Area Police Reports


¯ Askiaa K. Faison, 24, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession stolen property. Officers observed Faison traveling in the area of Washington and Harrison streets Monday at 5:05 p.m. Faison was known to have an active arrest warrant, which was confirmed when officers attempted to make contact. Faison allegedly attempted to elude officers on his bicycle and ran into a nearby home. Faison was found hiding in a crawl space and later taken into custody. While in jail, officers reportedly found a debit card that was later discovered to be stolen. Faison was released with tickets to appear in Jamestown City Court later.

¯ Richelle Y.M. Harmon, 35, was charged with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers responded Tuesday at 11:10 a.m. to a West Third Street business for a reported order of protection violation. An investigation found that Harmon was in the presence of a man and woman, violating orders of protection. She was taken into custody and held for arraignment.

¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Jenell L. Long, 44, of Mayville, was charged with second-degree reckless endangement. Deputies responded May 30 to Plank Road in the town of Chautauqua for a reported altercation. An investigation found that Long allegedly created a substantial risk of serious physical injury to a victim during the altercation. Long was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

¯ Tina M. Holland, 35, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded to East Second Street for a report of a woman who damaged a business. It was determined that Holland had allegedly shut off power to the business’ cooler, causing food to spoil. Holland was located shortly thereafter and taken into custody. She was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.


¯ STOW — George Edington, 31, no address listed, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt. Celeste Carr, 34, no address listed, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Carr was stopped May 29 on Interstate 86 for traffic violations. An investigation found that Carr’s license was suspended and was allegedly in possession of a suboxone strip. She also had a stay away order against a passenger, later identified as Edington. Both were issued tickets to appear in North Harmony Town Court later.


¯ SILVER CREEK — Kevin D. Couchman, 34, of Stockton, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI 0.08% or greater, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies received report of a hit-and-run crash that took place Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. in the city of Dunkirk. Deputies observed the vehicle in the village of Silver Creek. Couchman was found to be operating the vehicle while intoxicated. He was released with tickets to appear in Silver Creek Village Court later. Dunkirk Police Department assisted in the investigation and also issued appearance tickets for Dunkirk City Court pertaining to the hit and run.


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