Police blotter for the week of Jan 15
By:Submitted to The Sun
Underage drinking arrests made
Deputies were dispatched to a report of an under-age drinking on Orchard Place on Dec. 27. Upon arrival in the area, it was observed that three males, under the age of 21, were walking on Main Street and carrying open beer cans. The names of the males are withheld due to being all under the age of 19.
Two 17-year-old males were cited for the New York State alcoholic beverage control law, possession of alcohol under the age of 21. One 18-year-old male was arrested for obstruction of governmental administration. The 18-year-old male was transported to the Erie County Holding Center on $250 bail.
Larceny stopped at Wal-Mart
On Dec. 21 at 6:40 p.m., Hamburg Police responded to a report of a larceny at Wal-Mart, with two subjects in custody.
A loss prevention employee observed Shaina Gates, 23, of Irvington and Jeremy Jimmerson, 20, of Gowanda, carrying merchandise under their clothes and exiting past all points of sale. Both offenders were arrested for the petit larceny involving $186.00 worth of merchandise.
Because of an active warrant for Gates out of Cattaraugus County for a probation violation, she was held for arraignment in a holding cell.
Jimmerson was bailed for $100 and issued an appearance ticket for Dec. 30.
Traffic stop yields narcotics arrest
Deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Chelsea Viera, 23, of Arcade, for a failure to indicate a turn on Main Street in Collins.
Viera was arrested for unlawful possession of marihuana, criminal possession of a controlled substance and a public health law violation of a controlled substance outside of its original container. She was released to appear at Collins Town Court at a later date.
Traffic stop yields arrest
A deputy stopped a vehicle operated by 51-year-old William Levenrentz of East Aurora for failure to stop at a stop sign on Dec. 25 on Milestrip Road. A DMV check of Levenrentz showed four suspensions for failure to pay fines and failure to answer summons.
Levenrentz was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation and for failure to stop at a stop sign. Levenrentz was released to appear in the Town of Brant Court at a later date.
DWI arrest made in Boston
Police responded to a report of an accident involving property damage on Boston State Road on Jan. 10. The caller reported to police that they witnessed a female driver rear end a pickup truck.
The driver parked her car on the shoulder of the road.
When Upon the responding officerís arrival, the pickup truck had left the scene, but the driver, Patricia Tobin, 43, of West Seneca was sitting in the driverís seat of her park vehicle.
Tobin exhibited signs of intoxication and failed road-side sobriety tests. Tobin was offered a breath test, which she refused. The offender was charged with driving while intoxicated, released to a sober third party and issued an appearance ticket to return to Boston Town Court.
Harassment arrest made in North Collins
Deputies handled a complaint of Harassment where the complainant met deputies at the North Collins Substation to file a report. Deputies then arrested 33-year-old Cory Cornell of Collins for harassment and criminal contempt.
The victim had an order of protection against Cornell. Cornell was transported to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment in the Town of North Collins Court.