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Cattaraugus County Court LITTLE VALLEY — Lori Pettit Rieman, Cattaraugus County district attorney, reported the following activity in Cattaraugus County Court on Monday: ¯ Travis Neu, 28, of Silver Creek, pleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, a class C ...

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Alleged burglar arrested following chase

An arrest has been made following a burglary earlier this week in Dunkirk. According to Police Chief David Ortolano, on Monday around 8:30 a.m. officers responded to a Warsaw Street residence for a report of a burglary in progress. Police allege Elijah Abdul Rivera, 20, entered a garage ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office HANOVER — Michael J. Freeman, 49, of Jamestown, was flown by star flight Friday to Hamot hospital in Erie after sustaining a serious leg injury due to crashing his motorcycle. Freeman was traveling northbound on Hanover Road when a deer entered the ...

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Authorities investigating fire at city fishing dock A fire occurred on a 25-by-25-foot fishing platform on Sunday at 3:03 p.m. near Point Drive North in the city of Dunkirk. The Dunkirk Fire Department extinguished the blaze near the NRG power plant in around 45 minutes. The cause of the ...

Name released in fatal train accident

Dunkirk Police have identified the individual killed by a train Friday night. According to police, John M Sharp, 27 of Dunkirk, was killed around 8:30 p.m. after being struck on the CSX Rail Line above the South Roberts overpass. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim's family and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ Lester Devaughn, 50, of Dunkirk, was charged Thursday with petit larceny. Deputies responded to a store on Vineyard Drive in Dunkirk for a reported shoplifting and upon investigation it was determined that Devaughn had allegedly stolen over $200 ...

Dunkirk man facing DWI, weapons charges

A traffic stop in the town of Pomfret Saturday morning has led to charges for a Dunkirk man. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies report stopping Joseph A. Rosario, 30, around 2:15 a.m. Through an investigation it was alleged that Rosario was operating a motor vehicle in an intoxicated ...

Joseph Battagalia

Area police — Aug. 25

Stolen vehicle from Pomfret business recovered in Gerry GERRY — A Jamestown man was arrested after allegedly stealing a motor vehicle and driving it under the influence of drugs without a license. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday, deputies received a ...

Jamestown man sentenced on cocaine charge

BUFFALO — Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Thursday that Taylor Larson, 32, of Jamestown, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine, was sentenced to 120 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. Assistant ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Kayla M. Ballotin, no age given, of Elma, was charged Sunday with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speeding and unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on Route 60 in the town of Dunkirk around 3:30 a.m. She was allegedly found to be ...

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Dunkirk Police Reports ¯ Jose Rodriguez, 44, of Dunkirk, was charged Sunday with first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. ¯ Louis Espada, 27, of Dunkirk, was charged Tuesday with petit larceny. ¯ Matthew J. Jesse, 29, of Dunkirk, was charged Monday with seventh ...

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Gowanda Police ¯ James E. Meyers, 51, of Oak Street, Silver Creek, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and insufficient taillights on Aug. 12 at 8 p.m. Patrol stopped Meyers’ vehicle because of a taillight issue. During the DMV computer check, it was found that ...

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Juvenile suffers possible serious injuries in crash MAYVILLE — Two people were flown to area hospitals after a two-car accident that resulted in a driving while intoxicated charge Saturday around 10:40 p.m. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Jacob S. Dehart, 21, of ...

Area police — Aug. 20

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office IRVING — Connor W. Neureuter, 19, of Rosedale Avenue, Hamburg, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and possession of alcohol under 21 on Friday at 10:37 p.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a group of subjects hiding near the railroad ...

Area police — Aug. 19

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PANAMA — Travis Pangborn, 34, of Panama was charged Wednesday with unsafe start, moving from lane unsafely, speed in zone, driving while intoxicated common law and DWI per se with a blood alcohol content over .08 percent following a traffic stop on ...

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One apprehended after Jamestown shooting

JAMESTOWN — A Jamestown man is in custody after allegedly firing a gun in the area of Prendergast Avenue and Eighth Street on Thursday. Detectives with the Jamestown Police Department, who were already near the area, responded to the scene around 12:40 p.m., where they reportedly observed a ...

Area police — Aug. 18

Westfield Police Department ≤ Lindsey M. Torres, 26, of Jamestown, was charged on Aug. 10 for driving while intoxicated, failure to use designated lane, moving from lane unsafely, improper signal and driving across hazard markings. At about 2:30 a.m., officers were parked at Dollar ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ JAMESTOWN — Bryan J. Martinez-Reyes, 26, of Jamestown, was charged Monday with petit larceny and misuse of food stamps. It is alleged that from July 1, 2015 through Aug. 31, 2015 that Martinez-Reyes failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Stephen Gaslep, 30, of Dunkirk was charged Monday with second-degree contempt. ¯ Lonne L. Sotkowski, 40, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with open container and disorderly conduct. Westfield Police ¯ Nathaniel R. Fleming, 35, of Falconer, was charged on Sunday, Aug. ...