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Area police — Sept. 26

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ CHAUTAUQUA — At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury on Route 394. Upon arrival, deputies located a single motor vehicle with two occupants. Both occupants were evaluated by EMS personnel on ...

Area police — Sept. 24

≤ RIPLEY — A Lakewood woman sustained minor injuries after apparently falling asleep at the wheel Saturday morning. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 76 around 6:30 a.m. Upon arrival, deputies identified the operator as Tiffany M. Green, ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ GERRY — Christopher A. Cross, 34, of Warren, Pa., was charged Tuesday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and speed in zone. At about 2 a.m., deputies stopped Cross in his vehicle on Route 60 for speeding. A brief ...

Area police — Sept. 20

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MINA — Charges have been filed in an accident that occurred earlier this month. At approximately 8 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 deputies responded to a personal injury accident on Sulphur Springs Road. After an investigation, it was determined that a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Hannah M. Dominguez, 21, of Silver Creek, was charged Saturday with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. At approximately 3:30 p.m., deputies responded to a harassment complaint in the village of Silver ...

Area police — Sept. 18

Dayton woman crashes into tree, pole VILLENOVA — The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office was called to Flucker Hill Road in the town of Villenova early Sunday morning for a report of an accident with injury. Deputies arrived on the scene around 12:45 a.m. and determined a vehicle driven ...

Area police — Sept. 17

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ ELLICOTT — Kristen G. Simmons, 42, of Bemus Point, was charged Sunday Sept. 10 with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to dim head lamps. At around 2:15 a.m. deputies observed a vehicle traveling westbound on Route 430, committing a ...

Police: Gowanda teen continues attacks on station

OBSERVER Staff Report For every month since March, a 17-year-old female juvenile has been on the Gowanda Police radar due to the alleged actions she takes against the department. This month’s charges are third-degree criminal tampering, second-degree criminal contempt and a warrant arrest, ...

Area police — Sept. 16

Lockout takes place at Lake Shore schools ANGOLA — Friday at approximately 10 a.m., the Evans Police requested the Lake Shore Senior High School, Middle School, J. T. Waugh Elementary School, A. J. Schmidt Elementary School, W. T. Hoag Educational Building, and Erie 2 BOCES Carrier Center ...

Man charged in Silver Creek burglary

SILVER CREEK — An East Concord resident has been charged in a village burglary. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to Lincoln Avenue early this morning to an apparent Friday incident. Through an investigation, it was found that Jordan A. Pagan of Vaughn Street did enter and ...

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Westfield Police Report Eric J. Fuhs, 48, of Westfield was charged Wednesday as a fugitive from justice. At about 9:30 a.m., Westfield police along with Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies, assisted US Marshals with the arrest of Fuhs at a residence on East Route 20. Fuhs had an arrest ...

Area police — Sept. 13

Chautauqua County Sheriff ¯ PORTLAND — Deputies have announced charges in the Aug. 24 motor-vehicle accident on Route 5 around 10 p.m. Deputies identified the operator to be Adam L. West, 35, of Portland. Following an investigation, West was charged with DWAI-drugs, speed not reasonable, ...

Area police — Sept. 12

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ≤ PERSIA — Daniel L. Kessler, 31, of Persia, was arrested on a family court warrant and brought to Persia town court for arraignment and remanded to the Cattaraugus County Jail in lieu of $250 bail, $500 bond. State Police ≤ JAMESTOWN — ...

Area police — Sept. 11

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ Eric Lewis, 43, of Dunkirk was charged Saturday with moving from lane unsafely, failure to keep right, leaving the scene of property damage accident, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated DWI. At approximately 9:20 p.m. deputies responded to the ...

Area police — Sept. 9

Hamburg woman injured in crash HANOVER — At about 6 a.m. on Thursday Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to Route 39 for a personal injury accident involving Julie C. Ervolina, 43, of Hamburg. Upon further investigation it was found that Ervolina, had fallen asleep while ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ SILVER CREEK — A 36-year-old village man was charged early Wednesday with a number of other violations. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle operated by Matthew Hughes around 4:30 a.m. During the traffic stop it was found ...

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Jamestown man charged after grabbing teen with knife

GERRY — A Jamestown man was charged after police say he grabbed a teenager last month in the town of Gerry while wielding a knife. State Police based in Jamestown announced the charges against 29-year-old Andrew L. James for second-degree menacing and second-degree harassment following an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ELLERY — Brad T. Bettis, 45, of Frisbee Road, Cassadaga, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI per se, failure to maintain lane and refusal of prepscreen test on Sunday. At 5:15 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a ...

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Gowanda Police ¯ Donnice L. Young, 23, of West Hill Street, was charged with inadequate license plate light, unlicensed operation and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Saturday at 12:44 a.m. Patrol stopped Young’s vehicle for an alleged inadequate license plate light. During ...

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Gowanda Police ¯ Jamie D. Jensen, 21, of High Street, North Collins, was arrested on a warrant on Aug. 20 at 10:26 a.m. Gowanda Police previously arrested Jensen for grand larceny and, reportedly, Erie County Sheriff’s Office previously arrested Jensen for petty larceny from an incident ...