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Gowanda teen gets charged for 8-straight months

GOWANDA — A Gowanda teen continues the streak. For every month since March, the now-18-year-old girl has been charged or arrested by Gowanda Police. October was not different. On Oct. 3 at 4:03 p.m., Abigail R. Kennedy, of Route 438, was charged with second-degree criminal nuisance ...

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New York State Police ¯ CASSADAGA — Magalia Gonzalez Colon, 20, of Dunkirk, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Monday. Troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for failure to dim its high beams. While speaking to the occupants, the Troopers allegedly smelled marijuana ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Timothy R. Wilson, 29, of Dunkirk was charged Wednesday with third-degree and fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. ¯ Lindsay M. Polvino, 34, of Dunkirk, was charged Tuesday with second-degree Harassment. ¯ Robert Zimmerman, 60, of Dunkirk, was ...

Area police — Oct. 11

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office STOCKTON — Scott W. Steinhoff, 55, was charged Sunday with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment after he had allegedly kicked in a door and struck another person in the face, all in the presence of a 7-year-old child. ...

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State Police ASHVILLE — On Oct. 7 troopers charged Sergei Khodzhayan, 48, of Erie, Pa., with unlawful possession of marijuana. Khodzhayan was pulled over on North Maple Avenue in Ashville for speeding and while speaking to Khodzhayan, the troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating ...

Area police — Oct. 9

Disorderly incident lands three in jail SILVER CREEK - What started as a disturbance call resulted in three individuals being charged Saturday night. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to Central Avenue in the village of Silver Creek around 6 p.m. While deputies were ...

Area police — Oct. 8

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLERY — Omar V. Marrero, 31, of Falconer, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt on Friday at 6:30 p.m. after violated a order of protection, police say. Marrero was arrested and will appear in Ellery Town Court at a later date. ¯ NORTH ...

Fredonia man charged in resisting arrest, drug possession

A 35-year-old Fredonia man is facing charges after being picked up at a local store early Friday morning. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report they had knowledge of a warrant from the city of Dunkirk police for Keith J. Mackowiak. As deputies attempted to place Mackowiak in custody, ...

Two caught with 25 grams of marijuana

SILVER CREEK — Two were charged with possession of marijuana on Saturday at 12:23 a.m. after an alleged traffic violation. Sheriff’s deputies seized over 25 grams of marijuana from the 20- and 16-year-old duo in the vehicle. Rodregus D. Tripp, 20, of Dunkirk, was the driver of the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERIDAN — Paul R. Alguire, 29, Silver Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to dim high beams, refusal of pre-screen breath test on Sunday at 1 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle that failed to dim its headlights. After ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERIDAN — John M. Burt, 27, of Silver Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speed in zone on Saturday at 2:15 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Burt on Route 20. After an investigation, it was alleged ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERIDAN — John M. Burt, 27, of Silver Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speed in zone on Saturday at 2:15 a.m. Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle driven by Burt on Route 20. After an investigation, it was alleged ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Terry Young-Copeland, 29, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. ¯ Mark S. Lucas, 58, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with second-degree harassment. ¯ Amanda L. Ross, 32, of Dunkirk, was charged Thursday, ...

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Driver, passenger arrested on narcotics charges

BRANT — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports two people were arrested on drug charges following a traffic stop near Evangola State Park. On Tuesday around 1 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 5 in the town of Brant for vehicle and traffic violations. Their investigation ...

Area police — Oct. 4

Dunkirk Police ¯ Casey P. Crane, 24, of Dunkirk, was charged Monday with failure to keep right and driving on the sidewalk. ¯ Daniel S. Bartlett, 31, of Dunkirk, was charged Sunday with criminal possession of a controlled substance.

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Gowanda Police ¯ Angelo M. Mead, 28, of Creekside Drive, Derby, was charged with suspended registration and operating a vehicle with no insurance on Sept. 17. At around 4:59 p.m., patrol stopped a vehicle for an unspecified traffic violation. During the DMV computer check, it was revealed ...

Area police — Oct. 2

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Injuries resulted from a motor vehicle accident Friday at about 8 p.m. at the intersection of Bennett State Road and Stebbins Road. Deputies found that Margarita Sanchez, 40, of Dunkirk, did not stop at a stop sign and her vehicle was ...

Area police — Sept. 30

Mayville man charged in burglary MAYVILLE — A 27-year-old Valley Street man is facing charges in connection with a Sept. 15 third-degree burglary and petit larceny at the Lakeview Hotel at 13 Water St. After a lengthy investigation, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies allegedly ...

Area police — Sept. 27

State Police at Jamestown JAMESTOWN — Stephen Watson, 55, of Jamestown, was charged with unlawful growing of cannabis and fourth-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Troopers were investigating an unrelated complaint when they were approached by an individual who advised that Watson ...

Area police — Sept. 26

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ CHAUTAUQUA — At approximately 10:30 p.m. on Saturday deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident with injury on Route 394. Upon arrival, deputies located a single motor vehicle with two occupants. Both occupants were evaluated by EMS personnel on ...