Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯Justin A. Conklin, 18, of Jamestown was charged on June 5 with criminal obstruction of breathing, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. At 6 p.m., police responded to 154 Baker St. for a report of a physical domestic incident. It is alleged that Conklin struck a female victim several times in the face during an altercation. Conklin also allegedly prevented the victim from calling the police by taking her phone, pinning her to the couch and choking her. Conklin was taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Daniel T. Dotson, 32, of Jamestown was charged on June 5 with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At 11:59 p.m., police responded to a Newton Avenue residence for a report of a disorderly person damaging property. It is alleged that Dotson had damaged dry wall in the residence. He was taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Matthew J. Rounds, 27, of Gerry was charged on June 6 with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and speed not reasonable or prudent. At 1:06 a.m., police pulled over Rounds for allegedly speeding pass another vehicle on Lakeview Avenue. It is alleged that Rounds was intoxicated. He was taken to city jail and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
¯James V. Rairden, 22, and Nicole Figueroa, 29, both of Jamestown, were charged on June 9 with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. At 3:31 a.m., police responded to 55 Broadhead Ave. for a report of a suspicious situation. Police located Rairden and Figueroa reportedly hiding in the basement. Both were allegedly in possession of methamphetamine, along with a digital scale and packaging material. Figueroa was additionally charged with criminal use of drug paraphernalia. Both were taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Marlin J. Rodriguez, 38, of Jamestown was charged on June 8 with fourth-degree grand larceny. At 7:08 p.m., police responded to 663 Lakeview Ave. for a reported domestic dispute. It is alleged that Rodriguez stole the vehicle of a victim after an argument. She was located a short distance away and taken to the city jail.
¯James P. Snodgrass, 40, of Jamestown was charged on June 8 with two counts of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and vehicle parked on pavement. At 4:43 p.m., Jamestown police and New York State Police pulled over Snodgrass in the area of Lakeview Avenue for an observed vehicle and traffic violation. It is alleged that Snodgrass was in possession of Hydrocodone and Oxycodone pills packaged for sale. Another person on scene, 26-year-old Adam A. Tortorice of Jamestown, was allegedly in possession of marijuana. Tortorice was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and scheduled to appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date. Snodgrass was taken to city jail.
¯Tyler Billick, 23, of Jamestown was charged on June 8 with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate muffler. Shantelle Evans, 19, of Jamestown was also charged with felony tampering with evidence, unlawful possession of marijuana and no seat belt. At 8:44 p.m., police pulled over Billick in the area of Washington and West 10th streets for several vehicle and traffic violations. It is alleged that Billick refused to exit the vehicle and fought with officers when placed into custody. Evans, a passenger, exited the vehicle and allegedly attempted to conceal a quantity of marijuana. Both individuals were taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Joseph L. Spencer III, 27, of Jamestown was charged on June 6 with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt. At 8:40 p.m., police responded to 149 Superior St. for a reported order of protection violation. It is alleged that Spencer violated two active orders of protection by being at the residence, and also at a 618 Newland Ave. residence. He was taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Lillian Mendez, 25, of Jamestown was charged on June 6 with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. At 5:09 p.m., police responded to 136 Park St. for a reported physical domestic dispute. It is alleged that Mendez was involved in a physical altercation with a 24-year-old male in front of three small children. During the altercation, Mendez allegedly threatened the male with a knife. She was taken to city jail without bail.
¯Charles M. Lawson, 30, of Jamestown was charged on June 6 with second-degree strangulation, endangering the welfare of a child, unlawful imprisonment and unlawful growing of marijuana. At 6:31 p.m., police responded to the area of Colfax Street and Grandin Avenue for a reported physical domestic. It is alleged that Lawson attempted to choke a female victim at that address and prevented her from leaving the residence. It is alleged the incident occurred in front of a small child. Further investigation revealed Lawson was allegedly growing marijuana at an address on Colfax Street as well. Lawson was taken into custody and scheduled to appear in city court at a later date.
¯Daniel C. Taylor, 38, of Jamestown was charged on June 8 with second-degree menacing. At 1:30 p.m., police responded to 21 Whitley Ave. for a report of menacing. It is alleged that Taylor was threatening to hit another person with a baseball bat. Taylor was taken to city jail to await arraignment.
¯Jeffrey Daniels, 27, of Falconer was charged on June 10 with disorderly conduct. At 1:13 a.m., police observed Daniels allegedly urinating on the bushes at 120 W. Third St. He was taken to city jail on bail.
¯Brian K. Livingston, 46, of Jamestown was charged on June 10 with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of second-degree menacing. At 3:48 p.m., police responded to the Northwest Savings Bank Ice Area at 319 W. Third St., for a reported harassment. Officers spoke with two victims who reported that Livingston threatened them with a knife outside the arena. Livingston was located at his residence taken to city jail to await arraignment.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯SHERIDAN–Dmarcus A. Tallchief, 24, of Angola was charged on June 6 with felony DWI, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, aggravated DWI with blood alcohol content of .18 percent or more, operating without ignition interlock device, unlicensed operator, failure to dim headlamps and speed. At 12:11 a.m., deputies pulled over Tallchief for allegedly committing multiple traffic infractions on Route 5 in Sheridan. It is alleged that Tallchief was intoxicated and had a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years. Hr was arraigned in Arkwright Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of bail. He was scheduled to appear in Sheridan Court at a later date.
¯CHAUTAUQUA–Kyle A. Berry, 19, of Portland was charged on June 3 with driving while ability impaired by drugs, moving from lane unsafely and speed not reasonable. At 1:32 a.m., deputies located a vehicle in the ditch on Elm Flat Road in Chautauqua. It is alleged that the driver, Berry, was under the influence of drugs. He was scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Court at a later date.