Area Police Reports


¯ Alicia Kelsey, 32, of Falconer was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny at 1:25 p.m. Sunday. Jamestown police officers responded to a home on Jones and Gifford Avenue for a reported domestic dispute. Kelsey allegedly pulled a sink off the wall and damaged it and allegedly stole several bottles of liquor. She was charged and taken to the Jamestown City Jail until she could be arraigned.

¯ Alijhiah G. Minor, no age given, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Police responded at 1:34 p.m. on Monday to a Buffalo Street address for an order of protection violation. Officers learned Minor violated the order, issued just hours before the incident. He was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail.


¯ BUSTI — Tyler A. Smith, 22, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI for having a blood-alcohol content of .18 percent or higher, speed unreasonable and prudent, moving from lane unsafely and unsafe tires after Lakewood-Busti police found a vehicle overturned at 1:06 a.m. Saturday on Southwestern Drive. Smith was allegedly found to be the driver and was allegedly intoxicated. He will be in Busti Town Court later.


¯ WESTFIELD — Zachary D. Lamb, 25, was charged with driving while ability impaired at 3:09 a.m. June 4. According to a police report, officers responded to a report of a vehicle “all over the road” getting off Interstate 90 in Westfield. Officers found the vehicle on the side of the road near the Thruway Motel. Lamb was charged and scheduled to be in Westfield Town Court later.

¯ WESTFIELD — Colleen D. Pulley, 36, and Jacob M. Grenz, 22, both of North East, Pa., were charged with unlawful possession of marijuana while Pulley was also charged with having an open container of alcohol in a motor vehicle at 10:20 p.m. July 7 on North Portage Street, Westfield. Officers report seeing a man and woman inside a motor vehicle parked alongside North Portage Street in which the officers could see and then smell marijuana being smoked inside the vehicle. They will be in Westfield Village Court later.

¯ WESTFIELD — Victor C. Rivera, 64, of Westfield was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and driving across hazard markings at 12:40 a.m. July 8 on Route 20 in Westfield. Officers report seeing a vehicle commit a traffic violation and pulled the vehicle over. Rivera will be in Westfield Town Court later.

¯ WESTFIELD — A 17-year-old Westfield youth was charged with unlawfully dealing with a child, underage possession of alcohol and violating the village noise ordinance at 12L17 a.m. July 9 after a reported underage drinking party on Cass Street. Officers reported hearing loud music and several people inside the home. The youth who was allegedly hosting the party was charged and will be in Westfield Village Court later.


¯ SILVER CREEK — An 18-year-old was charged with second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree aggravated harassment and second-degree harassment at 10:32 p.m. Saturday after deputies checked the well being of person on Silver Lane in Hanover. The youth allegedly damaged property that was not his, threatened another person and engaged in a physical altercation with another person. The youth was found and charged, arraigned in Hanover Town Court and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail. He will be in Hanover Town Court later.

¯ MAYVILLE — Juan G. Rivera, 33, of Mayville was charged with disorderly conduct and unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies observed a man standing in the road and urinating on Water Street in Mayville around 3 a.m. Tuesday. Deputies made contact with Rivera, who began yelling obscenities and attempted to walk away. He was eventually taken into custody and later found to be in possession of marijuana. He was processed and held at the Chautauqua County Jail on pre-arraignment. He is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date to answer the charges.

¯ STOCKTON — Christopher B. Finet, 33, of Phoenix, Ariz., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to dim high beams. Deputies observed a vehicle fail to dim its headlights around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday on North Main Street in Stockton. Finet was taken into custody following an investigation, and he is scheduled to appear in Stockton Town Court to answer the charges.

¯ WESTFIELD — Richard D. Bloom, 54, of Westfield was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 5:03 p.m. on July 14 on Route 394 in Westfield. An investigation found that Bloom was operating in an intoxicated condition. He was released to appear in Westfield Town Court.


¯ Wesley M. Priolette, 32, was charged with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration. Police saw Priolette walking at 8 p.m. on July 10 walking in the city of Jamestown and was known to have an active warrant out of Ellicott. Priolette was taken into custody after a brief incident with officers where he attempted to flee and resist arrest. Priolette was arraigned and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail. He is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

¯ Jacob Meier, 30, of Falconer was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police stopped a vehicle on July 14 at 7 p.m. in Falconer for a traffic violation. Meier was allegedly found in possession of crystal methamphetamine. He was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.



¯ GREAT VALLEY — John D. Swan, 58, of Chautauqua was charged with driving while intoxicated and operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more. Troopers stopped Swan on Route 219 in Great Valley. An investigation found he was intoxicated with a BAC of .14 percent. Swan was issued appearance tickets to be in Ellicottville Village Court in August.

¯ SHERMAN — Avita Persaud, 38, of Sherman was charged with two counts of second-degree custodial interference. Troopers received a complaint from an investigator in Texas who reported Persaud took her two children to Florida and later New York about 21 days prior in violation of a custody agreement between her and the children’s father. She was located at a home in Sherman and taken into custody. She was processed at police barracks, arraigned in Sherman Town Court and remanded to jail. The two children were left in the care of a family member.