Area Police Reports


¯ A 17-year-old male from Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. A student notified the Jamestown High School that another student had allegedly violated an order of protection. The victim stated her ex-boyfriend was trying to rekindle their previous relationship, violating a stay away order. The 17-year-old was located in the school and transported to Jamestown City Jail.


¯ Eddie M. Slaughter, 52, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by combination of drugs and alcohol and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Saturday at 1:18 a.m. on Jones and Gifford Avenue in Jamestown for speeding. An investigation found that Slaughter was impaired by a combination of drugs and alcohol. He was taken into custody and released with tickets to appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date to answer the charges.

¯ POMFRET — James A. Keeves, 52, of Buffalo was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Deputies stopped a vehicle Monday at 1:24 a.m. on Route 60 in Pomfret for a traffic violation. It was learned that Keeves had a suspended license and an active warrant from the West Seneca Police Department. Keeves was turned over to West Seneca police, and he is scheduled to appear in Pomfret Town Court at a later date.

¯ SHERIDAN — Deputies came across a tractor-trailer that had slid off the road on Route 20 in Sheridan on Monday. The semi was blocking both lane of traffic. The driver, 50-year-old Joseph C. Biggers of Sinclairville, was attempting to make a right turn from New Road when the semi slid off the road and into a snow embankment. Route 20 was closed for about two hours until the tractor-trailer could be removed from the snow. No injuries or damage was reported. Deputies were assisted by the New York State Police, Sheridan firefighters and Evans Mechanical.