Area Police Reports
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
FREDONIA – Jason D. White, 34, of Fredonia was charged Thursday with probation warrant and third-degree possession of a weapon. At approximately 7:40 p.m., deputies responded to 4546 W. Main St. in an attempt to locate White, who had an active probation warrant for third-degree possession of a weapon. Upon arrival, deputies found that White had locked himself inside his residence and failed to respond. White eventually gave up after K-9 warnings to surrender. White was transported to Chautauqua County Jail.
MINA – Patti A. Smith, 53, of Findley Lake was charged Monday with moving from lane unsafely, unregistered motor vehicle, improper plates, felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. At approximately 7:36 p.m., Smith’s vehicle was located off the roadway in a field. Further investigation revealed that Smith was intoxicated. A check of Smith’s driving record revealed that she had a prior conviction for DWI, making this a felony. She was remanded in Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
ASHVILLE – Sean P. Reardon, 52, of Ashville was charged Tuesday with failure to keep right, leaving the scene of a property damage accident and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. At approximately 7 a.m., deputies investigated an accident scene on Hoag Road where a Dodge Dakota was unoccupied. Reardon was eventually located at his residence. He will appear in Harmony Court at a later date.
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Steven J. Leach, 36, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At approximately 11:10 p.m., police were called to 14 Flagg Ave. for a reported domestic dispute. Upon arrival, officers met the victim at the driveway of the residence who stated that her boyfriend was highly intoxicated and breaking up the inside of the residence. Further investigation revealed that Leach reportedly pushed a dresser over in the wall during an argument, putting two holes into the wall. Leach is pending arraignment at Jamestown City Jail.
Jabon P. Johnson, 35, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with fugitive from justice and second-degree criminal impersonation. At approximately 8:34 p.m., officers performed a street check on a male subject walking in the middle of Maple at Camp streets. The male subject provided officers with a false name and date of birth. Johnson was discovered to be wanted in North Carolina on outstanding felony charges. He was transported to city jail without incident.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Michael A. Woodward, 32, of Celoron was charged Thursday with second-degree harassment. At approximately 8:15 p.m., police were dispatched to a Celoron group home, where it is alleged that a resident of the home grabbed, pushed and shoved another resident earlier in the evening. Woodward will appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date.
Patricia A. Pearson, 38, of Jamestown was charged Monday with petit larceny. Pearson was taken into custody due to an incident that occurred at K-Mart in early December. It is alleged that Pearson stole approximately $211 worth of merchandise and left the store without paying for it. Pearson had fled the scene before police arrived. She was remanded in Chautauqua County Jail and will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
Amanda J. Mecca, 29, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with petit larceny. At approximately 7:17 p.m., Mecca was charged at the Lakewood Wal-Mart after she allegedly stole $141.26 in merchandise from the store. She will appear in Busti Court at a later date.
Gretchen L. Raynor, 26, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with petit larceny. At approximately 10 p.m., Raynor allegedly stole $45.40 worth of merchandise from the Lakewood Wal-Mart. She will appear in Busti Court at a later date.
A 17-year-old Randolph female was charged Thursday with petit larceny. At approximately 10 p.m., Meacham was caught after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Lakewood Wal-Mart. She will appear in Busti Court on Feb. 13.
Steven J. Whalen, 26, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with probation warrant. At approximately 9:40 p.m., an arrest warrant was faxed to the Chautauqua County Jail for Whalen due to a probation violation. He will appear in Busti Court at a later date.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
WEST VALLEY – Scott A. Kelley, 34, of Ellicottville was charged Sunday with second-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny. At approximately 8:20 p.m., Kelley was charged after an investigation into an incident that occurred at 9342 Route 240 in Ashford. Kelley was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail with bail set at $15,000 or $25,000 bond. He will appear in Ashford Court at a later date.
RANDOLPH – Two 17-year-old females were charged on Jan. 22 with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At approximately 5:30 p.m., deputies charged the two females who reside at the Randolph Children’s Home. They were transported to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of bail.