Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯Andrew M. Butts Sr., 24, of Jamestown was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument, resisting arrest and on active Jamestown City Court bench warrants. At 10:30 p.m., officers responded to 100 Hedges ...

Man Charged After Entering City Hall With Knuckle Knife

A man was charged Friday after allegedly entering Jamestown City Hall with an illegal metal knuckle knife. Jamestown police responded to the scene at 9:30 a.m., and apprehended 22-year-old Javier O. Garcia. He was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and taken to city ...

Police were waiting to hear from a hospital report to determine what caused a Jamestown man to veer off Interstate 86 on Friday. The driver was taken by medical helicopter to an Erie, Pa., hospital.
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Medical Condition May Have Led To I-86 Crash That Sent City Man To PA Hospital

FLUVANNA — A Jamestown man was flown to an Erie, Pa., hospital Friday afternoon after reportedly suffering a medical emergency while driving on Interstate 86. According to the New York State Police, 23-year-old Brandon McElrath Hotchkiss was found unresponsive by first responders at about 4 ...

Cattaraugus County Crash Sends Three To ECMC

ASHFORD — A two-car accident in Ashford landed three people in the hospital Wednesday. According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office, 60-year-old Brian E. Grzybowski of Forestville was traveling on Route 219 in a 2002 Toyota Camry, when shortly after 11:37 a.m., he spun out of ...

Mayville Residents Warned Of Reported Phone Scam

The village of Mayville is warning residents of a reported phone scam requesting payment for overdue electric bills. John Crandall, village clerk, said these calls are not associated with the Mayville Electric Department and that the village does not accept any payments over the ...

Area Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Arthur J. Wright, 37, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with second-degree harassment, second-degree strangulation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. At 3:12 p.m., police responded to the southside of the city for a reported unwanted ...

Dunkirk Man Charged For Cocaine Sales

DUNKIRK — A Dunkirk man was charged Tuesday after allegedly selling cocaine to undercover agents of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. At 1:10 p.m., the Dunkirk City Police and the Task Force located and charged Jeremy N. Echevarria, 30, at the intersection of Fourth and Swan ...

Area Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯John C. Tufino, 24, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At 12:54 a.m., police responded to 100 Falconer St. for a reported unwanted person. It is alleged that Tufino was acting disorderly and had earlier broke a cellphone ...

Silver Creek Man Charged In Rape Of Teen

HANOVER — A 52-year-old Silver Creek man has been charged for allegedly raping a teenager in the town of Hanover. On Friday, David N. Coia was arrested on a warrant charging him with second-degree rape and two counts of second-degree criminal sex act. The charges stem from an incident ...

Electrical Fire Causes School Evacuation

TIDIOUTE, Pa. — A Friday morning electrical fire on a utility pole just outside Tidioute Community Charter School resulted in a loss of power at the school, evacuation, and early dismissal. The fire was put out quickly by responders from Tidioute Volunteer Fire Department, but power could ...

Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty In Pair Of Warren Drug Sting Operations

WARREN, Pa. — Two Jamestown men pled to possession with intent to deliver and other drug related charges during plea court this week in Warren, Pa. Roshad J. Roberts pled guilty to possession with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled substance. He was charged in July, and ...

2 Killed In Cattaraugus County Car Crash

Two people were killed and two others injured in a crash on Route 242 in Ellicottville, Cattaraugus County. Ellicottville police said 60-year-old Clinton C. Krivulka, of Church Road, Conewango, and a 15-year-old back-seat passenger were pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Cleon ...

Male Flown To Hospital In Snowmobiling Crash

MAYVILLE — A male riding a snowmobile was taken to an Erie, Pa., hospital after a head-on crash involving another rider this afternoon in Mayville. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded at 2:15 p.m. to a property on Route 394 in the village for a report of a crash. Deputies ...

Bemus Point Man Charged After Guns, Fireworks Found

ELLERY — A car crash Saturday morning in the town of Ellery has led to a host of charges for a Bemus Point man after police found an assault weapon with ammunition, fireworks and throwing stars in his vehicle. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded shortly before 2 a.m. on Route ...

Falconer Man Shows Up Impaired To Court-Mandated Event

WARREN, Pa. — A Falconer man on probation in Warren County, Pa., has been arrested after he was determined to be impaired during a court-mandated event. According to Warren County adult probation, Jesse D. Huddleston, 34, of Falconer displayed symptoms of drug impairment at a Victim Impact ...

Area Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Brandon R. Hogg, 27, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and a parole violation. Giselle C. Bennett, 26, of Jamestown was charged with criminal possession of a stimulant. At 9:21 a.m., police ...

Pennsylvania Man Charged After High-Speed Pursuit

POLAND — A Pennsylvania man, who was allegedly driving 109 mph in a 65 mph zone, has made a complete stop in the county jail. State Police in Jamestown report Tristan Drake, 20, of Troy, Pa., unlawfully fled from an officer. Troopers attempted to stop Drake on I-86 in Kennedy, but he ...

Frewsburg Man Jailed In Burglary

WARREN, Pa.  — A Frewsburg man has been jailed on multiple felonies after his alleged involvement in a burglary in Pennsylvania earlier this month. Police said Jamie Lee Condella, 39, was an accomplice to accused serial burglar Jamie Delbert Crick, 41, of Youngsville, Pa., who has been ...

Sheridan Town Worker Pleads Guilty To Theft

HANOVER — A Sheridan employee on paid leave has pleaded guilty to stealing items from the town of Sheridan Highway Department. David Roach pleaded guilty Friday to one count of petit larceny, receiving a one-year conditional discharge, according to the town court clerk’s office. He had ...