A 22-year-old Rochester woman is facing numerous charges after she was found in possession of narcotics and drug paraphernalia.
Dunkirk Police report Jenna Lynn Phillips was taken into custody this morning on two outstanding bench warrants out of the city of Dunkirk court. While in custody, Phillips was found in possession of a quantity of crack cocaine as well as items used to weigh and package the narcotic.
In addition to the outstanding warrants, she was charged with the felonies of fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and a misdemeanor of second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia.
Phillips was arrested during several local bar inspections conducted by Dunkirk police, Chautauqua County probation, federal probation and the state Liquor Authority. She was held in city jail awaiting arraignment.
Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office
JAMESTOWN - Colorado N. Hintz, 31, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, third-degree welfare fraud and misuse of food stamps on Wednesday.
Hintz was allegedly living outside of the state and collecting benefits. She received benefits totaling $7,996 for which she was not entitled to. She was released on appearance tickets for the City of Jamestown Court.
To report incidents of suspected Welfare Fraud, call WeTip at 1-800-782-7463 or the Welfare Fraud Hotline at 1-800-388-5365.
Jamestown Police Department
On Nov. 4 a Jamestown man was charged with second-degree burglary and fourth-degree criminal mischief.
Around 1:05 a.m., officers responded to 21 Dearing Ave. for a report of an unknown male subject pounding on a caller's door. Upon arrival, officers found a rear entry to the home kicked in and saw a subject who fit the description of the unwanted person standing inside the home. Officers then heard a female screaming from inside the home. Officers entered the home and arrested Dustin J. Saunders, 24, of Jamestown, for the charges and allege he kicked the back door in and entered the home without permission. Saunders was transported to the Jamestown City Jail and held until his arraignment.
A Jamestown man wanted in connection with burglaries has been taken into custody.
On Nov. 3 around 2 p.m., Wayne B. Wright III, of Jamestown, was taken into custody in connection with a burglary which took place on Oct. 16 in Jamestown. Wright was charged with second-degree burglary and petit larceny, and the investigation is continuing into multiple burglaries in the city during the month of October. More charges are expected as the investigation continues. Anyone with information about the incidents is asked to call the department at 483-7537 or 483-TIPS (8477). All information will be kept confidential.