Area Police Reports


PORTLAND – Jason L. Passinger, 37, of Jamestown, was charged at 10:50 a.m. on Monday with criminal possession of a controlled substance and false personation. Deputies conducted a warrant check at a residence in the town of Portland. Passinger was taken into custody and charged. He was transported to Chautauqua County Jail on the warrant and detainers were filed out of Portland.

HANOVER – Samantha M. Dilallo, 25, of Randolph, was charged at 1:18 a.m. on Monday with failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, driving across hazard markings, driving while intoxicated and aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content .18 percent or greater. Deputies observed a vehicle on Routes 5 and 20 make several lane violations. Dilallo was allegedly found to be operating her vehicle in an intoxicated condition. She was processed and released to appear in Hanover Court at a later date.

BROCTON – A 16-year-old youth was taken into custody at 3:30 a.m. Monday. Deputies traveling on Routes 5 and 20 observed numerous subjects in the front lawn of a residence. Police saw numerous apples being thrown by the subjects, one of which struck a patrol car. A foot pursuit ensued, and the 16-year-old was taken into custody on Central Avenue. Charges are pending.


Charles L. Marshall Jr., 43, was charged at 1:45 a.m. on Sunday with second-degree menacing. Officers responded to Allen Street for a report of a person with a weapon. Marshall was located allegedly in possession of a black BB gun. Police said Marshall allegedly brandished the BB gun to a victim, causing the victim to be in fear of her safety. Marshall was taken into custody and transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident. He was awaiting arraignment.

Steven M. Becker, 19, was charged at 12:51 a.m. on Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded to West Sixth Street for a report of a domestic dispute in progress. An investigation revealed Becker allegedly destroyed several items belonging to the victim. He was taken into custody without incident and transported to Jamestown City Jail where he was awaiting arraignment.

Nicholas Schifano was charged at 9:31 p.m. on Sunday with unlawfully growing cannabis and second-degree menacing. Officers responded to Kipp Street for a domestic incident in progress. Police learned Schifano was allegedly upstairs with a knife. While searching for the knife, officers located a small amount of marijuana growing inside a closet in the bedroom. Schifano was transported to jail awaiting arraignment.