Area Police Reports



– MAYVILLE – Christine Carlson, 34, of the town of Chautauqua has been charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

Monday around 7:45 p.m. Sheriff deputies were sent to an address on Chautauqua Street, Mayville of a report of a vehicle leaving the scene of an incident. Upon arrival and after an investigation deputies learned that Carlson had gotten into an altercation with another subject. It is alleged that she drove her vehicle into the other subject’s vehicle with an occupant still inside of it and caused damage.

Carlson had left the scene but was located a short time later and was placed in custody.

She was transported to the county jail for arraignment and will answer her charges in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date and time.


– RANDOLPH – Daniel J. Villa, 27, of Center Street, Randolph was charged April 15 with second-degree menacing, obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and criminal impersonation.

According to deputies, around 3:15 p.m. Villa was on Main Street, Randolph displaying a handgun. It is alleged that he failed to comply with orders from deputies and resisted arrest. The handgun was found to be a CO2 powered .177 caliber pellet gun.

While in custody, Villa allegedly said he was a police officer, which was not a true statement.

He will answer to the changes in Randolph Town Court.

– SALAMANCA – Francis D. Woodin, 52, of Salamanca was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, and failure to keep right following a traffic stop Friday on Atlantic Street. Woodin is due back at Salamanca City Court at a later date.


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