Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
POMFRET – Robert M. Mooney, 23, of Fredonia was charged with reckless driving and leaving the scene of a property damage accident. Police on Saturday responded to a report of an auto accident. An investigation showed Mooney was allegedly operating his vehicle recklessly in the snow when he struck a parked tractor-trailer. Mooney then fled the scene, but was located by police a short distance away and taken into custody. He suffered no injuries and will appear in Pomfret Court at a later date.
CHERRY CREEK – Kevin Pattyson, 22, of Cherry Creek was charged with second-degree criminal trespass. Occupants at two residences in Cherry Creek on Saturday were awoken by an intruder during the early morning. The intruder left both homes without confrontation. An investigation led to the arrest of Pattyson, who was found in his residence on a warrant. He was arraigned in Cherry Creek Court and was committed to Chautauqua County Jail with bail set at $10,000.
FRENCH CREEK – Zoe A. Brooks, 20, of Latrobe, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, moving from a lane unsafely and using a handheld electronic device and Jesse A. Yates, 21, of Edinboro, Pa., was charged with DWI, aggravated DWI with a BAC of .18 percent or greater and parking on the highway. Police on Sunday responded to a single-car accident in the town of French Creek. Brooks was allegedly operating a vehicle while texting when she drove off the road and down an embankment. Brooks was allegedly found to be intoxicated. Her boyfriend, Yates, identified himself and said he arrived to help Brooks. Yates’ vehicle was parked in the middle of the road at the scene of the accident. Yates also was found to be intoxicated. Both were transported to Mayville and were released to a third party and to appear in court at a later date.
FRENCH CREEK – Joseph P. Ariste, 46, of Rocky River, Ohio, was charged with driving while intoxicated, refusing a breath test, speed not reasonable for conditions and moving from a lane unsafely. Deputies on Saturday came upon a vehicle that had driven off the road on Cantebury Drive. Ariste was identified as the driver and was allegedly found to be intoxicated. He was released with appearance tickets and will appear in French Creek Court at a later date.
SILVER CREEK – Kim M. Perry, 46, of Hanover Street, Silver Creek, was charged with obstruction of governmental administration for resisting arrest. Police on Monday at 1:57 a.m. were approached by Perry, who allegedly attempted to interfere with the arrest of two subjects. After being warned to leave the area, deputies attempted to place Perry into custody. She resisted arrest and was eventually charged. She was issued appearance tickets and is due back in court at a later date.
LAKEWODD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
Paul D. Martinez, 47, of Johnson Street, was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Martinez was charged on a warrant following an incident on Dec. 17 where he was allegedly found to be in possession of stolen property at the Barter Warehouse in Lakewood. A detainer was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail where Martinez is currently being held on unrelated charges. He is due in court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Brandon L. Quattrone, 29, was charged with third-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and growing a cannibas plant. Police on Monday at 12:10 a.m. were called to Flagg Avenue for a report of an unwanted person. An investigation revealed that Quattrone had been involved in a domestic incident with a female victim. Police then found a small growing operation. Navorria S. Green, 18, of Jamestown, also was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana and growing a cannibas plant. Both were transported to city jail and held on bail.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael Thrasher, of Carlton Avenue, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child. Police on Jan. 19 were called for a possible underage party. Upon arrival police found several teenagers to be in possession of alcohol. No parents were located at the party. The owner, Thrasher, was then charged. All persons were issued appearance tickets and will appear in court at a later date.
Lori L. Kelsey, 47, of West Main Street, was charged with disorderly conduct. Police on Feb. 2 responded to Kwik Fill on West Main Street in Falconer for a report of disorderly conduct. Upon arrival police found Kelsey agitated. She left the store, allegedly swearing at officers. She then walked into traffic, causing a vehicle to swerve into another lane. She was arraigned in Ellicott Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
William J. Giambelluca, 23, of Mosher Street, Falconer, was charged with five counts of petit larceny and four counts of second-degree forgery. Giambelluca was charged after an investigation into stolen checks. He was arraigned in Ellicott Court and scheduled to appear back in court at a later date.
Johhanna I. Vazquez, of Sixth Street, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree possession of a forged instrument. Police investigated an incident that occurred at Kmart on Fairmount Avenue on Jan. 24. Vazquez allegedly attempted to use credit cards that did not belong to her. A warrant was then obtained and Vazquez turned herself into police. She will be in court at a later date.
Heather A. Yahn, 37, of Wigren Road, Frewsburg, was charged with following too closely, moving from a lane unsafely, driving while intoxicated with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and DWI per se. Police on Sunday at 2 a.m. charged Yahn after she moved from a lane unsafely in her vehicle. She was allegedly found to be intoxicated. Yahn was issued appearance tickets and will be in court at a later date.
Michael S. Oldro, 42, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and aggravated DWI. Police responded on Saturday for a report of a vehicle off the roadway. It was determined Oldro was intoxicated and had a revoked driver’s license as the result of a felony DWI after having a BAC of .21 percent. He was arraigned in court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
Steven D. Schrecengost, 18, of Swan Street, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. Police say the subject called and threatened to harm a victim. A warrant was issued. Schrecengost was arraigned and remanded to county jail.
Catherine I. Washburn, 49, of South Nine Mile Road, Allegany, was charged with two counts of issuing bas checks. Police said Washburn issued the checks to a Falconer business from an account that had been closed. She was issued appearance tickets and will be back in court at a later date.