Area Police Reports


¯ Joshua M. Kubera, 25, of Cassadaga was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing. At 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to an address on Pershing Street for a possible burglary. A female victim allegedly observed a male whom she knew leave the scene. Upon arrival officers observed a vehicle leaving the area. Officers then initiated a traffic stop of the vehicle at the intersection of Monroe Street and West Third Street. The driver was identified as Kubera. A subsequent investigation found that Kubera had allegedly entered the female victim’s residence without her knowledge. Kubera was taken into custody and transported to the Jamestown City Jail where he was held pending arraignment.

¯ Alyssa A. Mistretta, 24, of Jamestown was charged with disorderly conduct. At 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to UPMC Chautauqua at 207 Foote Ave for a reported disorderly person in the emergency room. Upon arrival, officers made contact with a female identified as Mistretta. According to officers, Mistretta became upset and allegedly started to strike one officer in the face. Mistretta was taken into custody and transported to the city jail.


¯ ALLEGANY — Kathleen Sherrick, 70, of Bradford, Pa., was charged with making an unsafe turn. At 11:26 a.m. Monday, officers were called to Colonial Village on Route 417 in the town of Allegany for a reported vehicle striking a pedestrian. According to officers, Sherrick allegedly failed to use caution when making a left out of the driveway of Colonial Village and struck a victim who was assisting in at a second crash scene. The victim suffered an injury to his left arm and was taken to Olean General Hospital for evaluation. Sherrick was issued a traffic ticket to appear in Allegany Town Court at a later date.

¯ ALLEGANY — David Chase, 55, of Great Valley was charged with having a truck over height. At 11:26 a.m. Monday, officers were called to Route 417 in the town of Allegany for a report of a vehicle accident. According to officers, a New York State Department of Transportation truck was traveling west when it struck several power lines. The incident caused several power lines to be pulled down and utility poles to break. Route 417 was closed for several hours because of the damage. No injuries were reported, but multiple residences were without power and phone lines. National Grid and Verizon responded to the scene. Chase was issued an appearance ticket to be in Allegany Town Court at a later date.


¯ GREENHURST — James Butterfield, 62, of Cleveland, Ohio, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded Wednesday to the Greenhurst area for numerous complaints for an erratic driver. Butterfield was stopped on Strunk Road, and following several field sobriety tests he was taken into custody. He was taken to police barracks where he provided a breath sample of .27 percent. Butterfield was processed and taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


¯ Randy A. Haskins, 27, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and operating with no tail lights. At 11:14 p.m. Wednesday, deputies observed a vehicle that alledgedly had no tail lights traveling on Fluvanna Avenue in the town of Ellicott. Deputies pulled over the vehicle and identified the driver as Haskins. Following an investigation into the incident, deputies took Haskins into custody. Haskins will appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.

¯ POMFRET – Paul J. Perron, 29, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with having a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or more, failure to keep right, and moving from a lane unsafely. Around 2:48 p.m. on April 10, deputies were called to a vehicle crash on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret. Upon arrival, deputies identified the vehicle as belonging to Perron. Following an investigation, Perron was taken into custody and will appear in Pomfret Town Court at a later date.