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Third suspect jailed in Falconer credit union robbery

FALCONER — A third suspect linked to the Feb. 27 robbery of the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union has been charged.

Patricia J. Harley, 20, of Jamestown was apprehended Monday morning by Ellicott police and charged with second-degree robbery. She was remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail.

Another alleged accomplice, 61-year-old Thomas Bartlett Sr. of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree robbery on March 2.

Bartlett was located in a Jamestown residence and later arraigned in the Ellicott Town Court and committed to the county jail.

The two suspects reportedly assisted 22-year-old Kyle R. Senear of Jamestown, who on Feb. 27, allegedly entered the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union in Falconer and fled with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Senear was charged later the same day with second-degree robbery.

Police said the majority of the money stolen has not been recovered and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information on the robbery is encouraged to call the anonymous tip line at 483-TIPS (8477) or via the TIPS 411 app. All calls are kept confidential. Ellicott Police is being assisted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Westfield Police Department

≤ Mackenzie C. Sweet, 19, of Westfield was charged with no/inadequate lights and unlawful possession of marijuana on Sunday.

At 1:37 a.m., Westfield Police stopped a vehicle behind 121 E. Main St. for an alleged headlight violation. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Sweet. During the stop and while interviewing Sweet, police report that the smell of marijuana was emanating from the vehicle. Police conducted a check of the vehicle and reportedly located a small amount of marijuana.

Sweet was charged and released to appear in Westfield Village Court at a later date and time to answer to the charges.

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