Area Police Reports


¯ Sarah Brinley, 30, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated. Brinley was stopped Friday on Route 430 and was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests. She later provided a breath sample of 0.08% and was released to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ KENNEDY — Justin Taylor of Pittsfield, Maine, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and third-degree assault. Scott Green, 39, of Newburgh, Maine, was charged with third-degree assault. Troopers responded Sunday to the Kennedy Supermarket for a report of a fight. An investigation found that Taylor and Green attempted to purchase alcohol at the supermarket but Green was unable to properly enter his PIN due to his intoxication level. Both exited the store and got into their vehicle. The victim approached the pair, advising them they were too intoxicated to drive. Taylor exited the vehicle and engaged in a struggle with the victim, causing a laceration to the victim’s eye. The second victim was struck in the head by Green while attempting the break up the initial fight involving Taylor. The two were later picked up by Ellicott police on Route 394 in Falconer. At police barracks, Green was processed without incident, however Taylor was additionally charged for interfering with the processing phase by becoming disruptive and combative. Green and Taylor were then transported to the Chautauqua County Jail. The victims were treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

¯ ASHVILLE — Natalie Wescott, 24, of Ashville was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Troopers responded Monday for a report of a toddler in the road at about 8:15 a.m. An investigation found that Wescott’s one-year old child had been left without adequate supervision and while Wescott left the home to run errands, the child exited the home, wandered into the road and was located by the caller. When the caller was unable to make contact with anyone at the child’s home, he called the police. The condition of the home in which Wescott and her child were living was in a deplorable state and Child Protective Services was contacted. Wescott was issued an appearance ticket to be in North Harmony Town Court later.

¯ Ronald Hall, 33, of Mayville was charged with fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers observed Hall, whom they knew to be wanted, riding a bicycle Tuesday on North Main Street in Jamestown. Hall was instructed to stop, at which time he fled, and reportedly striking and damaging a vehicle. He was eventually taken into custody, and found in possession of 14 grams of loose marijuana, a bag of marijuana, a stolen wallet containing three bank cards, two identification cards, three social security cards and other miscellaneous documents, a stolen Android phone, and a BB gun. He was processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment.


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