Area Police Reports
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
Shana L. Curry, of Willard Street, Jamestown, was charged at 11:40 a.m. on Friday with petit larceny. Police learned Curry stole $85.95 worth of merchandise from Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue. She was issued an appearance ticket and will be back in court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Jay R. Peck, 33, of Walnut Street, Jamestown, was charged at 9:40 p.m. on Saturday with first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers responded for a possible burglary in progress. A female subject was observed inside the residence and detained for investigation. Peck also was located. Police learned a valid order of protection existed for Peck to stay away from the female subject. He was taken into custody. The investigation is ongoing.
James S. Mattie, 40, of Georgia, was charged at 11:22 p.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and inadequate brake lamps. Officers observed a vehicle with inadequate brake lights. Mattie was found to be intoxicated and transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident. Mattie refused a chemical test and was found to have his driving privileges suspended in New York state. He was awaiting arraignment.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
JAMESTOWN – Carla J. Cameron, 41, of Lakewood, was charged at 2:26 a.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated and inadequate directional signals. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Falconer Street for turning without using a signal. Cameron was later found to be intoxicated and her turn signal lamp was not functioning properly. Cameron was taken into custody for processing and released. Additional charges are pending results of a chemical blood test.
PORTLAND – Scott Stein, 28, of Brocton, was charged at 2:25 a.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated common law, driving while intoxicated per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to signal a turn and failure to stop at a stop sign. Deputies observed a vehicle fail to stop at an intersection and failed to signal the turn. During an investigation, Stein was found to be intoxicated and had a suspended license. He will be in court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA – Kimberly L. Ferguson, 28, of Price Street, Jamestown, was charged at 2:53 a.m. on Saturday with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content .08 percent or greater and speeding. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 430 for speeding. Ferguson was later found to be intoxicated. She was taken into custody, released with uniform traffic tickets and will be back in court at a later date.
ELLICOTT – Nicole Parson, 25, of Kiantone Road, Jamestown, was charged at 1:09 a.m. Tuesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and unlawful possession of marijuana. Deputies were checking a suspicious vehicle on Gerry-Levant Road in the town of Ellicott. Parson was found to have her driving privileges revoked for a previous alcohol-related incident. A small quantity of marijuana was found during the investigation as well as an open container of alcohol. She was issued appearance tickets and will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
FREDONIA – Stephanie Sipp, 31, of Dunkirk, was charged at 3:15 a.m. on Sunday with driving while intoxicated. Troopers stopped a vehicle following a traffic stop on Route 20 for moving over the white fog line. Sipp was taken into custody after failing sobriety tests; her blood alcohol content was found to be .10 percent. She will be in Sheridan Court at a later date.
DUNKIRK – Andrew Pesicek was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Troopers made a traffic stop on Route 60 in the town of Dunkirk for a vehicle with inadequate plate lamps. Pesicek was found to have a suspended license and a small baggie containing marijuana. He was issued tickets and will be in Dunkirk Court at a later date.
SHERIDAN – John Ley Jr., 46, of Dunkirk, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated. Troopers stopped Ley for having inadequate plate lamps, going over the fog line, and his passenger was observed throwing a cigarette out of the window. Police said Ley failed sobriety tests. He provided a breath sample of .14 percent and was charged with a felony due to a previous conviction in the last 10 years. Ley was issued tickets and will be in Sheridan Court at a later date.