Area Police Reports


¯ SHERIDAN — Kevin M. O’Brien, 61, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree burglary, third-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division conducted an investigation into a burglary on South Robert Road in the town of Sheridan. An investigation found that O’Brien entered a residence, caused damage and took property that did not belong to him. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

¯ HANOVER — Zachary R. Roche, 19, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, resisting arrest and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Tuesday at 12:09 p.m. to an address on West Spears Road in the town of Hanover for a reported altercation. An investigation found that Roche attempted to stop an individual from requesting police assistance, and during the altercation struck the caller in the face. Roche attempted to evade deputies by fleeing the scene on foot. He was taken into custody and transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


¯ Corinna McCreary, 37, of Jamestown was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Monday at 5:30 p.m. to West Eighth Street for a 4-year-old found wandering in the area. An investigation determined that the child had been unattended for at least three hours. Officers were able to locate McCreary, who was sleeping at home. She was transported to Jamestown City Jail, and the child was released to a family member.

¯ Christopher L. Severn, 30, of Jamestown was charged with improper or unsafe turn without signal, failure to keep right, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Officers stopped a vehicle Tuesday at 12:39 a.m. for striking a curb near the intersection of Willard and Swan streets. An investigation found that Severn was intoxicated and had a suspended license. He was held for arraignment.

¯ Tony J. Stebbins, 32, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers were called Tuesday at 5:08 a.m. to Kidder Street for a possible order of protection violation. A female said Stebbins had called her and said he was on his way to the residence, violating the order. Stebbins was later transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.


¯ STOW — Todd Adams, 47, of Frewsburg was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Troppers stopped Adams Sunday in Stow for speeding. Adams was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests. A check of Adams’ driving record revealed that his driving privileges in New York had been revoked for an alcohol-related conviction. He was processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ RANDOLPH — Jason Muntz, 48, of Randolph was charged with driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded to Randolph on Friday for a report of a reckless vehicle that had exited Interstate 86. Muntz was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests. He was arraigned and later released with a ticket to appear in Randolph Town Court.


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