Area Police Reports


Clifton G. Vaughn, 59, of Jamestown was charged Monday with second-degree menacing. At 7:39 p.m., officers responded to a Fairmount Avenue address for a reported man threatening a woman with a knife. Upon arrival, officers spoke with the woman who stated that Vaughn threatened her with a kitchen steak knife. Vaughn was located at the scene and taken into custody without incident. He was transported to the city jail and posted bail. He will appear in Jamestown City Court at a later date.


Jason M. Lundmark, 28, of Frewsburg was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, DWI with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher and driving with inadequate headlights. At 10:31 p.m., Lundmark was allegedly observed traveling eastbound on Hunt Road with inadequate headlights. He was pulled over on Sunset Drive and found to be intoxicated. He will appear in Busti Court at a later date.


OLEAN – Dustin T. Birkelund, 22, of Olean was charged Friday at 11:06 p.m. with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child after police observed him driving recklessly on Gargoyle Road with a 1-year-old and 2-month-old in the vehicle. He will appear in Allegany Court at a later date.

SALAMANCA – Samuel McKenney, 33, of Olean was charged Friday at 7:42 p.m. with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation following a traffic stop on Route 353 in Salamanca. McKenney was remanded in the county jail in lieu of $250. He will appear in Salamanca Court at a later date.

STEAMBURG – Norma J. Harrison, 34, of Steamburg was charged Sunday at 10:52 p.m. with driving too slow, driving while intoxicated and DWI with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher after police observed her vehicle traveling slow and weaving in the lane on Interstate 86. Police determined that Harrison was intoxicated, with a BAC two times the legal limit. She will appear in Red House Court at a later date.


RANDOLPH – Lindsey E. Brown, 23, of Randolph was charged on Aug. 18 with fourth-degree grand larceny and second-degree possession of a forged instrument after an investigation into a report of a forged prescription. Brown had allegedly presented the prescription at a pharmacy, but was told it could not be filled because there was no amount indicated. Brown returned a short time later after the doctor had “fixed” the prescription by adding a high dosage amount. Further investigation found that the prescription had been stolen from a local doctor. She will appear in Randolph Court at a later date.