Westfield Fire Department and County Hazmat called out for leaking train engine
WESTFIELD - On Sunday evening, the Westfield Fire Department and the Chautauqua County Hazmat team were called to CSX tracks near English and Pearl streets in Westfield because a train engine was leaking what was believed to be a coolant. The engine had been pushed to an emergency pull-off point.
Westfield's First Assistant Chief Dave Davies reported that the call took about an hour.
"It was found to be a non-toxic substance," Davies said.
South Dayton man, 30, dies in motorcycle crash
POLAND - On Saturday at about 5 p.m. the New York State Police at Jamestown investigated a fatal motorcycle accident which occurred on Route 62.
Allen E. Jones, 30, of 63 Main Street Apartment 205, South Dayton, was operating a 1982 Yamaha motorcycle south on Route 62 and failed to negotiate a right curve in the roadway at the intersection of Miller Valley Road. Jones crossed over the northbound lane of travel and exited the roadway off the east shoulder striking a tree.
Chautauqua County Coroner John Sixbey responded and pronounced Jones at the scene. The New York State Police were assisted at the scene by the Kennedy Volunteer Fire Department.
Dunkirk Police Department
David J. Kessler, 25, of Deer Street was charged with passing through a red light, failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated, having no registration and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle on April 28.
Glen J. Hurreu Jr., 22, of Forestville was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on April 28.
Connor E. Farnham, 18, of Leon Place, Fredonia was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign, speeding, having no insurance and failure to notify DMV of address change on April 28.
Michael M. Stephawy, 25, of East Main Road, Fredonia was charged with failure to yield the right of way on a left turn, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of motor vehicle and improper or unsafe turn on April 28.
Emily Melendez, 17, of West Second Street was charged with second-degree harassment on April 25.
Maria Uszacki, 47, of Middlesex Drive, Fredonia was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated per se on May 1.
Daniel J. Shuart, 28, of Grant Avenue was charged with driving while intoxicated per se on May 1.
Stephanie M. Grandy, 32, of Mt. Morris was charged with two counts of petit larceny on May 1.
Richard A. Gaszynski, 61, of North Main Street was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign on May 1.
Luis A. Alvarado-Ortiz, 28, of Lake Shore Drive East was charged with failure to stop at a stop sign on May 1.
Nicole R. Colvenbach, 25, of Union Street, Fredonia was charged with having no seat belt, operating a motor vehicle with no insurance and no registration on May 2.
Luis A. Rodriguez Jr., 21, of Washington Avenue was charged with having no license and violating the noise ordinance on May 2.
Rodolfo C. Tanco of King Street was charged with disorderly conduct from a previous charge and second-degree harassment and a fines warrant on May 3.
Javier Cruz-Corraliza, 23, of King Street was charged with operating a motor vehicle while using a cell phone on May 3.
Jenice D. Echevarria, 31, of Armadillo Street was charged with operating a motor vehicle while using a cell phone on May 3.
Darryl J. Bray, 32, of Lake Shore Drive East was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on May 3.
Victor Santiago-Lopez, 32, of King Street was charged with unsafe backing, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, having no insurance and unlicensed operation on May 3.
Wayne Charles Sutton of Central Avenue was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property on May 4.
Miguel Sanchez-Sanchez, 37, of Wright Street was charged with having no registration and unlicensed operation on May 4.
Steven D. McCool, 18, of Washington Avenue was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol under 21 on May 5.
Samuel J. Barreto, 21, of Grant Avenue was charged with disorderly conduct on May 6.
Jeffery L. Thompson, 31, of Maple Avenue was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and disorderly conduct on May 6.
Chautauqua County Sheriff
WESTFIELD - On Saturday, Jeff B. Gonzales, 54, of Clairton, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to signal turn, and an open container in motor vehicle.
Officers report that Gonzales made a right turn off Route 20 onto Portage Street without signaling. Deputies report observing a red solo cup containing an alcoholic beverage in the center console of his vehicle
Gonzales submitted to a chemical test that was reported to show results above the legal limit. He was issued tickets, released, and is scheduled to appear in the Village of Westfield Court at a later date.
Deputies were assisted by the Westfield Police Department.