Area Police

Forestville man charged after allegedly shooting cat

FORESTVILLE – A Forestville man has been charged following an alleged incident of animal cruelty. Michael T. Edmunds, 42, of Chestnut Street was charged with overdriving, torturing or injuring animals on Tuesday.

It is alleged Edmunds used an air pellet gun and shot a domesticated cat causing its death in June. He was released on an appearance ticket for Hanover Town Court at a later date.

Three charged following search warrant execution

JAMESTOWN – Three were charged following a search warrant on West 11th Street Thursday. According to Jamestown Police, information was received that occupants of 45 W. 11th St., were allegedly drying a large amount of marijuana and were in the process of moving it from the house.

Police responded to the residence and observed several indicators that marijuana was allegedly being used and possessed inside.

A search warrant was obtained and executed by drug investigators from the Jamestown Police and New York State Police departments and found an alleged quantity of marijuana inside.

Terrance L. Austin, 63, Jordan T. Austin, 22, and Lesley H. Knight, 59, were all charged with third-degree felony criminal possession of marijuana. All were taken to the city jail and are awaiting arraignment.

Anyone who may have information on the illegal sales or possession of narcotics in the Jamestown area is asked to contact the police department’s anonymous tip line at 483-TIPS (8477). All calls will be kept confidential.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

NORTH HARMONY – Blaine M. Wescott, 19, of Ashville was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment on Wednesday. It is alleged that Wescott harassed a neighborhood youth when he yelled at the youth from a window at his resident at 7 p.m. Further investigation revealed a valid order of protection between Wescott and the victim. He was arraigned in North Harmony Town Court and was released on his own recognizance.

Dunkirk Police

Timothy Ray Nadolny, 28, of North East, Pa., was charged with a warrant on Friday. Dunkirk Police picked up Nadolny on Washington Avenue at 11:30 a.m. on multiple felony charges stemming from an alleged home invasion occurring in North East, Pa. He was turned over to the Jamestown Police Department where he also had a warrant out for his arrest. He was held at the Chautauqua County Jail pending pickup.