Area Police Reports

JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT

Stephon Edwards, 22, of Buffalo was charged with no or inadequate headlights, consumption of an alcoholic beverage in a motor vehicle, no seat belt, unlicensed operator, third-degree unlicensed operator, misdemeanor driving while intoxicated and a misdemeanor driving while intoxicated with a .08 percent or higher blood alcohol content on Tuesday at 9:55 p.m. Edwards was observed on East Second Street near East Fourth Street with no headlights on, police said. When stopped, he was allegedly found to be intoxicated. Edwards will be arraigned in the Jamestown City Court.

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Dylan Gibbs, 21, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Tuesday at 8:20 p.m. Gibbs was arrested on an arrest warrant issued out of Gerry from an incident which occurred Sunday at 10 p.m. Gibbs allegedly unlawfully entered and remained in a dwelling. While in the dwelling, he allegedly damaged a window screen. Gibbs was arraigned in Charlotte Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.

Sarah Hadley, 17, of Sinclairville was transported to the Brooks Memorial Hospital on Wednesday at 3:15 a.m. Hadley was traveling westbound on Bard Road in Arkwright when she lost control of her vehicle, police said. The vehicle left the roadway and struck a ditch, causing the vehicle to roll over and land on its roof. Hadley was able to safely exit the vehicle on her own free will. She was treated on the scene by Cassadaga Fire Rescue for minor injuries and later transported to Brooks Memorial Hospital for precautionary follow up treatment.

CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

Frederick Palmeri, 55, of Olean was charged with fifth-degree welfare fraud, petit larceny and three counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing on Oct. 1 at 12:30 p.m. Palmeri allegedly submitted three vouchers which included false information to the Medical Travel Assistance Program at the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services, and received $346.08 in Medical Travel in April 2013 to which he was not entitled. He was issued an appearance ticket for Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. in Olean Court.

Tanya Palmeri, 35, of Salamanca was charged with fifth-degree welfare fraud and two counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing on Oct. 1 at 12:15 p.m. Palmeri allegedly offered false information about the work schedule of her boyfriend on her application, and the required paperwork she submitted, for the Child Care Assistance Program to the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services. She was issued an appearance ticket for Oct. 15 at 9 a.m. in Olean Court.