Area Police Reports
JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Isaiah T. Pearson and Joshua L. Hinson, both of Jamestown, were charged with third-degree assault on Saturday at 1:49 p.m. Jamestown Police officers responded to Jefferson Street for a fight in progress. Officers located a large group of people in front of the residence and a small group on Isabella Street. Upon further investigation, it was determined that Hinson and Pearson were the two suspects who attacked the victim, police said. Hinson was located on Isabella Street and taken into custody for a valid Jamestown City Court warrant and Pearson was located at Jefferson Street and was taken into custody. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail without incident where he is awaiting arraignment.
Joseph L. Spencer of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child and unlawful imprisonment on Friday at 11:45 p.m. Jamestown Police went to Falconer Street near Dearing Avenue for a domestic dispute. Officials spoke to the 44-year-old victim who stated that her boyfriend, Spencer, had cut one of her tires after an argument, police said. Spencer then allegedly went into their house where his 15-year-old son was. Officers attempted to locate Spencer at his address, but he refused to answer or unlock the door, police said. After forcibly making entry, Spencer was placed under arrest. Officers then spoke with his son, who had stated that he knew police were outside and he was instructed by his dad not to unlock the door, police said. Spencer allegedly intimidated his son causing him to fear if he unlocked the door, he would be harmed. He was transported to Jamestown City Jail where he was awaiting arraignment.
ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT
Spencer T. Burke, 21, of Stockton was charged on Jan. 27 for petit larceny. Police charged Burke for stealing gas from Kwik Fill on the aforementioned date. The subject allegedly pumped $50.43 and then left without paying. Police were able to identify Burke later. He was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
ELLICOTT- Stephen J. Traver, 28, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possession of marijuana and second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia. During a vehicle stop, police determined that Traver had revoked privileges in New York state. With the assistance of the Jamestown Police Department and K-9 unit, Traver was found in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. He was arraigned in Ellicott Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail.
CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT
ELLICOTT- James P. Cole, 46, formerly of 220 Robin Hill Road, Frewsburg, was charged Thursday with violation of probation on the original charges of endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree criminal contempt. At approximately 8 p.m., police charged Cole, who was hiding in the apartment of an elderly relative in Frewsburg. He was arraigned in Ellicott Court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail with bail set at $3,000/$6,000.
LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT
BUSTI- Lacey N. Stevens, 18, of Jamestown, was charged Thursday with petit larceny. It is alleged that Stevens stole an earring from Claire’s in the Chautauqua Mall. She will appear in Busti Court at a later date.
BUSTI-Ashley B. Edwards, 20, of Jamestown, was charged Thursday with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree forgery. The charges stem from an incident that occurred in the Chautauqua Mall in June 2010. She was taken into custody and turned over the Lakewood-Busti Police Department where she was arraigned in Busti Court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail pending receipt of bail.
BUSTI- Pamela F. Seekings, 47, and Brittanii N. Seekings, 23, both of Busti, were charged with petit larceny on Saturday at 3:15 p.m. Allegedly both subjects worked together to steal $115.97 in merchandise from Wal-Mart in Lakewood. Both were issued an appearance ticket to appear in Busti Court on a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
BROCTON- Justin M. Palmer, 26, of Forestville was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher and inadequate tail lamps on Saturday at 1:45 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies allegedly observed a vehicle with only one functioning tail lamp traveling on Route 20 in Brocton. After stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified as Palmer and further investigation revealed he was allegedly intoxicated. He is scheduled to appear in Brocton Court at a later date.
CHAUTAUQUA- Henry B. Stovall Jr., 36, of Westfield, was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or higher, felony aggravated unlicensed operation and moving from lane unsafely on Saturday at 2:37 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were on Route 394 when they allegedly observed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed on Valley Street in Mayville. The vehicle was observed approaching the intersection of Valley Street and Route 394 when it failed to negotiate a curve and struck a snow bank and became stuck. The driver of the vehicle was Stovall and further investigation found him to be intoxicated, police said. He will appear in Chautauqua Court at a later date.