Jacklyn Long, 24, and Theodore A. Hathaway, 56, were charged with disorderly conduct/fighting at 2:26 a.m. Friday. Long was allegedly involved in a physical altercation with Hathaway in the intersection of Winsor and Crescent streets in Jamestown. Both suspects were taken into custody. Ms. Long had an outstanding warrant out of the Jamestown Police Department. They are both awaiting arraignment in city court.
Scott A. Bellardo Jr., 21, and Helena B. Flores, 35, both of Jamestown, were charged with third-degree obstructing government administration/criminal mischief and disorderly conduct at 4:55 p.m. Thursday. Officers responded to an incident at 110 Fairview Ave. While investigating, Flores became disorderly and swore multiple times at officers and other citizens. After officers took her into custody, she began to obstruct officers by not letting them place her in the patrol car. While officers were placing her in the car, Bellardo began swearing at them and tried to obstruct them from placing Flores into the car. Bellardo then punched the back of the patrol car, causing damage. Both subjects were taken to the city jail and are being held pending arraignment.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
BUSTI - A 17-year-old youth, of Forest Avenue Extension, was charged at 4:38 a.m. with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, unsafe lane change, no seatbelt, driving out of class and speed not reasonable and prudent. Lakewood-Busti Police responded to a one-vehicle automobile accident on Orr Street Extension, town of Busti. Upon arrival, the operator of the vehicle was identified as 17-year-old Busti youth who was allegedly found to be intoxicated. The youth was taken into custody and later released with uniform traffic tickets. The youth will appear in the Town of Busti Court at a later date to answer the charges.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
BUSTI - Benjamin J.L. Ernewein, 29, of Celoron was charged with two counts of second-degree harassment at 11:30 p.m. Sunday in the town of Busti. Deputies investigated an incident and filed for an arrest warrant for Ernewein. It is alleged that Ernewein subjected two persons to unwanted physical contact during an altercation. He was arraigned in town of Busti and released on his on recognizance pending further court action at a later date. On Friday, deputies received additional information that one of the victims received an injury that required medical attention and they filed the third-degree assault charge with the court. Ernewein will be arraigned at a later date.
ELLERY - Bobbi Jo Lawson, 25, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding in zone at 11:54 p.m. Sunday, on Route 430 in the town of Ellery. Sheriff's patrol stopped a speeding motorist and following an investigation, Lawson was arrested. She was processed and released and is to appear in Ellery Town Court at a later date.
MAYVILLE - Gregory R. Best, 18, of Westfield was charged at 12:11 a.m. Tuesday with driving while ability impaired by drugs, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, failure to keep right and failure to reduce speed on a curve. Sheriff's patrol came upon a vehicle crash that had just occurred on Water Street, village of Mayville. A vehicle operated by Best failed to negotiate a curve, crossed over the center of the roadway and struck a street sign. During the investigation, Best failed sobriety tests, was taken into custody for processing and charged. He was issued appearance tickets and will answer the charges in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date.
Julia M. Rummings, 31, of 3 Bourne St., Ripley, was charged with petit larceny and fraudulent receipt of benefits at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. It was found that Rummings had received public assistance and apparently failed to notify the Department of Social Services that she was employed. She was arrested, issued appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in the City of Jamestown Court at a later date to answer to the charges.
WESTFIELD - A 16-year-old Westfield youth was charged at 3:15 p.m. Tuesday with five counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Westfield Police were called for a check of the well being of five children, all under the age of 9, at 11 Washington St. in the village of Westfield. According to the call, the children had been left at home alone with no adult supervision. Upon arriving at the residence, it was found that the children, ages 1, 2, 5, 8 and 9 were in fact left home. After investigation, it was allegedly found that a 16-year-old Westfield youth was baby-sitting and had left the house and children unattended. The 16-year-old youth was issued appearance tickets and will appear in village court at a later date and time.
WESTFIELD - Joshua D. Mccune, 26, of 3 Watson Ave., Westfield, was charged at 11:13 p.m. Wednesday with second-degree harassment, unlawful imprisonment and three counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief. Westfield police responded to a report of a domestic in progress and upon arrival, the victim alleged that her husband, Mccune, had damaged property inside their residence and used physical force to prevent her from leaving the residence. Mccune was take into custody and arraigned in the Village of Westfield Court. He was released on his own recognizance and will return to Westfield Village Court at a later date.