CHAUTAUQUA - James S Edington, 53, of Lakewood was charged on August 24 at 8:50 p.m. with Felony driving while intoxicated, Felony Aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, no headlights, no taillights, unlicensed operation, fail to keep right and fail to maintain lane after a traffic stop on Route 394 in the Town of Chautauqua. It was reported to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office that a dark colored Jeep was all over the road. Vehicle was located and stopped for a having no headlights. After investigation Edington was taken into custody for DWI. Edington refused to submit to a chemical test while at the Sheriff's Office. It was also discovered that Edington was convicted of DWI in the previous 10 years making this arrest a felony. Edington also has a revoked driver's license for a prior DWI making this a felony aggravated unlicensed operation. Edington was arraigned in the Town of Chautauqua Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail.
MAYVILLE - After an investigation conducted by the Chatuauqua County Sheriffs Office, Tyler P Conway was arrested on August 29 for Grand Larceny 3rd and Criminal Mischief 4th. On August 28 Tyler Conway had broken into a safe at a relatives residence and stole approximately $3500.00. Tyler Conway was arraigned in Town of Chautauqua Court and ror'd to his father.
CHAUTAUQUA - On August 8 at around 1:20 a.m., Sheriff's patrol stopped a vehicle on N. Erie Street in the Village of Mayville for speeding and failing to dim high beams. The operator was identified as Edward A. Wood, 43, of Westfield. Deputies observed what appeared to be narcotic packaging material visible in Wood's wallet when he was retrieving his license. Investigation led to the discovery of a quantity of a controlled substance. Further investigation led to Wood being arrested for driving while ability impaired by the use of drugs. Deputies found two hypodermic syringes and other drug paraphernalia under the driver seat of Wood's vehicle. Wood was taken into custody and taken to the Sheriff's Office in Mayville for processing. He was charged with DWAI-Drugs, Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, Criminally Possessing a Hypodermic Instrument, Speeding, and Fail to Dim High Beams. He was later released and will appear in Chautauqua Town Court on a future date.
BEMUS POINT - On Friday August 30 Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies observed a vehicle operating with a loud and inadequate muffler on Lakeside Drive in Bemus Point. After stopping the vehicle, Deputies identified the driver as Aaron F. Phillips, 33, of Jamestown. With the assistance of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's K-9 Unit, Deputies performed an investigation and subsequent search of the vehicle. Phillips was found to be in possession of an open container of alcohol and a small amount of marijuana. Also located in the vehicle was a quantity of prescription pills, for which Phillips did not have a prescription. Phillips was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance 7th degree, possession of a controlled substance outside original container, unlawful possession of marijuana, possession or consumption of open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle, and loud or inadequate muffler. Phillips will appear in Town of Ellery court at a later date.
RIPLEY - On August 31 at about 12:15 a.m. Sheriff's Deputies responded to an incident at the Kelly Hotel in Ripley. After a short investigation, deputies did take Kristofer M. Kubasik, 44, of North East, PA into custody. Kubasik was charged with Harassment in the 2nd Degree, and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Kubasik was arraigned in the Town of Ripley Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
CHAUTAUQUA - On August 28 at around 11:45 p.m., Sheriff's Deputies took a complaint at 15 Water Street in Mayville. The complainant alleges that a male subject punched him in the face when the complainant tried to intervene in an argument between the male suspect and a female subject. Following an investigation, Deputies identified Henry B. Stovall, 36, of Mayville as the person who allegedly struck the complainant. Stovall was located on August 30 and issued an appearance ticket for Harassment 2nd Degree. He will answer the charge in the Town of Chautauqua Court at a later date.
SHERMAN - Christopher S. Briggs, 45, of Sherman, was charged on Sunday with driving while intoxicated after being stopped on East Main Street. Troopers observed the trailer he was pulling did not have working tail lights. Upon stopping him, troopers found Briggs to be intoxicated after failing sobriety tests, police said. He was processed at police barracks where he supplied a BAC of .12 percent, police said. Briggs is scheduled to appear in Sherman Court.