Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
¯ IRVING — Joseph Mazzone III, 59, of Irving, was charged with unauthorized use of a vehicle. Deputies responded Monday to a report of an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. An investigation found that Mazzone allegedly took the vehicle without permission. He was issued a ticket to appear in Hanover Town Court later.
¯ Depree S. Gamble, 28, of Mayville, was charged Wednesday with second-degree starngulation, third-degree attempted assault, and fourth-degree criminal mishief. Deputies were called on Wednesday to 83 E. Chautauqua St., Mayville, for a report of a physical altercation. Upon arrival, it was learned that Gamble allegedly choked another person, and broke a necklace during the alleged incident. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.
¯ Michael J. Dotson, 47, of the town of Portland was charged Thursday with criminal mischief, second-degree criminal contempt, and two counts aggravated harassment. On Thursday, deputies conducted a warrant check on Route 20 in the town of Portland, and located Dotson within a residence. He was taken into custody and transported to ounty jail for centralized arraignment. He will be in Portland Town Court later.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
¯ Cathyann Ratajczak, 55, of Jamestown, was charged with driving too slowly, failure to keep right, improper/no signal, unsafe backing and driving while intoxicated. Officers stopped a vehicle Thursday at 10 p.m. for driving too slowly and failing to keep right on Winsor Street near Falconer Street. An investigation found that Ratajczak was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. Ratajczak was transported to Jamestown City Jail where she reportedly failed to submit to a breath test. She was released with tickets to appear in court later.
¯ Steven R. Patterson, 49, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and failure to use signal. Officers stopped a vehicle Thursday at 6:40 p.m. in the area of Forest Avenue and Washington Street for a traffic violation. An investigation found that Patterson had violated an order of protection through Jamestown City Court. He was taken into custody and held for arraignment.
¯ John E. Erickson, 45, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, third-degree assault, third-degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Thursday at 6 p.m. to a reported domestic incident on Glenview Avenue. It was learned that Erickson had allegedly damaged a TV and menaced another person. Erickson also reportedly punched a juvenile in the face, causing minor injury. He was taken into custody and held for arraignment.
¯ David C Hanley, 42, of Jamestown, and Christina M. Estus, 42, of Jamestown were both charged Monday with first-degree criminal contempt, and aggravted family offense. According to police, officers were patroling the area of Second Street near Hopkins Avenue when officers observed Hanley and Estus walking together in the area. Upon further investigation, officers learned that there was a Jamestown City Court order of protection for each to stay away from the other. They were taken into custody and transported to city jail and will be in city court later.
NEW YORK STATE
¯ Paul Briggs, 35, of Celoron, was charged Wednesday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. According to police, Briggs was pulled over on Route 380, in the town of Gerry for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, and upon further investigation Briggs was allegedly found to be in possession of two bags containing methamphetamine, two smoking devices containing methamphetamine residue, and a container with methamphetamine residue. Briggs was taken into custody and transported to the Jamestown barracks. He will be in Gerry Town Court later.
¯ Jonathan Carlson, 30, of Jamestown, was charged Tuesday with petiti larceny. According to police, troopers responded to the Country Fair in Gerry for a report of a larceny complaint. Upon further investigation, store surveillance footage revealed that Carlson allegedly walked out of the store without paying for two lighters. Carlson was located, and taken into custody. Carlson will be in Gerry Town Court later.
¯ Tina Holland, 35, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate users original container; and Haley Meuker, 30, of Jamestown for third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. According to police, troopers pulled over Meuker on Interstate 86 in Jamestown for alleged traffic violations. Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Mueker had a suspended license, and Holland was in alleged possession of a glassine envelope containing methamphetamine, a pipe containing methamphetamine residue and a suboxone strip. Meuker was released to a third person. Holland was taken into custody and transported to the Jamestown barracks. Holland will be in Ellicott Town Court later.
¯ Stephanie Dellahoy, 31, of Jamestown, was charged Sunday with being a fugitive from justice. According to police, troopers pulled over on East Main Street in Falconer for alleged traffic violations. Upon further investigation, it was revealed that Dellahoy was wanted by the Erie County Sheriff’s Department in Pensylvania for retail theft. She was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.