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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CARROLL — On June 11 around 12:45 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies responded to a 911 call at an address on West Main Street in the town of Carroll. A female victim at the scene alleged that Jack E. Smith, 21, Frewsburg, choked her. It was ...

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Evans Police charge woman with crack cocaine possession Julia Fort, 30, of Grand Island was arrested Thursday by Evans Police. A culmination of an investigation into Fort and drug sales in the town of Evans led to an executed search warrant on her and the vehicle she was operating on South ...

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New York State Police ¯ JAMESTOWN — Thomas Fox, 30, of Jamestown was charged June 13 with unlawful possession of marijuana. Fox was pulled over on Busti-Sugar Grove Road for a traffic violation. While speaking to Fox, troopers say they smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Fox was ...

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State Police Reports ≤ CLYMER — On Saturday, State Police out of Jamestown charged Jesse Blount, 35, of Columbus, Pa., with unlawful possession of marijuana. Blount was pulled over on Clymer Hill Road for a traffic violation and while speaking to Blount, the troopers allegedly smelled ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PORTLAND — On Saturday at about 2 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Route 380 in an attempt to locate a despondent subject. Following an extensive search by deputies and K9 Drake the subject was later found unharmed at a nearby residence. The ...

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Dunkirk Police Reports ¯ Leslybeth Rivera, 34, of Dunkirk was charged on May 29 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Loammi Rivera, 17, of Dunkirk, was charged on May 29 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Walter Barnard, 48, of Dunkirk, was charged on May 29 with resisting arrest. ¯ ...

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Helicopter summoned after child injured by lawnmower FINDLEY LAKE — A 4-year-old child was being airlifted to a nearby hospital after reportedly being struck and injured by a lawnmower Friday. The accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in an area off Route 426 near the former Findley ...

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EVANS — The Evans Police Department is asking the public for information about a vehicle that was illegally towed and later set on fire. The theft occurred on Tuesday at approximately 9:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of Eden Evans Center Road. The vehicle was parked in a driveway of a residence ...

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New York State Police ¯ GERRY — Justin Courson, 34, Jamestown was pulled over Friday on Route 60 in Gerry for a seatbelt violation. While speaking, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A further search revealed a bag containing a small amount of marijuana ...

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Gowanda man arrested for choking, beating woman with brain injury GOWANDA — Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a Buffalo Street address Saturday, May 26. The alleged perpetrator, Richard Frazier, 30, had been involved in a verbal altercation with a woman he knew. The ...

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Evans Police Department ≤ A Blasdell man was taken into custody following a suspended license. On May 20 at around 12:15 a.m. on Erie Road, Noah C. Fallon, 20, was stopped for failure to dim high beams. Fallon stated to the officer that his license was suspended and upon verifying this, he ...

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Randolph man charged with possessing crystal meth EAST RANDOLPH —A 34-year-old man is facing drug charges after an investigation by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. Brandon E. Bush of 102 Hall St., Apt. 2, was charged around 4:30 p.m. Thursday with fifth-degree ...

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New York State Police ¯ SHERMAN — William Soto, 35, of Sherman, was charged May 28 with third- and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Troopers responded to a residence in Sherman for a domestic violence dispute. Investigation revealed that Soto charged a victim, threatened to strike her with ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — On Monday at about 6:40 p.m. deputies witnessed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Alleghany Road in the town of Hanover. Upon stopping the driver,s identified as Kevin A. Ford, 27, of Buffalo, was operating his vehicle while ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office FRENCH CREEK — While investigating an incident at a residence on Route 474 just after midnight Monday, deputies fount that Kevin G. Hoitink, 49, of Clymer, was allegedly operating an ATV in the roadway in an intoxicated state. Hoitink was charged with ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Deputies responded to Dollar General Saturday for a report of shoplifting. After further investigation it was alleged that Michael P. McNiff, Jr., 23, of Dunkirk, had taken items from the store without paying. During investigation ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriffs ≤ PANAMA — A West Seneca man is facing drug charges following a Saturday morning traffic stop. At about 12:30 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Bear Lake Road in Panama. The driver was ...

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Sheridan woman charged following alleged identity theft Investigation into a complaint of identity theft led to a Sheridan woman being charged. In February, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office received the complaint from a victim that a service account had been set up in his name ...

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New York State Police in Collins Inmate Messiah Keizer, 23, currently housed in Collins Correctional Facility, was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both Class D Felonies, for possessing an edged ceramic weapon secreted on ...

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New York State Police ¯ MAYVILLE — Mark Grieco, 67, of Clarence, was charged on May 17 after allegedly trespassing on property in Mayville. State troopers responded to the property for a report of a trespass in progress. Upon arrival, troopers observed Greico on the posted property without ...