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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MINA — Ryan C. Triana, 40, of North East, Pennsylvania, was taken into custody Wednesday at about 12:01 a.m. after his vehicle was stopped by deputies on Route 426. Allegedly, deputies found Triana to be intoxicated. He was charged with driving ...

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Burglar strikes in Silver Creek OBSERVER Staff Report SILVER CREEK — A burglar was caught red handed by the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Tuesday in the village of Silver Creek. At about 1:30 p.m., deputies were called to Rix Place for a report of a burglary in progress. When ...

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Subject with stolen weapon in custody

The Dunkirk Police Department is holding a Dunkirk man after allegedly finding him in possession of a stolen weapon. Officers were called to 68 King Street around 8:45 p.m. Saturday. Upon officers’ arrival, King Street resident Damian Young, 27, was observed in the roadway allegedly acting ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERMAN — An 18-year-old male was handed multiple charges after being pulled over on Osborn Street in Sherman Saturday. At around 2 a.m., patrol noticed a vehicle without any lights on in the village of Sherman. After stopping the vehicle, patrol ...

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Fredonia man, another facing drug charges after stop ELLERY — Two men, including one from Fredonia, are facing drug charges after a Thursday evening traffic stop on the Bemus-Ellery Road. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report that at about 6:53 p.m., they stopped Aaron J. Clark, ...

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Fredonia man charged following crash A Fredonia man was charged following an accident Tuesday night. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, around 11 p.m. deputies were dispatched to an address on Fredonia-Stockton Road in the town of Pomfret for a report of a motor vehicle ...

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Snowmobiler dies in Cattaraugus County ALLEGANY — The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office reports that a snowmobiler died in an accident on West Five Mile Road, Allegany. On Saturday, deputies discovered a snowmobile, driven by David M. Manion, 59, of Allegany, wrecked in a field. Manion ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ GERRY — Gregory M. N. Messere, 40, of Lakewood, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt Saturday shortly before 9 p.m. According to reports, deputies stopped Messere’s vehicle on Route 60 for an observed traffic violation; upon ...

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Two seriously injured in one-car accident GOWANDA — Two people are in serious condition after a one-car accident occurred on Jan. 1. Kyle L. Bomberry, 18, driver, and K.C. Bomberry, 20, both of Irving, struck a utility pole on Buffalo Street. They were treated on scene by the Gowanda ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLICOTT — Sean M. Carlson, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and failed to keep right on Saturday at around 2:45 a.m. According to reports, ...

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Weather may have contributed to accidents Wednesday Winter weather conditions may have had something to do with two accidents Wednesday. Firefighters responded to 6624 Route 60 in Sinclairville around 4 p.m. for a report of a two-car accident between a vehicle and tractor trailer with ...

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Sherman man accused of having stolen check, drugs CHAUTAUQUA — Two Sherman residents were arrested following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. At around 1:40 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle on Morris Street in the town of Chautauqua. The ...

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Driver still at large in car-pedestrian accident Dunkirk police were called to a car-pedestrian accident on Main and E. Sixth streets around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Responding Officer Darren McIntyre reported charges have yet to be filed because the car fled the scene. The pedestrian received ...

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Jamestown man behind fatal crash sentenced By A.J. RAO Special to the OBSERVER MAYVILLE — A Jamestown man linked to a deadly car crash in Carroll last year was sentenced to 18 months in the Chautauqua County Jail. On Dec. 19, John E. Hillman, 37, was handed a definite sentence of one ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Donald R. Ladolce Jr., 53, of Stockton, was charged with several offenses Wednesday at about 10 p.m. after deputies stopped his vehicle in the town of Pomfret for alleged observed traffic violations. According to reports, deputies found Ladolce to be ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Ivory N. Brooks, 28, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended registration Dec. 3. ¯ Timothy D. Lee, 28, of Fredonia was charged with unlicensed operation, unregistered motor vehicle and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Michael E. Hultin, 30, of Angola, was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se Saturday at about 2:40 a.m. According to reports, deputies were investigating a suspicious situation on Swamp Road in the town of Dunkirk when they located the ...

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Fredonia Police ≤ Katarzyna Kraszewska, 44, of Fredonia was charged Nov. 18 with and issued a traffic ticket for driving with a suspended registration. ≤ Kyle Berry, 18, of Portland was charged with and issued a traffic ticket for being an unlicensed driver on Nov. 22. ≤ Jessica ...

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Statewide STOP-DWI crackdown in effect Chautauqua County police agencies are now participating in the New York state STOP-DWI Holiday Enforcement Crackdown. The crackdown began Dec. 16 and continues through Jan. 2. This event is funded by a 2016-2017 grant from the Governor’s ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CARROLL — Christopher A. Marker, 31, of Frewsburg, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI Thursday shortly before 1 a.m., following an incident on Frew Run Street. According to reports, deputies were called to assist the ...