Area Police Reports



ARKWRIGHT – Niko P. Messina, 19, of Forestville was charged at 4 p.m. on Thursday with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle and resisting arrest. Sheriff’s Deputies located Messina in the state lands off of Meadows Road in the town of Arkwright, following an investigation into an unauthorized use of a motor vehicle complaint earlier in the day. Messina resisted deputies when they attempted to place him into custody. He was eventually taken into custody, arraigned in the town of Hanover Court and committed to the Chautauqua County Jail.



Tara T. Avery, 35, and Jeffrey J. Kulig, 34, both of Jamestown, were charged at 9:30 p.m. on Thursday. Avery was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree harassment and criminal obstructing of breathing or blood circulation. Kulig was charged with criminal possession of a weapon fourth, harassment second, menacing second and unlawful imprisonment second. Jamestown police responded to 93 Barker St. for a physical domestic and upon arrival found Avery and Kulig in possession of stun guns. Both parties were involved in a domestic incident and were taken into custody after using the stun guns against each other. They were both transported to City Jail awaiting arraignment.


WARREN – Two known juvenile males, ages 14 and 11, were charged with criminal mischief. Pennsylvania State Police in Warren investigated damages to solar lights belonging to Carol M. Walters and Ruth A. Trmblay of Old Pittsfield Road, Brokenstraw Township, Warren County.