Area Police Reports


Michael J. Pace-Segura, 17, of Lakewood was charged Friday at approximately 2:58 p.m. with fourth-degree criminal mischief after he was caught damaging property in the Lakewood Walmart. He was issued an appearance ticket and released to his mother. He is due back in Busti Court on May 8.

Bonnie L. Swartz, 49, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. At approximately 9:01 p.m., Swartz was caught leaving the Lakewood Wal-Mart with merchandise she did not purchase. It was discovered that she damaged some of the property during the larceny. She will appear in Busti Court at a later date.

Cassandra L. Olson, 26, of Ashville, and Brittany I. Nelson, 26, of Jamestown were charged Wednesday with petit larceny. At approximately 9:35 p.m., both subjects were caught leaving the Lakewood Wal-Mart with merchandise thay did not purchase. They will appear in Busti Court at a later date.


HANOVER – Ronald Viscuso, 50, of Hanover was charged Thursday with two counts of first-degree harassment. He was arraigned in Hanover Court and committed to the county jail in lieu of bail.

POMFRET – A 17-year-old male from Fredonia was charged Friday on a probation warrant stemming from a petit larceny. Deputies conducted a warrant check at the man’s home on Route 60. He was committed to the county jail.


Joseph R. Lindberg, 17, of West Ellicott was charged April 15 with fourth-degree criminal mischief and numerous vehicle and traffic violations. At approximately 1:30 a.m., police were dispatched to a West Ellicott neighborhood for an unrelated incident. Police stopped a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vehicle and found Lindberg as the operator. Investigation revealed that Lindberg drove his vehicle through a vacant lot and damaged the lawn of another person. He will appear in Ellicott Court on a later date.

Julie K. Stutzman, 37, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with endangering the welfare of a child. Police received a report to check the well-being of a 9-year-old child who had missed 50 days of school this year. After officers located the child, further investigation led to the arrest of Stutzman. She will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.