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Dunkirk Police ¯ Christopher D. Cancel-Vazquez, 18, of Dunkirk, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief on June 1. ¯ A 16-year-old female, residing in Dunkirk, was charged with third-degree assault on May 30. ¯ Nicholas T. Bailey, 26, of Dunkirk, was charged with ...

Ontario R. Eldridge

Dunkirk man picked up on robbery warrant

Dunkirk Police took Ontario R. Eldridge, 31, of 606 Main St., Dunkirk into custody Wednesday. Eldridge was arrested after his name was taken as a passenger in the vehicle that was involved in a traffic stop. A warrant was issued for him by Dunkirk City Court on May 3 for first-degree felony ...

Alexandra Jimerson

Arrest made in Seneca Nation burglary

IRVING — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported detectives and deputies investigated a burglary from Monday on Route 438 in the Seneca Nation Territory, where the suspect allegedly stole several sporting equipment items worth more than $1,700. Alexandra Jimerson, 19, of Brant, was ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Mary S. Calhoun, 58, of Kennedy, was charged with petit larceny on Wednesday. Calhoun was charged and issued an appearance ticket after an investigation into a larceny complaint at the Family Dollar Store, located at 93 E. Main St., Westfield. Upon completion of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Randy L. Rice, 65, of Hanover was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI Per Se and unsafe backing on Saturday. At approximately 6 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a vehicle complaint on Route 20 in the Town ...

Four charged with drugs in two Farnham traffic stops

FARNHAM — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reported today that road patrol deputies made five traffic stops which resulted in narcotics arrests and a DWI this past weekend. Two of those stops took place in the village. At 1:33 a.m. Saturday, a stop was made Erie and Commercial roads ...

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DA launches police liaison program BUFFALO — Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced the implementation of the Police Council Program to ensure a closer working relationship between his office and 28 police agencies in Erie County. The program assigns an assistant district ...

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Dunkirk man charged after fight A Dunkirk man is being charged with second-degree assault after a fight on Memorial Day. Around 4:37 p.m., Dunkirk Police responded to a call for two males fighting in the road on the 100 block of Main Street. Upon arrival, officers observed what appeared to ...

Dunkirk man charged after Memorial Day fight

A Dunkirk man is being charged with second-degree assault after a fight on Memorial Day. Around 4:37 p.m., Dunkirk Police responded to a call for two males fighting in the road on the 100 Block of Main Street. Upon arrival, officers observed what appeared to be a male subject lying in the ...

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GOWANDA POLICE ¯ Matthew J. John, 40, of Dawson Drive, Gowanda, was arrested on a warrant on May 14 at 9:40 a.m. The Springville Village Court issued a warrant due to John’s failure to appear in court on Jan. 22, 2015 after being arrested for aggravated unlicensed opeartion and leaving the ...

Michael Pacheco

Two indicted on coke charges

OBSERVER Staff Report BUFFALO — Acting U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Friday that a federal grand jury has returned a six-count indictment charging Fred A. Santiago, 29, and Michael Pacheco, 27, both of Dunkirk, with conspiracy to distribute and distribution of 5 or more ...

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Man accused of sex abuse with child Carmelo Hernandez, 58, of Temple Street, Fredonia, was charged with two counts of first-degree sex abuse, second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance on Friday. At about 11 a.m., ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERMAN — Theresa M. White, 69, of Sherman, was charged with several offenses Tuesday at about 10 p.m. According to reports, White had committed several traffic violations on Park Street, and when deputies stopped her vehicle, they found that she was ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ A 17-year-old male from Westfield was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal mischief on Tuesday. At about 1 a.m., Westfield Police responded to 146 S. Gale St. in the village of Westfield for a report of a disorderly person. Upon arrival, patrols ...

Drug possession and sale lead to charges in Jamestown Tuesday

JAMESTOWN — A Jamestown man was charged Tuesday after police discovered crack cocaine in his North Main Street apartment. At 2 p.m., investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a search warrant at 1002 N. Main St. Entry was gained with ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Thirty-year-old Gowanda resident Syrena Neamon was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after a one-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon in the town of Hanover. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a location on Route 39 at about ...

Drug possession, sale lead to charges in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — A Jamestown man was charged Tuesday after police discovered crack cocaine in his North Main Street apartment. At 2 p.m., investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a search warrant at 1002 N. Main St. Entry was gained with the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Symone O. Maracle, 20, of Gowanda, was taken into custody Sunday at about 8 p.m. after deputies responded to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Route 5. Allegedly, Maracle, who was driving, had been under the influence of alcohol ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ NORTH HARMONY — A motorcycle accident with a personal injury occurred on Route 474 in North Harmony on Saturday at 3:07 p.m. After an investigation, police say that Leroy E. Boutelle, 35, of Panama, was unable to navigate a bend in the roadway ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ GERRY — Jessica L. Zenns, 36, of Jamestown, was charged with several offenses Thursday at about 5:20 p.m. According to reports, deputies stopped her vehicle on Route 60 for moving from the lane unsafely. Further investigation allegedly revealed that ...