Area Police Reports


Patrick J. Fellows, 18, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with second-degree criminal contempt, fourth-degree criminal mischief and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Christopher M. Johnson, 21, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. At approximately 11:30 p.m., officers responded to the Roseland Park baseball fields for the report of a fight. Upon arrival, officers spoke with a female victim who stated that she was at the park to exchange mutual property with her ex-boyfriend – Fellows. The victim was accompanied by two juvenile males who were involved in the altercation. While exchanging property, Fellows became upset and bit one of the male juveniles on the arm, causing minor injury. During the exchange, Johnson was hiding in the woods and came out threatening to shoot the two juveniles. As the female victim and two juveniles left in their vehicle, Fellows punched the side of the vehicle leaving a dent. Both Fellows and Johnson were located a short time later and transported to city jail. Further investigation revealed that Fellows had an order of protection to stay away from one of the juveniles.

Timothy W. Ellis, 46, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with petit larceny. At approximately 9:30 a.m., officers were sent to Tops Markets, located at 738 Foote Ave., after store employees caught Ellis shoplifting merchandise. Ellis was transported to city jail where he is pending arraignment.


OLEAN – Alyson M. Seeley, 20, of Olean was arrested Tuesday on a bench warrant issued out of Allegany Court. Seeley was transported to Allegany Court for arraignment and remanded to the county jail in lieu of $250 bail. She will appear in Allegany Court on June 9 at 3 p.m.

COLDSPRING – Vernon D. Pierce Jr., 18, of Steamburg was charged Sunday with third-degree criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child and resisting arrest. Investigation revealed that Pierce prevented a victim from leaving his residence during a domestic incident, causing damage to the victim’s cell phone. Pierce was transported to county jail in lieu of $250 bail. He will appear in Coldspring Court at a later date.

SALAMANCA – John D. Newark, 30, of Little Valley was arrested Tuesday after an investigation revealed that the was wanted on a Salamanca City bench warrant for an obstruction charge dating back to 2012. He was turned over to the Salamanca Police Department and will appear in Salamanca City Court at a later date.