Area Police Reports
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Heath Dean, 39, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Officers were dispatched to an alleged shoplifting, larceny complaint. Dean was charged following an investigation and was scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
¯ Lynn A. Lee, 55, was charged with second-degree harassment. Police on Tuesday were dispatched to a report of a domestic dispute at the Budget Inn, 2 E. Main St. in Falconer. Lee was charged following an investigation. She is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.
¯ Chad D. Marino, 25, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Police said Marino was involved in a domestic disturbance on April 26 which resulted in a victim being shoved and property being damaged. An arrest warrant was obtained, and Marino was taken into custody. He was arraigned and due back in Ellicott Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.
¯ Garrett Lacross, 28, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and moving from lane unsafely. Police stopped a vehicle on April 22 around 2:30 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue for a traffic violation. Lacross was taken into custody and released with traffic tickets. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
¯ A 17-year-old male was charged with second-degree criminal contempt after violating an order of protection to stay away from the Budget Inn in Falconer as well as a resident at the location. The male was taken into custody and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail. He is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Joshua Danielson of Bemus Point was apprehended Wednesday evening on an outstanding felony arrest warrant. After spotting Danielson driving on McKinley and Barrett avenue, police conducted a traffic stop. Danielson allegedly pulled his vehicle over and fled on foot. He was eventually taken into custody and is being charged with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and for his original felony arrest warrant charges that prompted the original traffic stop.
¯ Barbara A. Flores, 49, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance at 12:14 a.m. Friday after police officers responded to 173.5 S. Main St. after it was reported narcotic equipment had been found and needed to be disposed of properly. Officers were unable to find the caller when they arrived at the scene but did find Flores, allegedly hiding behind a shed near the residence. Police report Flores was found in possession of multiple hypodermic needles and a quantity of methamphetamine. She was charged and taken to the Jamestown City Jail until she could be arraigned.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ VILLENOVA — Lucas Benedetto, 23, of South Hill Road, Cherry Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or more and improper or unsafe turn without a signal at 1:04 a.m. Friday. Deputies report seeing a vehicle turn onto South Hill Road without using its turn signal. Deputies pulled the vehicle over and charged Benedetto. He will be in Villenova Town Court later.
¯ Beau D. Blood, 29, of Mentor, Ohio, was charged with felony DWI, speeding and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle at 12:22 a.m. Friday on Interstate 86 in Ellery after the vehicle Blood was driving was allegedly being driven 97 miles an hour in a 65 mile an hour zone. Deputies report Blood was both intoxicated and had open containers of alcohol in the vehicle; a criminal history check showed Blood had a previous conviction for driving under the influence of alcohol in the past 10 years. Blood was arraigned in Ellery Town Court and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail.