Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Andrew S. Whitford, 26, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and three counts of second-degree criminal contempt. Officers stopped a vehicle Thursday at 10:03 a.m. on Crescent Street. Whitford was found to be driving with a suspended license and was violating and order of protection against three juveniles in the vehicle. Whitford was taken into custody and held for arraignment. The three children were turned over to Chautauqua County Child Protective Services.
¯ Shawn L. Washington, 33, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree menacing, fourth-degree criminal mischief, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Thursday at 2:30 p.m. to Hazzard Street for a reported fight. An investigation found that Washington allegedly assaulted a victim by punching them in the eye and choked them by placing his hands around the victim’s neck. Washington also allegedly threatened the victim by holding a knife against the victim’s throat and threatening to kill them. The incident took place in front of two children. Washington was taken into custody and held for arraignment.
¯ Walter S. Duprey, 36, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree menacing. Officers were called to the area of Newland and Forest avenue Saturday at 10 a.m. for a report of a person with a weapon. It was reported that a male displayed a handgun at a female. The male was seen walking into a residence on Forest Avenue. Duprey was identified as the person who displayed the weapon, and he was transported to Jamestown City Jail for arraignment.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Kenneth M. Smith Jr., no age or address listed, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Officers responded Friday at 12:38 a.m. to a suspicious situation at Burger King in the village of Falconer. An investigation found that Smith was allegedly operating the vehicle in an intoxicated state. He was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Town Court later.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ BROCTON — Edward H. Wood, 61, of Brocton was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusal of pre-screen breath test and holding more than one license. Deputies checked on a suspicious vehicle Friday at 3:09 a.m. at a local business. Another vehicle stopped during the investigation, and the driver was reportedly intoxicated. Wood was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ SHERIDAN — Robert J. Cochrane, 53, of Buffalo was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Deputies reported finding a suspicious vehicle Sunday at 1:40 a.m. on Routes 20 and 39 in the town of Sheridan. Cochrane was issued tickets and released to the custody of the Jamestown Police Department for outstanding warrants.
¯ FRENCH CREEK — Zackary J. Schuk, 25, of Forestville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Deputies stopped a vehicle Friday at 11:04 p.m. in the town of French Creek for a traffic violation. Schuk reportedly refused to exit the vehicle, and after being removed resisted against deputies. He was later found to be in possession of a controlled substance. Schuk is scheduled to appear in French Creek Town Court later.
¯ KIANTONE — Justin E. Carlson, 36, of Warren, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater and failure to use hazard lights. Deputies checked on a vehicle Feb. 23 at 3:15 a.m. that was parked on the shoulder of Kiantone Route in the town of Kiantone. Deputies checked on Carlson, who was later found to be intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Kiantone Town Court later.
¯ BROCTON — Reynaldo Davila Del Hoyo, 36, of Brocton was charged with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, petit larceny, no seat belt and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies responded Monday at 12:20 a.m. to an address in the village of Brocton for a report of an altercation. An investigation found that Del Hoyo took property of another person and later was driving a vehicle while intoxicated. He was processed and later remanded to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Justin L. Stoll, 25, of Westfield was charged with fifth- and seventh-degree criminal possession of controlled substance, criminally possessing hypodermic needles and petit larceny. Officers were called to Walmart on Feb. 24 at 7:33 p.m. for a shoplifting complaint. The subject left before officers arrived but was located a short time later. Stoll was found in possession of heroin, concentrated cannabis and a hypodermic needle. He was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ Nicholas J. Clark, 39, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of controlled substance. It was learned that Clark was reportedly involved in a harassment complaint Saturday at 2:30 a.m. in the Walmart parking lot. During processing, Clark was allegedly found in possession of a small amount of a controlled substance. He was issued tickets to appear in Busti Town Court later.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
¯ FALCONER — Andrew Ashdown, 19, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated. Ashdown was stopped Sunday on Interstate 86 for a traffic violation and was taken into custody after he reportedly failed several field sobriety tests. He later provided a breath sample of 0.14%. Ashdown is scheduled to appear in Poland Town Court later.
¯ CONEWANGO VALLEY — William Purdy, 31, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of second-degree harassment, trespassing and resisting arrest. Troopers responded Sunday to a residence in Conewango Valley for a reported domestic incident. An investigation found that during an argument Purdy allegedly struck a victim and threatened harm to two people and burn down the residence. Purdy refused to leave the residence upon instruction but fled when the police were called. The troopers confirmed that Purdy was also wanted by the Jamestown Police Department on an outstanding warrant and shortly afterward located Purdy walking on Route 62. Purdy fled from the troopers but was taken into custody after a foot pursuit. He was processed, arraigned and turned over to Jamestown police.
¯ STOW — Patricia McIntosh, 51, of Kirtland, Ohio, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Troopers stopped a vehicle on I-86 in Stow on Sunday. McIntosh, a passenger, was found to be in possession of an Alprazolam pill for which she did not have a prescription. She is scheduled to appear in North Harmony Town Court later.
¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Dakota Barber, 28, of Sinclairville was charged with fourth- and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Troopers stopped a vehicle Sunday on Park Street in Sinclairville for a traffic violation. An investigation found that the license plate did not belong to the vehicle, which had been taken from a truck stop in Tennessee and reported stolen in California. Barber was transported to Chautauqua County Jail.