Area Police Reports


Hope E. Ruth, 22, of Randolph was charged Wednesday with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, failure to keep right and driving over hazard markings. At 2:15 a.m., officers pulled over a vehicle on Hopkins Avenue near Flagg Avenue for failing to keep right and driving over hazard markings. Investigation revealed that the driver – Ruth – was intoxicated. A chemical breath test showed that her blood alcohol content was twice the legal limit. She will appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.

Alberto J. Acevedo, 24, of Jamestown was charged Thursday with unnecessary noise and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. At 1:42 a.m., officers on patrol on Barrett Avenue noticed what appeared to be a man attempting to break into a house. When officers attempted to speak to the man, he allegedly refused to turn around or show his hands. The man eventually turned toward officers, but would not state his name. Investigation revealed that the man – Acevedo – had a valid bench warrant issued from the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office. During the investigation, Acevedo allegedly continued to yell offensive words toward officers after being told to stop several times. He was transported to city jail without incident.

Cheryl J. Ramsey, 59, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with DWI, and driving with a BAC of .08 percent or more. At 6:53 p.m., officers responded to 39 S. Main St. for a personal injury accident. Investigation revealed that a 2010 Chevrolet struck a parked 2009 Chevrolet and a pedestrian that was entering the vehicle. The pedestrian was slightly injured. The driver of the 2010 Chevrolet – Ramsey – was found to be intoxicated. She will appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.


Searcy E. Fields, 45, and Shatara R. McGee, 26, both of Jamestown, were charged Thursday with petit larceny. At 4:05 p.m., police were called to the Dollar General on West Main Street in Falconer for a reported shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers found Fields and McGee detained by store employees. They allegedly removed assorted household and cleaning items without paying for them.