Area Police Reports


Christopher Vega, 19, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, resisting arrest, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and unlicensed operation. Amanda Acevedo, 28, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with two counts of resisting arrest, obstructing governmental adminstration and second-degree harassment. At approximately 12:28 a.m., officers observed Vega operating a motor vehicle while having a suspended license. When officers attempted to stop him, Vega attempted to flee inside a home. He was apprehended before he was able to make it inside. Vega refused to comply with officers and had to by physically subdued. During the arrest, Acevedo emerged from a nearby home and began to pull at Vega, trying to free him. Acevedo tried to flee back inside, but was arrested. Both of them continued their combative actions as they were placed inside the patrol car. Acevedo reportedly kicked one of the officers. They were transported to city jail.

Fred J. Levy, 35, of Jamestown was charged Monday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At approximately 5 p.m., officers were dispatched to a domestic dispute at 106 W. Eighth St. Officers spoke with a female victim who alleged that Levy kicked her television, threw it downstairs and put it out in the yard while it was raining. The television was significantly damaged. Levy was transported to city jail.


Jack E. Smith Jr., 17, and Tristin J. Johnson, 18, both of Frewsburg, were charged May 21 with third-degree criminal trespass, endangering the welfare of a child and petit larceny. At approximately 12:40 a.m., officers observed the above subjects trespassing on private property for the purpose of stealing metal products to sell as scrap for their own benefit. Several items had already been moved in or near their car at the time police discovered their illegal activity. Smith Jr. and Johnson were alerted to an officer’s presence by a third participant who will be petitioned to Family Court as a juvenile. Smith Jr. and Johnson were committed to county jail pending bail.


Joshua C. Warner, 28, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with two counts of unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to stop at stop sign. A 17-year-old youth was charged Tuesday with unlawful possession of marijuana. At approximately 12:03 a.m., an officer on Forest Avenue Extension observed a vehicle failing to stop at a stop sign. The driver – Warner – was found in possession of marijuana. His 17-year-old passenger also had a small amount of marijuana. Both will appear in Busti Court at a later date.


Maurice E. Turner, 64, of Olean was charged Monday with failure to register with New York State. At approximately 12:40 p.m., deputies arrested Turner on a warrant issued out of Portville Court for failing to register as a sex offender. He was remanded to county jail in lieu of $5,000 bail.