Area Police Reports


¯ Sarah M. Priester, 21, of Busti, was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. Officers responded at 10:33 p.m. Sunday to a crash on Orr Street Extension in the town of Busti. Upon arrival officers observer a vehicle travel into the ditch, causing it to roll over and coming to rest in front of the residence. Priester was released with tickets to appear in Busti Town Court later.



¯ Timothy A. Dorrell, 44, of Lakewood, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, improper signal and no plate lamps. Officers on Sunday stopped a vehicle on Foote Avenue near Victoria Avenue for numerous traffic violations. Upon speaking the driver, identified as Dorrell, officers suspected he may have been impaired by the use of drugs. Dorrell was brought to the Jamestown Police Department and put through a drug influence evaluation by a certified drug recognition expert. Dorrell was later released to appear in Jamestown City Court later.

¯ Robert A. Yates, 31, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Officers were dispatched at 11:20 p.m. Monday to West Fourth Street for a disorderly person. Yates was located in the parking lot and also discovered a broken window. An investigation found that Yates allegedly broke the window by throwing an object. Yates was later found in possession of methamphetamine and property previously reported as stolen. He was being held for arraignment.

¯ Jolynn K. Blankenship, 34, no address listed, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. Officers were called at 7:32 p.m. Monday to McDaniel Avenue for a harassment complaint. An investigation found that Blankenship allegedly sent a threatening voice recording through Facebook to another person. Blankenship was located a short time later and taken into custody. She was held for arraignment.


¯ GERRY — James C. Duncanson, 24, of Gerry, was charged was second-degree aggravated harassment. Deputies responded at 4:06 p.m. Monday to the town of Gerry for a harassment complaint that took place on Hanson Road. An investigation found that Duncanson allegedly sent another person a message that caused alarm. He is scheduled to appear in Gerry Town Court.


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