Area Police Reports


Ian M. Anderson, 37, was charged with petit larceny. Police on Sunday were sent to Arrowmart on West Fairmount Avenue in Lakewood to investigate a subject that walked into the store, grabbed beer and left without paying. Anderson was found a short time later with the help of witnesses. Anderson was arraigned in Busti Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.

Rachel M. Rodriguez, 19, Pullman Street, Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny. Officers on Saturday at 6:18 p.m. were dispatched to Wal-Mart for a shoplifting. Rodriguez was charged and issued an appearance ticket. She will be in court at a later date.


Nathaniel J. Crowder, 24, of Lakeview Avenue, Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and insufficient headlights. Crowder was observed driving on Saturday without headlights on. He was found to be intoxicated and released to answer the charges at a later date.


Jermin M. Strickland, 31, of Meadow Lane, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and unsafe starting. Police on Sunday at 3:10 a.m. observed a vehicle at a stop light spinning its tires, causing smoke and noise. Strickland was found to be intoxicated when questioned. He was taken into custody and transported to City Jail without incident. Strickland was awaiting bail.

Juan Mendez Jr., 36, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation. Officers on Saturday at 2:41 a.m. responded to Price Street for a domestic incident. It was found that Mendez had damaged property in the residence and choked a female. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and was awaiting arraignment in City Court.

Justin R. Samuelson, 26, was charged with driving while intoxicated, moving from lane unsafely and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police on Saturday at 9:57 p.m. responded to Willard Street for a report of an accident. Officers observed a vehicle with heavy damage. Samuelson was found to be intoxicated and his blood alcohol level was found to be almost twice the legal limit. Samuelson was awaiting arraignment in City Jail.


BROCTON – Cody D. Gustafson, 23, of Moore Road, Mayville, was charged with DWI and DWI per se. Police responded to a report of a motor vehicle accident on Sunday at 3:55 a.m. and found a car on its side. Moore was found to be intoxicated and will be in court at a later date.

DUNKIRK – Arsenio Collazo, 29, and Krizya Y. Collazo, 23, both of East Lake Road, were charged with third-degree welfare fraud, misuse of food stamps and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. Police said both subjects from May 2012 through September 2012 failed to report employment for Arsenio Collazo. As a result, $5,357 in Medicaid and food stamps were received that both were not entitled to. Both were issued appearance tickets and are scheduled to appear in City Court at a later date.


SINCLAIRVILLE – Andrew Goslin, 31, of Cheektowaga was charged with driving while intoxicated. Troopers on Saturday pulled Goslin over on Route 60 for a traffic violation. Goslin failed several field sobriety tests and was transported to police barracks. He provided a blood alcohol content of .09 percent. Goslin was processed, issued appearance tickets and will be in Charlotte Court at a later date. He was released to a sober individual.

GERRY – Rodney Clyburn, 32, of Dunkirk was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Police on March 12 stopped a vehicle for the passenger littering. Troopers could smell marijuana emanating from the vehicle. A bag containing marijuana and a marijuana cigarette were located inside the vehicle. Clyburn was issued an appearance ticket to appear in court at a later date.


Carl M. Blenski, 30, of Brodern Avenue, Annex Perry, was taken into custody on a bench warrant.

John S. Esmond, 20, was charged with disorderly conduct. He was held and released to appear at a later date.