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Police and fire reports for the Journal week of July 26

Springville Police Department

– June 24, the department’s Commercial Truck Enforcement Unit and the New York State Department of Transportation performed truck checks on North Cascade Drive, and found five trucks that were taken out of service for being unsafe for the road.

– June 24, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with a harassment arrest at Springville Youth Inc. park.

– June 24, patrol assisted a subject with a custody dispute on Franklin Street.

– June 24, patrol investigated a disturbance on North Street, which turned out to be an unhappy youth.

– June 26, patrol checked SYI park and found several youths in the park after hours. They removed the subjects from the park.

– June 28, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with a traffic stop and subsequent arrest for driving while intoxicated on East Main Street.

– July 1, the department’s Commercial Truck Enforcement Unit and the NYS DOT performed truck inspections on North Cascade Drive and found three trucks that were taken out of service for being unsafe for the road.

– July 2, patrol assisted with an eviction notice on West Main Street.

– July 2, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with a suspicious person on West Main Street, who was soliciting residents in an aggressive manner.

– July 4, patrol investigated a report of youths going through parked cars on Myrtle Avenue.

– July 4, patrol found John Burns, of Newman Street, who was violating an order of protection in back of Bertrand Chaffee Hospital

– July 6, patrol investigated a disturbance on Albro Avenue.

– July 8, patrol investigated a larceny on Mechanic Street.

– July 8, patrol investigated a harassment complaint on Chestnut Street and advised all parties.

– July 8, patrol investigated a larceny on East Main Street and recovered stolen property.

– July 8, patrol investigated a larceny on Franklin Street.

– July 9, patrol investigated a property damage automobile accident on West Main Street.

– July 8, patrol investigated a mental health case on Mill Street.

– July 9, patrol assisted a subject with property retrieval from a residence on Park Street.

– July 9, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with a violation of an order of protection investigation.

– July 10, the department’s Commercial Truck Enforcement Unit and the NYS DOT performed truck checks on North Cascade Drive and found one truck that was taken out of service for being unsafe for the road.

– July 10, patrol investigated a report of shots possibly being fired in the area of Mill and White streets, and found it to be fireworks.

– July 10, patrol checked SYI park and found several youths there after hours and removed them.

– July 11, patrol investigated a report of a dog locked in a car on East Main Street.

– July 11, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with an aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle arrest.

– July 11, patrol stopped a car on Waverly Street for a driving violation, and a subsequent check of the driver’s license revealed that Jennifer Galioto, of Bliss, had a suspended driver’s license. She was arrested for aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle.

– July 12, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with a traffic stop on East Main Street, which resulted in an arrest for DWI and possession of narcotics.

– July 16, the department assisted Erie County Sheriff’s detection unit with investigating several larcenies in the village.

– July 16, patrol investigated a report of youths throwing debris into the street on Park Street, and advised the parents of the youths.

– July 18, patrol investigated a disturbance on West Main Street near Maplewood Cemetery.

– July 18, patrol pursued a vehicle that was reported to have almost hit a vehicle near McDonald’s and took off onto Route 219. After several miles, patrol was able to stop the vehicle and assisted Erie County Sheriff’s with the arrest of Margaret Derrick for DWI.

– July 19, patrol assisted Erie County Sheriff’s deputies with attempting to locate a subject who was wanted in an assault on the Cattaraugus reservation, who was headed toward Springville.

– July 19, patrol assisted with an out of control patient at Bertrand Chaffee Hospital.

– July 19, Patrol investigated a report of customer trouble at Tim Hortons.

Arcade man arrested for possession

On July 4, 2014 at approximately 10:30 p.m. New York state troopers based at the Machias barracks were dispatched after multiple reports were received of an individual, wearing a Guy Fawkes “V for Vendetta” style mask, walking through backyards in the town of Yorkshire.

A responding patrol located an unmasked male who was taking his pants off. It appeared the man might be trying to change his appearance. Further investigation revealed the Guy Fawkes mask hidden in a backpack. Also discovered was oxycodone which was not prescribed to the man.

The man was identified as Luke R. Mattson, 23, of Arcade. He was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and a violation of public health law 3345. There was no evidence he committed any other crimes during his masked travels.

Mattson was issued appearance tickets and is to face the charges in the town of Yorkshire Court at a later date.

Tingen charged with impersonation

Becky Tingen, 50, was charged with driving while intoxicated and criminal impersonation, among others, after a traffic stop in the town of Sardinia.

On July 19, Tingen was stopped by Erie County Sheriff’s deputy Jon Hanna on Allen Road. While interviewing the driver, Tingen gave the deputy three different names and identifications in attempt to hide her identity. After further investigation, the deputy revealed the driver to be Tingen of various states, including Massachusetts and Pennsylvania.

It was also discovered she was intoxicated and was in possession of one pill and six strips of suboxone, neither of which were properly contained or prescribed.

Tingen was arrested and charged with DWI, criminal impersonation, criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree and numerous traffic infractions. She refused a blood alcohol content test.

Tingen’s vehicle and trailer were towed and she was taken to the Erie County Holding Center. She will be arraigned in the town of Sardinia Court, positive identification is pending.

Ashford man charged

The early morning arrest of an Ashford man for driving while intoxicated ocurred on July 18.

While on patrol in the village of Springville at approximately 12:40 a.m. Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Ben Pisa stopped a vehicle being driven by Shawn E. Doktor, 43, for violations of the vehicle and traffic law.

Doktor refused to submit to a chemical test and was processed at the sheriff’s office at the Springville station prior to being released. Doktor was also charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree.

Four arrested in string of church burglaries

Three Cattaraugus County residents and one Alleghany County resident were arrested after a string of church burglaries in Wyoming and Cattaraugus counties, according to the New York State Police.

Over the course of a weekend, the State Police, as well as the Cattaraugus and Wyoming County Sheriff’s Departments, responded to a number of burglaries throughout both counties. Items reported missing included cash, safes, musical equipment and other small items.

Troopers arrested Thomas J. Archer and Christopher P. Rose, both 18-years-old and both from Machias; Danae S. Chiarilli, 18, of Cuba and Christopher M. Boilard, 20, of Franklinville on numerous charges.

Charges included three counts of burglary in the third degree, a class D felony; three counts of conspiracy in the fifth degree, a class A misdemeanor; three counts of possession of burglary tools, a class A misdemeanor; one count of grand larceny in the third degree, a class D felony and one count of criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor.

Additional charges are forthcoming from the Cattaraugus and Wyoming County Sheriff’s Departments. The four defendants were arraigned in the town of Yorkshire court and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $10,000 cash bail or $20,000 property bond. All subjects are scheduled to return to the town of Yorkshire court.

Anyone who believes their place of worship has been recently burglarized, or attempted, can call the New York State Police in Machias at 353-4029.

Fire Reports

– July 14, 7:37 a.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident on Olean Road.

– July 14, 3:47 p.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a first aid call on Olean Road. Rural Metro Ambulance transported to Women and Children’s Hospital in Buffalo.

– July 14, 4:56 p.m., Mortons Corners, Springville and East Concord firefighters responded to a mutual aid request from Boston for a fire on Moore Road.

– July 17, 5:05 a.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident on South Protection Road.

– July 17, 3:26 p.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a first aid call on Schutt Road. Mercy Flight WNY transported to Olean General Hospital.

– July 17, 7:55 p.m., Springville firefighters responded to a first aid call on West Main Street. Rural Metro Ambulance transported to Kenmore Mercy Hospital.

– July 18, 4:04 a.m., Springville firefighters responded to a first aid call on Cascade Drive. Rural Metro Ambulance transported to Bertrand Chaffee Hospital.

– July 18, 4:23 a.m., Springville and East Concord firefighters responded to a first aid call on Waverly Street. Springville firefighters transported to BCH.

– July 18, 3:01 p.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to a first aid call on Creek Road. Transported to BCH;.

– July 19, 6:19 p.m., Springville firefighters responded to a first aid call on Rachael Lane. Rural Metro Ambulance transported to BCH.

– July 19, 10:13 p.m., Chaffee-Sardinia firefighters responded to an unknown type of fire on Pratham Road. It was a controlled burn.

– July 20, 6:07 p.m., Mortons Corners firefighters responded to a first aid call on Trevett Road. Rural Metro Ambulance transported to BCH.

– July 21, 12:05 a.m., Mortons Corners firefighters responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 39.
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