Area Police Reports


Roger L. Williams, 52, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with two counts of petit larceny. At 11:45 p.m., officers responded to 43 Sampson St. on a complaint of a neighbor stealing electricity from other neighbors. After officers spoke with two other neighbors, it was learned that on different dates, Williams had run an electric cord from one neighbor’s apartment to his apartment because his electricity had been shut off. This caused high electric bills for the other neighbors. Williams was transported to the city jail and is awaiting arraignment.

Alfred J. Kohl, 47, of Jamestown was charged Monday with second-degree criminal trespass and second-degree criminal contempt. At 12:15 a.m., officers were dispatched to 10 Langford St. for a fight. Upon arrival, they located a man lying on top of Kohl trying to prevent him from fighting. Officers quickly secured Kohl and learned that he allegedly entered the victim’s home unlawfully and the victim had a valid order of protection against him. Kohl was transported to the city jail.

Gregory Negron-Garcia, 33, of Dunkirk was charged Sunday with failure to stop at a steady red signal, failure to keep right, speed in zone, failure to yield right of way to emergency vehicles, unlicensed operator, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. At 1:51 a.m., officers observed a blue sedan run a red light at the intersection of East Fourth Street at North Main Street. The vehicle then crossed the double yellow solid line at it was speeding up North Main Street. The driver – Negron-Garcia – failed to pull over when officers activated the overhead lights. Investigation determined that Negron-Garcia was intoxicated. His blood alcohol content was more than .18 percent. He was transported to the city jail and is pending arraignment.

Sienna M. Swanson, 20, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with inadequate/no headlights, driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI-Leandra’s Law and first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. At 3:08 a.m., police observed a vehicle on East Second Street near Cross Street traveling with no headlights. Officers pulled over the vehicle and determined that Swanson had suspended driving privileges. She was also intoxicated with a 15-year-old child in the vehicle. Her blood alcohol content was more than the legal limit. She was transported to the city jail.


A 16-year-old youth was charged on August 11 with unlawful possession of marijuana, speeding and numerous vehicle and traffic infractions. At 1:16 a.m., police pulled over a speeding vehicle on Route 60 and determined that the driver possessed a small quantity of marijuana. He was also driving on a learner’s permit without a guardian. He will appear in Ellicott Court at a later date.


POMFRET – Andrew J. Phillips, 24, of Forestville was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more, uninspected motor vehicle, inadequate stop lamps and insufficient tail lamps. At 3:53 a.m., deputies pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 in Pomfret for numerous equipment violations. Investigation determined that the driver – Phillips – was intoxicated. He will appear in Pomfret Court at a later date.

POMFRET – Darien R. Draggett, 20, of Fredonia was charged Saturday with endangering the welfare of a child. At 11:32 p.m., deputies were called to the Cassadaga Fire Hall and Brooks Memorial Hospital to investigate an ATV accident that resulted in two injured riders. Draggett stated he was operating the ATV after consuming alcoholic beverages and on private property when his chain allegedly seized up and caused the ATV to lurch to the left and overturn, ejecting his 16-year-old passenger. Neither were wearing a helmet. The 16-year-old female contacted an adult who transported her to the Cassadaga Fire Hall. She was examined and later transported to Brooks Hospital for a possible head injury. Draggett was also transported to Brooks Hospital for minor injuries to his shoulder. Draggett will appear in Pomfret Court at a later date.


A 17-year-old youth was charged Sunday with fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. At 1:15 a.m., troopers were speaking to a small group of people on West 10th Street in Jamestown when they observed one of the group throw a taser onto the ground. The taser was seized. The youth will appear in Jamestown Court at a later date.

Courtney M. Phillips, 23, of Panama was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and unlawful possession of marijuana after troopers responded to her residence for a report of a disturbance. The investigation found Phillips to be in possession of heroin and marijuana. She was transported to the state police barracks in Jamestown for processing. She will appear in court at a later date.

Amara S. Olsen, 20, of Jamestown was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated and unlawful possession of fireworks after a 1:30 a.m. traffic stop on West 10th Street in Jamestown. Field tests were performed after an odor of alcohol was detected and Olsen was placed under arrest for DWI. She was transported to the State Police barracks in Jamestown where a blood alcohol content of .14 was obtained. A passenger, Jacob M. Komenda, 18, of Jamestown was charged with unlawful possession of alcohol under age 21. Both Olsen and Komenda will appear in Jamestown Court at a later date.