Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Tavion L. Turner, 19, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree harassment and obstructing governmental administration Sunday. Officers responded to a West Eight Street address for a report of a person with a weapon. Officers report finding the person before a brief foot pursuit. Turner was charged and taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned.
¯ Jermaine J. Gordon, 31, of Jamestown, was charged with a parole violation, criminal possession of marijuana, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration after a traffic stop on Lakeview Avenue and Bassett Street at 1:18 a.m. Monday. According to a police report, officers pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation and one of the passengers, Gordon, reportedly had a confirmed parole violation arrest warrant. Gordon allegedly tried to run away when officers tried to place him into custody. Officers report they detained Gordon after a short skirmish. He was taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he can be arraigned.
¯ Lilly A. James, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident on Monday at 20 E. Fifth St. Police officers helped Jamestown firefighters with a fire alarm activation that reportedly has been an ongoing issue. Offiers spoke with James, who reportedly told officers she was the one who pulled the fire alarm knowing there was not a fire or an emergency. Police report it is the third time James has pulled the fire alarm for no apparent reason. She was taken to the city jail awaiting arraignment.
¯ A 17-year-old youth was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief at 10:40 p.m. Feb. 14 after police responded to 1236 Prendergast Ave. for a report of a person with a weapon attempting to break into the residence. After investigation, it was found the youth had allegedly smashed the front window of the residence out with an unknown object and fled before officers arrived. The youth was found at a different address, charged and taken to the city jail until he could be arraigned.
¯ Angelea A. Luszcak, 25, of Jamestown was charged with theft of services at 4 a.m. Feb. 15 at 1414 E. Second St., Jamestown. Officers responded to the area of Rainbow Cab, who said a woman had been taken to the Bullfrog Hotel and was then unable to pay for her cab fare. She was charged and taken to the city jail until she could be arraigned.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Morgan E. Keech, 23, of Stockton, was charged with seventh-degree criminal criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, second-degree criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and passing a red signal. Neale P. Brown, 26, of Westfield, was charged with seventh-degree criminal criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, second-degree criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material Officers stopped a vehicle around 3:30 a.m. on Tuesday on Fairmount Avenue. Keech and a passenger, Brown, were allegedly found to be in possession of methamphetamine manufacturing material and marijuana, hypodermic needles. Both were arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯Joseph N. Treusch, 27, of South Dayton, was charged with petit larceny and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Treusch allegedly left Walmart on Monday with items he did not pay for and was stopped by employees. Treusch was found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine and three pills classified as a controlled substance. He was issued an appearance ticket.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ ELLERY — Jeffery L. Patch, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies responded on Tuesday to a report of a vehicle off the road. After a brief investigation, Patch was found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. He was released to appear in Ellery Town Court at a later date.
¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Cassandra K. Tefft, 23, of Ashville, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se, failure to keep right and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies on Sunday observed a vehicle committing several lane violations in the town of Chautauqua. Deputies stopped the vehicle and found Tefft to be allegedly intoxicated.