Area Police Reports


¯ Luis D. Lugo, 48, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree arson, second-degree criminal mischief, first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers responded with firefighters at 10:17 p.m. Saturday to an establishment on the city’s east side for a vehicle fire. The vehicle was fully engulfed by flames upon arrival. An investigation found that Lugo intentionally set the car on fire and fled the area. Lugo was located a short time later and was taken into custody. The vehicle was a total loss, though a nearby building was not damaged. No injuries were reported.

¯ Jonathan Dejesus Godineaux, 23, of Celoron, was charged with second- and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second- and third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, disobey stop sign and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Officers stopped a vehicle at 2:09 a.m. Saturday in the area of West Third and Lafayette streets after it reportedly hit a patrol vehicle. It was learned that Dejesus Godineaux was allegedly driving on a revoked license and in possession of a small amount of methamphetamine. A search of the vehicle turned up more than 12 ounces of methamphetamine, a digital scale, drug packaging material, a loaded firearm and metal knuckles. Dejesus Godineaux was arraigned and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.

¯ Demarco D. Lathan, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with fugitive from justice. Officers conducted an area check at 5:42 p.m. Sunday on the north side of the city. Lathan was located in the area and was found to have an active bench warrant out of Erie County in Pennsylvania. He was being held in Jamestown City Jail.


¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — A threat with a knife on Sunday afternoon on Jamestown has led to charges for a 19-year-old.

At about 4:10 p.m. Sunday, deputies of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an altercation. Upon arrival and after an investigation it was discovered that Raymond D. Fuller had gotten into a verbal argument with two other individuals inside a residence.

During the argument Fuller displayed a knife and held it against one of the individuals throat and threatened to kill them. Fuller exited the residence and proceeded to damage property to a nearby building.

Fuller was located a short distance away and was placed in custody.

He was transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment and will return to the town of Charlotte Court later. He was charged with first-degree unlawful imprisonment, second-degree menacing, second-degree reckless endangerment and two counts of second-degree aggravated harassment.


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