Area Police Reports


¯ Gary A. Wood, 68, of Warren, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a BAC .18% or higher, failure to keep right and speed in zone. Police observed a vehicle at a high rate of speed on Busti Stillwater Road, crossing the center line at 11:42 p.m. on Wednesday. An investigation found that Wood was allegedly intoxicated. He reportedly provided a breath sample of .18%. Wood is scheduled to appear in Busti Town Court at a later date.


¯ A 17-year-old female, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree assault. Officers responded at 2:11 a.m. Thursday to Forest and McKinley avenues for an assault. Upon arrival, officers found an injured female who said the 17-year-old punched her in the face several times. The teen was located near Hazzard and Prospect streets and taken into custody. She was held for arraignment.

¯ Tyler N. Tedesco, 23, of Jamestown was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, and unlicensed operation. At 1:49 p.m. on Saturday, officers observed a vehicle pull into a driveway on Sprague Street. Upon exiting the vehicle an individual allegedly identified as Tedesco then proceeded to walk down Sprague Street. Tedesco was also known to have a warrant from Chautauqua County. After being told to stop by officers, Tedesco fled on foot. Following a brief foot pursuit, Tedesco was taken into custody at a parking lot near Steele Street. Tedesco was then transported to the Jamestown City Jail where he is awaiting arraignment.

¯ Toni A Schnars, 27, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, and aggravated family offense. At 6:04 p.m. on Thursday, officers were called to a residence on Broadhead Avenue for a report of a domestic incident. Upon arrival, officers spoke to a female victim who alleged that Schnars was in the victim’s residence and had a valid order of protection order to stay away from the victim. Further investigation determined that Schnars did have a valid order of protection to stay away from the victim, police said. Schnars was located by officers in the basement of the residence. After being taken into custody, Schnars was transported to the city jail where he is being held pending arraignment.


¯ Joshua M. Lincoln, 35, was charged with second-degree harassment. Officers were called to Main Street in Falconer on Monday for a harassment that took place earlier. An investigation found that Lincoln allegedly threatened to harm another person. Lincoln was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ Lovella Kellom, 32, of Erie, Pa., was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and criminal possession of a weapon. Officers received a report from a concerned citizen who reported strange behavior from occupants of a car Wednesday at 8 p.m. An investigation found that Kellom was unlicensed and in possession of metal knuckles. Kellom was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment. She will be in Ellicott Town Court later.


¯ WESTFIELD — Elizabeth A. Wangelin, 33, of Hamburg was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and crossing hazard markings. An investigator observed a vehicle driving erratically on Route 20 in Westfield on Wednesday at 8:33 a.m. Wangelin was allegedly found to be operating the vehicle while under the influence of narcotics. She is scheduled to appear in Westfield Town Court at a later date.