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New York State Police ¯ PANAMA — On Feb. 18, troopers and Chautauqua County deputies responded to a residence for a report of a domestic incident. An investigation revealed that Justin Earle, 25, of Panama, became enraged over an ongoing issue regarding use of the communal wood-burning ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Jacen Weinkertz, 23, of Brocton was charged Feb. 7 with criminal obstruction of breathing, two counts of fourth degree criminal mischief and harassment. ¯ David Smith, 20, homeless, was charged Feb. 8 with attempted grand larceny and criminal mischief. ¯ ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ FRENCH CREEK — On Feb. 16 at around 2:26 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle allegedly fail to stop at a stop sign on Griffin Road. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the driver as Alan K. Miller, 27, of North East, PA. Following an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ≤ FRENCH CREEK — On Feb. 15 at about 11:43 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 426 for multiple traffic violations. Deputies identified the operator as Timothy J. Soliwoda, 25, of Corry, PA. Investigation allegedly found Soliwoda to be ...

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New York State Police Department ¯ COLLINS — On Feb. 14 at around 7:20 p.m., troopers charged Daniel V. Grover, 41, of Gowanda for three counts of petit larceny. According to police, Grover was being investigated on three different larceny cases occurring at Iroquois Smoke Shop, South ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Deputies responded to a report of a vehicle allegedly traveling in the wrong direction on Interstate 86 at 9 p.m. Feb. 9. A short time later, deputies located and stopped the vehicle, identifying the driver as Jevin R. Kelderhouse, 59, ...

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¯ On Monday Eric S. Centner, 37, of Fredonia was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, suspended registration, no insurance and expired inspection. ¯ On Monday Juan Reyes-Newmayer, 41, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed ...

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Town of Evans Police Department ≤ On Feb. 4 at around 3:46 a.m., a vehicle was stopped on South Main Street for operating without headlights. While speaking to the operator, Ray W. Silverheels, 32, of Collins, it was learned that his license was allegedly suspended. Silverheels was placed ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ BUSTI — On Feb. 9 at around 11:40 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Hunt Road for speeding. The operator was identified as Nathan P. Rios, 36, of Jamestown. Investigation allegedly found Rios to be intoxicated and he was taken into custody. Rios ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Katelyn Schrader, no age given, of Forestville was charged Jan. 23 with grand larceny and issuing a bad check. ¯ Zachary Scott, 32, of Fredonia was charged Jan. 26 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Matthew Hefferman, 19, no address given, was charged Jan. 27 ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ JAMESTOWN — Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Steele Street in the city of Jamestown for having less than two functioning headlights on Thursday at approximately 8:08 p.m. The operator was identified as Jonathan R. Barlow, 46, of Jamestown. ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ SHERMAN — On Jan. 31 at around 2:58 a.m., deputies responded to a vehicle rollover crash on Route 430. Deputies identified the alleged operator of the involved vehicle as Leanne E. Becker, 61, of North East, Pa. Following an investigation into the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ CHAUTAUQUA — On Jan. 31 at around 10:59 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on South Erie Street for an equipment violation. The operator was identified as Brian J. Little, 33, of Mayville. Further investigation allegedly found Little to be ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ELLICOTT — On Feb. 3 at around 2:55 p.m., deputies checked on the well-being of a disabled vehicle on I-86. The driver of the vehicle was identified as James D. Bliss, 38, of Jamestown. It was found that Bliss’ vehicle allegedly became disabled after a ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On Jan. 22 at about 10:35 p.m., police stopped a vehicle on West Main Street for a loud exhaust. The driver, identified as Sterling S. Doctor, 26, of Gowanda was found to be in possession of an alleged twice-suspended license. Doctor was charged with third-degree ...

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New York State Police ¯ SHERMAN — On Friday troopers stopped a vehicle for an alleged seat belt infraction on Route 76 in Sherman. The driver was identified as Milosz Kraszewski, 26, of Findley Lake. While speaking with Kraszewski police reportedly smelled marijuana emanating from the ...

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Pa. man charged with aggravated DWI, resisting arrest WESTFIELD — On Wednesday at about 5:53 p.m., Westfield patrols received a vehicle complaint on Route 20 in the town of Westfield. Patrols located the vehicle in question on Route 20 in the town of Westfield, when the vehicle allegedly ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office KIANTONE — On Jan. 18 at roughly 12:21 a.m., deputies located a vehicle on Martin Road that was allegedly involved in an earlier call in the Town of Carroll. Deputies identified the operator as Patrick A. Byroads, 28, of Cassadaga. Following an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ GERRY — On Monday, at roughly 8:45 p.m., deputies were called to an incident on Old Chautauqua Road. Upon arrival, Joshua J. Burke, 30, of Stockton, was observed operating a motor vehicle in a mobile home park. Investigation found Burke to allegedly ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ WESTFIELD — On Friday at approximately 8:44 p.m., Westfield Police stopped a vehicle in the village of Westfield for an alleged traffic violation. After an investigation, it was found the driver, Robert F. Paden, 74, of Portland was allegedly operating a motor ...