Area Police Reports


¯ Mark Strong and Terry Strong were each charged with Environmental Conservation Law illegal open burn. Officers on Sunday observed black smoke coming from behind a business on North Pearl Street. An investigation found that hazardous materials were being burned unattended behind the building. Police learned the Strongs allowed the burning. Both were issued appearance tickets to be in Carroll Town Court later.


¯ Clarence A. Smith, 43, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree harassment and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Sunday at 7:51 p.m. to Langford Street for a domestic incident that had taken place earlier. An investigation found that Smith was allegedly involved in a domestic incident with a female. Smith was taken into custody and held for arraignment.

¯ Akyia L. Crowe, no age given, was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, no interlock device and improper left turn. Amber M. Brooks, no age given, was charged with second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers on Monday observed a vehicle make an improper turn on East Sixth Street and Prendergast Avenue. Crowe was allegedly found to be driving on a suspended license without an interlock device. Brooks was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine, a digital scale and a large quantity of cash. Both were transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Christopher Vega Rivera, 24, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief and obstructing governmental administration. Officers were called Monday at 2:18 a.m. to a reported domestic incident. An investigation found that Rivera allegedly restrained a victim and damaged property in front of the victim’s two minor children. Rivera also damaged the victim’s cellphone as they attempted to call 911. He reportedly refused to follow commands and attempted to pull away from officers while being detained. Rivera was held for arraignment.


¯ Jeremiah Price, 26, and Anastasia Axford, 21, no addresses given, were each charged with disorderly conduct. Officers responded Sunday to a call of two people fighting on Fredrick Boulevard. Officers learned Price and Axford had been swearing and fighting in the area. Both were issued tickets to be in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ Travis M. Colley, 31, no address given, was charged with petit larceny. Police were called to the Dollar General in Falconer and learned that Colley entered the store and removed an item without paying. He was located and taken into custody near the store and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.