Area Police Reports


William E. Osthagen, 42, of Erie Street, Mayville, was charged with third-degree assault and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies on Monday at 9:12 p.m. charged Osthagen after an altercation at his residence. He was taken to Chautauqua County Jail.


Joseph I. Troutman, 51, of Jamestown, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers on Monday at 11:30 p.m. were called to Barrett Avenue for a report of a disorderly and intoxicated male. Police said Troutman prevented the complainant from calling police and pushed a 12-year-old girl when she tried to help. Troutman was transported to Jamestown City Jail and was awaiting arraignment.

Sean Munday, 24, and Keirsten D. Rounds, 19, both of Jamestown, were charged with unnecessary noise and second-degree criminal nuisance. Officers on Tuesday at 2:49 a.m. responded to Barrett Avenue for a report of unnecessary noise. Upon arrival, officers could hear loud music coming from the upper apartment where a party was occurring. Munday and Rounds were taken into custody without incident and were awaiting arraignment.


Tammy J. Gardner, 41, of Hallock Street, Jamestown, was charged with issuing a bad check with insufficient funds to a business in the town of Ellicott. Gardner was issued an appearance ticket and will be in court a later date.


Dawnee E. Brown, 21, and Ashley Havle, 20, both of Jamestown, were charged with petit larceny. Police said Brown and Havle on Monday placed items from Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue into a purse and attempted to leave the property without paying. Both were detained by loss-prevention personnel and turned over to police.


OLEAN – Mark F. Ciancio, 57, of Olean-Portville Road, Weston Mills, was charged with misuse of food stamps, petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Police said Ciancio was in possession of a benefit card that belonged to an inmate in jail. He was issued an appearance ticket.