Brooke E. Whitehill, 19 and Brittany M. Whitehill were both charged with second-degree assault at 10:56 p.m. Tuesday and Stephanie A. Czarniak, 21, was charged with third-degree assault and fifth-degree conspiracy. According to a police report, officers responded to the area of E. Eighth Street at Prendergast Avenue for a reported fight. Upon arrival it was determined that Brooke Whitehill, Brittany Whitehill and Czarniak were involved in a physical altercation with another female victim. All three suspects were transported to the Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment. The victim was treated for her injuries.
Brandon Kelly, 22, of Jamestown and Cortney Barron, 28, of Jamestown were both charged with obstructing governmental administration at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Kelly was additionally charged with aggravated unlicensed operation. According to a police report, officers responded to a motor vehicle accident on Willow Avenue in Jamestown. During the investigation, officers learned that the driver and passenger of one of the vehicles had switched places in an effort to conceal who had been driving. Kelly was determined to have been the driver at the time of the accident. Both subjects are currently awaiting arraignment in the Jamestown City Court.
LAKEWOOD - Candy A. Jimerson, 49, of Little Valley was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property at 6:43 p.m. Tuesday. According to a police report, officers were called to Wal-Mart for a reported larceny of store property. The suspect involved in the larceny turned the stolen property over to Jimerson and fled the scene. Jimerson then attempted to return the items to the store for cash. She will be in court on a later date.
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HANOVER - Jerenly Baez, 21, of San Juan, Puerto Rico was charged with unlicensed operation, driving across hazard markings and speed not reasonable and prudent at 7:07 p.m. Tuesday. According to a police report, sheriff's deputies, along with Silver Creek police and Silver Creek and Hanover Center fire departments responded to a personal injury accident. Baez was operating a vehicle and allegedly made a right turn at an unsafe speed, causing him to strike another vehicle. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle were transported to Lakeshore Hospital for apparently minor injuries. Baez was issued traffic tickets and will be in court to answer the charges later.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
ALLEGANY - Kelly L. Wilkins, 46, of Allegany was charged with second-degree criminal nuisance at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 1. According to a police report, patrol took Wilkins into custody after an investigation into an underage drinking party at her home. Several underage subjects were also cited for possession of alcoholic beverages with intent to consume at her residence on Saturday, April 28. Wilkins was issued an appearance ticket and will be back in court later.
ALLEGANY - Caitlin E. Murtagh, 21, of Allegany was charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident at 6:20 p.m. Friday. According to a police report, Murtagh allegedly pulled a fire alarm at Rathskeller Hall at St. Bonaventure University. She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance. She was to appear back in court on Monday, May 14.
MACHIAS - April L. Smith, 43, of Machias was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to maintain lane, use of a handheld device and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle at 10:17 p.m. Saturday. According to a police report, deputies stopped Smith after observing her traveling on the shoulder of the road at a very slow speed. Upon investigation it was revealed that Smith was using her cell phone and had an open container of beer in the vehicle. She was issued tickets and will be in court later to answer the charges.
NEW ALBION - Albert L. Gold, 56, of Ellicottville was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI over .18 percent, driving too slow and failure to maintain lane at 9:36 p.m. Saturday. He was processed and released on tickets and will be back in court on a later date.
OTTO - Kristin M. Kulczyk, 22, of Cattaraugus was taken into custody on a bench warrant at 8 p.m. Saturday. She was arraigned and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $2,000 bail. She will be back in court on a later date.
LITTLE VALLEY - Robert A. Schlesing, 32, of Little Valley was charged with petit larceny at 8:30 p.m. Sunday. According to a police report, Schlesing allegedly stole rough cut lumber from his neighbors property. He was issued an appearance ticket for the charge and will be back in court on a later date.
HINSDALE - Christopher J. Caton, 23, was charged with petit larceny at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday. According to a police report, Caton was taken into custody on a warrant for an incident that took place on April 16. He was transported to the Allegany Town Court for an arraignment where he was released on his own recognizance. He will be back in court later.
OLEAN - Donald R. Hall Jr, 44, of Olean was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. According to a police report, upon entering the Olean County Building, Hall was found to be in possession of a pipe containing marijuana. He was issued an appearance ticket and will be in court later to answer the charge.
RANDOLPH - Daman Holland, 28, of Randolph was charged with forcible touching at 4 p.m. on May 9. According to a police report, Holland was taken into custody on a warrant out of Fredonia. He was turned over to the Fredonia Police Department for further proceedings.
ALLEGANY - Jacqueline A. Vansickle-Kelly, 42, of Bradford, Pa. was taken into custody on a warrant issued out of the Town of Allegany Court at 9 p.m. on May 9. According to a police report, the warrant was issued for failure to appear for an initial arraignment on charges from a DWI last fall. She is currently being held in lieu of $2,000 bail.
SALAMANCA - Gary Lee Hovey, 48, of Salamanca was taken into custody on a Family Court warrant issued for a violation of Family Court Article 4 at 5:30 p.m. on May 9. According to a police report, Hovey was transferred to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff and transported to the town of Great Valley Court for arraignment. He was remanded to the Cattaraugus County jail in lieu of $5,000 cash bail and will appear back in court later.