Area Police Reports


¯ Amanda J. Crawford, 36, of Falconer, was charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Ellicott police were called to a residence for a complaint at a date not reported. An investigation found three children to be running around outside unattended. Crawford is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.


¯ Douglas P. Beardsley Jr., 33, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police stopped a vehicle Monday at 6:18 p.m. at South Main and Axtel streets for a traffic violation. Beardsley was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail to be arraigned.


¯ HANOVER — Zachary D. Mota, 24, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies stopped a vehicle Wednesday around 2:22 a.m. on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover for a traffic violation. Mota was taken into custody following an investigation. He is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

¯ STOCKTON — Reanna I. Tarnowski, of Fredonia, was charged with DWI and DWI per se. Deputies observed a suspicious vehicle Wednesday around midnight in the town of Stockton. Tarnowski was identified as the driver and was allegedly found to be intoxicated. She was released with tickets to appear in Stockton Town Court at a later date.

¯ HANOVER — Spencer M. Jackman, 28, of Irving, was charged with DWI and DWI per se. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Stebbins Road Tuesday 9:50 p.m. in the town of Hanover for failing to keep right. Jackman was found to be intoxicated following an investigation. He was released to appear in Hanover Town Court at a later date.

¯ HANOVER — Thomas M. Kiley, 43, of Irving, was taken into custody Tuesday on an arrest warrant out of Hanover Town Court for second-degree aggravated harassment. It is alleged that Kiley threatened another person earlier this month in the town of Hanover. He was arraigned and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ DUNKIRK — Lisa A. Gandy, 50, of Sheridan was charged with third-degree identity theft. The Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a victim that a service account had been set up in his name without permission. Gandy was allegedly found to have opened the account in the victim’s name. She was issued an appearance ticket to be in Dunkirk Town Court at a later date to answer the charge.