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Man suffers leg injury after ejection from ATV

A 49-year-old Collins man, who lost control of the all-terrain vehicle he was driving, was ejected and landed on a rocky embankment of Cattaraugus Creek in Concord shortly after midnight Sunday.

Scott Smith was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center, where he is being treated for a severe leg injury, according to the Erie County Sheriff's Office. He was listed in stable condition Sunday night.

Smith was westbound on Zoar Valley Road in Concord, along with his brother, Glen Smith, 47, of Lancaster. Glen Smith, who was driving another ATV, was charged with driving while intoxicated.


Weaving through lanes leads to DWI charge

A motorist whose vehicle was weaving into oncoming traffic lanes in the Town of Boston was arrested over the weekend after it was determined her blood-alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit, state police reported.

Kathleen E. Mahony, 42, of Holland, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, and vehicle and traffic violations, troopers said. She was stopped after weaving into oncoming lanes on Boston State Road at about 12:45 a.m. Friday.

Mahony was taken to the State Police barracks in Boston, where her blood-alcohol content was recorded at 0.19 percent, troopers said.


Erratic driving, chase end in several charges

JAMESTOWN -- A 61-year-old Cassadaga man who led police on a chase Saturday night was charged with felony drunken driving, according to state police at Jamestown.

When Raymond Jordan was spotted driving erratically on Route 394 in Poland, Trooper Wayne Osgood attempted to pull Jordan over, police said. But Jordan instead drove faster, prompting Osgood to call for assistance from from Ellicott town police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, police said.

Jordan was stopped at about 10:30 p.m. on Route 380 in Ellicott.

There were marijuana cigarettes found in the car, and Jordan appeared to be intoxicated but refused a breath test, police said.

Jordan has a prior DWI conviction, and his license had been revoked for alcohol-related offenses, police sad.

He was charged with felony drunken driving and driving without a license as well as reckless driving, fleeing a police officer and unlawful possession of marijuana.


Woman hit in eye with shoe is transported to ECMC

A woman was taken to Erie County Medical Center early Sunday morning after being hit in the eye with a high-heel shoe, police said.

Police said the injuries were serious.

The victim was identified only as Emily Alton, with no age or address given.

A witness told police that she was with Alton at about 1:30 a.m. when two other women started a fight with them. One of those women, the witness said, hit Alton in the left eye with the heel of a high-heel shoe.

Alton was taken to Sisters Hospital but had to be transported to ECMC because of the seriousness of her eye injury, police said. Information on where the incident occurred was not immediately available.

Alton was not in ECMC late Sunday, according to hospital staff, who had no further information.


Two robberies reported in Northeast District

Two separate gunpoint robberies were reported over the weekend to Northeast District police.

At about 6:30 p.m. Friday, a woman who had just left a friend's home on Newburgh Avenue near Genesee Street was headed to her car parked on Newburgh at Kerns Avenue when a man approached her.

The victim told police the man, who had a silver and black gun, instructed her to go to a driveway and not to look at him. With the gun held to the victim's side, the gunman told the woman to take off her leather jacket and shoes and hand over her purse. The victim said the man grabbed her belongings, then jumped over a backyard fence.

About an hour later, a man reported to police that he was robbed in the 500 block of Moselle Street by a group of men.

He told police that he was standing outside a broken-down car when a black man who was 6-feet-5 and 215 pounds, wearing a red skull cap, a mask, hoodie and black jeans pulled out an AK-47 and told him to "give it up."

The victim handed over cash to the gunman.


Man drives to hospital after being shot in the side

A man was shot in downtown Buffalo early Saturday but was able to drive himself to a hospital and was treated and released, police reported.

The victim, identified by police as a 28-year-old man, said he was shot just after 3:30 a.m. by a man in blue jeans wearing a baseball cap who was armed with a handgun while at Franklin and West Huron streets.

The victim, with a gunshot wound on his side, drove himself to Buffalo General Medical Center and was transferred to Erie County Medical Center, where he was treated and released.