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April 4, 2011 - 12:29pm

Police Report: Multiple DWI and marijuana possession arrests reported from the weekend

posted by Howard B. Owens in batavia, crime, Alexander, pembroke, Darien, Stafford.

Matthew Joseph Stefani, 21, of Dodgeson Road, Alexander, is charged with harassment, 2nd. Stefani is accused of pushing another person to the floor during an incident at 3:19 a.m., Saturday.

Ronald M. Schutt Jr., 25, of Washington Street, Batavia, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, speeding (95 mph in a 55 mph zone), moving from lane unsafely, unlicensed operator, refusal to take breath test. Schutt was stopped at 3:36 a.m., Saturday, on Route 63, Town of Batavia, by Deputy Howard Carlson.

Christopher Aaron Saddler, 27, of Lydun Drive, Albion, was arrested on a warrant related to an aggravated unlicensed operation charge. Saddler was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for an alleged traffic violation in the Town of Oakfield. He was wanted on a warrant out of Batavia City Court and turned over to Batavia Police.

Michael Anthony Sweet, 25, of Walden Creek Drive, Batavia, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Sweet's car was stopped at 1:43 a.m., Saturday, in the area of 5267 Route 33, Batavia, by Deputy Patrick Reeves. Reeves reported that he could smell the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the car. Sweet, the report reads, "eventually produced the suspected marijuana." 

Amy Elinore Bluhm, 23, of Morrow Road, Covington, is charged with aggravated unlicensed operation, 3rd. Bluhm's vehicle was stopped by Sgt. Greg Walker for allegedly traveling 70 mph in a 55 mph zone. Upon investigation, it was determined that Bluhm was allegedly driving on a suspended license and had a warrant out for her arrest. Bluhm was jailed on $500 bail.

Rebecca Ann Piechowiak, 21, undisclosed address, Darien, is charged with petit larceny. Piechowiak is accused of shoplifting from Target on at least three separate occasions. 

Michael Todd Dibble, 19, of Indian Falls Road, Pembroke, is charged with unlawful dealing with a child and unlawful possession of marijuana. Dibble is accused of hosting an underage drinking party at his home.

John E. Hehnen, 55, of Dorsch Road, Akron, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater and failure to keep right. Hehnen was stopped at 12:23 a.m. Sunday on Akron Road, Town of Pembroke, by Deputy Jason Saile.

Edwin Leroy Stancliff, 31, of Alleghany Road, Pembroke, is charged with a felony count of DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater (second offense), failure to keep right, unlicensed operation, aggravated unlicensed operation. Stancliff was stopped at 1:44 a.m., Sunday, in the area of 1405 Little Falls Road, Pembroke, by Deputy James Diehl.

George Aden Vancleef, 48, of Oak Street, Akron, is charged with DWI, driving with a BAC of .08 or greater, failure to dim headlights and driver's view obstructed. Vancleef was stopped at 12:36 a.m. Sunday on Akron Road, Pembroke, by Deputy Patrick Reeves.

Andrew L. Dailey, 28, of Washington Street, Spencerport, is charged with a felony count of aggravated DWI, a felony count of driving with a BAC of .18 or greater, moving from lane unsafely. Dailey was allegedly spotted in his car stopped in the middle of the intersection of Roanoke and Sweetland roads, Stafford, at 10:12 p.m. Saturday by Deputy Matt Butler.

A 17-year-old resident of Fairport is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. The youth was stopped for alleged traffic violations at 5:31 p.m. Sunday, on I-490, Bergen, by Deputy Patrick Reeves. Reeves alleges that he could smell the odor of burnt marijuana come from the car. The youth was allegedly found in possession of marijuana.

Richard Dewey Smith, 18, of Macedon, is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Smith was a passenger in a car stopped for alleged traffic violations at 5:31 p.m. Sunday, on I-490, Bergen, by Deputy Patrick Reeves. Smith was allegedly found in possession of marijuana.

A 16-year-old from Ontario is charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. The youth was a passenger in a car stopped for alleged traffic violations at 5:31 p.m. Sunday, on I-490, Bergen, by Deputy Patrick Reeves. Smith was allegedly found in possession of marijuana.

Anthony James Aina, 39, of Allen Road, Albion, is charged with DWI, refusal to take breath test and consumption of alcohol in a vehicle. Aina was stopped at 12:47 a.m. Monday on Oak Orchard Road, Elba, by Deputy James Diehl.

Ronald M. Odessa, 38, of Batavia, is charged with DWI and a one-way road violation. Odessa was stopped at 2:20 a.m. Saturday in the City of Batavia by State Police.

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"Deputy Patrick Reeves reported that he could smell the odor of burnt marijuana coming from the car." "Reeves alleges that he could smell the odor of burnt marijuana come from the car." - a different car I wonder how he knows what burnt marijuana smells like? My wife alleges she can smell it coming from my man cave even when I'm outside enjoying my chickens. It doesn't prove anything. I think she's probably hallucinating again, just like me and "Deputy Patrick Reeves and the Contact Highs" my new Punkountry Band. We have a CD but no one wants to spend the money to put it out. I'm going to dump these guys.
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Bu$ted for $moking marijuana i$ $hameful and you $hall pay for your $ins. $o plea$e, plea$e keep on $inning and we can get new Ta$er$. -Deputy "The $niffer" Reeves. Don't fart around this guy, he'll know it was you or at least he will allege it was you. BPD it's time to go after the underage cigarette sales again. Make yourself useful.
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Don't hold back George, come on, tell us how you really feel.....
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George, you're a troublemaker. Thank you
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You are a funny guy, George. Good luck with the CD's. Maybe you should change the band's name to "The Lingerin' Reefer Smoke Band" Hey that's kinda catchy.
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Can't wait for Howard to add the "LIKE" button for comments. George will corner the market.
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George. that's hysterical! Rumor has it, if you do fart near this guy, he can tell what you had for breakfast.
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George... I feel the need to tell you a little story. Perhaps you have heard it before, I don't know. Back in the late '80's,'87, I believe, Patrick Reeves' sister, along with 3 of her classmates and the Drivers Ed teacher,were killed by a drunk driver, in Pembroke. Following his career over the years, it seems to me he has dedicated his career as a Deputy, to getting people under the influence, off the roads. He has even won awards over the years, for making the most DWI arrests. And to answer your question(joke or not) they are trained to know what marijuana smells like. You may think its no big deal, but until marijuana is legalized,it is AGAINST the law. Ever watch "Cops". They make a lot of busts by first picking up the aroma of pot. Sometimes the perps make it pretty easy, all of their stuff is in plain sight. Pot, pipes...one guy had a plant in the back of his pick-up truck...another guy swore he didn't smoke weed..had a rolled joint behind his ear. I took it from that, that pot sure doesn't make you any smarter. Think about this George, maybe while Deputy Reeves is getting someone under the influence off the road, he is saving your family from suffering a tragedy.
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Richard, I agree with you. George, and others, make fun of anyone who upholds the law regarding drinking and drugs. It is a big joke. It isn't a joke to the families who suffer a loss of life because of someone was driving under the influence. It isn't a joke to the families who suffer because one of their own is burning out on drugs or alcohol. It certainly isn't a joke to police and emergency personnel who have to face the results of accidents caused by those under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Sorry I am a tight ass about this, but it amazes me that so many of you still believe that your personal choice of drugs and/or alcohol is still more important than the lives of innocent people who are hurt.
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If a cop wants to search you or a group of people, he will claim to 'smell marijuana' even on the windiest day in a field full of burning tires. I imagine a lot of people have a story from their youth about a cop claiming that they could "smell marijuana smoke" and demand some sort of search. And that's what the joke is, Bea. Nobody is making a joke out of DWI or DUI or any of the related potential tragedy. There's no need for the melodrama.
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Well, Richard and Bea, although i have no intention of starting the same tired old debate, making the same points I have numerous times over the last 2 years, ( the forest you refuse to see for the trees) I will tell you this: Government and laws and regulations and the cops will never solve all of society's ills or cause people to act responsibly, but those of us who can and do act responsibly always have to pay for the ones who don't, and I for one am tired of it. I submit for your consideration the words of Benjamin Franklin: " Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 'Nuff Said
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Brandon and Dave Are you saying the people who are killed because of the irresponsible behavior of those who feel they are above the law are just collateral damage to the cause and effects of recreational drugs and alcohol? A gut reaction to people hurt by drug and alcohol abuse may be melodrama to you but would you dare say to the families that have suffered that they are overreacting? Perhaps Mr. Franklin was referring to living in a lawless society, perhaps not. I won't get into a spitting match over this, I am just (like you both) stating my opinion.
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Brandon.... Nothing melodramatic about it. Unfortunately everyday, somewhere, somebody is touched by tragedy because of someone driving under the influence. Until we can all be like Dave, and act responsible, the tragedies will continue.
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The target of the mockery was how police use "I can smell marijuana smoke" to initiate and justify searches and interrogations even when there is nothing to be found. A lot of people can relate to this and it is funny. It is funny that the police use this concern for public safety as a ruse to conduct what would otherwise be an illegal search. It happens all the time. Nobody was making light of irresponsible behavior. Nobody was making light of the tragedies that have been the result of irresponsible behavior. We are also all adults and we are fully aware of the implications of such irresponsible behavior. Kids are aware. Everyone is aware. It goes without saying. You bringing it up is melodramatic.
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Bea I believe in personal liberty with all it's warts and faults. No person is ever collateral damage for me. Some dumb kid who makes a smart aleck comment to a police officer and then gets busted instead of left alone, because a cop can claim he smelled marijuana and no one can prove he didn't; should not be collateral damage to the cause of keeping idiots who drive when they're loaded off the roads. I could not imagine losing a loved one to a drunk or impaired driver. I wish it on no one. If the state was truly serious about getting them off the road, they could do it, they don't because the lawyer lobby is making big bucks off the status quo and buying lawmakers, so actually if you want to accuse anyone of being callous towards people killed or injured by drunks and druggies, blame the scummy politicians who let it go on and tell the voters that hey are tough on crime while accepting campaign contributions from the lawyers and police unions. Not me or Brandon who refuse to follow blindly.
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Well said Dave.Bea,do you have the same attitude towards people who drive under the influence of prescribed drugs? Those drugs would include narcotics, barbituates, uppers, downers, pretty much the same as the illegal ones. Or should we target these people as well, despite the fact they have conditions that require them to use these drugs.
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Frank, Yes, I do! I've witnessed the results of someone who is on controlled substances and imbibing alcohol. The episodes could have been fatal if that person was behind the wheel at the time. I would certainly expect that a driver, under the influence of alcohol and taking a prescribed controlled substance, should not get off because of a medical condition.

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