Area Police Reports



¯ David Taylor, 30, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawful possession of marijuana on Saturday on Main Street, Randolph. Troopers report seeing a vehicle commit a traffic violation. While speaking to the driver, troopers said they smelled marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search of Taylor and the vehicle allegedly revealed a marijuana cigarette and a grinder containing marijuana residue while Taylor also allegedly had seven suspensions on his driver’s license. Taylor was charged and will be in Randolph Town Court later. An uninvolved third party with a valid driver license drove the vehicle from the scene.

¯ SHERMAN — James Murray, 29, and Emily Walker, 32, both of Sherman, were charged Sunday with unlawfully growing cannabis. State Troopers responded to a Sherman residence to assist Child Protective Services with an investigation. While attempting to find Murray and Walker, 12 marijuana plants were allegedly seen growing on the property. Murray and Walker were eventually found and charged. They will be in North Harmony Town Court later.


¯ Tyler J. Goodwill, 18, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated harassment. Police investigated an aggravated harassment complaint that occurred on two occasions on Saturday and Sunday in Ellicott in which Goodwill allegedly communicated with another person, causing the person to reasonably fear harm to their safety. Goodwill was taken into custody, arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on $1,500 cash, $3,000 property bail. He is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.

¯ Tammy D. Stevens, 25, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Police were dispatched to Wegmans for a shoplifting complaint on Friday and found that Stevens allegedly took about $163 in merchandise from the store without paying. She was taken custody and issued appearance tickets to be in Ellicott Town Court at a later date. Stevens was also the suspect in larcenies from several Lakewood businesses and released to Lakewood-Busti police on their charges.