Area Police Reports


¯ Michelle Knisley, 43, no address given, was charged with second-degree harassment, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded at 6:45 p.m. Monday to a reported assault in progress on East Fourth Street and detained Knisley as she was yelling and acting aggressive toward the victim. It was alleged that Knisley punched the victim then began kicking the victim’s car with three young children inside. Knisley was transported to Jamestown City Jail, processed and released with appearance tickets.

¯ Michael Bane Jr., 21, no address listed, was charged with third-degree assault and aggravated criminal contempt. Officers responded at 9:30 p.m. Monday to West Fourth and Cherry streets for a male allegedly assaulting a female in the road. The victim was found with a large contusion on her forehead that witnesses said was from Bane punching her. Both were taken into custody; Bane was found to have a stay away order of protection while the woman was wanted on a warrant.

¯ Holly M. Mooney, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree menacing and resisting arrest. Officers were called at 3:47 a.m. Monday to the south side of the city for a report of a suspicious person. It was learned that Mooney was trespassing on a back porch of a residence. Mooney then displayed a broken glass pipe and threatened to stab police officers. Mooney was processed and released with appearance tickets.


¯ Coty L. Davis, 29, no address listed, was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Officers at 9 p.m. Monday located a stolen vehicle out of Cattaraugus County and during an investigation it was learned that Davis was allegedly in possession of the vehicle. He was released to Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies for additional charges. Davis is scheduled to appear in Ellicott Town Court later.


¯ SHERMAN — Christopher J. Smith, 42, of Tonawanda, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unsafe lane change. Deputies responded at 9:54 p.m. Sunday to a crash on Waits Corners Road in the town of Sherman. It was learned that Smith struck another vehicle that was parked on the side of the road. Smith was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


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