Area Police Reports


¯ SILVER CREEK — Brian A. Panikowski Jr., 31, of Dunkirk was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to stop at a stop sign and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Sunday at 12:55 a.m. in the village of Silver Creek for an alleged traffic violation. An investigation found that Panikowski was intoxicated. He was taken into custody, and is scheduled to appear in Silver Creek Village Court.

¯ MAYVILLE — Jessica M. Kelsey, 22, of Ripley was taken into custody Thursday on Elm Street in Mayville on a warrant. She was allegedly found to be in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine and fentanyl. Kelsey was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment on the warrant in addition to two county of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

¯ BROCTON — Rose M. Weary, 26, of Brocton was charged with second- and third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession and fifth-degree arson. Deputies responded Thursday to a Brocton residence for an altercation. Weary was taken into custody for allegedly assaulting another person with a baseball bat, biting them and lighting the person’s property on fire. She was scheduled to appear in court later.


¯ Shell S. Raymond, 51, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense and second-degree criminal trespassing. At 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, officers responded to a call at an apartment at 351 E. Fifth St. for a possible order of protection violation. Upon arrival, officers were told by a female victim that Raymond allegedly broke into the apartment. The victim also believed Raymond was still inside. Officers learned that Raymond had been issued an order of protection to stay away from the female and her residence hours earlier. After being placed into custody, Raymond was transported to the Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Scott A. Eddy, 20, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded Sunday at 7:12 p.m. to Barrett and Newland avenues for a reported disorderly person jumping on the hood of a vehicle. Eddy was found standing on the hood, which had been substantially damaged. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail.

¯ A 17-year-old female was charged with obstructing governmental administration and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers were conducting an investigation Friday at 11:52 p.m. when the female attempted to hide and fled on foot. The female was taken into custody, and while being walked to the car, she attempted to throw methamphetamine and heroin to the ground.

¯ Raymond C. Finch III, 49, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment and aggravated family offense. Officers responded Friday at 11:57 p.m. to Barrows Street for a domestic incident. It was learned that Finch had thrown a female victim to the ground and prevented her from getting up. He was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail.

¯ Juan Carlos Rodriguez, 24, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, second-degree burglary, petit larceny and second-degree harassment. Officers responded Friday at 9 p.m. to Crescent and Winsor streets for a report of a male running from the area with a knife. It was learned that Rodriguez had entered the victim’s house, grabbed the knife and shoved the victim to the ground before fleeing. Rodriguez was taken into custody a few hours later when he was found in a vehicle during a traffic stop. He was taken to Jamestown City Jail.


¯ ELLINGTON — Sally Lawson, 62, of Bemus Point was charged with petit larceny, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Troopers responded Saturday to an Ellington business for a reported disorderly person. Lawson was observed in an intoxicated condition yelling obscenities. An investigation found that Lawson had several stolen items from the business in her purse. Lawson resisted arrest and allegedly attempted to bite and kick the troopers. She was processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

¯ STEAMBURG — William Lockwood, 27, of Arcade was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Anthony Mastrocicco, 26, of Hamburg was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Lockwood was stopped on Old Route 17 on Sunday for a traffic violation. Troopers reported smelling marijuana coming from the vehicle. A search found that Lockwood was in possession of a container with methamphetamine and a pipe containing meth residue. Mastrocicco was reportedly found with a pipe containing marijuana and a container with marijuana vegetation. Both were processed and issued appearance tickets to be in Cold Spring Town Court later.