Area Police Reports


Corey P. Reichardt, 20, of Lakewood was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree criminal contempt. Police on Saturday pulled Reichardt over in his vehicle for having only one working headlight and a female subject who was riding in the front seat and had a valid order of protection against the driver. After a search of Reichardt and his vehicle, officers located a quantity of marijuana. He was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in court at a later date.

Richard R. Blose, of Ashville was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Police on Saturday at 2:56 a.m. stopped a vehicle on Shadyside Road in the village of Lakewood. Upon investigation, it was found Blose was intoxicated.

James D. Surrena, 42, of Prospect Avenue, Jamestown, was charged with issuing a bad check. A warrant was served on Surrena for issuing the bad check, presented to Bob’s Liquor on Nov. 3. The warrant was sent to Chautauqua County Jail, where Surrena was being held on other charges. He is due in Town of Busti Court on Jan. 10 for arraignment.


Frank Orazio, 22, Spencer Burke, 19, and Justin Burke, 23, all of Stockton were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police were conducting an investigation into a reported larceny that occurred in the town of Charlotte on Dec. 15. The investigation led to the arrest of the three suspects after the reported stolen property was found in their possession. All three were issued appearance tickets and are to appear in Stockton Court at a later date.


On Dec. 23, 2012, Troopers responded to a residence in the town of Panama for a report of a violation of an order of protection. Investigation revealed that the suspect, Joshua Phanco, 20, of Lakewood, contacted the victim several times by phone, thus violating the court order. Phanco was arrested for second-degree criminal contempt, processed and released with an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Harmony Court.

On Jan. 5, 2013, Troopers arrested Mark Johnson, 31, of Ellington, for driving while intoxicated. Johnson was pulled over on East Second Street in Jamestown for multiple traffic violations, and after failing several field sobriety tests, he was placed under arrest. Johnson was transported to the State Police barracks in Jamestown, where he provided a breath sample of .14 percent. He was then processed, issued tickets returnable to the City of Jamestown Court, and released to a sober individual.