Area Police Reports


RANDOLPH – Alicia R. Hartson, 20, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and making graffiti on Monday, May 20. After an investigation performed by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Bureau, it was revealed that Hartson spray painted several different locations, throughout the town of Randolph, different statements and expressions on businesses, streets, sidewalks and on two separate churches. She was ordered to appear in Randolph Town Court on a later date.


POMFRET – David Boland, 39, of Forestville was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon and unlawful possession of marijuana at 2:47 a.m. on Tuesday. Deputies stopped a vehicle for failing to signal a turn on Route 20 in the town of Pomfret. Further investigation into the stop led to a brief search of the front seat of Boland’s car and where marijuana and a fireman, not registered to Boland, were found. He was released with appearance tickets and will appear in Pomfret Court at a later date. The investigation is continuing and further charges may follow.

SINCLAIRVILLE – Shawn M. Hale, 20, of 32 Kent St., Sinclairville, was charged at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday after sheriff’s deputies located him at a residence in Sinclairville where he was found to have a probation warrant for sexual misconduct. He is being held in the Chautauqua County Jail.


Kyle E. Gray, 31, of Montgomery, Texas, was charged at 1:43 a.m. on Friday with speeding in zone, failure to keep right, refusal to take a breath test and driving while intoxicated. Jamestown Police officers stopped Gray in front of 1250 E. Second St., Jamestown and found him to be operating his motor vehicle in an intoxicated conditions. he was transported to City Jail where he refused a chemical test to determine his blood alcohol content. He is in City Jail awaiting arraignment.


WARREN – Amber L. Albaugh, 26, was charged with access device fraud for using a credit card issued to Elizabeth M. Johnson to make several purchases and withdrawals totaling $508.60 on May 22 at a Kwik Fill and Country Fair in Warren.

Jonathan Christopher Williams, of Jamestown, was charged with criminal conspiracy and theft from May 16-20 in Clarendon, Warren and Sugar Grove. Williams was charged on unrelated charges in New York state, where he waived extradition, was transported by the Warren County Sheriff’s Department to Warren County and committed to the Warren County Jail. Value of the property stolen from Stone Concrete of Clarendon, Elkhorn Propane of Warren and Homers Salvage of Sugar Grove, totaled $7,500.


KIANTONE – A 15-year-old youth was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree menacing, unlawful possession of a weapon under 16 and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The charges stem from an incident that took place on Riverside Road in which police said the juvenile fired a shotgun round in the area near two men fishing at Conewango Creek. The juvenile was given a Family Court appearance ticket.