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Two charged in JN Adam burglary

PERRYSBURG — Two teenagers have been charged in a Saturday night burglary in the JN Adam Complex on Saturday night. Troopers responded to a 911 call of trespassers at the complex on Peck Hill Road in Perrysburg Saturday night. Responding troopers could hear subjects inside the building ...

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Apparently, “not-Fred Fest” wasn’t the only challenge for the Fredonia Police Department this weekend. Nope — on top of that, they were led on a high-speed motorcycle chase on Saturday. According to reports, at about 7 p.m., an officer noticed a gray Kowasaki motorcycle speeding ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Douglas D. Baldwin, 37, of Dunkirk, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speed in zone, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle on Saturday at 7:56 p.m. Patrol stopped Baldwin on Route 60 in Pomfret. It was allegedly determined he ...

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New York State Police ¯ JAMESTOWN — Todd Bloomberg, 29, of Jamestown, was taken into custody and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Wednesday. According to reports, Bloomberg was pulled over on Lakeview Avenue for a traffic violation and while speaking to Bloomberg, troopers ...

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Eight charged in Jamestown marijuana bust JAMESTOWN — Eight people were taken to jail Thursday after a large quantity of marijuana and cash were seized at a Prendergast Avenue residence. At 6 a.m., members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Joshua D. Swinehart, 22, of Westfield, was charged with violating his probation on Wednesday shortly before 10 a.m. According to reports, the Dunkirk Police Department had called Westfield Police to inform officers that Swinehart was in custody on a probationary ...

Public’s help sought in intentionally set fires in Cattaraugus County

FARMERSVILLE — New York State Troopers and the Bureau of Criminal Investigation were called to investigate a pair of fires on Huyck Road in the Town of Farmersville last week. The investigation revealed that a seasonal camp and two house trailers were destroyed by fire. Cattaraugus County ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ RIPLEY — A 16-year-old youth and a 17-year-old youth were charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief Saturday, stemming from an incident that allegedly occurred April 10. According to reports, the teens stole a mini bike from an ...

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Social media helps Dunkirk Police make arrest Social media is for more than selfies and cute dog pictures. On Friday the website “Nextdoor” aided the Dunkirk Police Department in making an arrest. Police report getting serveral tips of suspicious activity in the area of a vacant house ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Logan M. Warner, 18, of Lakeview, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 8. ¯ Nicholas A. Zendano, 20, of Fredonia, was charged with disorderly conduct on April 9. ¯ Xavier I. Mann, 23, of Cheektowaga, was charged with third-degree aggravated ...

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Eden man charged in fatally shooting mom BUFFALO — An Eden man is in custody in Erie, Pa., after allegedly fatally shooting his mother. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn, Eden Police Chief Michael Felschow and New York State Police Maj. Steven Nigrelli announced that 48-year-old ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Harry A. Lugo, of Dunkirk, was charged with criminal trespassing and two counts of criminal mischief on April 3. ¯ David Texidor Jr., 24, of Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment on April 3. ¯ Hector Carmen-Burgos, 43, of Dunkirk, was charged ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Lucy Price, 36, of Fredonia, was charged with harassment on March 23. ¯ Matthew R. Belardi, 18, of Niagara Falls, was charged with open container of alcohol and underage possession of alcohol on March 24. ¯ Frank A. Nuttall III, 43, of Little Valley, was ...

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East Otto man facing manslaughter charge in accident EAST OTTO — A January accident has led to charges of second-degree manslaughter for a 30-year-old town resident. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies today reported the arrest of Andrew Armbruster who was the driver during a fatal ...

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New York State Police ¯ ELLERY — William Kozuch, 49, of Erie, PA, was charged on Friday with Driving While Intoxicated. Kozuch was pulled over on I-86 in Ellery for speeding, and after failing several standard field sobriety tests, Kozuch was placed under arrest. Kozuch was transported ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLICOTT — Michael G. Newman, 36, of Celoron, was charged with felony driving while intoxication (with a previous conviction within the past 10 years), felony aggravated unlicensed operation, failure to comply with a police officer, operating without ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Darin H. Weisenburg, 50, of Orchard Park, was taken into custody Wednesday at about 8:45 p.m. after deputies responded to Lafayette Street for reports of a fight. When they arrived, they found that Weisenburg had allegedly forced his ...

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New York State Police ≤ JAMESTOWN — Brandon Dailey, 23, of Jamestown, was taken into custody Monday after troopers stopped his vehicle on Route 60 for an alleged traffic violation. According to reports, troopers smelled marijuana when interviewing Dailey, and then located a marijuana ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office HANOVER — Brian Stull, 30, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment on Tuesday. At approximately 6:45 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office received the report of a disorderly male at a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Nathaniel D. Bagwell, 33, of Silver Creek, was taken into custody Monday at about 4:15 p.m. after deputies responded to a report of a two-vehicle accident on Routes 5 & 20. Upon arriving on scene, deputies investigated and ascertained ...