Area Police Reports


¯ Noah R. Teagarden, 22, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded at 3:30 p.m. Monday to an address on the west side of the city for a reported domestic dispute. An investigation found that Teagarden allegedly damaged property during the dispute. Teagarden was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.


¯ Andrew R. Miller, 37, of Jamestown, was charged with failure to register/change of address. Beginning on June 24, an investigation about a suspicious situation was conducted by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Jamestown Police Department. It was found that Miller, a level 3 sex offender, allegedly failed to notify Jamestown police and the New York State Sex Offender Registry of an address that he was living at. Miller also failed to report a vehicle that he registered through the state DMV. An arrest warrant was issued, and Miller was taken into custody Monday. He is scheduled to appear in court later.

4 Children Injured In Amish Buggy Crash

Two children remain in critical condition after an Amish buggy crash injured four people in Cattaraugus County on Monday.

The crash occurred at about 4 p.m. at the intersection of Route 80 and Rogers Road in the town of Farmersville.

According to the New York State Police, an Amish buggy carrying four children — ages 6, 8, 10 and 13 — were southbound on Route 80 when the buggy failed to stop at a stop sign at the intersection. A 2004 Ford F-150 traveling east on Rogers Road then struck the buggy in the intersection.

The four children were taken to Oishei Children’s Hospital in Buffalo, one by Mercy Flight and the other three by ambulance. Two children remain in critical condition, the state police said.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation assisted with the investigation.

Rock, Tractor, Handcuffs For Stockton Man

STOCKTON — A man who threw a rock at a residence and tried to elude law-enforcement on a tractor on Monday is facing charges.

At about 5:42 p.m. Monday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an address on Route 380 for a report of a disorderly subject. The disorderly person was identified as Justin L. Horton, 36, of Stockton. An investigation revealed that Horton intentionally threw a rock at a residence, which resulted in a window being damaged.

While investigating the incident, Horton did attempt to elude deputies in a tractor before being taken into custody a short time later without further incident. Horton was subsequently arrested and charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree obstructing governmental administration.

He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail to be arraigned on the charges.


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