Area Police Reports


Lavern L. Riley, 31 of Jamestown, was charged at 4 a.m. on Thursday with sixth-degree conspiracy and Ashley L. Figueroa, 24, also of Jamestown, was charged with sixth-degree conspiracy and petit larceny. Officers were dispatched to the 7-11 store at 340 Allen St. to investigate a past tense shoplifting complaint that occurred at 4 a.m. Officers watched the surveillance footage and observed Figueroa taking several items from the store without paying for them. They also observed Riley distracting the store employee while the items were being stolen. Officers located both women and transported them to the city jail without incident.

Lorilynn Moriarty, 18, of Jamestown, was charged at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday with criminal trespass second/harassment second. Officers responded to a West 13th Street residence for a neighbor dispute. A female victim reported that Lorilynn Moriarty entered her apartment and began threatening her. She fled the building and called police. Moriarty was taken into custody and transported to the city jail without incident.

Larry Campbell Jr., 43, of Jamestown, was charged at 9 p.m. on Thursday, with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree reckless endangerment. Jamestown Police officers were dispatched to a Price Street address for a reported domestic dispute. Upon arrival, it was found that Larry P. Campbell had thrown an object at a female victim while she was operating her vehicle and attempting to leave the residence. Her driver’s side window was broken causing glass to go into her face, head and shoulder. She did receive further medical treatment for minor lacerations resulting from the incident. Campbell Jr. was located shortly after and was taken into custody without incident. He was charged and is currently held pending arraignment in Jamestown City Jail.



MAYVILLE – William R. Thomas Jr., 54, of Dewittville, was charged at 10:15 p.m. on Thursday, with driving while intoxicated, blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and loud exhaust. The Sheriff’s Patrol stopped a vehicle on Sea Lion Drive for a loud exhaust. Following an investigation, William R. Thomas Jr. was charged and later released to appear in Chautauqua County Town Court on a future date.

FALCONER – Tyler D. Bemis, 22, of 31 W. Main St., Falconer, was charged on July 8 with fourth-degree grand larceny and fraudulent receipt of benefits. From July 2012 through February 2013, Bemis allegedly did not report his employment/income to the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services. This action allegedly led to him receiving $2,668.56 in Medicaid benefits that he was not entitled to receive. Bemus is scheduled to appear in the city of Jamestown Court at a later date.


PITTSFIELD – Charles Allan Stewart, 30, of Waterford, was charged at 12:30 a.m. on Friday, with public drunkenness. Stewart was found on Hosmer Run Road in Pittsfield, Warren County and was highly intoxicated, police said. He alarmed a female who contacted Pennsylvania State Police Warren, police said. Upon their arrival, Stewart was accused and the charge filed through District Judge Lindemuth’s office.