Area Police Reports


¯ CHARLOTTE — Gary L. Linger, 38, of Sincliarville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unregistered motor vehicle. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 3:30 a.m. on Saturday on Route 60 for a traffic violation. While speaking to Linger, deputies observed drug paraphernalia inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle led to the discovery of a quantity of methamphetamine. Linger is scheduled to appear in Charlotte Town Court later.

¯ POMFRET — Robert J. Wise, 28, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree harassment. Deputies responded at 9:45 a.m. on Friday to a Pomfret address for a reported altercation. It was learned that Wise allegedly made unwanted physical contact and pushed another person. He is scheduled to appear in Pomfret Town Court later.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Rebecca Ames, 32, of Dewittville was charged with improper U-turn. Deputies responded Friday to a two-car crash on Hartfield-Centralia Road in the town of Chautauqua. An investigation found that Ames made an improper turn at the intersection of Wrigh and Hartfield-Centralia roads, resulting in the collision. Ames was treated for non-life-threatening injuries. The driver of the other vehicle was not injured.

¯ FRENCH CREEK — Justin M. Tellers, 39, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, moving from lane unsafely, failure to keep right and no seatbelt. Deputies were called at 10:47 p.m. on Saturday to a property damage crash on Mann Road in the town of French Creek. Tellers was identified as the driver, and an investigation found he was intoxicated. He was released to appear in French Creek Town Court later.


¯ Raymond E. Blair, 39, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing. Officers responded at 8 p.m. on Saturday to East Eighth Street for a person who reportedly entered an apartment unlawfully. An investigation found that Blair had entered an adjoining apartment. He was taken to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ David Matteson, 58, of Bemus Point was charged with passing a steady red signal, moving from lane unsafely, DWI and aggravated DWI. Officers stopped a vehicle at 12:33 a.m. on Sunday for a traffic violation. An investigation found that Matteson was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. A chemical breath test showed his BAC was more than twice the legal limit. Matteson was held for arraignment.

¯ Luis X. Cuevas, 29, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded at 7 p.m. on Saturday to Fulton Street for a report of a domestic dispute. Cuevas was found to have allegedly damaged property during the incident. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Christine A. McAllister, 29, of Randolph was charged with failure to keep right, DWI and refusal to submit to a breath test. Officers responded at 2:12 p.m. on Friday to Fairmount and Whitley avenues for a report of a vehicle striking a telephone pole. McAllister was found to be operating the vehicle in an intoxicated condition. She was released to appear in Jamestown City Court later.

¯ Joshua M. Livermore, 37, of Cherry Creek was charged with second-degree stragulation, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree assault. Officers responded at 12:35 a.m. on Saturday to Willard Street for a report of a domestic incident. A victim stated that she was allegedly held on the ground, choked and punched by Livermore, causing minor facial injuries. Livermore was located a short time later and taken into custody. He was held for arraignment.

¯ Grace J. Rentas, 26, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree harassment. Keishla M. Rosario, 30, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree assault. Officers responded at 10 a.m. on Sunday to a reported fight on Fulton Street. A victim stated that Rentas, a roommate, came outside and punched him in the face due to a verbal altercation between them. Rosario then reportedly came outside with a metal baseball bat and hit the male several times in the upper body. Both were located and taken into custody.


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