Saturday morning. Matthew Anderson, 22, of the Cattaraugus Indian Reservation was traveling west on Route 39 when he apparently lost control of his vehicle. His vehicle crossed the center of the roadway at 7:46 a.m. leaving the road coming to rest in an open field approximately 400 feet from the road. During the incident, he was allegedly found to be intoxicated. Anderson was charged with driving while intoxicated and failing to keep right. He was transported to Erie County Medical Center by ambulance where he is listed in stable condition. The crash is still under investigation.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

MINA – Cassandra K. Hoitink, 31, of Clymer was charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a handheld electronic device while driving on Friday. At 8:45 p.m. deputies responded to the report of a vehicle in a ditch on Mann and West Mina Hill roads. Deputies located Hoitink, who allegedly left the scene, at a nearby residence. It was determined she allegedly drove her vehicle into the ditch while using her cell phone while allegedly intoxicated. She was released to appear in Mina Town Court at a later date.

HANOVER – Three youths were charged with violating the curfew law on Saturday. At 1:10 a.m. deputies were dispatched to the Sunset Bay to check on a suspicious group. A 17-year-old female, a 17-year-old male and a 16-year-old male, all from Silver Creek were found allegedly loitering on Parkway Avenue. All were released to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

STOCKTON – Robert D. Hubler, 30, of Cardinal Road was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and failure to maintain lane on Saturday. At 12:31 a.m. deputies stopped a vehicle on Maple Avenue for an alleged traffic infraction. Hubler was found to be allegedly intoxicated during the traffic stop. He had a previous DWI conviction making this charge a felony. He was arraigned in Stockton Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $1,000 cash or $2,000 property.