Area Police Reports


¯ BUSTI — Jamie L. Burnett, 43, of Lakewood was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and refusal of breath test. Deputies observed an intoxicated person get into a vehicle Saturday at 8:30 p.m. and drive onto a public road. Burnett was taken into custody after failing field sobriety tests. A check of Burnett’s driving history showed that his privileges to operate a motor vehicle in New York had been suspended. He is scheduled to appear in Busti Town Court later.

¯ ELLERY — Heather I. Wagner, 34, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Sunday at 8:51 p.m. on Route 430 in the town of Ellery. An investigation found that Wagner was intoxicated. She is scheduled to appear in Ellery Town Court later.

¯ SHERMAN — Alexander Lescynski, 25, of Sherman was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded Saturday at 6:30 a.m. to an address in Sherman for a reported altercation. Deputies conducted interviews of the individuals involved. An investigation led to the arrest of Lescynski. He was booked into Chautauqua County Jail pending centralized arraignment.


¯ Karen M. Fuller, 61, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Fuller was issued an appearance ticket to be in Busti Town Court after reportedly taking items from Walmart in Lakewood on Sunday.


¯ Raymond C. Finch III, 50, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense, first-degree criminal contempt and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers responded to Broadhead Avenue on Sunday at 12:25 p.m. for a suspicious male. Officers located Finch at a condemned residence and was found to have arrest paperwork stemming from a domestic violence incident that took place March 5. Finch was taken into custody and reportedly found with 7.5 grams of methamphetamine. He was being held for arraignment.

¯ Brandon K. Sorenson, 26, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and second-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia. Officers observed Sorenson on Sunday in the area of North Main and East First streets around 11:37 p.m. Sorenson was wanted on warrants and ran as officers approached. Sorenson was stopped and reportedly found in possession of methamphetamine with a weight of 0.8 grams, a digital scale and plastic bags. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Tina M. Holland, 35, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded to the area of Connecticut Avenue and Harvard Street on Monday for a reported criminal mischief complaint. An investigation found that Holland smashed and destroyed a door and window on another person’s home. Holland was held for arraignment.


¯ Jessica L. McAdoo, 36, no address listed, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers were called Saturday to the area of Azteca Restaurant in Falconer to investigate a complaint that a female kicked out the front window of the business. McAdoo was located a short time later and was identified as the person involved in the incident. She is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.

¯ Blanche L. Tracy, 70, no address listed, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Officers received a complaint Saturday at 10:30 p.m. for an erratic driver in Jamestown that entered the town of Ellicott. Tracy was later determined to be intoxicated. She was processed and released with an appearance ticket.

¯ Mercedes L. Wolfe, 22, no address listed, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers responded Saturday at 1:36 a.m. to Quality Inn for a domestic-related incident. An investigation found that Wolfe was in violation of an order of protection. Wolfe was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment and is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.


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