Area Police Reports


¯ Andrew S. Vanguilder, 29, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated criminal contempt, aggravated family offense and second-degree criminal trespassing. On Nov. 2, officers responded to an order of protection violation at a Jamestown residence. Vanguilder had previously been ordered by the Jamestown City Court to stay away from the victim. Vanguilder was found shortly after officers responded and he was taken into custody. Vanguilder was held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment.

¯ Christopher A. Patric, 38, of Jamestown was charged on Nov. 3 with second-degree strangulation, third-degree assault and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Officer responded to UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital for a victim of a domestic dispute that occurred on East Second Street around 1:30 p.m. that day. Patric was found to have allegedly assaulted the victim, and during an altercation, strangled the victim, causing injury. Patric was transported to Jamestown City Jail where he was held for arraignment.

¯ Lindsey L. Mason, 30, of Jamestown was charged with obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded Nov. 3 around 8:30 p.m. to 70 Forest Avenue to look for Mason, who had active warrants from Chautauqua County. Mason was located and later transported to Jamestown City Jail. She will appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date and is currently being held on the active warrants.

¯ Kristin Raymond, 35, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers responded to Rite Aid around 6:45 p.m. on Monday for a shoplifting report. Officers were told a suspect matching the description of the shoplifter was seen on West Eighth Street near Washington Street. The suspect, identified as Raymond, was found to have allegedly taken items from the store. While in custody, Raymond was allegedly also found in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine and clonazepam. Raymond was held pending arraignment.

¯ Bryan K. Livingston Sr., 46, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree menacing, aggravated family offense and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were dispatched to West Sixth Street on Sunday for a domestic incident. Police made contact with Livingston and a female victim, and learned Livingston allegedly threatened the female with a knife. He was taken into custody, and while in the city jail, reportedly damaged property.


¯ Victor Cameron, 42, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers responded on Oct. 21 to a personal-injury crash at the intersection of Route 60 and Kiantone Roads in Jamestown. An investigation determined Cameron left the roadway on his motorcycle and struck a sign post, resulting in injuries. When EMS crews cut Cameron’s clothing off to treat his injuries, troopers located 1.3 grams of methamphetamine and 2.5 grams of marijuana. A check of his driving record also found that Cameron’s license had been suspended for driving under the influence of drugs. He was taken into custody following his release from the hospital and processed at police barracks. Cameron was arraigned in Jamestown City Court and released, but was later again taken into custody by Jamestown police on a larceny warrant.


¯ SUGAR GROVE, Pa. — Daniel Auria, 36, of Ashville is accused of striking a victim in the face with a closed fist at a residence on Main Street in Sugar Grove, Pa., on Friday. Auria later fled the area after the incident. State police in Pennsylvania charges will be filed in Warren County.


¯ BROCTON — Gerald R. French, 28, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se and failure to signal turn. On Sunday, deputies stopped French’s vehicle after failing to signal a turn. French was arrested and is set to appear in Brocton Village Court.

¯ HANOVER — Christina A. Coleman, 36, of Amherst was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se, speeding in zone and moving from lane unsafely on Oct. 22. Deputies observed a vehicle speeding and committing lane violations. Following further investigation, deputies arrested Coleman and charged her with the charges above. Coleman will appear in Hanover Town Court.

¯ POMFRET — Ivan J. Hernandez, 29, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to dim headlights on Nov. 5. Deputies observed a vehicle failing to dim headlights the town of Pomfret. Deputies stopped the vehicle and upon further investigation arrested Hernandez. Hernandez will appear in Pomfret Town Court.

¯ STOCKTON — Gerald Haley, 52, of Stockton was charged with failure to obey a traffic control device. Haley allegedly failed to obey two road closure signs on Nov. 5 and proceeded down a flooded roadway. Haley’s vehicle became disabled after being partially submerged in water. Haley is set to appear in court at a later date.

¯ FRENCH CREEK — Frankie L. Fosco, 27, of Erie, was charged Saturday with speed over 55 miles per hour, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, unlawful possession of marijuana, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. At about 10:20 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding on Olde Road in the town of French Creek. The driver, identified as Fosco, was alleged to be intoxicated. Further investigation found Fosco to be in possession of a small quantity of marijuana and an open container of alcohol. Fosco was taken into custody and released with tickets to appear in French Creek Town Court at a later date.


¯ Graham T. Kelly, 22, was charged with petit larceny and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Oct. 20. Officers responded to a reported shoplifting in progress at the Wal-Mart in Lakewood. After stopping Kelly at a gas station, he was found to be in possession of a stolen sky drone and .4 grams of crystal methamphetamine. Kelly was transported to the Lakewood-Busti Police Department where he was released and issued an appearance ticket.