Area Police Reports


¯ DUNKIRK — Jason E. Lack, 37, of Dunkirk was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to a home in the town of Dunkirk on Monday for a disorderly male. Deputies found that Lack had thrown a TV remote at a TV, which caused it to break he had no right to destroy. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on pre-arraignment bail.



¯ MAYVILLE — Jennifer Dellahoy, 27, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Dellahoy was a passenger in a vehicle stopped on Route 430 in Mayville on Monday for a traffic violation, and during a search, a plastic bag containing a white powdery substance found to be methamphetamine was found in her open wallet. Dellahoy was taken into custody after a pipe and straw also containing methamphetamine residue were located in her possession. The driver was issued a traffic ticket and Dellahoy was transported to police barracks and released to appear in Chautauqua Town Court at a later date.

¯ GERRY — Stephanie Frank, 36, of Sinclairville was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and endangering the welfare of a child. Troopers responded to a home in Gerry on Monday for a reported past-tense domestic incident. An investigation found that Frank and another person met at a neutral location for a child exchange, during which an argument took place. During the argument, Frank allegedly accelerated her vehicle in reverse, knocking the other person to the ground with an open door. The incident occurred with a child under 17 years old inside Frank’s car. She was processed at police barracks and released to appear in Gerry Town Court at a later date.

¯ CLYMER — William Galford, 39, of Cambridge Springs, Pa., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Galford was stopped Sunday on Route 474 in Clymer for a traffic violation. Troopers reportedly could smell marijuana in the vehicle and a investigation turned up 6 grams of marijuana and a smoking device. Galford was issued appearance tickets to appear in Clymer Town Court at a later date.

¯ KIANTONE — Ashley Short, 26, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and trespass. Troopers responded to a home in Jamestown for a reported criminal mischief. The complaint provided surveillance footage proving that Short keyed and egged her vehicle. Short was processed at police barracks and arraigned in Kiantone Town Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.