Trail of fluids leads to driving while intoxicated arrest
A Fredonia woman was charged following an accident in Fredonia.
Mariana Binkiwitz, 44, of Washington Avenue was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08, failure to use designated lane and leaving the scene of an accident on Oct. 5. Police received a call at 12:04 a.m. for a vehicle which struck a pole then left the scene of the accident at the intersection Washington Avenue and Water Street.
When police arrived at the scene, police found the pole damaged and various car parts in the road as well as a fluid trail. Police followed the trail of fluid from the accident scene to a residence.
Binkiwitz answered the door and police reportedly observed slurred speech and poor balance from her.
She was taken back to Fredonia Police where she was found to have a BAC of .31. She was released on her own recognizance.
Matthew P. Bennice, 26, of Dunkirk and Cody R. Hinson, 23, of Bemus Point were charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Sept. 23. Police were outside Sunny's Bar on Water Street at 1:50 a.m. for a harassment incident when they observed Bennice and Hinson in possession of drugs. Both were held pending arraignment.
Zachary Sano, 19, Jeffrey S. Petway, 20, and Diamond Santana-Williams, 20, all of Central Avenue were charged with violating the noise ordinance on Sept. 30. At 1:33 a.m. police were called to a residence on Central Avenue for a noise complaint. Police could hear loud music coming from the apartment. All three were released on tickets.
Jeffery E. Gloss, 34, of West Main Street was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, having a suspended registration and no insurance on Sept. 30. At 12:52 a.m. police were on patrol on Brigham Road when the License Plate Reader alerted to Gloss' vehicle for having a suspended registration. His vehicle was towed and he was held on $250 bail.
Michael Lynch, 22, of Buffalo, Tyler Pulli, 19, of North Tonawanda and Brandon Meyers, 20, of Niagara Falls were all charged with having an open container on Sept. 30. At 12:54 a.m. police observed the males walking with open containers on Day Street. Pulli threw down two of his containers after police asked him about the alcohol and denied they were his. Lynch was released on an appearance ticket. Pulli was charged additionally with two counts of littering and unlawful possession of alcohol.
He was released on $200 bail. Meyers was released on $100 bail.
Steven M. Picozzi, 21, of St. James was charged with having an open container and resisting arrest on Sept. 30. At 12:30 a.m. police saw Picozzi on a sidewalk of Water Street with an open container. When police confronted Picozzi, he ran away. Police were able to take Picozzi into custody a short distance from the scene. He was released on $50 bail.
Daniel J. Gillis, 23, of Youngstown was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with .08 or more, failure to keep right and failure to use designated lane on Sept. 30. At 3:08 a.m. police were south on Temple Street and observe Gillis turn right onto Temple Street almost hitting the police car head on. Gillis' BAC was found to be a .21. He was released on $500 bail.
Matthew R. Jaynes, 31, of Dunkirk was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more, speeding and failure to keep right on Oct. 2. At 2:47 a.m. police observed Jaynes driving 43 mph in a 30 mph zone on East Main Street. He was found to have a .17 BAC. He was released on his own recognizance.
Amanda J. Mecca, 28, of Temple Street was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Oct. 3. At 2:45 a.m. police were called to a residence on Temple Street for a disorderly person. Mecca, who appeared highly intoxicated, was found to be in possession of marijuana. She was released on an appearance ticket.
Joshua A. Rosel, 21, of Orchard Street was charged with violating the noise ordinance and unlawful possession of marijuana on Oct. 4. At 2:22 a.m. police were called to a residence on Orchard Street for a complaint of loud music. Upon arrival, police found Rosel to be in possession of marijuana. He was released on an appearance ticket.
Robert Lamont Hyde, 60, of Dunkirk was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating a motor vehicle with a BAC of .08 or more, failure to keep right and failure to stop at a stop sign on Oct. 5. At 2:37 a.m. police observed Hyde's vehicle did not stop at the stop sign at the corner of Temple Street and Brigham Road. Hyde's BAC was found to be a .13. He was released on his own recognizance.
Joshua J. King, 20, of Salamanca was charged with disorderly conduct on Oct. 6. At 1:17 a.m. police observed King starting altercations in East Barker Common. He was released on $25 bail.
Jonathan R. Ray, 20, of Falconer was charged with disorderly conduct on Oct. 6. At 2:30 a.m. police were called to an altercation in the west municipal parking lot.
Ray had been removed from two prior altercations earlier in the evening. He was asked to leave, Ray refused and became uncooperative. Once at Fredonia Police he threw a lighter at a police officer and was additionally charged with second-degree harassment. He was held at Fredonia Police.