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Crash in Poland leads to charges

POLAND — Around 1:10 p.m. Friday, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a four car accident on Route 394 at Waterboro Hill Road in the town of Poland. Nicholas G. Hettenbaugh, of Kennedy, was operating a farm semi-truck carrying silage on Waterboro Hill Road when his engine ...

Cocaine, loaded gun found in Jamestown traffic stop

JAMESTOWN — Police said a loaded pistol and cocaine were discovered following a traffic stop Wednesday evening. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department stopped a vehicle around 9 p.m. in the 800 block of Prendergast Avenue after observing the driver fail to signal a turn and fail to ...

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Police seek public’s help in Evans bank robbery

EVANS — At approximately 10:20 a.m. Wednesday, town of Evans Police responded to a reported robbery in progress at the Lake Shore Federal Credit Union located at 8766 Erie Road. One male had entered the establishment, allegedly displayed a handgun and demanded cash. Evans officers arrived ...

A vacant house fire this morning in Jamestown forced the closure of Route 394.

Jamestown blaze keeps firefighters busy

JAMESTOWN — A structure fire at a vacant property early today proved difficult for city firefighters. The blaze on Whitley Avenue was found before 4 a.m. Off-shift firefighters were called to assist, which proved necessary due to the property’s location set off the street on top of a small ...

Woman arrested in Jamestown armed robbery

JAMESTOWN -- A Jamestown woman was jailed after reportedly robbing a male of cash at gun point Thursday, the Jamestown Police Department reported. Police responded to the area of Prendergast Avenue around 6 p.m. for a reported armed robbery. Officers were advised that a man had been robbed of ...

Police — Oct. 26

Perrysburg man charged with endangerment, rape PERRYSBURG — A 24-year-old town resident is facing second-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child charges. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office reports Jake J. Richter was arrested after an investigation regarding several ...

Vehicle pursuit leads to drug charges for two

Two people have been charged following a vehicle pursuit late Wednesday in the town of Dunkirk. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to an incident on Arrowhead Drive in the town of Dunkirk. While investigating, a male victim located the suspect’s vehicle driving by the area. ...

Cocaine, loaded gun found in Jamestown traffic stop

JAMESTOWN — A loaded pistol and cocaine were discovered following a traffic stop Wednesday evening. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department stopped a vehicle around 9 p.m. in the 800 block of Prendergast Avenue after observing the driver fail to signal a turn and fail to stop at a stop ...

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Police seek public’s help in Evans bank robbery

EVANS — At approximately 10:20 this morning, Town of Evans Police responded to a reported robbery in progress a the Lake Shore Federal Credit Union located at 8766 Erie Road. One male had entered the establishment, displayed a hand gun and demanded cash. Evans officers arrived within ...

Cocaine, gun find leads to charges for three

JAMESTOWN — More than 29 grams of cocaine and three handguns are off city streets following a Tuesday afternoon SWAT team raid. According to Jamestown police, an investigation into stolen property from a burglary in the Town of Busti led Jamestown and the Lakewood-Busti Police departments to ...

Perrysburg man charged in endangerment, rape

PERRYSBURG — A 24-year-old town resident is facing second-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child charges. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department reports Jake J. Richter was arrested after an investigation regarding several alleged incidents involving a 14-year-old. He was ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office WESTFIELD — Cory M. Raynor, 26, of Westfield, was charged Friday with third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, uninspected motor vehicle and displaying a forged inspection sticker. Raynor was traveling west bound on Route 5 when he was pulled ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Todd D. Penman, 49, of Depew, was charged with driving while intoxicated and multiple others on Sunday at 12:15 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a motorcycle on Route 5 Sheridan for traffic violations the officers allegedly observed on ...

Area police — Oct. 20

CARROLL — On Thursday, Oct. 5, after responding to a vehicle complaint on Dodge Road, deputies located the vehicle and its operator, Matthew L. Guynn, 45, of Jamestown. Following an investigation into the incident, deputies arrested and charged Guynn with driving while intoxicated, parking ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office FRENCH CREEK — Jordan M. Taylor, 19, of Clymer, was charged Friday with driving while ability impaired by the combined influence of alcohol and drugs, speeding, fail to keep right and move from lane unsafely. At about 11 p.m., deputies observed Taylor ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office MINA — At about 11:30 p.m., deputies checked a disabled vehicle on I-86 east. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Sami J. Greenman. A male passenger provided deputies with a false name. Through investigation, the passenger was identified as ...

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Gowanda Police ¯ Ronald R. Arrigo, 51, of Main Street, Versailles, was arrested on a warrant on Oct. 6 at 8:13 p.m. In 2012, Gowanda Police arrested Arrigo for unlawful possession of marijuana. Allegedly, Arrigo failed to appear one of his court appearance in the town of Collins, who issued ...

Area police — Oct. 15

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERMAN — James L. Linger, 41, of Sherman, was charged with seven-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and parking on pavement on Sept. 29 at 1:32 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped to check on a vehicle parked in a travelling lane on ...

Gowanda teen gets charged for 8-straight months

GOWANDA — A Gowanda teen continues the streak. For every month since March, the now-18-year-old girl has been charged or arrested by Gowanda Police. October was not different. On Oct. 3 at 4:03 p.m., Abigail R. Kennedy, of Route 438, was charged with second-degree criminal nuisance ...

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New York State Police ¯ CASSADAGA — Magalia Gonzalez Colon, 20, of Dunkirk, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Monday. Troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for failure to dim its high beams. While speaking to the occupants, the Troopers allegedly smelled marijuana ...