Area Police Reports


¯ Brendan P. McCulley, 29, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to signal. Officers observed a vehicle fail to signal a turn within 100 feet at 2:35 a.m. Wednesday in the area of Price and Winsor streets. An investigation found that the operator, identified as McCulley, had allegedly been driving in an intoxicated condition. McCulley was transported to Jamestown City Jail for processing and was issued appearance tickets.

¯ Devin L. Ishman, 24, of Corry, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and no headlights. Officers observed a vehicle on West Fourth Street with no headlights at 1:35 a.m. Tuesday. The vehicle was stopped on Washington Street, and an investigation found that Ishman was allegedly driving while in an intoxicated state. Ishman was processed and released with appearance tickets.


¯ The New York State Park Police conducted a search and rescue for a lost cross-country skier at Allegany State Park on Wednesday evening. The man, 59, was reported lost near the Art Roscoe and Ryan Trails. Park Police first contacted the man via cell phone. Next, with assistance from the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department, a drone was used to pinpoint his location. A Park Police officer then used a tracked utility vehicle to pick him up. The incident was reported at 7:13 p.m. and the skier was escorted out at 9:22 in good health.


¯ Jamestown Public Schools said it had been notified of a situation that occurred Wednesday afternoon involving a Jamestown High School student. Following dismissal, Jamestown High School administrators responded to a situation involving a student who was seen in possession of a potentially dangerous object off school grounds. The student has not been in regular attendance at school. The Jamestown Police Department responded immediately and detained the student, determining that the object was not dangerous and posed no immediate threat. “Student safety remains our top priority, and JPS is dedicated to maintaining a strong partnership with parents. JPS will continue to communicate directly and transparently in the case of any situations we hear that may affect our schools,” the district said.


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