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Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

¯ FREDONIA — William R. Tryczenski, 30, of Fredonia was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se at 3:02 a.m. Sunday at the McDonald’s in Fredonia. According to a police report, deputies saw a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of a vehicle with the engine running in the drive-through of the restaurant. Tryczenski will be in Fredonia Village Court later.

¯ KIANTONE — Craig M. Vanhook, 28, of Jamestown, was charged with DWI and driving while ability impaired by drugs after an accident at 3:23 a.m. Saturday on Route 62 in Kiantone. According to a police report, Vanhook was driving north on Route 62 when he lost control of his vehicle, swerving head-on into a semi driven by Christopher Powers, 35, of Frewsburg. Two other semis, driven by Mark Machnca, 56, of West Seneca, and Russell Gugino, 51, of Cassadaga tried to avoid the collision but wer einvolved as well. Powers was treated at the scene and released. Vanhook was treated at UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital for minor injuries and will be in Kiantone Town Court later.

¯ RIPLEY — Thomas C. Duncan, 35, of Ripley was charged with DWI per se, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or more, moving lane unsafely and driving across hazard markings at 11:52 p.m. Saturday. Deputies on patrol report seeing a vehicle off the road on Route 20 atop a large snow bank. Duncan will be in Ripley Town Court later.

¯ WESTFIELD — William J. Lisek, 22, of Ripley was charged with DWI, failure to keep right, speed not reasonable and prudent and aggravated unlicensed operation at 4:58 a.m. Saturday on Route 76 in Westfield. According to a police report, deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident and identified Lisek as the driver. Lisek was taken to a local hsopital by Sherman volunteer firefighters for treatment of minor injuries. He will be in Westfield Town Court later.

¯ DUNKIRK — Yadiel Rodriguez Ortiz, 25, of Dunkkirk was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, a felony, at 5:30 p.m. Friday. On Thursday, deputies received a report of a criminal mischief that had occurred on Route 5 in Dunkirk. After an investigation, it was determined Ortiz allegedly punched the front windshield of a person’s vehicle and caused damage in excess of $250 to the vehicle. Deputies found On Friday, deputies found Ortiz. He was arraigned in Dunkirk Town Court and Ortiz was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail on $2,000 cash bail or $4,000 property bail.

¯ NORTH HARMONY — Kevin J. Millward, 47, of Jamestown was charged with DWI, driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and speeding at 12:09 a.m. Monday on North Maple Street, Ashville. Millward will be in North Harmony Town Court later.

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Jose Febus, 42, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with shoplifting after he allegedly attempted to steal laundry detergent from the CVS Pharmacy in Brooklyn Square. He was transported to city jail and charged with petit larceny.

¯ Deion Hunzinger, 18, of Jamestown was charged with burglary after he allegedly entered a home on Prendergast Avenue on Jan. 5 and stole property. He was taken into custody on Sunday after a report was filed with police. He was held in city jail and charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny.

¯ Debbie L. Hires, 50, of Jamestown, was charged with failure to keep right, driving while ability impaired and felony driving while intoxicated. Officers responded at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday for a motor vehicle crash at 120 Newland Ave. It was later determined that Hires was allegedly impaired by drugs. Hires was taken into custody without incident where it was later found she had a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years. As a result, the charge became a felony. Hires was arraigned in Jamestown City Court and remanded to jail.

¯ Dwayne A. Smith, 49, of Kennedy, was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; felony driving while intoxicated for a previous conviction; DWI per se; and was issued a traffic violation for no distinctive plate. At about 6:29 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on North Main Street near Fluvanna Aveue. Investigation found the operator of the vehicle, Smith, to be driving while intoxicated. While he was being transported to Jamestown City Jail, he was found to be in possession of cocaine. He is being held in city jail pending arraignment.

¯ Jay P. Campbell, 50, of Jamestown, was charged Saturday with failure to keep right, failure to signal, felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. At about 12:48 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Allen Street near Maple Street in the city of Jamestown for traffic violations. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Campbell, who was found to be operating his motor vehicle while intoxicated. He was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail where he was found to have a blood alcohol content greater than .18 percent, making this an aggravated DWI. Campbell had a previous conviction for DWI that made this a felony DWI arrest. He is being held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment.

¯ Debbie L. Hires, 50, of Jamestown, was charged with failure to keep right, driving while ability impaired and felony driving while intoxicated. Officers responded at 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday for a motor vehicle crash at 120 Newland Ave. It was later determined that Hires was allegedly impaired by drugs. Hires was taken into custody without incident where it was later found she had a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years. As a result, the charge became a felony. Hires was arraigned in Jamestown City Court and remanded to jail.

¯Dwayne A. Smith, 49, of Kennedy, was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance; first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a felony; felony driving while intoxicated for a previous conviction; DWI per se; and was issued a traffic violation for no distinctive plate. At about 6:29 p.m., officers conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on North Main Street near Fluvanna Aveue. Investigation found the operator of the vehicle, Smith, to be driving while intoxicated. While he was being transported to Jamestown City Jail, he was found to be in possession of cocaine. He is being held in city jail pending arraignment.

¯Jay P. Campbell, 50, of Jamestown, was charged Saturday with failure to keep right, failure to signal, felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. At about 12:48 a.m., police stopped a vehicle on Allen Street near Maple Street in the city of Jamestown for traffic violations. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Campbell, who was found to be operating his motor vehicle while intoxicated. He was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail where he was found to have a blood alcohol content greater than .18 percent, making this an aggravated DWI. Campbell had a previous conviction for DWI that made this a felony DWI arrest. He is being held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment.

ELLICOTT POLICE

¯ Philip P. Gardner, 37, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and two counts of second-degree menacing at 12:45 p.m. Sunday. According to a police report, Ellicott police and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a man standing outside of his home with a sword threatening people in Celoron. Gardner was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail. He will be in Ellicott Town Court later.

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