Walter V. Person, 52, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief at 10:26 p.m. Tuesday. According to police, officers were dispatched to a Forest Avenue residence for a domestic dispute. After arriving, a female victim reported that Person had damaged two picture frames during a verbal argument. He was taken into custody and brought to the city jail without incident to be held pending arraignment. Additionally, Person was charged with second-degree criminal contempt at 3:27 p.m. Wednesday after officers responded to a Forest Avenue residence for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers determined that the female victim has a valid order of protection against Person and he was transported to the city jail.
Omar Rosado, 26, of Jamestown, was charged with obstruction of governmental administration and taken into custody on an outstanding warrant at 1:07 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, officers were conducting a street check of Rosado when he attempted to flee on foot. After a brief foot pursuit, he was apprehended and taken to the city jail to be held on bail.
Peter Dawson, 69, of Lakewood, was charged with passing a red light at 2:44 p.m. Tuesday after the Jamestown Police Department and the Jamestown Fire Department responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of Washington and Fifth streets. According to police, Dawson passed a red light at that intersection, striking a vehicle being operated by Hoyt Prince. Prince and his wife Elaine, who was in the passenger seat, were both taken to WCA Hospital by ambulance for injuries that were not life-threatening. Dawson will appear in court later.
A 16-year-old male was charged with third-degree assault and resisting arrest at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to police, officers spoke with a victim and GA Home staff members and were able to determine that the 16-year-old male had attacked the victim, punching and kicking him repeatedly. The suspect was located but when officers attempted to place him in custody he became combative and a brief struggle ensued. He was taken to the city jail to await arraignment.
BUSTI - Robert L. Dunlap, 23, of Jamestown, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 3:20 a.m. Wednesday. He was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in court at a later date.
LAKEWOOD - Steven A. Carter, 18, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief at 11 p.m. on Sept. 26 after police investigated a victim who had four of his tires slashed. A warrant was issued for Carter and he turned himself in to the Lakewood-Busti Police.
LAKEWOOD - Steven E. Samples, 48, was taken into custody on a warrant charging him with two counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument and fourth-degree grand larceny at 10 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, the charges stem from two incidents in July where Samples possessed stolen/forged checks at Don's Car Wash in Lakewood. He was able to obtain $1,690 from those checks. Samples was arraigned and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail with no bail. He had been listed in the county Top Ten Wanted for this offense.
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ELLERY - Irving W. Kesby, 54, of Ellery, was charged with failure to use turning signals during a turn and driving while his ability was impaired by drugs and alcohol at 11:05 a.m. Tuesday. According to police, Kesby was stopped after the sheriff's office received an anonymous complaint of a possible drunk driver operating a small green station wagon. After an investigation, Kesby was found to be both intoxicated and under the influence of pain killers. He was charged, processed and released to the custody of his mother to return to court at a later date.
SHERIDAN - Amy Meadows, 26, of Forestville, was charged with driving while intoxicated common law, driving while intoxicated per se with a BAC of .08 percent or higher and making an unsafe lane change at 10:15 p.m. Tuesday after deputies responded to a single-vehicle accident on Route 39. According to police, Meadows went off the shoulder of the roadway and into a ditch, striking a culvert. An investigation found her to be intoxicated and she was issued traffic tickets to appear in court at a later date.
POMFRET - Roger Beaujean, 27, of Fredonia, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief at 2:12 a.m. on Sept. 28. According to police, deputies responded to a disturbance on Spoden Road in the Town of Pomfret. During the investigation, it was determined that Beaujean had hit the hood of a car causing the hood to be dented. He was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in court later.