Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ HANOVER — Bryan R. Novaro, 28, of Silver Creek was charged with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt. Deputies responded Saturday at 3:11 p.m. for a reported order of protection violation. An investigation found that Novaro had violated the order through unwanted phone calls/ He was taken into custody and arraigned.
¯ STOCKTON — James F. Beers IV, 48, of Stockton was charged with resisting arrest. Deputies observed Beers Friday at 10:45 a.m. in front of a residence. He was known to have an active warrant in the city of Dunkirk for petit larceny. Beers attempted to evade arrest by running. He was taken into custody a short time later and sent to centralized arraignment.
¯ PORTLAND — Reyes Atayde, 46, of Brocton was charged with felony DWI and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies responded Thursday, Aug. 1, at 3:17 a.m. to a suspicious situation on Railroad Avenue in the town of Portland. Deputies found the vehicle in the front lawn of the residence, and identified the driver as Atayde. He was taken into custody and committed to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ RIPLEY — James Howser, 39, of Ripley was charged with felony DWI (two previous DUI convictions in past 10 years), DWI per se and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies responded Wednesday at 10:37 p.m. to an incident on Loomis Street in the town of Ripley. Howser was later located and taken into custody. He was processed and committed to jail for arraignment.
¯ RIPLEY — Stephanie M. Metzler, 25, of Ripley was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies were called July 2 to Ripley for a young child found. It was determined that the child was not adequately being supervised. Metzler is scheduled to appear before Ripley Town Court later.
¯ ARKWRIGHT — Jeffery L. Ortel, 39, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree vehicular assault, driving while ability impaired by drugs and alcohol and failure to keep right. Deputies responded Saturday at 2:20 a.m. to a crash on Route 83 in the town of Arkwright. An investigation found that Ortel was impaired by drugs and alcohol. A passenger was injured in the crash and was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital. Ortel was being held for arraignment.
¯ IRVING — David W. Declue II, 31, was charged with felony DWI and refusal to take a breath test. Deputies responded Sunday at 12:06 a.m. to the area of Allegheny Road and Route 5 and 20 for a vehicle complaint. The vehicle was located, and the driver was identified as Declue. He was transported to jail for arraignment.
CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Stephen S. Gordon, 71, and Margaret A. Gordon, 71, both of Frewsburg were charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded July 31 at 10:47 a.m. to Ivory Street for a reported unsupervised small child. An investigation found that the Gordons were unaware the 2-year-old child in their care had let the family dog out and then began chasing it into a heavily traveled state road. Both were issued appearance tickets to be in Carroll Town Court later.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Kristen L. Surrena, 30, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree assault and unlawful imprisonment. Officers were called Saturday at 3 a.m. to Maple Street for a reported fight. Surrena was located in the middle of a domestic incident. She was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.
¯ Chad M. Rosemellia, 33, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and second-degree harassment. Officers were called Saturday at 9:43 p.m. to Willard Street for a despondent person. Rosemellia reportedly charged and swung at officers. He was held for arraignment.
¯ Xavier L. William, 19, and a 16-year-old male were each charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Officers were dispatched Friday at 12:03 a.m. to Bush Street for a fight involving five to six people. During an investigation, Williams allegedly pushed an officer and resisted arrest. The juvenile also allegedly obstructed officers and resisted arrest. Williams was transported to jail while the youth was petitioned to family court and turned over to the Sheriff’s Office on an outstanding warrant.
¯ Simeon A. Leeper, 42, of Jamestown was charged with speed in zone, no/improper signal, moving from lane unsafely, unlicensed operator, open container, DWI and DWI per se. Officers on Friday at 11:16 p.m. observed a black sedan at a high rate of speed. Leeper was later determined to be intoxicated. A breath test determined his blood alcohol content was over the legal limit.
¯ Robert A. Yates, 29, of Jamestown was charged with trespassing. Officers and state troopers responded to Water Street on Saturday at 4 p.m. for a male inside a condemned residence. Yates was found inside, and was taken into custody without incident. He was held for arraignment.
¯ Joshua R.M. Warrior, 31, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were called Saturday at 1:39 p.m. to Price Street for a reported domestic dispute. Warrior was reportedly in violation of an order of protection and fled from the area. Warrior, who was found to have damaged property, was located a short distance away. Warrior was found to have active warrants out of Jamestown City Court. He was held for arraignment.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Cody A. Haller, 24, of Jamestown was charged with DWI and driving while ability impaired. Police responded Friday for a wellness check in the town of Ellicott. An investigation determined Haller was intoxicated and was impaired. He will appear in Ellicott Town Court later.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
¯ Bannon Eimiller, 21, of Bemus Point was charged with DWI. Eimiller was stopped Friday on Route 430 for speeding, and was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests. Eimiller later provided a breath sample of 0.12% and was issued tickets to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.
¯ BEMUS POINT — Alicia Machado, 25, of Bemus Point was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Michael Centi Jr., 56, of Conewango Valley and Adriana Machado, 24, of Bemus Point were each charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers stopped a vehicle Saturday on Route 44 in Bemus Point. Alicia Machado was found to have an expired permit that had been suspended four times. Centi was found in possession of a pipe containing methamphetamine residue while Adriana Machado was allegedly in possession of a bag containing methamphetamine. Alicia Machado was taken to jail pending arraignment.