Area Police Reports
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Kymberli A. Bogardus, 21, of Cedar Avenue, Jamestown, was charged on Aug. 22 with petit larceny and sixth-degree conspiracy. Whitney E. Harrington, 20, of Flagg Avenue, Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny, sixth-degree conspiracy, second-degree criminal impersonation, third-degree escape and resisting arrest. Loss prevention at Kmart on Fairmount Avenue contacted Ellicott police regarding two female shoplifters in custody. It was alleged that the suspects attempted to leave the store with $150 in children’s clothing and feminine hygiene products. While officers were placing Harrington into a patrol car, Bogardus allegedly took off running through the parking lot and was taken into custody a short time later. Bogardus was found to have given police a false name. Both were arraigned in Ellicott Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Melissa A. Wilcox, 28, was charged at 2:04 a.m. on Wednesday with felony driving while intoxicated, felony DWI per se, failure to keep right and failure to maintain lane. Officers observed a vehicle drive into the opposite lane of traffic multiple times and pulled the vehicle over. The vehicle allegedly drove onto the curb and back onto the roadway before coming to a stop. A strong odor of intoxicants could be smelled coming from the vehicle, police said. Wilcox was put through several sobriety tests, which she allegedly failed. She was taken into custody and a DMV check revealed two previous DWI convictions within the last 10 years, upgrading the charges to a felony. Wilcox was held pending arraignment.
Lacey L. Glover, 28, was charged at 2:25 a.m. on Wednesday with passing a red light, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater. A vehicle was observed on South Main Street at Harrison Street passing a red traffic light. Glover was stopped and found to be intoxicated, police said. She was held pending arraignment in Jamestown City Court.
Michael Woodard, 23, was charged at 10:10 p.m. on Tuesday with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers responded to Spring Street for a reported violation of an order of protection. An investigation found that Woodard allegedly tried to communicate with the victim, police said. He was taken into custody and held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment.
Eric M. Lundsten, 29, was charged at 6:49 p.m. on Tuesday with second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Officers responded to McDonald’s on East Second Street for a report of a domestic incident. Police spoke to a female victim who said she was restrained in the bathroom by Lundsten, who was found a short distance away. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail and was being held pending arraignment.
Philip C. Baxter, 22, was charged at 11:50 a.m. on Wednesday with second-degree criminal contempt. Officers observed Baxter inside a restaurant with a female in which an order of protection had been issued by Jamestown City Court. The defendant was ordered to stay away from the victim pending a previous domestic incident. Baxter was taken into custody and was awaiting arraignment.
Santiago Meneses, 51, of Winsor Street, Jamestown, was charged on Aug. 17 with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment following a domestic dispute. Police say Meneses violated an order of protection during the incident and harassed a female at the residence. A warrant was executed Wednesday.
Stephen M. Swegles, 38, of Delaware Avenue, Jamestown, was charged on Wednesday with second-degree criminal trespassing and second-degree harassment. A warrant was issued following an incident where police allege Swegles trespassed and harassed the owner of the residence during an altercation.
Amy M. Blue, 37, of Delaware Avenue, Jamestown, was charged on Wednesday with second-degree criminal trespassing and second-degree harassment. warrant was issued following an incident where police allege Blue trespassed and harassed the owner of the residence during an altercation.