Area Police Reports


WESTFIELD – Rory A. Houser, 27, of West Main Street was charged at 1:19 a.m. on Tuesday with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater and operating with a suspended registration. Deputies stopped a vehicle in Brocton, and allegedly found Houser intoxicated. He was taken into custody and released with uniform traffic tickets to appear in court at a later date.

SILVER CREEK – Christian M. Lamoreaux, 26, of Dunkirk was charged at 7 p.m. on Monday with second-degree burglary, third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to a report of a disorderly person at a residence on Elm Street. Deputies learned that Lamoreaux allegedly entered a residence without permission and assaulted a victim and choked her. Deputies obtained an arrest warrant from Hanover Court and took him into custody a short time later. Lamoreaux was arraigned and committed to Chautauqua County Jail on $5,000 cash bail or $10,000 property bond. He will be back in court at a later date.

HANOVER – David M. Rich, 26, was charged at 9:05 p.m. on Sunday with driving in the wrong direction on a one-way street, driving while intoxicated per se and DWI common law. Deputies were on patrol on South Shore Drive and observed a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction on a one-way street. Rich was identified as the driver and allegedly found to be intoxicated. He was released with appearance tickets to be in Hanover Court at a later date.


Katherine R. Stevens, 23, was charged at 7 p.m. on Monday with second-degree aggravated harassment. Officers took a walk for a complaint of an aggravated harassment. The victim reported receiving alarming and upsetting phone calls and text messages from Stevens. Stevens was located, taken into custody and was held pending arraignment in Jamestown City Jail.

Darryl K. Clifton, 22, was charged at 10:35 p.m. on Monday with first-degree reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated family offense. Officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute on Baker Street between Clifton and a family member. Police learned Clifton allegedly poured gasoline on the victim with a 3-year-old present. He was taken into custody a short distance from the scene and was held pending arraignment.

Anthony Woods, 49, was charged at 9:38 p.m. on Monday with leaving the scene of a property-damage accident, felony driving while intoxicated and felony driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. A vehicle legally parked on Barrett Avenue was struck by another vehicle and left the scene. The driver and damaged vehicle were found a block away on Crown Street. Woods was allegedly found to be intoxicated and was taken into custody. Woods was found to have a previous DWI conviction within the past 10 years, making the arrest a felony. He was held pending arraignment.

Alaticia Cabral, 32, was charged at 6:35 p.m. on Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Officers were dispatched to Camp Street for a domestic incident. Officers were advised that Cabral had allegedly gone to a residence and threatened the victim. She then broke two solar garden lamps and put a small dent in the victim’s car. Cabral was located a short time later and taken into custody. She was held pending arraignment.


James D. Lundsten, 45, of West James Street, Falconer, was charged on Saturday with second-degree harassment. Police were dispatched to a past domestic dispute. Police learned Lundsten allegedly made threats during the dispute. He will be arraigned in Ellicott Court at a later date.

Terin L. Butler, 22, of Willard Street, Jamestown, was charged on Aug. 11 with petit larceny. Butler was taken into custody on an arrest warrant stemming from an incident that occurred at Kwik Fill on West Main Street in Falconer. Police said Butler allegedly took items without paying, and is due in court to answer the charge.

Ashley R. Spencer, 18, of Falconer Street was charged on Monday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Police conducted a traffic stop at 2 a.m. and found Spencer and a 16-year-old were in possession of marijuana. Both were issued appearance tickets to be in Ellicott Court at a later date.


Erin L. Himes, 35, of Wilton Avenue, Jamestown, was charged at noon on Tuesday with fourth-degree grand larceny. Himes was taken into custody stemming from an investigation into internal theft at Old Navy. Loss prevention from the store showed Himes taking merchandise and make several fraudulent returns while an employee. The amount totaled $1,216. Himes was directed to appear in court Aug. 22.