Police blotter from the week of Sept. 11
By:Submitted to The Sun
King gives false name in Evans
On Aug. 30, Evans police officers observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed and stopped the vehicle, requesting identification. The driver said he had no ID on him, but gave his name as Darren Harvey. His passenger, gave patrol an interim license with his name on it. The officer was unable to find Harvey’s name in the department of motor vehicles database, and when questioned, Harvey gave him two other dates of birth.
He was removed from the vehicle and searched for idnetification. When none was found, officers began a search of the vehicle. At that time, the offender ran through a field and was subsequently chased and apprehended. At that time, he admitted that he was really Kyle King, 24, of Perrysburg. His license had been revoked for driving while ability impaired by alcohol and also had a warrant for his arrest out of Cattaraugus County. He was taken to Evans Police Station, where he was held pending arraignment.
He was later released and turned over to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff.
DWI after parking lot binge drinking
On Aug. 25, the Evans Police Department observed a vehicle parked at the Angola Food Mart in Evans. The clerk said that the operator had entered the business twice, each time purchasing cans of Four Loko and consuming them inside the vehicle.
The reporting officer observed the car leave the parking lot, sweve within his lane, drive to the right of the fog line and make a wide left. When the officer stopped the vehicle, Frederick Spruce, 28, of Gowanda, was not wearing his seat belt and had an odor of an alcoholic beverage on his breath. His speech was slurred, his syees were glassy and was unable to respond to basic questioning. A breath test revealed a .14 percent blood alcohol content, and he also failed field sobriety tests.
He was charged with traffic offenses and driving while intoxicated and held until sober.
DWI on Lake Shore Road
Evans police stopped a vehicle traveling on Lake Shore Road at a high rate of speed on Aug. 31. The operator, RObert Ippolito, 45, of Evans, had bloodshot eyes and slurred speech as he told the officer he was coming from “Stroh’s.” The officer noticed a strong odor of alcohol coming from the vehicle. He said he was illiterate when asked to recite the alphabet and failed other roadside sobriety tests. He refused to submit to a breath test and was released on appearance tickets, after being charged with traffic offenses and driving while intoxicated.
King menacing couple with a gun in Collins
Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Gary Mosier and Deputy Joel Schenfield responded to a report of a man with a gun demanding money from a female resident on Main Street in Collins on Sept. 7. The robbery suspect did display a handgun and was looking for the female’s boyfriend. The suspect fled in a vehicle and was later located in Cattaraugus County.
Kyle King, 24, of Perrysburg, was arrested by New York state police. Police recovered a stolen handgun from King’s possession and also reported King was in possession of heroin. King was turned over to the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Detectives who charged King with criminal use of a firearm first degree, robbery in the first degree, reckless endangerment in the first degree, and menacing in the second degree.
King was transported to the Erie County Holding Center pending arraignment in the Town of Collins Court. A 19-year-old female whose name was withheld, due to her age, who was with King was charged with felony criminal mischief in the third degree.
He was released on an appearance ticket to appear at Collins Court, at a later date.
Baggie of weed seized
On Aug. 28, Evans police officers stopped a vehicle in Evans for an exhaust system violation. The patrol noticed an odor of marijuana emitting from inside the vehicle and asked the driver, Samuel Carrow, 21, of Derby, if he had marijuana. Carrow answered, “I have a little weed here,” and handed the officer a plastic baggie containing marijuana.
Carrow was issued a ticket to appear in town of Evans court, at a later date.
Marijuana arrest made in Eden
Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy David Zamorek stopped a vehicle on Gowanda State Road in Eden on Sept. 4, which was operated by Brandon Willet, 34, of Hamburg.
Zamorek arrested Willet for unlawful possession of marijuana and criminal possession of a controlled substance, as well as unspecified traffic offenses. Willet was released to appear in court, at a later date.