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Area Police Reports

ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Andrew R. Holcomb, 26, no address listed, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Police observed a traffic violation Thursday at 12:59 a.m. on Hunt Road. The vehicle was stopped just inside the city of Jamestown. An investigation found that Holcomb was reportedly in possession of methamphetamine, cocaine and hypodermic instruments. He was processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for Centralized Arraignment.

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

¯ RIPLEY — Edwin S. Munson, 34, of Ripley was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Deputies were called Sunday to a home in Ripley for a report of a disorderly person. An investigation found that Munson allegedly broke property and would not allow a person to leave the residence. The incident took place in front of young children. A K-9 unit was deployed after being advised that Munson was hiding in the residence. He was taken into custody and brought to Chautauqua County Jail for Centralized Arraignment.

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

¯ Kristen E. Capizzi, 23, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers stopped a vehicle at 9:12 p.m. on Thursday on South Main Street for a violation. Capizzi, a passenger in the vehicle, was found to have an active bench warrant and was taken into custody. She was also found to be in possession of Buprenorphone Nalaxone, a controlled substance. Capizzi was held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

¯ Alex K. Johnson, 22, of Buffalo was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and criminal obstruction of blood flow or breathing. Morgan E. Ryder, 19, of Jamestown was charged with criminal mischief. Officers responded Thursday at 1:15 p.m. to Beech Street for a report of a domestic incident inside a vehicle. An investigation found that Johnson allegedly took a person’s cellphone while trying to call 911 for help and also allegedly placed his hand on the person’s neck and applied pressure. While on scene, Ryder was observed kicking a windshield. Ryder broke the windshield and was taken into custody.

¯ George W. Edington III, 30, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal possession, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal contempt. Celeste M. Carr, 33, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Officers and state police were working a joint detail and stopped a vehicle Friday at 5:15 p.m. in the area of East Fourth Street and Prendergast Avenue. It was learned that Edington was violating an order to stay away from Carr. Inside the vehicle, officers reported finding a quantity of methamphetamine and fentanyl. Both were held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

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