Police Reports

Gowanda Man Pleads Guilty To Distribution Of Child Porn

A Gowanda man pleaded guilty to distribution of child pornography in federal court, U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. said Friday. Shane Aurand, 21, made the plea in front of U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. According to Assistant U.S. Attorney Stephanie Lamarque, who is handling the ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Fernando Velazquez, 31, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with petit larceny and false personation. At 11:15 a.m. officers responded to Tops Friendly Markets on Washington Street for the report of a shoplifter in custody. Upon arrival officers spoke with store ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jessica R. Lamper, 31, of Warren, Pa., was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and being a fugitive from justice. Police on Friday responded to Best Western on West Third Street for a reported wanted person. Police determined ...

Ohio Man Charged With ‘Snowmobiling While Intoxicated’ After Crash

MAYVIILE -- A Ohio man was charged with snowmobiling while intoxicated after Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies found a snowmobile on its side early Saturday. Deputies discovered the snowmobile around 2:30 a.m. on Trail 4 in the village of Mayville. An investigation determined 55-year-old ...

Pair Charged After Drugs Found During Parole Check

Two Jamestown residents were charged after drugs were discovered during a parole check Thursday, Jamestown police said. Charged were 45-year-old Dennis L. Penhollow II and 31-year-old Patricia M. Raynor after police helped New York State parole during a visit of the pair’s 302 Allen St. ...

City Man Found With Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday after he was found with crystal methamphetamine, the Jamestown Police Department said. Jeremy S. Gross, 30, was taken into custody after he was observed around 6:30 p.m. by police exiting a Delaware Avenue residence he was ordered to stay away from due to ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Katelyn M. Smith, 28, of Westfield was charged Sunday with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, three counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and three counts of controlled substance in ...

Fredonia Man Charged In Dunkirk Robbery Of Gamerz Haven

DUNKIRK — A Fredonia man has been jailed in the robbery of a Dunkirk business that took place in February. Nathaniel R. Lion, 30, was taken into custody Wednesday on a felony indictment warrant in connection to the Feb. 1 robbery at Gamerz Haven in the D&F Plaza in Dunkirk. The robbery ...

Fredonia Man Jailed In Dunkirk Robbery Of Gamerz Haven

DUNKIRK — A Fredonia man has been jailed in the robbery of a Dunkirk business that took place in February. Nathaniel R. Lion, 30, was taken into custody Wednesday on a felony indictment warrant in connection to the Feb. 1 robbery at Gamerz Haven in the D&F Plaza in Dunkirk. The ...

City Man Found With Crystal Meth During Traffic Stop

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday after he was found with crystal methamphetamine, the Jamestown Police Department said. Jeremy S. Gross, 30, was taken into custody after he was observed around 6:30 p.m. by police exiting a Delaware Avenue residence he was ordered to stay away from due to ...

Pair Charged After Drugs Found During Parole Check

Two Jamestown residents were charged after drugs were discovered during a parole check Thursday, Jamestown police said. Charged were 45-year-old Dennis L. Penhollow II and 31-year-old Patricia M. Raynor after police helped New York State parole during a visit of the pair's 302 Allen St. ...

Forestville Men Indicted On Charges Of Production, Distribution Of Child Porn

BUFFALO -- Two Forestville men have each been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of production, distribution, receipt and possession of child pornography as well as conspiracy to distribute, receive and possess child pornography. U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. announced the 15-count ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ David E. Brown III, 27, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, unlawful possession of marijuana, unlicensed driver, failure to signal and failure to stop at a stop sign. Officers observed a black SUV on Friday ...

Students, 7 And 10, Accused Of Making Threats At Warren School

WARREN, Pa. — Two students, a 7- and 10-year-old, are accused of making threats at Warren Area Elementary School, Pennsylvania State Police said. The threats were reportedly made Tuesday at the elementary school. Troopers first responded around 9:30 a.m. after a 10-year-old student ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jason A. Dale, 37, of Jamestown, was charged with aggravated family offense, first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Kayla E. Delcamp, 31, of Stockton, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Marleen Hall, 49, of West Sixth Street, Jamestown, was charged Monday with misuse of food stamps, a misdemeanor. The charge stems from a mutli-agency investigation into the misuse of food stamps at Fresh Cut Meats and More in Jamestown alleging Hall ...

Three City Residents Charged After Marijuana, Cocaine Found In Stop

ELLICOTT — Three Jamestown residents were charged after marijuana and cocaine were found following a traffic stop in the town of Ellicott. Police stopped a car around 1:45 a.m. in the area of Fairmount and Howard avenues after observing the driver commit several traffic violations. All ...

Two Jailed After Meth, Marijuana Found In Car

Two Jamestown men were jailed early Thursday after methamphetamine and marijuana were found during a traffic stop. Officers observed a white PT Cruiser fail to keep right while southbound on Baker Street in the city of Jamestown. The driver was identified as 46-year-old John Sample, who was ...

Falconer Man Charged With DWI After Crashing Into Pole

A Falconer man is facing drunken driving charges after reportedly running over a tree and crashing into a utility pole, the Jamestown Police Department said. Officers responded around 5 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a single-car crash in the area of 457 Camp St. Officers learned the driver — ...

City Man Jailed After Fleeing From Stolen Car

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday evening after he and a passenger were spotted in a car reported stolen earlier this week. Charged was 20-year-old Jordan J. Thayer after city police noticed a car around 5 p.m. with an expired registration on Willard Street. Thayer reportedly sped away ...