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Area Police Reports

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

• HANOVER — Timothy J. Gilliam, 51, of Newfane, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and third-degree criminal trespass. Deputies responded at 4:30 p.m. Nov. 11 to a town of Hanover property for a criminal mischief and trespass complaint. An investigation later found that Gilliam was allegedly trespassing on the property and damaged a gate in order to gain access. He is scheduled to appear in Hanover Town Court later.

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

• Raymond M. Medina, 18, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree assault, second-degree strangulation, third-degree unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and two counts of petit larceny. Officers responded at 9 a.m. Monday to the west side of the city for a reported domestic dispute. An investigation found that Medina allegedly struck and slammed a pregnant woman on the ground and also choked the victim. Medina left the scene in the victim’s vehicle without having permission. He was later taken into custody and held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

• Rebecca A. Johnson, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Johnson was observed at 3:17 a.m. Tuesday in the area of Garfield and Maple streets. Johnson was known to have warrants in Jamestown and the town of Ellicott. Johnson was taken into custody and allegedly found with a small amount of cocaine. She was transported to jail and held for arraignment.

• Michael T. Saxon, 43, no address listed, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief and theft of services. Officers responded at 1:15 p.m. Monday to a downtown hotel for a guest who allegedly refused to leave after not extending his stay. Saxon allegedly barricaded himself in the room and refused to exit. After about 45 minutes, officers safely made entry into the room and took Saxon into custody without further incident. Officers and hotel staff discovered that Saxon had reportedly caused damages to the room in excess of $1,500. He was transported to jail and held for arraignment in Jamestown City Court.

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