Jamestown Man Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

MAYVILLE – A Jamestown man has been handed a 10-year prison term with 20 years of post-release supervision.

Jason Alexander, 31, of 146 Wilton Ave., Jamestown, was sentenced Wednesday for two counts of first-degree sexual conduct against a child concurrent with seven years in prison for course of second-degree sexual conduct against a child, District Attorney David W. Foley announced in Chautauqua City Court in front of Judge John T. Ward.

In October 2012, Alexander was indicated by a grand jury on eight counts of crime against children. Police did not release details, but said the incidents took place over the course of 10 months.

Also, Gerald W. Nelson, 75, of 3039 Riverside Road, Busti was sentenced to six years probation and a $1,300 fine for second-degree sex abuse.

Levelle Jones, 25, of 635 Main St., Dunkirk. was sentenced to a two-year prison term with two years of post-release supervision for fifth-degree attempted sale of a controlled substance.

Jones allegedly sold a quantity of crack cocaine to undercover officers of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force in Dunkirk.

Leon Jones, 31, of 231 Hempstead St., Buffalo, was sentenced to a four-year prison term with two years of post-release supervision for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Joshua Hauswirth, 20, of 7755 Seneca Beach Drive, Baldwinsville, was sentenced to six months in jail, five years of probation and restitution for third-degree criminal mischief.

Ashley Nicholson, 25, of 33 East Sixth St., Dunkirk, was sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation for fifth-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance.

Nicholson allegedly sold quantities of crack cocaine to STRDTF agents while at the Chautauqua County Jail on unrelated charges.

George Travis, 50, of 280 Main St., East, Westfield, was sentenced to five years of probation for fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.

Allegedly Travis was selling quantities of the prescription drug hydrocodone in Westfield. The Westfield Police, along with the STRDTF, purchased quantities of the drug from Travis. When he was arrested, he allegedly was found in possession of a small amount of marijuana and a quantity of prescription drugs.