Area Police Reports


¯ Toni L. Kelly, 51, of Silver Creek, was charged Thursday felony unauthorized operation of motor vehicle. According to police, officers attempted to stop vehicle in Silver Creek for a traffic violation, but Kelly allegedly refused to stop until she continued to her home where she stopped. Upon further investigation, officers found that her operating privileges were suspended, and she was also charged with failure to keep right, failure to comply with lawful order, driving across hazard markings, unsafe turn without signal, refusal to submit to breath test, operating outside restrictions of interlock device, driving while intoxicated, and felony DWI.

¯ FORESTVILLE — Sharlene A. Downey, 27, of Forestville was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree attempted assault, third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Friday at 8:30 p.m. for a reported disorderly person. An investigation found Downey attempted to stab another person on multiple occasions with a sharp object. Downey allegedly injured another person and prevented them from calling 911. Downey was found to have struck another person multiple times and had a valid order to stay away from that person. Downey was taken into custody, arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ SILVER CREEK — Jacklynn M. Suminski, 36, of Silver Creek was charged with failure to yield the right of way turning left. Deputies, Silver Creek firefighters and fire police responded at 7:22 p.m. on Friday to a crash on Central Avenue and Washington Street in Silver Creek. An investigation determined Suminski was attempting to turn left and failed to yield the right of way to oncoming traffic, causing a head-on crash with another vehicle. Suminski and two Florida residents were transported to Lakeshore Hospital with minor injuries.

¯ MAYVILLE — Erik S. Baker, 22, of Mayville was charged with disorderly conduct. Deputies were called to 101 S. Erie St. at 9:38 p.m. on Saturday for reports of two men under the influence of drugs and acting in a manner that dangerous to themselves. Baker was found and was causing alarm to the public. He was transported to the Sheriff’s Office for processing and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on pre-arraignment bail.

¯ FREDONIA — A 16-year-old male was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree criminal mischief and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies were called to Route 20 in Pomfret for a reported burglary. It was found that a 16-year-old youth entered a home and took numerous items without permission while also causing damage to the property. He was taken into custody and remanded to jail in lieu of bail.