Two Jamestown men facing drug charges

JAMESTOWN – Two men are facing drug charges after an investigation into the sale of crack cocaine. According to Jamestown Police, officers executed a warrant to search the residence at 113 Willard St. Friday after a drug investigation.

Members of the Jamestown Police SWAT team entered the apartment to find Christopher J. Howie, 41, of Jamestown. Anthony W. Cunningham, 34, of Jamestown, a New York state parolee, jumped out a window in an attempt to flee but was caught by the Jamestown Police K-9 Unit.

Cunningham is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, first-degree criminal nuisance and obstructing governmental administration. Howie was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Both subjects were taken to Jamestown City Jail awaiting arraignment.

Anyone with information about the illegal sale of narcotics in the city of Jamestown can call the anonymous tip line 483-TIPS.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

CHARLOTTE James G. Hall, 33, of Sinclairville, was charged Wednesday with endangering the welfare of a child, harassment and criminal mischief after an accident on Edson Road. Hall allegedly drove a vehicle containing two children into a ditch. He also allegedly slapped a victim in the face and destroyed household property. Hall was arraigned in the Charlotte Town Court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on $5,000 cash and $10,000 property bail.

HARMONY – Tyler J. Johnson, 20, of Lakewood, was charged Saturday with failure to reduce speed on a curve and failure to keep right after a personal injury accident on Swede Road. Johnson’s vehicle was headed south around 12:25 a.m. when he allegedly failed to slow down around a curve and lost control of the vehicle, coming to rest in a ditch. He was transported to WCA Hospital by the Harmony Fire Department for minor injuries. Lakewood-Busti Police also assisted on the scene. Johnson will appear in Harmony Town Court at a later date.

HANOVER – Katherine T. Mullis, 23, of Rock Hill, S.C., was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated, driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely and failure to stop at a red light. Mullis was stopped on Route 5/20 around 2:50 a.m. for multiple traffic violations when it was discovered she was allegedly intoxicated. She was taken into custody and released with appearance tickets for the Hanover Town Court.

ELLICOTT – Kyle D. Elderkin, 20, of Frewsburg, was charged Thursday with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or higher, uninspected motor vehicle and unsafe tires. Deputies spotted Elderkin’s vehicle stopped on the side of the road on Interstate 86 around 11:45 p.m. It is alleged Elderkin was intoxicated and was taken into custody. He was issued appearance tickets for the Ellicott Town Court.