Area Police Reports


¯ LITTLE VALLEY — Paige Reynolds, 25, of Salamanca was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Reynolds was stopped Friday on Route 242 in Little Valley for a traffic violation, and during an investigation found that her license was suspended. During a search, troopers located two vials containing concentrated THC. Reynolds was processed an issued appearance tickets to be in court next month.

¯ Michael Watson, 40, of Jamestown was charged with criminal possession of stolen property. Troopers responded Friday to the Walnut Creek Trailer Park to assist a Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputy locate a suspect that fled on foot from a traffic stop. The suspect, later identified as Watson, was located and taken into custody after it was found that he had multiple outstanding warrants. A dealer plate previously reported stolen was located inside Watson’s backpack during a search of the vehicle. Watson was processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

¯ William Haley, 56, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Haley was stopped Friday on North Main Street in Jamestown for a traffic violation and was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests. He later provided a breath sample of .10 percent. A check of his driving record showed his license had been revoked for alcohol-related offenses. He was processed and taken to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ STOW — Brandon Crace, 22, of Wyandotte, Mich., was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana. Crace was stopped Tuesday on Interstate 86 in Stow for speeding. A search of his vehicle turned up two marijuana cigars, a bag containing 9 grams of marijuana and containers with 13 grams of marijuana wax. Crace was issued appearance tickets to be in North Harmony Town Court next month.


¯ SILVER CREEK — Michael Korytko, 35, of Dunkirk was treated for minor injuries following a single car motor vehicle accident along Route 5. Deputies responded to the accident at approximately 2:30 p.m. Monday. Following an investigation, it was discovered that the operator had been traveling westbound when a small animal had entered the roadway. He had attempted to avoid hitting the animal and had lost control of the vehicle, which veered off the roadway and struck a national grid pole, causing it to split. Traffic was rerouted for a short period of time, and the operator was transported by EMS for minor injuries.

¯ PORTLAND – George R. Stressing, 44, of Angola was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Around 9:01 p.m. Tuesday, deputies were called to a residence in the town of Portland for a report of a complaint. Further investigation revealed that Stressing allegedly violated a court order. Stressing was taken into custody and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail where he was arraigned in centralized part court.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA – Dana L. Erhard, 63, of Sherman was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana, failure to use a turn signal, failure to stop at a stop sign, and having no brake light. Around 5:35 p.m. Friday, deputies pulled a vehicle over for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Erhard. Further investigation revealed Erhard was allegedly in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine and marijuana. Erhard was taken into custody and transported to the county jail for arraignment. Deputies were assisted in the investigation by officers with the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force.

¯ HANOVER – Ian T. Ward, 26, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Around 7:53 a.m. Saturday, deputies were called to 628 Routes 5 & 20 for a report of an altercation taking place in a business parking lot. Upon arrival, deputies were told that the parties involved had left the scene. They were both located shortly after. Deputies identified one of the two individuals involved as Ward. An investigation found that Ward had allegedly damaged property of the other member involved by breaking and pulling off the interior door panel of the individual’s vehicle. Ward was taken into custody and transported to the County Jail for centralized arraignment.

¯ ELLERY – Carrie D. Garrett, 38, of Greenhurst was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Deputies said that between April and September 2018, Garrett took property totaling $2,283.07 which she was not entitled to. Garrett was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Ellery town court at a later date. Deputies were assisted in the investigation by the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office.


¯ Michael J. Pace-Segura, 22, and Jesse J. Carbajal, 23, both of Jamestown and Justin M. Spencer, 23, of Falconer were charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminally using drug paraphernalia, unlawful possession of marijuana, driving on a sidewalk, failure to comply with lawful order and driving while ability impaired by drugs. At 3:48 p.m on Friday, officers were patrolling the area of Tiffany Street and East Second Street and allegedly observed a red Dodge pickup truck driving on the sidewalk. Officers attempted to stop the truck and it failed to do so. The truck eventually stopped on Tiffany Street at Blackstone Avenue. Officers made contact with the occupants and they were identified as Pace-Segura, Carbajal and Spencer. During the traffic stop officers searched the vehicle for drugs or weapons. The investigation allegedly revealed 7.6 grams of cocaine, 5.4 grams of marijuana, and a digital scale with drug residue on it. The individuals were taken into custody without incident and transported to the Jamestown City Jail. They are all being held pending arraignment.

¯ Joseph P. Pratt, 31, of Jamestown was charged with felony fugitive from justice and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. At 9:41 p.m. on Friday, officers conducted a warrant check at a residence on Cole Avenue. Officers located Pratt who was wanted out Pennsylvania for retail theft. Pratt was taken into custody and transported to the city jail. Once in the jail, officers allegedly located a Suboxone strip on Pratt.

¯ Alberto Narvaez-Aponte, 38, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, officers observed a subject with a warrant in the area of Foote Avenue and Harrison Street. Officers approached the individual and identified him as Narvaez-Aponte. When officers attempted to place him into custody, Narvaez-Aponte pulled away and ran. Following a brief foot-chase Narvaez-Aponte was taken into custody.