Area Police Reports


Steven R. Villa, 53, of Charles Street, Jamestown was charged with second-degree aggravated harassment. Police said Villa allegedly called a Lakewood resident on March 8 and left several threatening and harassing messages. A warrant was issued for Villa’s arrest, which was served Wednesday at 10 a.m. He was arraigned and will be back in court at a later date.


James C. Schnars III, 41, of Newland Avenue was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, reckless driving, speeding consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and driving while intoxicated. Police on Tuesday at 3 p.m. observed a vehicle coming into the village at 72 miles per hour in a 30-mph zone. Schnars was allegedly found to be intoxicated. He was arraigned in court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.


Daisy M. Jorge, 43, of Cross Street was charged with second-degree criminal trespass. Officers on Tuesday at 8 p.m. responded to a residence on Victoria Avenue for a report of a domestic violence incident. Police said Jorge allegedly refused to leave and remained unlawfully in the victim’s apartment. She was transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident.

Moises J. Castro-Algarin, 32, of Jamestown was charged with obstructing governmental administration and unlawful possession of marijuana. Police on Tuesday at 4:25 p.m. conducted a vehicle stop on VanBuren Street near North Main Street. Police said Castro-Algarin exited the vehicle and began to flee the area on foot. He was apprehended after a brief pursuit and was allegedly found to have a small amount of marijuana. He was transported to City Jail without incident and was being held pending arraignment.


SHERIDAN – Sue A. Carlson, 58, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Deputies on Monday at 7:30 p.m. were dispatched to a one-car property-damage accident on Route 20 in the town of Sheridan. Carlson was allegedly found to be driving on a suspended license. She was released with traffic citations to appear in court at a later date.

POMFRET – Tye A. Kenny, 29, of Central Avenue, Brocton, was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies said Kenny on Jan. 10 was allegedly in possession of a check that was stolen and forged. He will be back in court at a later date.

MAYVILLE – Caz G. Stepp, 40, of Euclid Avenue, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree harassment. According to police, on Wednesday at 10:55 a.m., Stepp allegedly struck a victim in the left shoulder, arm and leg, causing the victim pain. Stepp was also allegedly found to be intoxicated and would not cooperate with officers. She was arraigned and remanded to County Jail.

HANOVER – Matthew J. Kreuzer, 25, of Angola was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a suspended registration. Deputies on Tuesday at 10:14 p.m. observed a pickup truck driving in an erratic manner. Kreuzer was allegedly found to have a suspended registration and a warrant for failure to show up in court. He was arraigned in Hanover Court and committed to County Jail.


JAMESTOWN – Michael Johnson, 27, was charged with issuing a bad check. Troopers received a complaint in December from a business owner in Kennedy who claimed Johnson mailed him a check that came back declined. After failing to pay the balance for three months, Johnson was charged. He was released with an appearance ticket and will be back in court at a later date.