Area Police Reports


Larry Campbell, 43, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, third-degree assault and third-degree criminal mischief on Tuesday at 8:55 p.m. Jamestown Police responded to Price Street for a physical domestic and upon arrival, officers located the victim at a neighbors house. Campbell allegedly punched the victim several times in the face and destroyed two computers inside the residence during the dispute. The victim sustained heavy bruising and swelling to the left side of the face and was transported to the WCA. There is a valid order of protection for the defendant to stay away from the victim. Campbell was transported to city jail and was held until arraignment.


Jeremy Pognant, 24, Ashville was arrested on a bench warrant on Tuesday at noon. He was arraigned in Busti Court.

Neal Nelson, 23, of Falconer was arrested on an arrest warrant for petit larceny that occurred at Wal-Mart in Lakewood on Wednesday at 2 p.m. He will appear in court at a later date.

Lisa Stucke, 47, of Ontario, Canada was charged with petit larceny on Thursday at 11:35 a.m. Stucke allegedly left E.B.E.’s Originals without paying for $57.50 worth of merchandise. She was arraigned and directed to be back in court on Nov. 20.

Scott Morrison, 37, of Jamestown was arrested on a fugitive from justice warrant out of Pike County, Pa. on Thursday at 12:50 p.m. He was arrested without incident and arraigned in Busti Court and turned over to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department.


BROCTON -Sarah Langford, 23, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree criminal contempt on Oct. 25 at 9:45 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies responded to an aggravated harassment complaint on Greenbush Street in Brocton. Langford had allegedly contacted the victim multiple times, in direct violation of a valid order of protection. She was charged and issued appearance tickets and will appear in Brocton Court at a later date.

STOCKTON -Christopher Hartney, 22, of Stockton was charged with second-degree harassment on Wednesday at 5:20 p.m. Hartney allegedly threatened another subject by threatening to do harm and kill the other subject. He was issued and appearance ticket and will appear in court at a later time and date.

RIPLEY -Kyle Hannold, 19, and two youths, 16 and 17, all of Ripley were charged with third-degree assault on Saturday at 6:30 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Westfield Memorial Hospital to contact a victim from an alleged assault. After an investigation and interviews, the three were issued appearance tickets to answer to the charges in Ripley Court at a later date.


CARROLLTON -Derek Stellrecht, 37, of Cuba was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, felony aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater and moving from lane unsafely on Tuesday at 8:10 p.m. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Interstate 86 in Carrollton for an erratic operator complaint. Stellrecht was allegedly weaving and a vehicle stop was commenced. Stellrecht failed roadside sobriety tests and he was placed into custody, police said. He was taken to the Sheriff’s Office in Little Valley for processing. Stellrecht was arraigned in Cattaraugus County Court and released on his own recognizance.



Anthony Whippo, 19, of Frewsburg was charged with driving a vehicle at an unsafe speed on Oct. 25 at 5:45 a.m. Whippo was traveling north on Robin Hill Road on snow-covered roadways in his 2003 GMC Sierra. Whippo allegedly tried to negotiate a left curve in the roadway and lost control. The vehicle left the east side of the road where it struck an embankment and an electric box with its front end. It continued to travel across the roadway and left the west edge of the roadway where it then struck a tree and rolled over onto its roof coming to a final rest facing north. There were minor injuries.