Area Police Reports


¯ FLUVANNA — Scott E. Pratt, 51, of Bemus Point was charged with DWI, DWI per se and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies were called to Fluvanna Townline Road for report of an intoxicated subject operating a vehicle in the area at approximately 9:29 p.m. Sunday. After the vehicle was found and the owner was identified as Pratt, further investigation revealed he was intoxicated. After getting taken into custody, Pratt was later released with traffic tickets. He will appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.


¯ Dominique Z.M. Barr, 19, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense, fourth-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest and felony arrest warrants. Officers responded to 25 Wilson Place on Monday at approximately 6:18 p.m. for a reported in-progress domestic incident involving destruction of property. Officers spoke with the female victim who stated her daughter Barr had broken a glass bathroom window and fled the area. Barr was located a short distance from the incident. She then failed to comply with officers’ directions to stop walking and put her hands behind her back. Barr was taken into custody shortly and was transported to city jail where she was held without bail pending arraignment in Jamestown City Court. She was also found to have active felony arrest warrants out of Jamestown.


¯ Rachael L. Maynard, 28, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. She allegedly stole multiple items of clothing totaling $42.21 from Walmart while working there at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Officers arrested Maynard at approximately 5:43 p.m., and she was issued an appearance ticket at Busti Town Court to answer the charge at a later date.


¯ Victoria A. Richardson, 26, of Ripley was charged with petit larceny. Officers conducted an investigation into a larceny case that took place at the Tops Markets between Oct. 12 and Oct. 21. The investigation revealed Richardson allegedly falsified customers’ transactions by voiding certain products the customers had purchased and then keeping the voided funds for herself. She had allegedly stolen $103 from the Tops Markets. Richardson will answer her charges in Westfield Village Court at a later date.

¯ Kayla K. Pilon, 29, of Randolph was charged with speed in zone and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Pilon was arrested April 6 at approximately 11:40 a.m. after she was pulled over for allegedly speeding. A drivers check revealed that Pilon had an alleged suspended drivers license for failure to appear in the town of Stockton on other vehicle and traffic matters. Pilon was issues citations for the charges and will appear in Westfield Village Court at a later date.

¯ Joseph B. Trippe, 18, of Westfield was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. On Sept. 11, Westfield police were contacted in regards to a past harassment/endangering situation that occurred within the village during July. An investigation revealed Trippe allegedly had made multiple verbal sexual advances toward a 14-year-old female victim. Trippe was arrested without incident. He was also found to be in possession of marijuana and was subsequently arrested for unlawful possession of the drug. Trippe was arraigned and sent to Chautauqua County Jail on $1,000/$2,000 property bail.

¯ John E. Stratton, 64, of Westfield was charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and growing of cannabis by an unlicensed person. On Sept. 18, Westfield Police and the Southern Tier Drug Task Force investigated a possible illegal marijuana grow operation at 104 E. Main St. Units entered with a search warrant and allegedly found multiple rooms in the residence that contained active marijuana grows. After the evidence was gathered and the search was completed, Stratton was arrested and arraigned Oct. 26 in Westfield Village Court. He was released to appear in court at a later date.

¯ Joel Stern, 26, of Brooklyn was charged with second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. Officers were sent to a domestic dispute at 62 S. Portage St. Oct. 7 at approximately 3:44 p.m. After an investigation, it was found that Stern had allegedly harassed his girlfriend. He was arraigned in Westfield Village Court and committed to the Chautauqua County Jail on $500 bail/$1,000 property bond.

¯ Storm C. George, 22, of Westfield was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating without insurance, having an uninspected motor vehicle, having an unregistered motorcycle and wearing no protective helmet. Officers were notified of a report of a male subject operating in a red mini bike behind the school while class was in session Oct. 15 at approximately 12:30 p.m. After reviewing the school’s cameras and speaking with a witness, officers were able to identify the operator of the mini bike as George. It is also alleged he was operating the same mini bike on Meyers Drive, a public roadway behind the school. An investigation revealed George’s bike was not registered or properly equipped to be on the roadway.