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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Farhana Saddiqui, 66, of Fredonia, was ticketed for failure to maintain lane on Feb. 12. According to police, she had been traveling north on Central Avenue when she failed to maintain her lane, and rear-ended a parked car. That parked car, in turn, hit a light ...

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Vehicle hits house in Dunkirk A vehicle rattled the rafters today when it struck a home on the corner of West Doughty and Lincoln Streets on Tuesday afternoon. The vehicle was able to be driven from the scene. There was very minor damage, and no reported injuries, according to Sgt. Daniel ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ BROCTON — Deneen J. Riforgiato, 52, of Brocton, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and operating with a suspended registration on Monday at about 1 a.m. She will answer for herself in Brocton Village Court. ¯ SHERIDAN ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — On Friday at about 7:04 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to York Road in the town of Hanover for a motor vehicle accident. After a brief investigation, it was determined that Corey Brown, 58, of Kennedy was traveling westbound on York ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MAYVILLE — Derek D. Pratt, 21, of Mayville, was charged with driving while intoxicated and other charges on Saturday at 1 a.m. Sheriffs stopped the vehicle after a violation on Patterson street. Deputies allegedly found Pratt was intoxicated on scene. ...

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Traffic stop leads to narcotics charge A Dunkirk man is facing charges after a traffic stop on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret Friday morning. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies pulled over Michael S. Marshman, 30, after a traffic infraction after 12:30 a.m. After an investigation ...

One person taken to Brooks after vehicle lands in ditch

SHERIDAN — One person received minor injuries after the vehicle they were riding in went into a ditch Wednesday evening. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Keith Zook, 55, of Cherry Creek was traveling east on Stone Quarry Road in the town of Sheridan around 7 p.m. After ...

Traffic stop leads to narcotics charge

A Dunkirk man is facing charges after a traffic stop on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret this morning. County sheriff’s deputies pulled over Michael S. Marshman, 30, after a traffic infraction after 12:30 a.m. After an investigation Marshman was found to be in possession of a ...

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Two from Forestville injured in Cattaraugus County accident ASHFORD — Two Forestville residents were injured in a two-car motor vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Route 219. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies report a 2002 Toyota Camry, operated by Brian E. Grzybowski, 60, of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ GERRY — Johnny Nunez, 46, of Jamestown, was charged with several offenses Monday shortly after 10 p.m. Allegedly, deputies observed Nunez failing to keep right while driving on Route 60. They stopped his vehicle, conducted an investigation and ...

Two from Forestville injured in Cattaraugus County accident

ASHFORD — Two Forestville residents were injured in a two-car motor vehicle accident this morning on Route 219. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies report a 2002 Toyota Camry, operated by Brian E. Grzybowski, 60, of Forestville, spun out of control on Route 210 and was struck by a ...

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JPD seize loaded handgun in traffic stop

JAMESTOWN — A Sinclairville man allegedly carrying a loaded handgun was charged Monday after a traffic stop in Jamestown. At 1:30 p.m., Jamestown police pulled over a vehicle on Allen Street near Buffalo Street and reportedly found an occupant — 25-year-old Randy A. Haskins — in ...

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Jury Selection For Redeye Trial Scheduled For Next Tuesday MAYVILLE — Jury selection for the trial of Barbara J. Redeye, a Jamestown woman accused of fatally stabbing her half-brother, is scheduled to begin Feb. 21. Redeye, 24, allegedly stabbed 36-year-old Dale A. Redeye at a 501 ...

Man in court with hypodermic needles charged

CHAUTAUQUA — A Mayville man attending town court is behind bars after allegedly being in possession of two hypodermic needles. James D. Mawhir, 27, was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail by the presiding judge. Before his transportation, however, county sheriff’s deputies ...

Deputies probe missing excavator from Mina

MINA — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating the theft of a 2014 Kubota Excavator that was stolen from Route 426 in the town. The theft occurred sometime after 5 p.m. on Thursday and before 2 a.m Saturday. The sheriff's Office is asking anyone with information to call ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Donte Chambers, 23, of Dunkirk, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Feb. 1. ¯ Norman I. Geddis Jr., 19, of Dunkirk, was charged with trespassing on Feb. 4. ¯ Felix Gonzalez-Colon, 27, of Dunkirk, was charged with fourth-degree criminal ...

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Lawn shear showdown: man accused of damaging tire STOCKTON — Perhaps he was anxious for spring. Whatever the reason, Adam R. Degolier, 27, of Stockton, reportedly took lawn shears to another man’s truck tire on Thursday at about 8 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies had been ...

Westfield man, 20, charged after underage party

CHAUTAUQUA — A noise complaint early this morning has led to a Westfield man facing charges for an underage-drinking party. County sheriff's deputies responded to a residence on Quillam Road after a complaint at 12:45 a.m. Upon arrival deputies located a large social gathering. An ...

Police detail leads to nabbing of Jamestown man

JAMESTOWN — It was a case of being in the wrong place at the wrong time for a 43-year-old city man. Around 6:53 p.m. Friday, Jamestown officers were conducting a joint Gun Involved Violence Elimination detail that is directed at conducting home visits upon parolees to ensure their ...

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Dunkirk teen charged with  trespass after sighting on fire escape Dunkirk Police were called to the apartments at 38 Pine Street Wednesday around 6 p.m. on a report of a subject climbing a fire escape and entering the second-floor apartment. Upon arrival, officers set up a perimeter and ...