Lake Shore Central bathroom graffiti prompts response plan activation
ANGOLA - The Lake Shore School District and Evans Police Department followed response plans Tuesday after graffiti was discovered in a high school student bathroom that generated some concern.
During times of elevated concern, the District enacts response plans and works with law enforcement agencies to preserve a safe educational environment.
The Evans Police Department had an increased presence at the High School Tuesday and will continue to investigate the graffiti and assist the District in any way necessary to preserve the safety of the students, staff and school community.
"We are aware of rumors and speculation in the media and our community. We appreciate the concern and cooperation of our students, staff, parents and school community. The High School students and staff are to be commended for their total cooperation today. Our High School Principal Julie Hoerner, updated students at the close of the instructional day and the District activated Global Connect, an automatic call system, to notify parents of today's events," Superintendent of School James Przepasniak said.
"Safety is our number one priority. As a School District we evaluate every situation on an individual basis with law enforcement. We have response plans in place and respond to all concerns regarding safety of our students, staff and school community," Przepasniak said.
"Parents and school community members can assist their children, police, and school district by remaining calm in any future situations that may occur," Evans Police Department Captain Charles Danzi said. Town of Evans Police and Canine officers from the Niagara Frontier Transit Police and the Erie County Sheriff's Office were on campus throughout the day without incident.
All District events and school activities will continue as scheduled.
Chautauqua County Court
MAYVILLE - District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following pleas and sentences before the Honorable John T. Ward in Chautauqua County Court:
Silver Creek Court
Troopers charge Silver Creek woman following domestic incident
HANOVER - Fredonia troopers charged Tiffany Sciarrino, 25, of Silver Creek Sunday with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief following a domestic dispute with her mother at their residence on Angell Road.
Troopers report that the two were involved in a physical domestic dispute that led to Sciarrino breaking her mother's cell phone and then punching her mother in the eye. The victim sustained a two-inch laceration above her right eye.
The victim was treated at Lake Shore Hospital for her injuries. Tiffany Sciarrino was scheduled to appear in the Town of Hanover Court.
State Police at Collins
PERRYSBURG - Clifton H. Lynch III, 28, of State Route 83, South Dayton, was charged for unlawful possession of marijuana after he was stopped for operating an unregistered motor vehicle.
Lynch was reportedly in possession of a marijuana pipe and a small amount of marijuana. He is scheduled to appear in the Town of Perrysburg Court on May 3.
On Saturday evening., Suzanne E. Cooper, 58, of Gowanda, was charged for aggravated driving while intoxicated and other vehicle and traffic charges following a traffic stop on State Route 438.
Cooper was transported to state police barracks at Collins where a breath test was administered that reportedly resulted in a blood alcohol content of .21 percent. Cooper is scheduled to appear in the Town of Collins Court on May 16.