Area Police Reports



— MAYVILLE — Dotiana EL Beard Miller, 23, of Erie, Pa., was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, driving while intoxicated and driving while ability impaired by drugs. Deputies were called at 7:46 a.m. Thursday to a convenience store on North Erie Street in Mayville to check the well-being of a driver parked at a gas station pump who was reportedly sleeping. An investigation found that Miller had allegedly been driving while impaired by drugs. Deputies also located a small amount of methamphetamine. Miller is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later.

— SHERIDAN — Cody Alan Schrader, 31, of Sheridan, was charged with second-degree burglary and second-degree grand larceny. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division on Jan. 31 investigated a reported burglary at a Sheridan residence. An investigation found that Schrader allegedly stole $50,000 from the residence. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail after being arraigned Monday.

— SHERIDAN — A 38-year-old male, of Dunkirk, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree harassment and two counts of criminal endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies were dispatched at 4:27 p.m. Sunday to Sheridan for a reported altercation. An investigation found that a male allegedly damaged property, endangered two children who were present and physically harmed another person. The male was later taken into custody and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

— HANOVER — Jodi L. Brown, 53, of West Seneca, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies and Forestville EMS responded at 2:45 p.m. Friday to a rollover crash in the town of Hanover. An investigation found that Brown was allegedly intoxicated while operating the vehicle. She is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court later.


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