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North Collins police issue November activity

NORTH COLLINS — In November 2018, the North Collins Police Officers were on duty for 131 hours. Police responded to 52 various requests which included some traffic stops. Of these there was one larceny complaint, one motor vehicle accident, one court appearance ticket served, two reports ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department A Dunkirk woman was charged with driving while intoxicated earlier this week. Around 2:31 a.m. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Waldorff Road in the city of Dunkirk for an inadequate headlamp. The driver of the vehicle was ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On Dec. 5 at roughly 6 p.m., Melissa L. Walker, 37, of Gowanda was arrested for 35 counts of petit larceny. Gowanda Police received a complaint from a village business where Walker was employed. An audit, as well as video surveillance, revealed Walker cashing out ...

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Town of Evans Police Department ≤ On Dec. 4 at approximately 9:55 p.m., patrol responded to a structure fire on Peppertree Drive. Upon arrival, all occupants and pets were evacuated. A wood stove fire was going and the chimney area was on fire. Highland Hose, North Evans, Evans Center, Lake ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ RIPLEY — On Dec. 7 at around 11:45 p.m., Deputies observed a supposed suspicious vehicle in a parking lot of the Ripley Town Buildings. The driver was identified as Brandi L. Mercado, 39, of Ripley. Police claim that it was apparent that Mercado was ...

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Portland pair charged in marijuana possession A pair of Portland residents are facing charges after a traffic stop Thursday morning. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle in the town of Pomfret for a traffic infraction just before 6 a.m. at Route 20 and Farel Road. ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ POMFRET — On Monday at around 11:20 p.m., deputies came across a two-vehicle property damage accident on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret. One of the drivers, identified as Andrea Tarnowski, 60, of Fredonia allegedly entered Route 60 from Straight ...

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New York State Police COLLINS — On Oct. 23 at roughly 9:30 p.m., state troopers responded to a domestic disturbance complaint on Main Street. Andrew Knopf, 29, of Collins reportedly shoved the victim to the floor and damaged her cell phone, while the victim’s child was in proximity. ...

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Evans Police Department ¯ On Dec. 1 at around 2:35 a.m. patrol stopped a vehicle on Erie Road in the town of Evans. The driver was identified as Nathan R. Spino, 19, of Hamburg. Upon running the vehicle’s information, it was discovered that the registration was allegedly suspended, due to ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ On Dec. 9 at roughly 2:21 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 76 for speeding and having less than two functioning headlights. The operator was identified as Martin D. Hostetler, 24, of Sherman. Further investigation found Hostetler to allegedly ...

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åNew York State Police Kennedy — On Dec. 5, state troopers pulled over a car on Route 62 in Kennedy for a traffic violation. Troopers identified the driver as Mark Maio, 34, of Jamestown. While speaking to Maio, troopers could smell marijuana inside the vehicle. A search was conducted, ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On Nov. 29 Kimberly M. Karlstrom, 47, of Dunkirk was charged with DWI ¯ On Nov. 30 Matthew S. Messere, 26, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree harassment ¯ On Saturday Timothy M. Shearer, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On Nov. 18 at around 1:20 a.m. patrol stopped a vehicle on Aldrich Street for obstructed vision and failure to signal. During the stop, the driver, identified as Debbie A. Clifford, 48, of West Seneca allegedly exhibited signs of intoxication and reportedly failed ...

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Cattaraugus Sheriff’s Office On Nov. 30 at approximately 2:50 p.m., sheriff’s deputies arrested Cody M. Kutschke, 20, of South Dayton for a warrant issued out of the village of South Dayton Court. Kutschke was arraigned in of Dayton Town Court and taken to the Cattaraugus County Jail. ...

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Liquor businesses found to be in compliance On Wednesday, the New York State Police and the New York State Liquor Authority conducted an underage enforcement detail at nine separate establishments in Cattaraugus County: Clark’s Market and Deli of Great Valley, Red Apple Ellicottville, ...

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New York State Police ¯ ASHVILLE — On Wednesday Troopers pulled a vehicle over on Route 474 in Ashville for a traffic violation. The driver was identified as Charles Crissman, 29, of Ashville. During the stop it was found that Crissman allegedly had a warrant out of Warren County, Pa., ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Stephany M. Navarro-Roldan, 27, no address given, was charged Nov. 14 with second degree burglary, first degree criminal contempt and second degree harassment. ¯ Four women were charged over a Nov. 15 incident. Aiedi Boril, 20, of Fredonia; Katherine Moz, no ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Stephany M. Navarro-Roldan, 27, no address given, was charged Nov. 14 with second degree burglary, first degree criminal contempt and second degree harassment. ¯ Four women were charged over a Nov. 15 incident. Aiedi Boril, 20, of Fredonia; Katherine Moz, no ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ WESTFIELD — On Nov. 16 at around 9:40 p.m. Deputies conducted a warrant check on a residence in the town of Westfield. The home’s occupants, John P. Houser, 30, of Westfield and Kevin J. Weary Sr., 53, of Fredonia were allegedly in possession of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ Deputies charged two on Sunday after concluding an investigation into an incident that occurred Oct. 30 at about 5:30 p.m. in the Town of Portland. An investigation found that Kyle T. Cambria, 20, of Portland had damaged the property of another ...