JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT
Joseph L. Covell, 29, of Jamestown was charged with endangering the welfare of a child on Wednesday after police were called to a Hamilton Street home for a domestic dispute. Police said an investigation revealed Covell was harassing a woman, who locked herself and her children inside a vehicle for protection. Covell then threw an object at the woman through the car's window, which struck her in the leg, while screaming profanities at her with the children present. He was taken to the city jail and held awaiting arraignment.
Steven Shawn Colburn, 20, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, second-degree criminal personation and several traffic violations on Wednesday following a traffic stop on Prendergast Avenue around 10 a.m. Police said they were dispatched to the 800 block of Prendergast Avenue to investigate a suspicious vehicle complaint and upon arrival, a vehicle driven by Colburn pulled form the curb while he was not wearing a seatbelt. The officer pulled the vehicle over and an investigation revealed Colburn was allegedly under the influence of an unspecified drug. He allegedly gave police a false name to avoid arrest on active warrants, but they eventually identified him. He was held at the city jail awaiting arraignment.
Lanie G. Philbrick, 29, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny on Wednesday after she allegedly tried to leave the Tops grocery store without paying for merchandise. Philbrick was processed and released with an appearance ticket.
A 17-year-old from Sinclairville was charged with petit larceny on Wednesday after allegedly stealing merchandise from the Rite Aid store in Brooklyn Square around 11:55 p.m. The youth was taken to the city jail and held awaiting arraignment.
Nicole B. Rivera, 19, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny on Thursday after she allegedly tried to leave Tops grocery store without paying for four cans of Amp energy drink. She was taken into custody and held awaiting arraignment in Jamestown City Court.
CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
FORESTVILLE - Angela D. Fisk, 23, and Marcy J. Fisk, 50, both of Forestville were charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property on Wednesday, following an investigation into a theft that happened in Sheridan on March 26. The Fisks were allegedly in possession of items stolen during that incident and the items were allegedly taken to a house on Farrington Hollow Road to try to sell them. The sheriff's office was contacted and both Fisks were released with appearance tickets returnable in Arkwright Town Court later.
JAMESTOWN - Amy Anderson, 43, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing on Thursday, after she allegedly failed to report her daughter's income. This led to her receiving $2,520.32 in public assistance to which she wasn't entitled. She was released with an appearance ticket and will be in Jamestown City Court later.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
POLAND - Nick J. Kanaby, 31, was charged with felony DWI on Wednesday following a traffic stop on Route 62 at Route 394 in Poland around 6:25 p.m. Kanaby was processed and released with an appearance ticket returnable in Poland Town Court later.
SALAMANCA POLICE DEPARTMENT
Samantha A. Green, 31, of Salamanca was charged with third-degree assault on Wednesday following an incident that happened around 8:30 p.m. She was processed and released with an appearance ticket returnable in Salamanca City Court later.
Alicia C. Kindt, 21, of Salamanca was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief on Wednesday, following a domestic dispute at a West Avenue home around 11:41 a.m. She was taken into custody and held awaiting arraignment.
SILVER CREEK POLICE DEPARTMENT
Scott A. Parisio, 19, of Silver Creek was charged with third-degree assault, first-degree harassment, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and endangering the welfare of a child on April 6. Parisio was arraigned in Silver Creek Village Court and remanded to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail.
Linda M. Smith, 41, of Fredonia was charged with speeding, unsafe lane change, refusal to submit to a prescreen test, aggravated driving while intoxicated and operating above a .08 blood alcohol content on April 16. Smith was given an appearance ticket returnable in Silver Creek Village Court at a later date.
PENNSYLVANIA LAW ENFORCEMENT
BROKENSTRAW - Warren-based state police reported Tiffany L. Mercer, 18, of Warren, with passenger Jeremy P. Prelog, 24, of Warren was driving a 1998 Dodge Neon south on Route 62 near National Forge Road at 7:50 p.m. Monday. According to police, the Neon was being followed by a 2005 Chrysler Town and Country van driven by Tabatha R. Babcock, 24, of Warren, with a 3-year-old boy and infant girl inside. Police reported Mercer slowed to turn right onto National Forge Road and her vehicle was struck in the rear by Babcock's vehicle. According to police, Babcock's vehicle had to be towed from the scene. Police reported the female infant sustained minor injuries and was taken by Pleasant Township/Youngsville emergency medical services to Warren General Hospital. Summary traffic citations against Babcock are pending.