Area Police

Jamestown man arrested for stalking

JAMESTOWN – On Friday, New York State Police arrested Nicholas S. Evans, 20, of Jamestown for fourth-degree stalking. Evans continually called his ex-girlfriend while she was being interviewed by the police and kept calling even after being ordered not to call by troopers.

He was located in Ellicottville by State Police Machias troopers and turned over to Jamestown State Police. He was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court, where an order of protection was issued. He was released on his own recognizance.

Immediately after being released, Evans again contacted the victim and left a voice mail message. He spoke with her on Facebook and had a friend contact her to set up communication between them. Troopers arrested Evans again Monday and charged him with second-degree criminal contempt. He was arraigned in the Town of Stockton Court and committed to Chautauqua County Jail.

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office

GERRY – Riley Sheldon, 21, of Jamestown was charged with following too closely on Tuesday.

At 8:42 a.m. Sheldon was traveling south on Route 60 and allegedly ran into the rear of another vehicle which was stopped in traffic. Sheldon’s vehicle pushed that vehicle into a third vehicle. Route 60 was closed for a short time while the accident was cleared. All drivers refused medical attention. Sheldon will appear in Gerry Town Court.

CASSADAGA – Michael P. Austin, 33, of Ulrich Park was charged on a violation of probation warrant on Monday. At 4:30 p.m. deputies conducted a warrant check for Austin who was on the sheriff’s most wanted list. He was allegedly found in a trailer and was taken into custody without incident. He was sent to the Chautauqua County Jail and will appear in court at a later date.

New York State Police at Jamestown

CONEWANGO – Candice T. Brown, 19, of Randolph was charged with felony grand larceny on Friday. It is alleged Brown stole nine credit cards from a resident. She was released to appear in Conewango Town Court at a later date.