Area Police Reports


BROCTON – Christina M. McDermott, 31, of Brocton was charged Tuesday with driving while intoxicated-common law and refusing to take a breath test. At approximately 2:39 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle running with its headlights on, sitting on the shoulder of Route 20. It did not appear that there were any occupants in the vehicle, however McDermott was found to be intoxicated. She was issued a traffic ticket and will appear in Brocton Court at a later date.


RANDOLPH – Brock P. Monroe, 21, of Great Valley was charged Thursday with two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance. The charges were the result of two separate incidents where Monroe sold heroin to another person in Randolph and Salamanca. He was remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail without bail. Present with Monroe were Jacob D. Burroughs, 22, of Ellicottville, and Chelsey L. Green, 19, of Great Valley who were both charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance after investigators found a small amount of heroin on their person. Burroughs and Green were issued appearance tickets to appear in Randolph Court at a later date. The task force was assisted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division.


A 15-year-old juvenile was charged Wednesday at approximately 1:15 p.m. with fourth-degree stalking. It is alleged that the juvenile showed up at his ex-girlfriend’s workplace for no legitimate purpose. The victim was fearful due to an alleged previous assault between the two parties that occurred in Lakewood. The juvenile was petitioned to appear in Family Court at a later date.




Miranda Crandall, 20, of Jamestown was charged Friday with second-degree obstructing governmental administration. A 17-year-old female, of Jamestown, was charged Friday with unnecessary noise and resisting arrest. At approximately 1:15 a.m., police responded to 142 Broadhead Ave. for a report of unnecessary noise. Upon arrival, officers could hear loud unnecessary noise coming from the upper apartment where people were having a party. Officers attempted to arrest the 17-year-old female for the unnecessary noise, but she resisted. While the 17-year-old was being arrested, Crandall was asked to leave. While Crandell was being escorted out of the apartment, she pulled her arm away from the officer and swatted the officer’s hand. Both are currently being held on bail and pending arraignment.


Taylor R. Hamilton, 18, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with petit larceny and endangering the welfare of a child after stealing property from the Lakewood Walmart with a 14-year-old male in her custody. A 16-year-old male was accompanying the two and charged on a separate count of petit larceny.



COLDSPRING – David U. Kennedy, 40, of Steamburg was charged Wednesday with third-degree assault. At approximately 11:30 p.m., Kennedy was arrested after he sprayed his girlfriend with pepper spray during a domestic incident at his residence. He was arraigned in Coldspring Court and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $500 bail. He is due back in court at a later date.

CONEWANGO – Austin W. Slater, 28, of Randolph was charged Wednesday on a bench warrant issued out of the county court. He was transported to the county jail and is due back in court at a later date.