Area Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Edwin F. Rosario, 30, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Around 12:39 a.m. on April 15 officers conducted a traffic stop at the intersection of West Third and North Main Streets. Upon investigation officers identified the operator of the vehicle as Rosario and determined that allegdly he had a valid order of protection against his front seat passenger. Rosario was taken into custody without incident and transported to the Jamestown City Jail where he is being held pending further arraignment.

¯ Jacob W. Hodgkin, 19, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Around 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were called to Persell Middle School to speak to a victim regarding a domestic incident at an apartment at 78 Colfax Street. Upon arrival officers spoke with a female victim who stated that her boyfriend allegedly would not let her leave his house when she tried to leave. The boyfriend was identified as Hodgkin. Hodgkin was taken into custody and transported to the city jail where he is awaiting arraignment.

¯ Bobby R. Mount, 36 of Jamestown was charged with second-degree burglary, obstruction of governmental administration, fourth-degree criminal mischief and arrest warrants. Around 5:15 p.m. on Wednesday, officers were called to a residence at 296 Falconer St. for a report of a stabbing. Upon arrival officers determined that Mount allegedly was not allowed in the residence. Officers also learned that Mount allegedly had several outstanding arrest warrants through Jamestown City Court. After officers gained entry into the residence Mount was located and taken into custody. He was transported to the city jail and is awaiting arraignment.

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

¯ Judith A Kettering, 46, of Allegany was charged with third-degree grand larceny, third-degree welfare fraud, petit larceny, fifth-degree welfare fraud, and four counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. The charges stem from an investigation in which Kettering was alleged to have received $15,030 in food stamps and $152 in Home Energy Assistance Program benefits while concealing and failing to report income. Kettering turned herself into Olean City Court and was released. Ketteing will appear in court later.

¯ Nicki L. Collins, 32 and Cody G. Collins, 33, both of Salamanca were each charged with third-degree grand larceny, third-degree welfare fraud, and three counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. The charges stem from an investigation in which the couple was alleged to have fraudulently received $9,660 in food stamps while also failing to report income. The couple turned themselves into Olean City Court and were released. They will be back in court later.

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT

¯ MAYVILLE – Kathryn S. Fisher, 41, of Sherman was charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument and being a fugitive from justice. Around 7:05 a.m. on Thursday, officers were called to N. Erie St. for a report of a disorderly person. Upon arrival, officers determined that Fisher was allegedly wanted on unlisted charges out of the town of Westfield, the city of Jamestown and the state of Ohio. Officers also searched Fisher and determined that she was allegedly in possession of a hypodermic instrument. Fisher was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail as part of the Centralized Arraignment Program.

¯ Krista Miller, 48, of Forestville, was charged with third-degree welfare fraud, 21 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing involving misuse of food stamps over $1,000, and third-degree grand larceny. On Wednesday at 2:05 p.m., Miller was taken into custody as part of an investigation that determined she allegedly received $15,228 in Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits and $4,531 in Child Care benefits she was not entitled to. Between December 1, 2010 and August 31, 2016, officers allege Miller failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services that she had income and employment and was also receiving child support. Miller is scheduled to appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.

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