Area Police Reports


¯ Victor M. Melendez, 39, of Jamestown, was charged with false personation at 3:37 p.m. Thursday and had outstanding felony warrants from Jamestown City Court. Jamestown police responded to West Eighth and Cherry streets for a report of a possible wanted person and found a person they thought had outstanding felony warrants from Jamestown City Court. The person reportedly gave officers a false name and date of birth to conceal his true identity. Melendez was charged and taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned.

¯ Alicia M. Kelsey, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded around 5 p.m. on Friday to Jones and Gifford Avenue for a report of a disorderly person. Upon arrival, officers were told Kelsey allegedly threw a glass table to the floor, causing it to break. She was taken to Jamestown City Jail to be arraigned.

¯ Keith C. Darling, 39, and Donald Apperson, 34, were both charged with third-degree assault. Police responded to East Second Street around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday and learned two women were reportedly assaulted by Darling and Apperson. Both were taken into custody and transported to city jail.

¯ Ethan Fellows, 22, of Jamestown was charged Saturday following a domestic dispute. According to police, Fellows had allegedly punched a victim in the face near the area of 105 Fulton St. just before midnight. Fellows was located a short time later and transported to the city jail where he awaits arraignment on a charge of third-degree assault.

¯ Dennison Lawrence III, 24, of Jamestown was charged Sunday following a traffic stop with failure to signal, improper left turn, refusal of a breath test and driving while intoxicated. Lawrence was transported to the city jail and was released on cash bail. He will appear in court at a later date.

¯ Rasul Bonds, 30, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with second-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense, a felony. According to police, Bonds failed to obey an order of protection and apprehended him after he was found within a home at 9 Peach St. He was transported to the city jail and is awaiting arraignment.


¯ Travis Terry, 26, of Conewango Valley, for was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after his vehicle was pulled over on Route 60 in Jamestown Thursday. Terry was allegedly found to be under the influence of methamphetamine and in possession of a pipe containing methamphetamine residue. Terry was taken to the State Police at Jamestown barracks, where he was evaluated by a State Police drug recognition expert. Terry was processed, issued traffic tickets and an appearance ticket and will be in Ellicott Town Court later.