Area Police Reports


¯ Isaiah L. Williams, 19, no address listed, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded at 1:02 a.m. Saturday for a reported unwanted person on Barrows Street. Williams was reportedly intoxicated and refused to leave a residence. Williams reportedly attempted to flee and made threats to officers and civilians. Williams was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail.

¯ Austin W. Slater, 36, of Jamestown, was charged with obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Officers responded at 10:30 p.m. Thursday to the south side of the city for a reported domestic dispute. Officers were aware that Slater had warrants for his arrest from Cattaraugus County. When officers arrived, Slater allegedly fled on foot but was taken into custody following a short time later. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Michael J. Lisciandro, no age or address listed, was charged with two counts of second-degree criminal contempt and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers responded at 10:25 p.m. Sunday to the west side of the city. An investigation found that Lisciandro allegedly violated a stay away order of protection. Lisciandro also reportedly had several outstanding warrants through Jamestown City Court. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to jail.


¯ Byrnn M. Castellano, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were notified at 3:05 p.m. Sunday of a shoplifting complaint at Walmart. Castellano allegedly exited the store with items in her purse. The 32 items were valued at $254.57. One of the items, valued at $69.99, was reportedly damaged. Castellano was processed and released with appearance tickets.


¯ Jennifer Leverenz, 34, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Leverenz was stopped Thursday on Jones & Gifford Avenue in Jamestown for suspended license plates. A check found that her driving privileges in New York had also been suspended. During the stop, Leverenz reportedly became upset and allegedly attempted to stop a tow truck driver from removing her vehicle. Leverenz then stood in the road and continued to act disorderly. She struggled with troopers while being taken into custody and was later transported to police barracks for processing.

¯ BEMUS POINT — Steven Michaelson, 47, of Falconer, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Troopers and sheriff’s deputies responded on Oct. 5 to Beck Road in Bemus Point for a harassment complaint. The victim reported that a red Toyota Tacoma pulled into her driveway multiple times and flashed its high beams into her house. The vehicle was stopped on Route 380 in Gerry and the driver was identified as Michaelson. He reportedly exhibited signs of drug impairment but refused to exit the vehicle for field sobriety tests. Michaelson was later processed and transported to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ SHERMAN — Michael Bartok, 47, of Mayville, was charged with aggravated family offense, second-degree criminal contempt, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Troopers responded Oct. 4 to a Sherman residence for a reported domestic incident that had taken place. An investigation found that Bartok allegedly brandished a knife, threatened to slash the victim’s tires, and then used the knife to damage the interior of the victim’s vehicle before fleeing the scene. The incident violated a refrain from order of protection. Bartok was located at his residence, processed at police barracks and transported to Chautauqua County Jail.


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