Area Police Reports


¯ Sean D. Barrett, 27, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Dec. 12. Officers observed a subject parked in a vehicle near the corner of East Second Street and Foote Avenue. Barrett was taken into custody for having a valid bench warrant. After being detained, Barrett was found to have a quantity of methamphetamine that was individually packaged for sale. Barrett was transported to the Jamestown City Jail without incident.

¯Abner Cintron-Melendez, 32, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and failure to keep right on Dec. 1. Officers observed a gray sedan traveling west on Third Street failing to keep right. After stopping the vehicle officers found there was a valid order of protection for the operator of the vehicle to stay away from the passenger of the vehicle. Cintron-Melendez was taken into the custody and transported to city jail.


¯ RANDOLPH — Bryan Kerr, 34, of Broadalbin, N.Y., was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Kerr was stopped on Interstate 86 in Randolph on Dec. 1 for speeding. It was determined Kerr was driving on a suspended license and allegedly in possession of a loaded pistol which he did not have a permit for. He was transported to police barracks and arraigned in Randolph Town Court. Kerr was remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail and is scheduled to appear back in court at a later date.

¯ PANAMA — Dustin Sitterley, 27, of Clymer, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Sitterley was stopped on Dec. 1 on Route 474 in Panama for speeding. Troopers reportedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A pipe containing marijuana residue was found in the vehicle. Sitterley was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in Harmony Town Court at a later date.

¯ RANDOLPH — Erik Alicea, 31, of Randolph, was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. Troopers responded on Dec. 1 to a residence in Randolph for a report of a domestic disturbance, during which time a woman told troopers she was allegedly strangled by Alicea. He was taken into custody and arraigned in Randolph Town Court. Alicea was released to appear back in court at a later date.

¯ STOCKTON — Jerry Fricker, 19, of Stockton, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers stopped Fricker on Route 380 in Stockton for speeding and could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search turned up a bag containing 5 grams of marijuana and multiple smoking devices. He was issued a speeding ticket and an appearance ticket to appear in Stock Town Court.


¯ Zeneteria D. Baker, 18, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny. Police said Baker allegedly took several items from Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue on Dec. 2 around 3:10 p.m. The items totaled $146.09. She is scheduled to appear in Busti Town Court at a later date.


¯ POLAND — Samantha J. Brown, 45, of Bemus Point, was charged with driving while intoxicated, operating with no headlights or tail lights, speed in zone, failure to keep right, suspended registration, no insurance and refusal of a pre-screen breath test. Deputies on Saturday around 1:10 a.m. observed a vehicle operating without headlights and tail lights and speeding on Route 62 in the town of Poland. Brown was found to be driving the vehicle and later charged. She will appear in Poland Town Court at a later date.

¯ SHERMAN — Diana L. Pope, 64, of Sherman, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated (conviction within the last 10 years), DWI per se with a BAC of .08 percent, moving from lane unsafely, parking on pavement and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Deputies on Monday responded around 6 p.m. for a hit-and-run crash on West Main Street in Sherman. The vehicle, driven by Pope, was later found on Edmund Street. Pope was arraigned in Sherman Town Court and released on her own recognizance.