Jonathan S. Axford, 37, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing and resisting arrest at 8:21 p.m. Wednesday. According to police, officers were dispatched to 35 Hamilton St. for a disorderly subject who was allegedly trespassing. The man, identified as Axford, had fled prior to officers' arrival. He was found a short distance from the area and ran from officers. He was located a short time later and taken into custody without further incident.
Mathew J. Rounds, 22, of Gerry was charged with petit larceny and third-degree criminal trespassing Sept. 6. According to police, several tools were stolen from a Falconer residence. One of the stolen items was sold to an individual and through speaking to that individual it was determined that Rounds had been the seller. He turned himself in to the Ellicott Police Department and was issued an appearance ticket to be in court later.
Christopher M. Harding, 27 of Sinclairville was charged with four counts of petit larceny for incidents that occurred on Sept. 17, 19, 21 and 25. Additionally, Rose E. Raynor, 27, was charged with one count of petit larceny. According to police, Harding went to Kmart on three separate occasions, once with Raynor, and each time took a television without paying for it. He also went to Home Depot and took a large amount of copper pipes without paying. Both subjects were identified through surveillance videos and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail.
Two 15-year-old runaways from the Gustavus Adolphus Home were charged with fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny Monday. According to police, officers were dispatched to Route 380 for a report of two subjects trying to steal a car. The subjects fled the scene when the owner of the vehicle came outside and were seen entering a wooded area. With the assistance of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's K-9 unit, the subjects were located and identified. Both were issued Family Court appearance tickets and were released to the staff at the GA Home.
LAKEWOOD - Christopher M. Harding, 28, of Sinclairville was charged with petit larceny at 9 a.m. Thursday. According to police, there was a valid warrant for Harding's arrest stemming from a petit larceny incident at Wal-Mart in Lakewood. He is due back in court to answer the charges later.
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OLEAN - Kara U. Greeley, 27, of Olean was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing at 11:20 a.m. Wednesday. Greeley is accused of failing to report that she moved out of her residence to Cattaraugus County DSS from October 2010 to November 2010. She received $1,008 in food stamps to which she and her family were not entitled.