Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
CARROLL – Ronald L. McIntire, 24, of Kennedy, was charged at 1:14 a.m. on Sunday with driving while intoxicated common law, DWI per se with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, aggravated unlicensed operation, unlicensed operator and operating without headlamps during hours of darkness. Deputies observed a vehicle on Ivory Road in the Town of Carroll, which was operating without any headlines and only one functioning parking lamp in heavy fog conditions. The vehicle was stopped, and following an investigation McIntire was taken into custody. He was later released, and was issued appearance tickets to be in Town of Carroll court at a future date.
MAYVILLE – Garth N. Blanchard, 21, of Mayville, was charged at 3:42 a.m. on Sunday with driving while intoxicated common law, resisting arrest, obstructing governmental administration and numerous vehicle and traffic charges. Deputies attempted to stop a subject riding an ATV on Valley Street in Mayville when the subject ditched the ATV and ran from deputies. The subject was apprehended after a foot pursuit, and later identified as Blanchard. A subsequent investigation led to Blanchard being taken into custody. He was later released, and was issued appearance tickets to be in Chautauqua County court at a future date.
MAYVILLE – Douglas E. Fischer, 46, of Erie Street, was charged at 7 p.m. on Sunday with third-degree criminal mischief and disorderly conduct. Deputies responded with Westfield police to a disorderly person at Crosby’s market in Mayville. Police learned Fischer became aggressive and irate toward staff, allegedly flipping over a news stand and sunglasses stand and caused damage to merchandise. Fischer was taken into custody and arraigned in Chautauqua Court. He will be back in court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA – Amber Fisher, 21, of Ashville, was charged at 7:10 a.m. Sunday with failure to keep right. Deputies learned Fisher was traveling westbound on Route 394 when she allegedly fell asleep. The vehicle drifted over the center line, eventually striking a utility pole. The pole was sheared at its base, while the vehicle rolled onto its roof. Fisher received only minor injuries and was not transported. She was issued a traffic ticket.
SILVER CREEK – William L. Flowers, 52, of Grove City, Ohio, was charged at noon on Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana, speeding and operating a motor vehicle with a mobile phone. Deputies stopped a motorist for speeding on Hanover Street. Flowers was found to be in possession of marijuana. He was released with appearance tickets to be back in Silver Creek Court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Alexcia S. Melbourne, 25, was charged at 10 p.m. Sunday with second-degree assault. Police responded to North Main Street for a report of a fight with a knife involved. An investigation found Melbourne attacked a victim with the knife, who suffered lacerations to their head and hand. Melbourne was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident. She was awaiting arraignment in city court.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
David D. Abbey Jr., 32, of Lincoln Street, Cattaraugus, was charged at 10:30 p.m. Sunday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Officers responded to Elizabeth Avenue for a suspicious situation. Police learned Abbey was in possession of marijuana and was taken into custody. He was issued an appearance ticket to be back in court at a later date.
Jessica M. Albares, 25, of Pope Road, Randolph, was charged Monday with fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny. Albares was taken into custody on a warrant out of Busti for charges stemming from an incident at Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue where she allegedly stole merchandise. She was being held in Chautauqua County Jail on other charges.
Austin W. Slater, 28, of Pope Road, Randolph, was charged on Monday with fourth-degree grand larceny. Slater was taken into custody on a warrant out of Busti stemming from an incident in Wal-Mart where he allegedly stole merchandise from the store. He currently is being held in Chautauqua County Court on other charges.
Sandra L. Sherlock, 33, of Main Street, Buffalo, was charged on Monday with two counts of petit larceny and trespassing. Sherlock was taken into custody on a warrant following an incident May 15 at Wal-Mart where she allegedly stole merchandise. She was arraigned in Busti Court and sent to Chautauqua County Jail. Sherlock is due back in court at a later date.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Mckenzie T. Paulson, 20, of Beech Street, Jamestown, was charged on June 26 with endangering the welfare of a child. Police responded to a situation in which a 3-year-old child was wandering the streets without supervision. Police learned Paulson was allegedly not supervising the child, who was found three blocks from the residence. Paulson was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Court at a later date.
Branden M. Busche, 25, of North Butts Avenue, Jamestown, was charged on June 22 with larceny. Police were called to a convenience store on Fairmount Avenue for a report of a possible employee theft. It was reported that at the end of the June 22 shift, the cash register was short $712.29. Police later learned Busche allegedly took the cash. He was issued an appearance ticket to be in Ellicott Court at a later date.
Daniel P. Hancock, 24, of Dewittville, was charged on June 25 with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were dispatched for a criminal mischief incident in Celoron. Police learned Hancock allegedly damaged a vehicle in the parking lot not belonging to him at an apartment complex. He was issued an appearance ticket.
Stephanie Grice was charged on Sunday with running a red light. A New York state trooper was on patrol in Jamestown when he witnessed Grice go through a red light at the intersection of North Main and Fourth streets. Grice struck a vehicle driven by a 22-year-old female of Jamestown, who was transported to WCA Hospital for neck pain.