Area Police

State Police at Jamestown charge juveniles in incidents

RANDOLPH – On Thursday, a 16-year-old resident of the Randolph Children’s Home was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. The resident was reportedly involved in a physical altercation with another resident which was broken up by the Home’s staff. According to the report, when the staff members broke up the fight, the youth picked up a chair and threw it against a window, causing it to break.

The youth was arraigned in the Town of Randolph Court and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail on $500 cash or $1,000 property bond.

CONEWANGO – Troop-ers charged a 17-year-old male with second-degree burglary, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and two counts of third-degree possession of a weapon, criminal sale of a firearm, and criminal possession of stolen property.

The charges follow an investigation of a burglary of a residence in the Town of Cold Spring during May. The youth was arraigned in the Town of Conewango Court and committed to the Cattaraugus Jail on $10,000 cash, $15,000 property bond.

The troopers were assisted by the Cattaraugus Sheriff’s Department and the Seneca Nation of Indian Marshals’ Office.

KIANTONE – On Thursday, a 15-year-old juvenile from the Town of Kiantone was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree menacing, unlawful possession of a weapon (under 16) and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. .

The juvenile reportedly fired a shotgun round in the area near two males fishing at Conewango Creek. The juvenile was given a ticket to appear in Family Court at a later date.