Area Police Reports


¯ Sky F. Summerton, 21, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Police were called to 142 Newton St. at 3:15 p.m. Wednesday for a report of two men fighting. Upon arrival, police learned that Summerton had allegedly stolen a bike from a male resident in the area, and when confronted, a fight broke out. Summerton was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident.

¯ George S. Keech, 44, of Cattaraugus was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, no turn signal, uninspected motor vehicle, drivers view obstructed and inadequate muffler. Officers stopped a Ford sedan Thursday at 2:21 a.m. for multiple traffic violations. Keech, identified as the driver, appeared to be under the influence of drugs and was taken into custody without incident. After a series of sobriety tests, Keech was found to have operated his vehicle while under the influence of drugs. He was held pending arraignment in Jamestown City Court.


¯ Jeffrey L. Bellomo, 39, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to signal, open container in a vehicle, unlicensed operation and refusal to take breath test. Carroll police stopped a vehicle Wednesday at 8 p.m. at 36 W. Main St. for failing to signal a turn. Bellomo was found to be operating the vehicle while intoxicated while he also had a revoked license for a previous DWI. He was also found to have an arrest warrant from the Jamestown Police Department. Bellomo was arraigned in Carroll Town Court and turned over to Jamestown police for arraignment on their charge.


¯ SILVER CREEK — Thomas M. Benedict, 53, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Wednesday to a reported disturbance on Lafayette Street in Silver Creek. It was found that Benedict allegedly damaged property belonging to another person while also striking them. He was arraigned and released to appear back in court at a later date.