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Randolph man charged in assault on underage victim

RANDOLPH — A 39-year-old man is facing third-degree assault and a charge of endangering the welfare of a child after an incident on Friday. New York State Police at Jamestown report David Chapman, 39, of Randolph, was charged after the incident when a third party reported two subjects were ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Richard Eckstrom, 54, of Dunkirk, was charged with several offenses Thursday at about 5:30 p.m. According to reports, deputies arrived at the scene of a rollover accident on Van Buren Road in the town of Pomfret, at which time they found that Eckstrom ...

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Randolph man charged in assault on underage victim

RANDOLPH — A 39-year-old man is facing third-degree assault and a charge of endangering the welfare of a child after an incident on Friday. New York State Police at Jamestown report David Chapman, 39, of Randolph, was charged after the incident when a third party reported two subjects were ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Michael R. Nichols, 50, of Jamestown, was charged with several offenses Wednesday at about 9:45 p.m. According to reports, Nichols had been driving down Park Street when he failed to keep right and exceeded the speed limit. Following ...

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Drug, obstruction charges placed in Collins OBSERVER Staff Report COLLINS — Two individuals have been charged after a vehicle on Bagdad Road near Gowanda State Road was stopped for an equipment violation. Erie County sheriff’s deputies report an investigation found Shelby Neamon of ...

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State Police at Jamestown JAMESTOWN — Dillon Mescall, 20, of Panama was charged Saturday with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and Michael Segura-Pace, 20, of Jamestown was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana after a traffic stop on East Second Street ...

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Third suspect jailed in Falconer credit union robbery FALCONER — A third suspect linked to the Feb. 27 robbery of the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union has been charged. Patricia J. Harley, 20, of Jamestown was apprehended Monday morning by Ellicott police and charged with ...

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Failure to stop causes pile up in Silver Creek SILVER CREEK — One motorists’ failure to stop caused a three-car pile up in the village of Silver Creek Saturday evening. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reports Ventura J. Gonzalez, 47, of Dunkirk failed to stop at the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CHERRY CREEK — John Lukaszewski, 63, of Cherry Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated and more on March 3 at 3:40 p.m. Deputies responded to a property damage accident on Route 83. The investigation led to an accident which involved ...

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Suspicious package determined school project HINSDALE — On Friday at approximately 8 a.m., Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of a suspicious package lying in the roadway, directly out front of the Hinsdale Central School on Main Street in the town of ...

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Man charged with having illegal weapons, drugs CHAUTAUQUA — A Sherman man is accused of having illegal weapons and marijuana in his vehicle. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, on Wednesday around 1 p.m., deputies pulled over a vehicle on Route 394 in the town of ...

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Second suspect charged in Jamestown robbery JAMESTOWN — A second man has been charged following the robbery Monday at the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union. Investigators from the Town of Ellicott and Jamestown Police departments located and charged Thomas Bartlett Sr., 61, of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ KIANTONE — John T. Fort, 31, of Jamestown, was taken into custody Sunday and charged with felony driving while intoxicated. At about 10 p.m., deputies responded to a suspicious vehicle complaint, and located a vehicle stuck in a front yard of a ...

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Suspect charged in connection to Falconer Credit Union robbery

FALCONER — A Jamestown man has been charged in connection to Monday morning’s robbery of the Greater Chautauqua Federal Credit Union, located at 51 E. Main St. in Falconer. According to the Jamestown Police Department, Kyle R. Senear, 22, allegedly entered the credit union around 9:30 ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Quintin T. Krause, 20, of Hamburg, was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and inadequate headlamps Sunday at about 3:30 a.m. According to reports, he committed traffic infractions on Routes 5 & 20, drawing the attention of ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CONEWANGO — Marion J. Price Jr., 40, of Lower Bush Road, was charged with harassment on Feb. 16 at 11 p.m. Deputies were investigating a complaint and allegedly found Price, who had an active warrant out of Chautauqua County. He was taken into ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Justin J. Ressler, 28, of Westfield, was taken into custody Monday after officers received reports of a disorderly subject bothering customers at a local business. When police arrived, they located Ressler walking on the sidewalk near Pearl Street with an open ...

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Fredonia Police ¯ Erick Almestica-Ayala, 25, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment and third-degree attempted robbery on Feb. 5. ¯ A 16-year-old, of Dunkirk, was charged with disorderly conduct on Feb. 11. ¯ Christian Maestre, 27, of Dunkirk, was charged with disorderly ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Farhana Saddiqui, 66, of Fredonia, was ticketed for failure to maintain lane on Feb. 12. According to police, she had been traveling north on Central Avenue when she failed to maintain her lane, and rear-ended a parked car. That parked car, in turn, hit a light ...

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Vehicle hits house in Dunkirk A vehicle rattled the rafters today when it struck a home on the corner of West Doughty and Lincoln Streets on Tuesday afternoon. The vehicle was able to be driven from the scene. There was very minor damage, and no reported injuries, according to Sgt. Daniel ...