Area Police Reports
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Michael J. Wilcox, 45, of Falconer, was charged with second-degree harassment. Officers were called around 7:55 p.m. on Oct. 31 to the area of West Main Street in Falconer for a report of a harassment complaint. Police learned Wilcox was allegedly found to have made a threat to a female victim after an alleged altercation. He was taken into custody and is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
¯ Justin K. Richards, 22, of Falconer was charged with petit larceny. Officers responded on Nov. 4 to a past-tense shoplifting complaint at Dollar General in Falconer. Richards was found to have allegedly took and concealed items and attempted to leave without paying. He is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.
¯ Andrea R. Stam, 33, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Officers responding at 8 p.m. on Oct. 26 to a shoplifting in progress at Dollar General in Falconer. Stam allegedly took items with intent to leave without paying. Stam was also found to be in possession of a hypodermic instrument. Stam was arraigned and later remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail, and is scheduled to appear back in court to answer the charges.
¯ Nicholas J. Dean, 27, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers with the Ellicott Police Department responded on Sunday to a possible domestic dispute in the village. It was determined no domestic dispute occurred. However, police learned there was an active stay away order of protection between two people present at the location. Dean allegedly violated a court order by being in the company. Dean was arraigned in court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail; he is due to appear back in court at a later date to answer the charges.
¯ Jason J. Brown, 42, of Falconer was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment. Brown allegedly turned over a coffee table on Nov. 4, striking the victim and causing injury. Brown was taken into custody, arraigned and remanded to jail. He is scheduled to appear back in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
¯ Santos Garcia, 40, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Officers received a call Wednesday for a male shoplifter at the Dollar General located in the village. After speaking with employees it was found that Garcia allegedly concealed an item before being stopped by an employee. Garcia was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
¯ Ted J. Casler, 37, of Jamestown was charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument. Officers were told on Tuesday of an unwanted person at Mirage Salon in the Fairmount Plaza possibly in possession of a firearm. Casler was found walking on Fairmount Avenue, and an investigation found allegedly in possession of hypodermic needles. No firearm was discovered during the investigation. Casler was arraigned in court and remanded to jail in lieu of bail.
¯ Thomas D. Crane, 30, of Jamestown was charged with theft of services. Crane was picked up on Tuesday on an arrest warrant for theft of services for allegedly using a taxi and leaving without paying. Crane turned himself in and was arraigned in court. He was released to appear back in court at a later date.