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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ Deputies stopped a vehicle for running a stop sign on Tuesday at approximately 11:45 p.m. on New Road in the town of Dunkirk. The driver, Jessica Goodwin, 32, of Dunkirk was driving on a suspended license. Deputies found that she currently had in ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — After responding to a report of a disturbance at Howard St. just after midnight Sunday, deputies determined that William E. Folts, 31, of Silver Creek had threatened another person while brandishing two knives. Folts also allegedly ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ POLAND — Steven A. Young, 37, of Ellington, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI (with .18 blood alcohol content or higher), failure to keep right and driving to left of pavement markings on Friday. At 9:24 p.m., ...

Wanted Jamestown man captured in Ellicott

ELLICOTT — Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies on patrol observed a known wanted subject leave a business operating a vehicle at about 2:20 a.m. Deputies stopped the vehicle on Howard Avenue in the town of Ellicott. The operator was confirmed to be Andrew L. Nygren, 23, of ...

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Lori Pettit Rieman, Cattaraugus County District Attorney, reported the following activity in Cattaraugus County Court on Monday, April 16, 2018: ≤ Michael J. Smith, 44, of Gowanda, entered a plea of guilty to criminal possession of a controlled substance in the seventh degree, a class A ...

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Evans Police ¯ Antonio A. Pratt, 19, of Evans, was charged with disorderly conduct and creating hazardous/offensive condition, on April 9. At 9:07 p.m., patrol determined that Pratt allegedly threw a glass bottle in the middle of the road, causing glass to shatter across the roadway. It ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office STOCKTON — Deputies responded to a report of a physical assault that had occurred at a residence on Thursday at approximately 2:30 a.m. Upon arrival deputies had determined that Jason R. Evans, 41, of Stockton, had allegedly punched another ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Deputies stopped a vehicle operated by Gregory E. Mcdannel, 28, of Russell, Pa., for a traffic infraction on Route 60 in Pomfret. During the traffic stop it was found that Mcdannel did not have a drivers license and that there were improper plates on ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ KENNEDY — Kimberly Wilson, 29, of Kennedy, was charged with second-degree harassment and resisting arrest on Thursday. At 11:41 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to Kennedy to assist emergency personnel with a medical call. Wilson allegedly ...

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Inmate found with drugs in county jail MAYVILLE — A Niagara Falls man, who was already in jail, is facing additional charges after allegedly possessing drugs. County sheriff’s deputies report that Devante L. Kent, 19, was found to be in possession of a concentrated cannabis oil around ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ VILLENOVA — Kenneth E. Armstrong, 27, of Bartlett Hill Road, Forestville, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny on Sunday. At 1:45 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to an allegedly petit larceny incident at a ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ On Saturday, March 31, at approximately 12:45 a.m., a vehicle was stopped for speeding on West Main Street in Westfield. The operator, Joseph A. Rosario, gave police a false name and date of birth. Upon investigation, officers found Rosario to be intoxicated. ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MAYVILLE — Thomas E. Douglas, 59, of Patterson Street, Mayville, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to stop at stop sign, improper/no signal and consumption of alcohol in motor vehicle on Friday. At 5:04 p.m., sheriff’s ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ POLAND — Hakiim A. Nelthrope, 35, of Cattaraugus, was arrested on a violation of probation on Friday at 12:03 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 394. Nelthrope was identified as a passenger and taken into custody for an alleged ...

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Motor vehicle accident injures one STOCKTON — Sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a one-vehicle accident in the town of Stockton on Thursday morning. Around 7:52 a.m., deputies responded to Stockton-Hartfield Road. Due to road conditions, the vehicle left the roadway and hit a ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office PERRYSBURG — Wyatt W. Schoenle, 44, of Versailles, was arrested Monday on a warrant out of Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office stemming from an assault charge in 2017. Cattaraugus Sheriffs found him walking down Versailles Road in Perrysburg when he ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ JAMESTOWN — Melinda J. Graham, 42, of Jamestown, allegedly failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human Services of income within her household from Jan. 1, 2015 through June 30, 2015. This unreported income allowed for ...

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Dunkirk Police Reports ¯ Matthew Jesse, 30, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with petit larceny and resisting arrest. ¯ Luis A. Espada, 30, of Fredonia, was charged Sunday with petit larceny. ¯ Falisha Gnadzinski, 27, of Dunkirk, was charged Monday with endangering the welfare of a ...

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Man injured with a box knife in altercation SILVER CREEK — A fight broke out in the parking lot at Rix Place Saturday evening between two adult males, resulting in a 26-year-old man receiving wounds from a box knife wielded by a 19-year-old man. Their names have not been released. The ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CELORON — Jeremy A. Shepherd, 44, of Bemus Point, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, unlawful possession of marijuana and failure to signal a turn on Thursday. At 10:46 p.m., sheriff’s deputies stopped a ...