Area Police Reports


¯ Fernando Velazquez-Nazario, 31, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Family Dollar store on East Second Street. Police report responding to a shoplifting complaint and saw an individual matching the person’s description near Tiffany and Hopkins avenues. Police spoke with the man, identified as Velazquez-Nazario, who reportedly stole $18 worth of merchandise from the store. Velazquez-Nazario was taken to the city jail until he could be arraigned.



¯ SILVER CREEK — Robert K. Shumaker, 37, of Silver Creek was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree harassment and vehicle and traffic infractions at 12:18 a.m. Wednesday after a car accident on Angell Road, Hanover. He will be in Hanover Town Court later.

¯ SHERMAN — Jacob J. Czerminski, 19, of Franklinville, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle at 8:56 a.m. Friday on West Main Street, Sherman. At 8:40 a.m., deputies and Sherman firefighters and EMTs responded to a report of an unresponsive man in a vehicle at 158 W. Main St., Sherman. First responders found the man wasn’t suffering from a medical condition but was possibly under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Czerminski was charged and taken to the county jail in lieu of pre-arraignment bail. He will be in Sherman Town Court later.


¯ On June 24, State Police at Jamestown charged Craig Goodman, 55, of Rochester, N.H., for unauthorized use of a motor vehicle, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers received a report of a truck driving east on Interstate 86, being tracked via GPS by its company. The company reported that Goodman, a recently terminated employee, refused to take the truck to Chicago, Ill., at which point the troopers were contacted. The truck was located and pulled over on Interstate 86 in Jamestown and Goodman was charged. Troopers report smelling marijuana coming from inside the truck and allegedly found 14 grams of marijuana, two smoking devices containing marijuana residue and an e-cigarette containing marijuana oil.