Area Police Reports


¯ Charles M. Lawson III, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and moving from lane unsafely. Officers responded Saturday at 6:07 p.m. to the area of 153 S. Main St. for a crash. An investigation determined that Lawson was allegedly driving while impaired by drugs. He was processed and issued appearance tickets.

¯ Chelsea Nolan, no age or address listed, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest and second-degree harassment. David Burkholder, no age or address listed, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers responded Sunday at 3:10 a.m. to the area of Colfax Street for a possible domestic incident. Officers heard yelling upon arrival, and after entering the home saw Nolan who allegedly attempted to push them out of the residence. As officers took Nolan into custody, Burkholder came out of a bedroom. He was found to be violating a stay away order. Both were transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident and held for arraignment.

¯ Andrew L. Kiendl, 31, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, four counts of second-degree criminal contempt and five counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Saturday at 1:44 a.m. to Stearns Avenue for a reported domestic incident in progress where Kiendl allegedly broke into the home. Upon arrival, officers reported hearing screaming from a woman and children. Kiendl was taken into custody as he reportedly attempted to flee out of the back of the home. An investigation found that Kiendl allegedly forced entry, damaging property, and violated four orders of protection. He was transported to jail and held for arraignment


¯ WESTFIELD — Rachel A. Blanchard, 37, of Westfield, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies were called to a home in the village of Westfield for a report of an unwanted person. An investigation found that Blanchard was at the residence, violating an order of protection to stay away. She was also found to be in possession of stolen property. Blanchard was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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