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Police blotter from the Jan. 9 edition of The Sun

Gowanda man violates order


Evans Patrolman Kenneth Kloss made a traffic stop and discovered that a female passenger in the car had a stay-away order of protection against the driver, Vincent Mardino, 33, of Gowanda.

The order had been issued from Chautauqua County on Sept. 13 and will be in place until March 13.

Both parties advised Kloss that the order had been withdrawn, at the victim’s request. Neither were able to produce official court papers backing their claim.

Vincent Mardino was arrested and charged with disobeying a court mandate.

He was held at the Evans Police Station, awaiting arraignment.

A domestic incident report was completed.

Hamburg man arrested after road rage incident

A Boston interstate trooper received a report of a road rage incident on Route 219 in the town of Orchard Park at 1:20 p.m. on Dec. 31.

The trooper interviewed a driver, who reported that a white pickup truck entered his lane and almost forced him off the road.

The operator regained control and observed the truck pull up next to his vehicle.

It was reported that the driver of the pickup truck began yelling at the reporting individual.

Then opened the window of his truck and threw a paint can, or similar object, striking the window of the complainant’s vehicle.

The reporting individual followed the pickup truck until the police officer arrived on scene.

Where the truck had stopped.

The operator of the pickup truck was identified as William Darling, 41, of Hamburg.

The subject was charged with reckless endangerment second, A misdemeanor.

And is scheduled to appear in the town of Orchard Park Court, at a later date.

Man found with multiple drugs

Shawn Guiher, 46, of Lakeview was pulled over on Erie Road in Evans for driving 52 mph in a 40 mph zone, by Evans Patrolman Kenneth Kloss.

The driver’s license was suspended; Kloss located several Tramadol Hydrochloride® 50-mg. pills in the subject’s pocket. Guiher also had marijuana in his possession; a glass marijuana pipe and two partially full bottles were also found in the vehicle. Guiher admitted that he did not have a prescription for any of the medications.

The subject was arrested for speed violation, criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and aggravated, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle third.

Man flees the scene of an accident

Evans Patrolman Brian Kauzala responded to a report of a vehicle in a Southwestern Boulevard ditch at 5:44 p.m. on Dec. 20.

Upon arrival, police discovered that the driver of the involved vehicle had fled the scene. A partial bottle of Bud Light® was located in the car’s cup holder.

Patrol checked the area, but could not located the driver, Garett Seneca, 32, of Brant, who had taken the car keys with him.

Evans Mechanical towed the vehicle, which had sustained damage to the passenger side and front of the car.

Seneca presented himself at the Evans Police Department on Dec. 21. After admitting to driving the damaged vehicle, he was charged with moving from lane unsafely and leaving the scene of a property damage accident.

Arrest made on warrant

Ryann Mascio, 21, of Evans was arrested by Evans Patrolman Joseph LaRosa at 1:23 a.m. on Dec. 11, on a bench warrant out of the village of Blasdell.

The original warrant was issued on Nov. 12.

LaRosa transported the subject to the Blasdell Police Department.

Accident reported in Evans

Evans Patrolman Kenneth Kloss recently responded to a property damage accident on Erie Road.

The caller reported that Jason Kliber, 20, of Buffalo had struck her vehicle with his 2003 Dodge Neon.

When police arrived, Kliber was sitting in the passenger seat of his car. He admitted that he had been operating the vehicle and attempted to stop for a red light. Due to the snowy conditions, he could not stop, and struck the complainant’s vehicle.

Police found that Kliber had a revoked New York state driver’s license. The subject was arrested for speed not reasonable and aggravated, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle third.

He was released on $240 cash bail and ordered to return to the town of Evans Court.

Hornell man arrested in Boston

At 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 22, a Boston trooper stopped a gray Caravan on Route 219 in the town of Boston for operating after dark with no lights on.

Police reported that the driver, Casey Parker, 35, of Hornell, showed signs of intoxication and failed roadside sobriety tests.

Parker was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and submitted a breath sample for testing. He had a reported 0.20 percent blood alcohol concentration.

The subject was issued traffic tickets to appear in the town of Boston Court, at a later date.

Hornell man arrested for DWI

A Boston Trooper stopped a gray Caravan on Route 219 in the town of Boston for operating after dark with no lights on at 5:15 p.m. on Dec. 22. The operator, Casey Parker, 35, of Hornell, showed signs of intoxication and failed roadside sobriety tests. Parker was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and submitted a breath sample for testing. The breath test showed a blood alcohol concentration of 0.20 percent.

The subject was issued traffic tickets to appear in the town of Boston Court, at a later date.

North Tonawanda man arrested for DWI

Evans Police Patrolman Nathan Miller responded to a report of a one-car accident at 10:47 p.m. on Dec. 22.

Police found a 2013 Ford Focus unoccupied with airbag deployment, on the scene.

The car had struck a lion statue at the end of a driveway. Miller located Mark Hageman, 25, of North Tonawanda, wet, muddy and hiding behind a nearby home.

Miller reported that Hageman had red, glassy eyes, poor motor coordination and slurred speech, and had an odor of alcohol about his person.

The subject told police that he had left the accident scene because he was drunk.

Hageman was transported to the Evans Police Department, where he was evaluated by Rural/Metro Corporation and signed off treatment.

He failed four field sobriety tests and passed two.

After taking a breath test, with a greater than 0.08 percent blood alcohol level result, the subject was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated and read his rights.

He was given uniform traffic tickets for a future return ate to the Evans Town Court.

Buffalo man stopped in Evans

Francisco Vives, 26, of Buffalo was stopped for a traffic violation on Route 20 on Dec. 20.

While traveling westbound, his car went over the white fog line, into the shoulder of the roadway, twice.

Evans Lieutenant Bradley DiMartino found that the subject’s driver’s license had been suspended, for 13 total suspensions. Vives had a non-driver-only identification card.

The subject was arrested for operating a motor vehicle without a license and aggravated, unlicensed operation second.

Buffalo man found with marijuana

Brian Harris, 40, of Buffalo was stopped for a traffic violation on Erie Road in Evans at 12:15 a.m. on Dec. 10.

The driver’s side front headlight on the subject’s vehicle was not working properly. Harris told Evans Lieutenant Bradley DiMartino that the light had broken in a recent accident.

Police said that a strong odor of marijuana was emanating from the car, marijuana ashes were seen smashed into the car’s carpet and cannabis was located in a cup holder between the front seats.

Harris was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana and was given a return court date of Jan. 6.

Blasdell man arrested

A Boston interstate patrol trooper recently stopped a tan Toyota Avalon for changing lanes when hazardous on Southwestern Boulevard in the town of Orchard Park.

The operator, Aaron Longbine, 39, of Blasdell, showed signs of intoxication and failed sobriety tests. He was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated; due to a previous conviction within the last 10 years, he was charged with felony DWI.

Longbine’s driver’s license in New York state was also suspended due to the previous DWI arrest, resulting in a charge of aggravated, unlicensed operation first, an E felony.

The subject refused a breath test and was issued tickets to appear in the town of Orchard Park Court, at a later date.

Charges filed after harassment

An individual, whose name has not been released, recently presented herself at the Evans Police Department, to report an aggravated harassment complaint.

The individual said that Steven Snyder, 26, of Brant had called her three times that day, harassing her about past arrests.

The subject’s actions were in violation of a family court order of protection.

Charges were filed and an order of protection was requested. A domestic incident report was completed and a victim’s rights sheet was issued.

Serious vehicular crash in the town of Concord

Erie County Sheriff Timothy Howard reported that the Erie County Sheriff’s Office Crash Investigation Unit is investigating a two-vehicle serious injury crash that occurred at 10:03 a.m. on Jan. 4.

Jesse Gens, 21, of Gowanda was driving a 2000 Dodge Dakota pickup truck northbound on Trevett Road, when he failed to stop for a stop sign at the intersection of Trevett and Genesee roads.

As Gens’ vehicle entered the intersection, his vehicle was struck by a 2013 Ford F150LT pickup truck, driven by 66-year-old William Howles of Eden, traveling eastbound on Genesee Road.

Gens was transported to the Erie County Medical Center by Mercy Flight Western New York. He is listed in stable condition.
Howles and his passenger, 64-year-old Janet Howles, were not injured in the crash.
The cause of the accident is still under investigation.

Hamburg man shot in New Mexico by police

At 10:40 p.m. on Jan. 4, New Mexico State Police Dispatch in Las Vegas, N.M. was notified of a wrong-way driver on Interstate 25. Information received indicated that the vehicle was traveling north in the southbound lanes.

Officers responded to the area and located the vehicle. Attempts to stop the car were unsuccessful. Stop sticks (tire deflation devices) were unable to stop the vehicle, so the car was forcibly stopped by utilizing the police intervention technique.
After the PIT maneuver, police said that the driver drove aggressively toward one of the officers. Shots were fired, resulting in injury to the driver of the vehicle, Albert Urban, 72, of Hamburg.

Urban is currently listed in stable condition at the University of New Mexico Hospital. He is being guarded by New Mexico State Police, until he is released from the hospital and can be booked into the San Miguel Detention Center.

Bond was set at $100,000 cash only. Urban is being charged with aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and aggravated fleeing a law enforcement officer (both felonies).
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