Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ POMFRET — Gary A. Miller, 60, and Anne Guziec, 53, both of Dunkirk were charged with theft of service. Deputies responded Sunday at 2:30 a.m. to a business in the town of Pomfret for a report of two people skipping payment on a meal. The pair was taken into custody following an investigation. They are scheduled to appear in Pomfret Town Court later to answer the charges.
¯ ELLERY — Sarah E. Mcquiston, 24, of Ripley was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a BAC of .18% or greater, parking on pavement and failure to use hazard lights while parked on highway. Deputies checked a vehicle found at 2:17 a.m. Saturday parked on Route 430 in Ellery. Mcquiston was found asleep behind the wheel, and an investigation found that she was allegedly intoxicated. Mcquiston was processed and released to appear in Ellery Town Court later.
¯ KIANTONE — Jeffery G. Sitler, 37, of Warren, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a BAC of .08% percent or greater, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Thursday at 10:17 p.m. on Route 60 in the town of Kiantone. Sitler was found to be intoxicated, and a check of his license determined it was suspended in New York. He was processed and released with tickets to appear in Kiantone Town Court later.
¯ POLAND — Melissa C. Hartley, 49, of Poland was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving with a BAC of .08% or greater, moving from lane unsafely and speed unreasonable. Deputies and Kennedy firefighters responded Saturday at 10:30 p.m. to a crash on Scott Hill Road in the town of Poland. It was found that Hartley lost control of her vehicle and struck a utility pole and a propane tank. An investigation found that she was intoxicated. She was processed and released to appear in Poland Town Court at a later date.
¯ ASHVILLE — Joshua A. Ryan, 30, of Ashville was charged with second-degree criminal trespass. Deputies responded Thursday at 9:52 p.m. to a home on Blockville-Watts Flats Road in the town of North Harmony for a report of a disorderly person. An investigation found that Ryan entered the home of another person without permission. He was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment and is scheduled to appear in Harmony Town Court later.
¯ SILVER CREEK — Keizer S. Smith, 19, of Silver Creek was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and operating a motor vehicle with on mobile phone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Saturday in the village of Silver Creek for a traffic infraction. Marijuana was visible in plain view, and a search of the vehicle turned up 25 grams of marijuana and other paraphernalia. Smith was processed and released to appear in Silver Creek Village Court later.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ John V. Danh, 23, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force were in the area of East Second and Cheney streets on Friday at 10:06 p.m. when they observed a suspicious person walking between two U-Haul trucks. An investigation determined that Danh was in possession of a large amount of methamphetamine. A search discovered about 15 grams of meth. Danh was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.
¯ Toni A. Schnars, 27, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense at 6:04 p.m. Thursday. Officers responded to a reported domestic incident on Broadhead Avenue and found that Schnars was at a woman’s house who had an order of protection for Schnars to stay away. Officers allegedly found Schnars hiding in the home’s basement. Schnars was found to have a previous conviction of a specific family offense. She was taken to the Jamestown City Jail until she could be arraigned.
¯ Tyler N. Tedesco, 23, of Jamestown was charged with resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and unlicensed operator at 1:49 p.m. June 8 after a officers patrolling the area near Steele and Sprague streets reportedly saw Tedesco, who had a valid arrest warrant from Chautauqua County Court, pull into a driveway on Sprague Street. Officers then saw Tedesco walking down Sprague Street. Officers reportedly told Tedesco to stop, but Tedesco allegedly ran away before officers caught him in a parking lot near Steele and Sprague streets. Tedesco was taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned.
¯ Julio E. Montanez, 25, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest at 5:19 p.m. Thursday after a traffic stop on Valley Street and Richmond Place. According to a police report, Jamestown police officers and New York state troopers participating in a Target Enforcement Patrol were in the area of North Main and East Eighth streets when they saw Montanez allegedly driving despite having a suspended driver’s license. After officers pulled the vehicle over, Montanez was allegedly uncooperative and refused to get out of the vehicle. After getting out of the vehicle, Montanez allegedly had a physical confrontation with officers. He was taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned.
¯ Jeffrey L. Shriver, 39, and Danielle R. Blood, 35, both of Jamestown, were charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after a traffic stop at 7:42 p.m. Thursday at East Eighth and North Main streets. According to a police report, officers pulled a vehicle over for a traffic infraction and reportedly saw people in the vehicle making furtive movements. When officers searched the vehicle they allegedly found methamphetamine in the vehicle. Shriver and Blood were charged and taken to the Jamestown City Jail until they could be arraigned.
¯ David Paulson, 38, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny at 12:43 a.m. Friday at the 7-11 store at 518 N. Main St. after allegedly trying to steal one can or bottle of beer from the store by hiding it in his pants. Paulson was taken to the Jamestown City Jail until he could be arraigned.
¯ Marcus J. Wilson, 35, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers responded Sunday at 5:20 a.m. to West Ninth Street for a domestic incident. Officers spoke to a female victim who said Wilson was at her residence despite a stay-away order of protection. Wilson was located hiding a short distance away. He was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail.