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Man killed in ATV accident in Colden COLDEN — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports residents on South Hill Road in the Town of Colden called 911 after hearing a loud crash and seeing a male in ditch injured. Deputies were dispatched Sunday around 8:45 p.m. to 9385 South Hill for ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ BROCTON — Marcus L. Carrizales, 24, of Stockton, was arrested Thursday on a warrant issued by Brocton Village Court on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of marijuana; both are ...

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Dunkirk woman in trouble with law again OBSERVER Staff Report HANOVER — Three months after being charged in a major Illinois drug bust, a Dunkirk woman is facing charges after an incident Friday evening on Routes 5 and 20 just outside the village of Silver Creek toward ...

Area police — July 1

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ BROCTON — Marcus L. Carrizales, 24, of Stockton, was arrested Thursday on a warrant issued by Brocton Village Court on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree criminal possession of marijuana; both are ...

Dunkirk police chief gives tips for busy weekend

The first holiday of the summer is upon us and as 4th of July is celebrated, the Dunkirk Police Department has a few safety tips that could make your celebration safe and happy. Fireworks are a traditional part of celebrating 4th of July and can be a safe and enjoyable part of the holiday if ...

Two youths charged in city break-in

Two young Dunkirk males are accused of breaking and entering a city business. According to the Dunkirk Police Department, on Monday at around 2:30 a.m., officers responded to the Mad Hatter & More business, located at 253 Lake Shore Drive East for an alarm activation. Upon arrival, ...

Area police — June 30

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PERRYSBURG — Nathan R. Mowhawk, 21, of Perrysburg was charged with second-degree criminal contempt on Tuesday. At about 6 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a call on Buffalo Road in the town of Hanover. Upon arrival, it was found that Mohawk had ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Brittany A. Smith, 23, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation and operating a motor vehicle while using an electronic device on Tuesday. At 2 p.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriffs Office was dispatched to the scene of a personal ...

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Gowanda Police ¯ Austin T. Rizzo, 18, of Delaware Avenue, Tonawanda, was charged with petit larceny and possession of stolen property on June 17 at 9:25 p.m. Patrol responded to a report of larceny at a Buffalo Street business. Rizzo allegedly stole a jar of tips for employees and fled the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ Three men were pulled from Chautauqua Lake Sunday by Bemus Point Fire Rescue, with assistance from Chautauqua County navigation officers. Nicholas L. Gibbons, 32, of Jamestown; Nathan Gibbons, 31 of Kent, Ohio; and Thomas Parks of Jamestown, were ...

Area police — June 24

Jamestown standoff ends with arrest of man, 27 JAMESTOWN — A three-hour armed standoff on Baker Street led to the arrest of a 27-year-old man Friday. Jamestown police report they received a disturbance call at 242 McKinley Ave. The suspect, Alberto J. Acevedo, allegedly left the ...

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New York State Police ¯ PERRYSBURG — Trevor John, 23, of Irving, was charged with driving while intoxicated on Tuesday about 6 a.m. According to reports, John’s vehicle had struck a fence and troopers responding to the scene allegedly detected the odor of an alcoholic beverage; John ...

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Chautauqua County Court MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson announced the following recent pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court. ¯ Devonte Chandler, 25, of Dunkirk was sentenced on May 23, by Chautauqua County Court Judge David W. Foley on three ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Kyle R. Markham, 30, of Westfield was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, felony driving while intoxicated and operating out of ignition interlock restriction on Friday. At about 2 a.m., Westfield Patrols allegedly observed Markham get ...

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Man charged after altercation SILVER CREEK — An altercation early Friday morning led to charges for a 51-year-old man. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an incident on Arch Street at 12:24 a.m. Friday. During the investigation, deputies found that Steven L. Jones had ...

Area police — June 17

New York State Police ¯ Ronald Duman, 26, of Sinclairville was charged with third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child on Monday. Troopers responded to a report of a child that was a possible assault victim. Investigation revealed that while at his mother’s residence, ...

Man charged after altercation in Silver Creek

SILVER CREEK — An altercation early this morning led to charges for a 51-year-old man. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to an incident on Arch Street at 12:24 a.m. today. During the investigation deputies found that Steven L. Jones had trespassed on a property which caused an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ STOCKTON — Jason R. Evans, 41, of Stockton was charged with third-degree assault on Tuesday. At approximately 6 p.m., it was reported to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office that an assault had occurred on Route 380 in the town of Stockton. ...

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RIPLEY — A motor vehicle/pedestrian accident on Route 20 has left one man with life-threatening injuries and the driver in jail, according to reports. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports that at about 11 p.m. Saturday, deputies found that Rory S. Stevenson, 61, of Angola, hit ...

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Report: Human remains found in N. Collins NORTH COLLINS — The Erie County Sheriff’s Office was reportedly investigating the discovery of human remains in North Collins Saturday night. Buffalo media outlets broke the news around 9 p.m. The remains were apparently found in a wooded area by ...