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Police Report, Dec. 14

Friday, Dec. 1

Concord – A caller on Abbott Hill Road reported three loose pigs were tearing up his backyard. The owner arrived on scene and retrieved the wayward swine.

Sardinia – Police investigated two-car/deer accidents that occurred, one on Route 39 and one on Allen Road. Both vehicles were drivable and a deer tag was issued for the driver on Allen Road.


Saturday, Dec.  2

Sardinia – The owner of Chaffee Car Wash reported a vehicle struck the cement wall in one of the wash bays causing significant damage. The vehicle then pulled into another bay and the female driver washed the vehicle and left the scene. The vehicle matching the description was stopped later that day by Arcade PD and the female driver was arrested on related charges. The ECSO is following up and charges for the accident are pending.


Sunday, Dec.  3

Boston – Patrol broke up an underage drinking party on Cole Road. The “host’s” parents were out of town. All kids were turned over to their parents.

Colden – A caller reported an unknown person made $312 in an unauthorized purchase(s) to her debit card.


Monday, Dec. 4

Concord – A motorist reported her vehicle was struck by a piece of wood that came off a tractor-trailer that was hauling a mobile home. Minor damage was reported to the grill, hood, windshield and roof. Information was exchanged between the two drivers.


Tuesday, Dec.  5

East Otto – Benjamin C. Lingenfelter, 27, of East Otto was charged with trespass and harassment in the second degree: physical contact at approximately 2 p.m. He was released to a third party.

Sardinia – The ECSO is investigating several bullet holes that were discovered on the front of the Mountainview Builders building.


Thursday, Dec. 7

Springville – Karen C. Walsh, 30, of Collins was arrested for driving a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. Her vehicle was towed and she was ticketed and released.

Springville – Autumn N. Patton, 20, of Gowanda, an employee at WalMart, was charged with petit larceny after apparently taking gift cards. She was released on an appearance ticket.

Monday, Dec. 11

Collins – ECSO deputies observed a vehicle on Route 438 that had crashed into some trees and sustained substantial damage, and the driver side airbag deployed. Deputies pushed the airbag to the side, but found no occupants. A female was discovered after deputies walked around the vehicle. After detecting the strong odor of alcohol and signs of impairment, a standard field sobriety test and an initial breath test were administered. Olga Fushchini, 29, of Amherst reportedly failed tests and registered a BAC level of nearly two and a half times the legal limit. Subsequently she was charged with aggravated DWI and two vehicle and traffic violations. She was later released to a sober third party.

Concord – Following a traffic stop at the interchange of Routes 39 and 219, Heather Hess, 35, of East Otto, was charged with DWI, three counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, one count of possessing a controlled substance not in the original container, drinking alcohol in a motor vehicle on a highway and operating an unregistered vehicle on the highway. During the interview, ECSO deputies report detecting the odor of an alcohol and observed an open can of beer in the vehicle. Hess was administered and allegedly failed standard field sobriety tests and registered a BAC level of one and a half times the legal limit. During processing, deputies reported discovering a quantity of alprazolam, hydrocodone and tramadol in her possession. She was released to a sober third party with appearance tickets for Springville Village Court.


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