Tonawanda News

December 14, 2010

Police Blotter for Tuesday, Dec. 14


The Tonawanda News

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CONTEMPT: Aaron Swan, 30, 80 Ross Ave., Buffalo, was charged at 6:17 p.m. Sunday with second-degree criminal contempt. Swan was a passenger in a car being driven by Nancy Swan, who was pulled over for speeding on Main Street. The two were not supposed to be together as a result of an order of protection. In addition, Nancy Swan was charged with driving with a revoked license.

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WARRANT: Charles H. Fisher IV, 36, of Hamburg, was arrested at 12:56 a.m. Sunday on an Orchard Park warrant for second-degree reckless endangerment.

DWI: Eric H. Geisler, 30, was charged at 3:34 a.m. Sunday with DWI, leaving the scene of an accident and moving from a lane unsafely. According to police, Geisler knocked over a street sign at Browning Avenue and Blackmore Street and left the scene. Police located Geisler on nearby Bellah Place. Geisler told officers he consumed some beer earlier in the night. Asked how much he drank, Geisler said, “enough.” Geisler refused a breath test.

FIGHT: A man told police he was assaulted by a group of males in the parking lot of the Olympic restaurant on Sheridan Drive early Sunday morning. The man was attacked for being a fan of Sidney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, who played the Buffalo Sabres earlier Saturday night. According to police reports, some words were exchanged between the two different tables inside the restaurant and again in the parking lot before the fight happened. The victim did not want to press charges.

DWI: Angelo Scime, 57, of Buffalo, was charged at 1:16 a.m. Sunday with DWI, failure to produce an insurance card, operating an unregistered vehicle and driving to the left of a traffic island. Scime was driving his Chevrolet Impala westbound in the eastbound lanes on Sheridan Drive, according to police reports, which also stated that Scime stopped at the intersection of Sheridan and Military Road, apparently waiting for the signal to change. Scime failed field sobriety tests. His blood alcohol content was 0.13 percent.

HARASSMENT: Craig F. Henning, 54, was taken into custody by town police at 5:43 p.m. Sunday on harassment charges filed in Cheektowaga.

DWI: Corinne M. Bermudez was charged at 5:40 a.m. Saturday with DWI, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, having a controlled substance in a non-original container, refusal to take a breath test, and several traffic infractions. Bermudez was pulled over on Elmwood Avenue where she failed field sobriety tests and had a blood alcohol content of 0.15 percent. Police also found two prescription bottles with defaced labels. The bottles contained hydrocodone pills.

DWI: Michael A. Rellinger, 45, of the town, was charged at 1:16 a.m. Friday with DWI, failure to yield to an emergency vehicle, driving without wearing a seat belt and several stop sign violations. Officers were called to an undisclosed bar for a report of customer trouble after Rellinger threw a glass and broke it. Police told Rellinger he could leave the establishment but was advised not to drive because of his level of intoxication. Rellinger got into his car and proceeded east on Keats Drive. Police initiated a traffic stop at Brighton Road and Everett Place, but Rellinger suddenly sped off and turned onto Everett, leading police down several side streets before stopping again on Keats. He got out of his car and started walking toward a residence there. Rellinger refused a breath test and is being held in lieu of $250 bail.

LARCENY: Michael B. Doty, 47, of the town, was charged at 1:28 p.m. Friday with petit larceny for stealing packages of shrimp, ground beef and Italian sausage from a grocery store. Doty was released on an appearance ticket.

WARRANT: James R. Woodring III, 30, of North Tonawanda, was arrested Friday morning on a Cheektowaga warrant for fourth-degree grand larceny. Woodring was a passenger in a car pulled over for speeding on Eggert Road.

WARRANT: James P. Horton was arrested Thursday on an Erie County Family Court warrant. Horton is being held in lieu of $350 bail.

DWI: Roger M. Hartley was charged at 2:40 a.m. Thursday with DWI, driving without a license, moving from a lane unsafely and illegal signal. Hartley was traveling west on Sheridan Drive and was seen weaving out of his lane. Hartley also made a lane change without using his directional. Hartley refused a breath test.