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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERIDAN — Amanda M. Meritt, 27, of Eria, Pa., was charged with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated, and aggravated DWI on Friday. At around 5 a.m., deputies responded to a vehicle complaint in the town of Sheridan. Upon arrival, Deputies ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Karlene Korzenski, 51, of Dunkirk, was taken into custody Saturday at about 12:30 a.m. and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of 0.18 percent or greater, DWI and failure to dim high beams. According to ...

Two charged after Jamestown domestic dispute

JAMESTOWN — Two Jamestown residents landed in jail Thursday night after a booze-filled domestic dispute in front of two children. At about 10:30 p.m., Jamestown police responded to 406 E. Fourth St. for a reported domestic dispute. Inside, they found Erik V. Morrison, 29, allegedly ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ JAMESTOWN — Ashley Keeler, 28, of Jamestown, was taken into custody Tuesday at about 8 a.m. According to reports, Keeler filed a false claim for temporary assistance in December 2014, which failed to list her unemployment insurance benefit income. ...

Two facing drug charges after traffic stop in Mayville

MAYVILLE — Two village residents are facing drug charges after their vehicle was pulled over. At about 7 p.m. Wednesday, deputies pulled over a vehicle in the village after observing a improper plate. After speaking with the operator, Edwin E Hannold Jr., 41, he was found to be in possession ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Timothy Brown, 36, of Dunkirk, was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief on April 22. ¯ Luis A. Sanchez Jr., 33, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment and third-degree criminal mischief on April 22. ¯ Michael T. Saxon, ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Mathew T. Sturges, 38, of Corry, PA, was charged with operating an unregistered motor vehicle, operating a motor vehicle without insurance, operating an uninspected motor vehicle, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and unlawful ...

107 charges filed during weekend in Fredonia

It may have been less chaotic during the non-Fred Fest weekend, but there still were a number of arrests. According to the Fredonia Police Department, 67 people were charged-- many for misdemeanors including littering, open container and unlawful possession of alcohol -- while a couple others ...

Two charged in JN Adam burglary

PERRYSBURG — Two teenagers have been charged in a Saturday night burglary in the JN Adam Complex on Saturday night. Troopers responded to a 911 call of trespassers at the complex on Peck Hill Road in Perrysburg Saturday night. Responding troopers could hear subjects inside the building ...

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Apparently, “not-Fred Fest” wasn’t the only challenge for the Fredonia Police Department this weekend. Nope — on top of that, they were led on a high-speed motorcycle chase on Saturday. According to reports, at about 7 p.m., an officer noticed a gray Kowasaki motorcycle speeding ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Douglas D. Baldwin, 37, of Dunkirk, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speed in zone, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle on Saturday at 7:56 p.m. Patrol stopped Baldwin on Route 60 in Pomfret. It was allegedly determined he ...

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New York State Police ¯ JAMESTOWN — Todd Bloomberg, 29, of Jamestown, was taken into custody and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Wednesday. According to reports, Bloomberg was pulled over on Lakeview Avenue for a traffic violation and while speaking to Bloomberg, troopers ...

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Eight charged in Jamestown marijuana bust JAMESTOWN — Eight people were taken to jail Thursday after a large quantity of marijuana and cash were seized at a Prendergast Avenue residence. At 6 a.m., members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Joshua D. Swinehart, 22, of Westfield, was charged with violating his probation on Wednesday shortly before 10 a.m. According to reports, the Dunkirk Police Department had called Westfield Police to inform officers that Swinehart was in custody on a probationary ...

Public’s help sought in intentionally set fires in Cattaraugus County

FARMERSVILLE — New York State Troopers and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation were called to investigate a pair of fires on Huyck Road in the Town of Farmersville last week. The investigation revealed that a seasonal camp and two house trailers were destroyed by fire. Cattaraugus County ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ RIPLEY — A 16-year-old youth and a 17-year-old youth were charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief Saturday, stemming from an incident that allegedly occurred April 10. According to reports, the teens stole a mini bike from an ...

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Social media helps Dunkirk Police make arrest Social media is for more than selfies and cute dog pictures. On Friday the website “Nextdoor” aided the Dunkirk Police Department in making an arrest. Police report getting serveral tips of suspicious activity in the area of a vacant house ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Logan M. Warner, 18, of Lakeview, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 8. ¯ Nicholas A. Zendano, 20, of Fredonia, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 9. ¯ Xavier I. Mann, 23, of Cheektowaga, was charged with third-degree aggravated ...

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Eden man charged in fatally shooting mom BUFFALO — An Eden man is in custody in Erie, Pa., after allegedly fatally shooting his mother. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Eden Police Chief Michael Felschow and New York State Police Maj. Steven Nigrelli announced that 48-year-old ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Harry A. Lugo, of Dunkirk, was charged with criminal trespassing and two counts of criminal mischief on April 3. ¯ David Texidor Jr., 24, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment on April 3. ¯ Hector Carmen-Burgos, 43, of Dunkirk, was charged ...