Area Police Reports


¯ Devonte Green, 19, of Jamestown, and Alexander J. Jankowiak, 24, of Panama were taken into custody on parole violations following warrant checks by the Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police. Green and Jankowiak were located Tuesday at 7 a.m. and brought to the Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ POLAND — Stephanie M. Stanford, 48, of Jamestown was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, operating a motor vehicle without interlock device, speed in zone and unlicensed operation. Stanford was stopped on Route 62 in Poland Saturday at 2:02 a.m. for a traffic violation. It was found that Stanford was driving on a revoked license and while in an intoxicated condition. She is scheduled to answer the charges in Poland Town Court at a later date.


¯ Merle C. Smith, 37, of Sinclairville was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, possession of burglar’s tools and attempted petit larceny. Officers were on patrol Friday on East Fairmount Avenue and took Smith into custody after he was allegedly breaking into the change machines at a local car wash using a crow bar. Smith was arraigned in Busti Town Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail on no bail.


¯ Luca A. Brownlee, 26, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Officers checked a suspicious person Saturday at 8:19 p.m. later identified as Brownlee. He was found hiding behind a bush with a bicycle at 116 S. Main St. Brownlee fled on foot and was later taken into custody with the help of a K-9 Unit. Brownlee was found to have an outstanding warrant.


¯ KENNEDY — Chad DeJesus, 36, of Falconer was charged with driving while intoxicated. DeJesus was stopped Saturday on Route 394 in Kennedy for a traffic violation, and after failing several field sobriety tests, was taken into custody. DeJesus was transported to police barracks where he provided a breath sample of .15 percent. He was issued tickets to appear in Poland Town Court later this month.

¯ GERRY — Jason McIntyre, 38, of Gerry was charged with petit larceny. Troopers responded Thursday to a reported trespassing, and an investigation discovered that a hunting blind was missing from the property. An investigation determined that McIntyre had allegedly stolen the blind. He turned himself into police and was issued an appearance ticket to be in Gerry Town Court at a later date.