Area Police Reports


¯James S. Brannon, 35, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated, inadequate headlamps and refusal to submit a chemical test. At 4:04 a.m., police pulled over Brannon on North Main Street near East First Street for an observed traffic violation. It is alleged that Brannon was intoxicated. He was taken to the city jail to await arraignment.

¯Nicholas P. Alianell, 39, was charged Monday with aggravated Family Offense, two counts of second-degree criminal contempt, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree menacing. At midnight, police responded to 816 Newland Ave. for a reported domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police found a female victim with two small children who were all visibly upset and crying. It is alleged that Alianell threatened the victim with a knife while the children were present in the room and also damaged a door in the apartment. A valid order of protection also required Alianell to stay away from the children. Alianell was taken to the city jail to await arraignment.

¯Terrance Mcrae, 36, of Jamestown was charged Monday with trespassing and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. At 2:42 a.m., police responded to 108 Crescent St., Apt. 2, for a report of an unwanted person. Police found Mcrae at the address. It is alleged that the resident of the address wanted Mcrae removed from the residence. Mcrae was removed without incident, but allegedly returned to the residence an hour later. He fled the scene, but was apprehended a short distance away. He was taken to the city jail without incident.

¯Luis Lugo, 43, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with first-degree reckless endangerment, DWI, passing a red signal, unlicensed operation, reckless driving and open container. At 2:13 a.m., police responded to the intersection of East Fifth St. and Prendergast Avenue for a two-car accident. Upon arrival, police located Lugo, who stated he was driving east on East Fifth Street and was purposely disregarding traffic lights to scare his victim female passenger. Police determined that Lugo allegedly ran the red light on and struck another vehicle that was traveling northbound on Prendergast Avenue. Lugo’s female passenger and the driver of the other vehicle were taken to WCA Hospital for injuries. Lugo was taken to WCA Hospital for a broken arm. He allegedly didn’t have a valid driver’s license.

¯Ronald L. Mesler, 47, was charged Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At 8:16 a.m., police responded to 119 Broadhead Ave. for a reported domestic dispute. It is alleged that Mesler took the phone of a victim and prevented her from calling the police for assistance. Mesler was taken to the city jail to await arraignment.


¯Ryan P. Fusco, 30, of Frewsburg was charged Saturday with failure to maintain lane and DWI. At 6 p.m., Fusco was found allegedly intoxicated following a single car accident in Lakewood. He was given an appearance ticket for Busti Court.

¯Robin R. Hamilton, 43, of Ashville was charged on Dec. 27 with petit larceny. At 7 p.m., Hamilton was charged after allegedly under-ringing $30.28 worth of Christmas lights and wrapping paper. Hamilton was given an appearance ticket for Busti Court.


¯Alden E. Briggs, 56, of Mayville was charged on Dec. 29 with second-degree criminal trespass. At 7:15 p.m., police responded to a residence at East Elmwood Avenue in Falconer for a reported person inside the basement. Police allegedly observed Briggs attempting to leave from a basement window.

¯Margarita Morales, 27, Michelle R. Mosier, 28, and Melissa M. Edington, 28, all of Jamestown, were charged on Dec. 28 following a traffic stop. At noon, police pulled over a vehicle in Falconer after the identified Mosier, who had an active bench warrant, in the passenger seat. The driver, Adam J. Meacham, 30, allegedly had a suspended driver’s license. Another passenger — Edington — allegedly had a quantity of methamphetamine, while another passenger — Morales — allegedly had eight hypodermic needles inside her purse. All were arraigned in Ellicott Court and taken to the county jail.


¯SHERIDAN–James R. Rubeck, 45, of Dunkirk was charged on Dec. 10 with felony DWI, DWI per se and failure to dim high beams. At 12:22 a.m., deputies pulled over Rubeck on Route 20 in Sheridan for allegedly failing to dim high beams. It is alleged that Rubeck was intoxicated and had a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years. He was scheduled appear in Sheridan Court.

¯HANOVER–Anna May, 23, and Matthew E. Winspear, 24, both of Silver Creek, were charged on Dec. 3 with second-degree harassment. At 11:30 a.m., deputies received a report of multiple incidents that occurred between Nov. 20-27. It is alleged that May and Winspear pushed and hit another individual multiple times during this period. Both were scheduled to appear in Hanover Court.

¯SHERMAN–Kevin E. Biehls, 58, of Sherman was charged on Dec. 29 with DWI, DWI per se, open container of alcohol, failure to signal turn and inadequate tail lamps.  At 12:03 a.m., deputies pulled over Biehls for observed traffic violations on Park Street in Sherman. It is alleged that Biehls was intoxicated. He will be in Sherman Town Court later.

¯ELLERY–Edward S. Warner, 54, of Bemus Point was charged on Dec. 29 with failing to keep right, unlicensed operator, DWI and DWI per se. At 12:32 a.m., deputies pulled over Warner on Dutch Hollow Road in Ellery for allegedly crossing over the center line of the road. It is alleged that he was intoxicated. He was scheduled to appear in Ellery Court at a later date.

¯POMFRET–Donald R. Ladolce Jr., 53, of Stockton was charged on Dec. 27 with failure to keep right, crossing hazard markings, driving while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. At 10:04 p.m., deputies pulled over Ladolce for several observed traffic violations. It is alleged that he was impaired by drugs and in possession of a controlled substance and marijuana. He was scheduled to appear in Pomfret Court at a later date.