Area Police Reports


¯ POLAND — Gladys V. Smith, 35, and James R. Brooks, 41, both of Jamestown, were each charged with third-degree falsely reporting an incident and making a punishable false written statement. An investigation into an alleged altercation that had taken place in the town of Poland found that both Smith and Brooks had both reported an incident took place that did not happen. Smith and Brooks were both issued tickets to appear in Jamestown City Court.

¯ A 49-year-old Jamestown man was jailed Tuesday on a first-degree rape charge for an incident that occurred with a juvenile in 2011. Joseph Angelo was picked up on an arrest warrant by Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal investigation Division conducted an investigation into an allegation of a rape of a juvenile that occurred in 2011. No further information was made public. Angelo was taken to centralized arraignment at the Chautauqua County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.


¯ Richard D. Young, 52, of Westfield, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense and second-degree obstruction of governmental administration. Officers stopped a vehicle at 12:23 a.m. Saturday for an expired registration. A passenger in the vehicle, identified as Young, was found to have a valid stay away order of protection with the driver. Young exited the vehicle and walked away from officers. He then ran but was taken into custody following a brief pursuit. Young was processed and later transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.


¯ Brian J. Hilton, 53, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded at 2:45 p.m. Tuesday to a criminal mischief complaint on Spring Street. An investigation found that Hilton allegedly threw a brick through a window. He was released with an appearance ticket.


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