Area Police

Local residents arrested for

multiple felonies

HARMONY – On Sunday, James Hall, 22, of Harmony was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree conspiracy, fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, second-degree trespass and violating probation. Scott McChesney, 23, of Panama was charged with second-degree burglary and fourth-degree conspiracy.

Troopers from James-town responded to a residence in Harmony for a report of a past burglary. They interviewed the complainant and area witnesses. The complainant reported she had located Hall inside her residence without permission, but drove him home when he said he didn’t have a ride. McChesney allegedly entered her home and took an X-box, two X-box games and a CD. The complainant said she returned to find her house burglarized. Hall and McChesney reportedly sold the X-box to Gamerz Haven in Jamestown for $71 and used the money to purchase heroin.

Troopers located both suspects and processed them at state police barracks in Jamestown. The two were arraigned in the Town of Harmony Court and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

One-car crash with infant in Cherry Creek; no injuries

CHERRY CREEK – A 21-year-old woman was involved in a one-car crash with her 4-month-old son in the backseat after she failed to negotiate a 90-degree curve on Davison Road on Wednesday.

According to the Chau-tauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Samantha Seekings, of Jamestown, was operating a 2001 Pontiac Sunfire southbound. She left the roadway at around 2 a.m. and struck the ditch and a patch of small trees, causing airbag deployment. Seekings and her son, who was secured in a proper child passenger restraint, appeared to be uninjured.

Police on the scene summoned the Cherry Creek Fire Department to evaluate Seekings and the baby due to the seriousness of the crash’s impact. Both were transported to Women’s Christian Association Hospital in Jamestown as a precautionary measure.

Dunkirk Police

Adrian Velez-Rivera, 35, of Columbus Avenue was charged with two counts of criminal obstruction of airway, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree menacing on May 10.

Jonathan R. White, 36, of Bucknor Street was charged with second-degree harassment on May 10.

Askia K. Faison, 17, of South Gazelle Street was charged with criminal ob-structing of an airway and third-degree assault May 12.

Joelle E. Dwczarek, 27, of Park Avenue was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and harassment on May 12.

Aquita Davis, 17, of West Second Street was charged with disorderly conduct on May 14.

Kuntis J. Hantz, 41, of Fredonia was charged with petit larceny on May 15.

Jason R. Tolbert, 24, was charged with second-degree harassment, second-degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child on May 15.

Aquita Davis, 17, of East Second Street was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief May 15.

Jeremiah D. Toliver, 33, of Deer Street was charged with three counts of first-degree criminal contempt and disorderly conduct on May 15.

Noel Jiminez-Navarro, 40, of Brocton was charged with second-degree harassment on May 16.

Timothy Kulig, 25, of East Sixth Street was charged with petit larceny May 17.

Joanne M. Geibner-Cornier, 44, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree harassment on May 18.

Maryann Moreland, 67, of Grant Avenue was charged with second-degree harassment on May 20.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

HARMONY – Lindsay Schmidt, 21, of Lakewood, was charged with criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument on Sunday. At around 4:30p.m., Sheriff’s deputies were investigating a complaint about an unwanted individual at 6047 Route 474. Schmidt was allegedly found to be in possession of the instrument and was taken into custody. She was released and is expected in Harmony Town Court at a later date.

Stephen Dando, 34, of Fredonia, was charged with driving while intoxicated after police allegedly observed his vehicle fail to stop at the flashing red light on Porter Road in Laona on Friday. Shortly after midnight, Dando was stopped, arrested, and issued traffic tickets. He is to appear in Pomfret Town Court.

KIANTONE – Justin Samuelson, 27, of James-town, was charged with driving while intoxicated and speeding shortly after 11 a.m. on Wednesday. Police allegedly stopped Samuelson on Busti Stillwater Road and arrested him after observing he was intoxicated. He was taken into custody and was released after being scheduled to appear in Kiantone Town Court.

MAYVILLE – Alex-andria Earls, 20, of Water Street, was charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after deputies responded to an incident on Water Street shortly after 6 a.m. Sunday. Earls allegedly threw multiple items from the second story of a residence onto a patrol vehicle. She became disorderly and used obscene language while outside the residence, where she was taken into custody after struggling with authorities. She was arraigned in Chautauqua Town Court and remanded to Chautau-qua County Jail on $2,000 cash/$4,000 property.