Mother Charged After Youth’s Disorderly Conduct Throughout Downtown Monday

Meliza Velazquez Vega, 43, of Jamestown, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child after being called to Jamestown High School at 3:05 p.m. to deal with a disorderly juvenile. Officers found the youth, who was taken into temporary custody and taken to the Jamestown Police Department Juvenile Bureau. Police report the youth had been running around the downtown area causing issues for businesses throughout the day. Due to the youth’s repeated actions, police charged the youth’s mother, Velazquez Vega, and charged her with endangering the welfare of a child for failing to exercise reasomable due diligence in control of her child. She was released to be back in court later.


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