Depree Santez Gamble of Jamestown was charged with endangering the welfare of a child at 2:54 p.m. Thursday. According to a police report, officers were called to a residence for an investigation of a 2-year-old child being found unattended in the apartment. After an investigation, it was determined that Gamble was the father of the child and was supposed to be supervising the child. Gamble allegedly left the child napping and went to a friend's house around the corner. He was taken to the city jail awaiting arraignment while CPS and an officer waited with the child for the arrival of the mother.
LAKEWOOD - Karen L. Morgan, 45, of Cuba and Vivian N. Vennard, 25, of Olean were both charged with petit larceny at 5:24 p.m. Wednesday. Morgan was additionally charged with trespassing. According to a police report, both subjects placed items belonging to Wal-Mart into carry-out totes and left the property without paying for them. When they were confronted by a Wal-Mart employee, they left the totes behind and fled on foot. They were both located by the Lakewood-Busti police a short distance away. The additional charge of trespassing stemmed from Morgan being advised that she was no longer welcome in any Wal-Mart location due to being a repeat larceny offender at Wal-Mart stores. They were both remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail on bail and will be in court later.
Chad M. Whittington, 31, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny on Wednesday. According to a police report, officers responded to a shoplifting incident that had occurred at AT&T Wireless on Fairmount Avenue. Upon further investigation, Whittington was taken into custody. The property that was taken was valued at $160. He was arraigned and will be back in court on a later date.
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE
DAYTON - David F. Cooper, 47, of Gowanda was charged with a violation of probation and taken into custody at 4 p.m. on May 24. He was transported to the Cattaraugus County Jail and held with no bail. He will be back in court on a later date.
HINSDALE - Joshua J. Woolston, 29, of Olean was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and second-degree criminal contempt at 6:25 p.m. on May 23. According to a police report, Woolston made contact with a person to whom there was a valid order of protection against and he drove a motor vehicle while his driving privileges were suspended. He will be back in court on a later date.
ALLEGANY - Mackenzie L. Smith, 26, was charged with petit larceny at 12:45 a.m. Sunday. According to a police report, she was taken into custody following an investigation of stolen merchandise from Ron's Smoke Shop. She was released with an appearance ticket to answer the charges at a later date.
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Cody R. Kane, 20, of Jamestown was charged with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana at 1 a.m. Thursday. Kane was issued an appearance ticket for the charge and will be back in court on a later date.
ELLICOTT - Karissa B. Przybelinski, 26, of North East, Pa. was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana at 8 p.m. Wednesday. She was issued an appearance ticket for the charge and will be in court on a later date.
CATTARAUGUS/TONAWANDA - Kelly D. Nephew, 51, of Gowanda was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana, equipment violation - broken glass, driving without a license and speed in zone at 3:05 p.m. on May 22. Nephew was issued appearance tickets for the charges and will be in court on a later date.
PENNSYLVANIA STATE POLICE
WARREN - Jeremy C. Hoden, 22, and Eddie R. Gray, 21, were both charged with making terroristic threats, retaliation against prosecutor and retaliation against victim between Jan. 14 and Feb. 9. They are both currently incarcerated and bail for the current charges was set at $50,000 for both subjects.
WARREN - Dawnisha N. Wade, 20, of Pittsburgh was charged with theft, access device fraud and identity theft for incidents that occurred between Feb. 1 and 15. She was released on her own recognizance and will be back in court later.
WARREN - Renee L. Rogers, 27, of Warren was charged with burglary and theft for an incident that occurred on July 16, 2011 at a residence on Peterson Hollow Road.
GRAND VALLEY - Benjamin Birchard of Grand Valley was charged with third-degree unsworn falsification to authorities on May 23. According to a police report, Birchard allegedly reported his vehicle to be stolen. After an investigation, it was determined that Birchard was the operator of the vehicle when it was crashed, with the vehicle not stolen as was reported. Further action is pending.