Area Police Reports


¯ Benjamin W. Fuller, 38, of Jamestown was charged with six counts of first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Police conducted a warrant check Monday on a West 12th Street residence. Officers found Fuller inside the residence, and an investigation found that six people inside had orders of protection for Fuller to stay away from them. Fuller was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail. He was being held pending arraignment.

¯ Edmanuel Esteves, 35, of Jamestown was charged with three counts of second-degree criminal contempt and one count of aggravated family offense. Officers observed Esteves while on patrol around 4:30 p.m. on Monday on Harrison Street. Esteves was seen with a female who had an order of protection against him. There was also an order of protection to stay away from two children that were present. Esteves was taken into custody without incident and held pending arraignment.



¯ GERRY — Germaine Dias, 41, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of a controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Troopers stopped a vehicle Friday on Route 60 in Gerry for a traffic violation and reportedly detected marijuana inside. During a search, Dias was allegedly found in possession of two bags containing 30 Vicodin pills, a bag containing marijuana and a large amount of cash. Dias was taken into custody, processed and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail following arraignment.


¯ LITTLE VALLEY — Dalton M. Wilson, 18, of Salamanca was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Fair Oak Street in Little Valley on Monday at 4:15 p.m. and learned Wilson allegedly allowed a 15-year-old drive his vehicle with a 14-year-old and a 16-year-old inside. Wilson was issued an appearance ticket to be in Little Valley Town Court at a later date.



¯ SUGAR GROVE — Troopers reported someone in an unknown vehicle drove through the yard of a male on Jackson Run Road in Sugar Grove, Pa. The incident took place at 3 a.m. on Oct. 28 and caused several ruts and tire marks in the victim’s yard. Damage is estimated at about $50. Anyone with information is asked to call the Pennsylvania State Police in Warren or Warren County Crime Stoppers. The investigation remains ongoing.