Area Police Reports


¯ Eric V. Walz, 28, of 307 W. Eighth St., was charged Friday with second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Elizabeth Walz, 25, of 307 W. Eighth St. was charged Friday with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. According to police, at 3:10 p.m. officers responded to 307 W. Eighth St. for a reported stabbing. Upon further investigation, officers determined that Eric and Elizabeth were involved in a domestic incident with each other. Police said, with a closed fist, Elizabeth allegedly struck Eric in the back. Eric also allegedly choked Elizabeth, and threw her cell phone against a wall, damaging it. Police said part of the incident was allegedly observed by a 7-year-old girl, and a 4-year-old boy. Eric and Elizabeth were both taken to Jamestown City Jail and will be in Jamestown City Court later.

¯ Jean Hayes, 42, of Jamestown, was charged Friday with third-degree assault. According to police, at about 4:16 p.m. officers responded to a assault at 26 Elk St. Upon arrival, officers determined that Hayes allegedly bit a woman’s hand. Hayes was taken to city jail and will be in city court later.

¯ Jordan J. Klein, 18, of Jamestown, was charged Saturday with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree criminal trespass. According to police, officers responded to an unwanted person at 25 Vega St. Upon arrival, officers located Klein near 25 Vega St. Klein was detained while officers investigated. Police allege that Klein entered the house through an attic window by using a ladder. Police said Klein had a valid order to stay away from the residence. He was taken to city jail and will be in city court later.


¯ LAKEWOOD — Susan I. Bell, 54, of Jamestown, was charged Saturday with petit larceny. According to police, Bell allegedly stole multiple pairs of boys jeans from Walmart, 350 E. Fairmount Ave., for a total value of $84.40. Bell will be in Busti Town Court later.


¯ MINA — Steven B. Combs, 25, of Wattsburg, Pa. was charged at about 11:33 p.m. Friday with being a fugitive from justice, resisting arrest, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, second-degree harassment, unlawful possession of marijuana, inadequate tail lights, and being an unlicensed operator. According to deputies, Combs’ vehicle was stopped on Route 426 for an equipment violation. Upon further investigation, it was found that Combs has an outstanding warrant in Erie County, Pa. When deputies tried to take Combs into custody, Combs allegedly struck a deputy in the face and attempted to flee on foot. After a brief struggle, Combs was taken into custody, deputies said. Combs was taken to Chautauqua County Jail and is awaiting arraignment.