Area Police Reports


¯ Yomothy Finch Sr., 24, of Jamestown, was charged with aggravated family offense, second-degree criminal contempt and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday to West Fifth and Murray streets for a disorderly person. Finch was found to have allegedly kicked a door and threw glass jars through an apartment window. The door frame was reportedly broke in the process. An investigation also found that Finch had an order of protection to stay away from someone inside the apartment. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held pending arraignment.


¯ Erik V. Morrison, 30, of Lakewood, was charged with driving while ability impaired, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, first-degree criminal contempt, unlawful possession of marijuana, failure to keep right, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia. An officer on patrol noticed a vehicle cross the center yellow line on East Fairmount Avenue at 2:44 a.m. on Saturday. Morrison was allegedly found to be driving while under the influence of drugs and had a suspended license. An oder of protection was issued against Morrison from a passenger in the front seat. An investigation also reportedly turned up multiple controlled substances in the vehicle. Morrison was arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.


¯ NORTH HARMONY — Andrew C. Gesaman, 28, of Ashville, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, stopping/standing on a roadway. Deputies responded Saturday around 5:30 a.m. to the intersection of Baker Street and Route 474 in the town of Harmony for a report of an individual asleep behind the wheel of a vehicle stopped on the road. Gesaman was found to be operating his vehicle in an intoxicated condition. He is scheduled to answer the charges in Harmony Town Court at a later date.