Police Area Reports


¯ Itzamarie G. Rose, 21, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and two counts of second-degree menacing. Officers were called at 12:58 p.m. Saturday to an area of Linden Avenue for a report of a woman with a gun and allegedly threatening people. Rose was detained and the gun was found in the front seat of her vehicle. It was learned that Rose allegedly pointed the gun at two people and threatened to shoot them. Rose was transported to Jamestown City Jail and held for arraignment.

¯ Joseph A. McWillson, 33, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree criminal trespass. Officers responded at 1:51 p.m. Saturday to Crossman and Sturges streets for an unwanted person in which an unknown man allegedly entered a stranger’s home. An investigation found that McWillson allegedly entered the person’s apartment before attempting to flee the scene. McWillson was transported to jail without incident.

¯ Thomas E. Osteen IV, 22, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, failure to comply with a lawful order, speed unreasonable and imprudent, inadequate muffler, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, operating an uninspected motor vehicle and failure to signal. Officers observed a vehicle with an inadequate muffler at 12:03 a.m. Sunday. The vehicle failed to comply with a traffic stop, continuing into the west side of the city. The vehicle eventually stopped and Osteen was identified as the driver. Officers observed various narcotics inside the vehicle. Osteen was transported to Jamestown City Jail and later released with tickets.

¯ Robin J. Brown, 49, of Jamestown, was taken into custody Sunday after being wanted on a charge of fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded to Bowen Street around 11:43 p.m. for a reported domestic dispute. When officers attempted to place Brown in custody, he resisted arrest a short distance away from a child. Brown was transported to Jamestown City Jail. He is facing additional charges of endangering the welfare of a child, resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administration.


¯ Jose A. Dros, 28, of Rochester, was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were called at 12:08 a.m. Monday to North Portage Street in the village for a reported domestic dispute. It was alleged that Dros punched another person multiple times in the face, causing cuts and bruising. The victim attempted to lock Dros out of the residence in which Dros then kicked the front door, causing damage to the door frame and lock. Dros was transported to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment.

Findley Lake Man Charged After Search Of Hotel Room

FINDLEY LAKE — A Findley Lake man was being held without bail after an assortment of drugs were discovered in the hotel room he was staying in, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said.

Shawn Conway, 43, is facing a host of charges after members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, with the assistance of the county SWAT Team, executed a search warrant Friday at 4:40 p.m. at the Comfort Inn on Route 426 in Findley Lake. The warrant had been issued earlier based on a months-long investigation.

Conway was located inside a room, along with 224 grams of methamphetamine, 109 grams of fentanyl, 12.83 grams of cocaine, 29 grams of crack cocaine, 40 dosage units of morphine and a quantity of cash, the Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

The Findley Lake man was transported to Chautauqua County Jail. He is currently facing charges of second- and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal using drug paraphernalia.

The Sheriff’s Office said additional charges are pending.


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