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Niagara Falls man driving wrong way arrested for DWI HANOVER — Deputies reported to the scene of a vehicle driving in the wrong lane Sunday at around 6:30 p.m. Deputies had been advised that the vehicle had nearly struck another car head on. After stopping the vehicle on Alleghany ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ SILVER CREEK — On Wednesday at approximately 12:18 a.m., sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident that resulted in property damage on Angell Road in the town of Hanover. After an investigation, Robert K. Shumaker, 37, of ...

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Chautauqua County Court MAYVILLE — Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson announced the following recent pleas and sentences in County Court: ¯ Shanis Garcia-Guzman, of Jamestown, was sentenced on June 18 by Chautauqua County Court Judge David W. Foley on one count to a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office JAMESTOWN — On Monday, Nicole Margaglio, 44, of Jamestown was issued appearance tickets for multiple felony charges for welfare fraud. It is alleged that from Aug. 1, 2014 through June 30, 2016, Margaglio failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department ...

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Evans State Police ¯ EVANS — On June 16 at around 1:20 p.m. patrol responded to 138 South Main Street for a criminal mischief complaint. Upon complainant reports that the advertisement sign in front of the Angola Fire Station No. 2 had suffered significant damage to both sides of the sign. ...

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¯ WESTFIELD — On June 10 at 4:35 p.m. a vehicle was observed travelling at a high rate of speed on West Main Street in the village of Westfield. Danica Lakari, 41, Erie Pennsylvania allegedly jumped a curb on North Portage Street where it came to rest. Patrol conducted an investigation and ...

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Angola man seriously injured in motorcycle accident SILVER CREEK — Chautauqua County deputies responded to the intersection of Central Avenue and Christy Street Saturday for a single motor vehicle accident with personal injury. Deputies located a motorcycle overturned on it’s side. The ...

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Dunkirk Police Reports ¯ Kerry Anderson, 50, of Fredonia, was charged on June 12 with third-degree grand larceny. ¯ Reynoldo Miranda, 39, of Dunkirk, was charged on June 14 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Pauline Burbee, 66, of Fredonia, was charged on June 14 with aggravated ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CARROLL — On June 11 around 12:45 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies responded to a 911 call at an address on West Main Street in the town of Carroll. A female victim at the scene alleged that Jack E. Smith, 21, Frewsburg, choked her. It was ...

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Evans Police charge woman with crack cocaine possession Julia Fort, 30, of Grand Island was arrested Thursday by Evans Police. A culmination of an investigation into Fort and drug sales in the town of Evans led to an executed search warrant on her and the vehicle she was operating on South ...

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New York State Police ¯ JAMESTOWN — Thomas Fox, 30, of Jamestown was charged June 13 with unlawful possession of marijuana. Fox was pulled over on Busti-Sugar Grove Road for a traffic violation. While speaking to Fox, troopers say they smelled marijuana emanating from the vehicle. Fox was ...

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State Police Reports ≤ CLYMER — On Saturday, State Police out of Jamestown charged Jesse Blount, 35, of Columbus, Pa., with unlawful possession of marijuana. Blount was pulled over on Clymer Hill Road for a traffic violation and while speaking to Blount, the troopers allegedly smelled ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PORTLAND — On Saturday at about 2 p.m., deputies responded to the area of Route 380 in an attempt to locate a despondent subject. Following an extensive search by deputies and K9 Drake the subject was later found unharmed at a nearby residence. The ...

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Dunkirk Police Reports ¯ Leslybeth Rivera, 34, of Dunkirk was charged on May 29 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Loammi Rivera, 17, of Dunkirk, was charged on May 29 with second-degree harassment. ¯ Walter Barnard, 48, of Dunkirk, was charged on May 29 with resisting arrest. ¯ ...

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Helicopter summoned after child injured by lawnmower FINDLEY LAKE — A 4-year-old child was being airlifted to a nearby hospital after reportedly being struck and injured by a lawnmower Friday. The accident occurred around 5:45 p.m. in an area off Route 426 near the former Findley ...

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EVANS — The Evans Police Department is asking the public for information about a vehicle that was illegally towed and later set on fire. The theft occurred on Tuesday at approximately 9:40 p.m. in the 1800 block of Eden Evans Center Road. The vehicle was parked in a driveway of a residence ...

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New York State Police ¯ GERRY — Justin Courson, 34, Jamestown was pulled over Friday on Route 60 in Gerry for a seatbelt violation. While speaking, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle. A further search revealed a bag containing a small amount of marijuana ...

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Gowanda man arrested for choking, beating woman with brain injury GOWANDA — Officers responded to a report of a disturbance at a Buffalo Street address Saturday, May 26. The alleged perpetrator, Richard Frazier, 30, had been involved in a verbal altercation with a woman he knew. The ...

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Evans Police Department ≤ A Blasdell man was taken into custody following a suspended license. On May 20 at around 12:15 a.m. on Erie Road, Noah C. Fallon, 20, was stopped for failure to dim high beams. Fallon stated to the officer that his license was suspended and upon verifying this, he ...

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Randolph man charged with possessing crystal meth EAST RANDOLPH —A 34-year-old man is facing drug charges after an investigation by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. Brandon E. Bush of 102 Hall St., Apt. 2, was charged around 4:30 p.m. Thursday with fifth-degree ...