Area police


— A Fulton Street fire injured at least one resident in the city on Sunday morning.

Jamestown Fire Department reports they were called to the blaze after 7:30 a.m. Upon arrival, they found heavy fire in the rear of the structure at 234 Fulton St. on the first and second floors of a 2 1/2-story residential home. One burn victim was located at a home across the street and was treated and transported by Allstar to UPMC-Chautauqua.

The bulk of the fire was knocked down within 30 minutes. Initial responding crews were released and in service at approximately 10 a.m.

Firefighters were assisted by Jamestown Police Department, the Department of Development, National Fuel and Chautauqua County Emergency Management Services.


— Noel L. Luciano, 43, of Jamestown was charged with three counts of endangering the welfare of a child, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and tampering with physical evidence.

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to La Quinta hotel for a disorderly person complaint. Upon arrival officers were made aware by CPS case workers that they had located a container with drug residue inside of it in a play pen located inside of the room during a welfare check.

Prior to officer’s arriving, Luciano attempted to conceal the container in the garbage can so that officers could not locate it and test the substance inside of it. Officers were able to seize the container and test the substance which tested positive for Methamphetamine.

Three children, years 3 and under were present in the room at the time of the call. None of the children were harmed as a result of the incident, however Luciano was placed into custody and transported to the Jamestown City Jail without incident where she was being held pending arraignment.

— Abner Cintron-Melendez, 39, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated criminal contempt, third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief.

At around 11:09 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to a North Side address for a reported domestic dispute and spoke with the victim. Through an investigation, it was found that Cintron-Melendez violated a duly served Order of Protection by assaulting the victim. It was also found that Cintron-Melendez took the victim’s cell phone during the incident, in an attempt to stop the victim from calling 911.

Cintron-Melendez was subsequently taken into custody without incident, and transported to Jamestown City Jail.

— Matthew J. Sedlmayer, 24, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree robbery and third-degree assault.

At about 9:15 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to an address on the south side of the city for a domestic dispute. Upon investigation, it was found that Sedlmayer had struck the victim in the face causing injury, and forcibly took their phone away from them during the course of said incident. He was later located and taken into custody without incident and was being held pending arraignment.

— Annette I. Dodson, 30, Jamestown, was charged with second-degree harassment and petit larceny. At approximately 1:29 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to 7Eleven at 518 N. Main St. for a shoplifting complaint. Upon arrival officers learned the defendant Annette I. Dodson stole two Twisted Tea’s valued at $7.12. Additionally, Dodson made threats toward an employee. Dodson was located shortly after and placed into custody.


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