Area Police Reports



Destiny M. Riley, 29, of Monroe Street, Jamestown, was charged Tuesday with second-degree harassment and second-degree criminal trespassing. Police were dispatched to a residence in Falconer for a fight. Police learned Riley was in the residence and allegedly started a physical altercation with the owner of the residence. She was taken into custody after a warrant was filed and arraigned in Ellicott Court.

Bonnie S. Slater, 52, of Pope Road, Randolph, was charged on Wednesday with endangering the welfare of a child and criminal possession of a hypodermic needle. Police investigated an incident in which Slater allegedly possessed a hypodermic needle while in the presence of a child. She was arraigned in Ellicott Court and released.



John A. West, 27, of Jamestown was charged at 7 p.m. on Wednesday with obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Officers responded to Willard Street for a report of a male that had overdosed and unresponsive. West refused to provide officers with his name and information regarding the incident, and attempted to shut the door on officers. Police then attempted to take West into custody when he resisted. He was held pending arraignment.

David Soderberg, 24, of Jamestown was charged at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday with obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. Officers responded to East Virginia Circle for a suspicious male in the area. During their investigation police say Soderberg was sitting on a porch and allegedly began acting suspiciously. At one point he attempted to pull away and escape, at which time he was taken into custody and transported to jail. Soderberg was held pending bail.

Robert A. Arguelles, 23, of Jamestown was charged at 11:18 p.m. on Wednesday with third-degree assault and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded to Price Street for a report of a fight. An investigation found that Arguelles punched the victim multiple times in the face, causing the victim’s face to become severely swollen. Arguelles allegedly fled the scene, but officers and a K-9 unit found him a short time later. Arguelles was transported to jail and was awaiting arraignment.



A 17-year-old male was charged at 5:23 p.m. on Wednesday with petit larceny following an incident at Wal-Mart on Fairmount Avenue. Police say the juvenile allegedly took $54.78 worth of Magic Cards without paying. The subject was issued an appearance ticket to be in Busti Court at a later date.


John W. Rogers, 33, of Bemus Point was charged at 3:36 a.m. on Thursday with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded to Lakeside Drive in Bemus Point and learned Rogers harassed a victim and damaged items in an argument. Rogers was taken into custody and arraigned in Ellery Court. He was released on his own recognizance and will be back in court at a later date.