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Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

¯ FORESTVILLE — Steven R. Flick III, 18, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal trespass and false personation. Deputies were called Wednesday at 12:26 a.m. to a Forestville residence for a crime in progress. It was learned that Flick was trespassing on private property and caused damage to the property. Flick reportedly refused to cooperate and provided deputies with a false name. He was taken into custody and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

¯ MAYVILLE — John P. Selig Jr., 24, of Mayville was charged with petit larceny, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and insufficient tail lamps. The Sheriff’s Office was contacted Aug. 16 by Lighthouse Point Grocery in Mayville in regards to theft of cash from the store. An investigation found that Selig, who was an employee at the time, entered the office and allegedly took money. He was taken into custody after a traffic stop and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Robert Watson, 38, of Ellicott was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing. Officers were called Tuesday at 2 p.m. to a physical domestic in the area of Forest and Columbia avenues. The victim told police Watson held her down by the neck, causing her to struggle to breathe. Watson went to the police station to talk to officers. He was held for arraignment.

¯ Jennifer L. Blake, 30, of Jamestown was charged with false personation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers on Wednesday at 12:48 a.m. observed a female walking in the area of East Fourth and North Main streets believed to have a warrant. The woman was stopped and reportedly gave officers a false name. Blake was later found to have multiple outstanding warrants and in possession of methamphetamine. Blake was held for arraignment.

¯ Ashton L. Weinert, 28, of Jamestown was charged with being a fugitive from justice, false personation, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and no lights on bicycle. Officers observed a male riding a bicycle Wednesday at 2:10 a.m. on Cole Avenue with no lights. The male reportedly gave officers two false names. Weinert was found to have numerous outstanding warrants and in possession of methamphetamine. Weinert was held for arraignment.

NEW YORK STATE POLICE

¯ MAYVILLE — Douglas Murvine, 62, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of second-degree menacing and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Troopers responded Sunday to the Chautauqua Gorge State Forest in Mayville for a report of a male menacing several people with a rifle. An investigation found that Murvine allegedly became upset when another camper arrived with two dogs. He reportedly threatened to shoot the dogs and pointed a rifle at the victim and his dogs. Murvine then set the rifle down, picked up a rock and threatened to strike the victim with the rock. This all occurred in the presence of four children. Murvine was processed at police barracks and transported to Chautauqua County Jail.

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