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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 ...

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New York State Police ¯ SHERMAN — William Soto, 35, of Sherman, was charged May 28 with third- and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Troopers responded to a residence in Sherman for a domestic violence dispute. Investigation revealed that Soto charged a victim, threatened to strike her with ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — On Monday at about 6:40 p.m. deputies witnessed a vehicle commit a traffic violation on Alleghany Road in the town of Hanover. Upon stopping the driver,s identified as Kevin A. Ford, 27, of Buffalo, was operating his vehicle while ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office FRENCH CREEK — While investigating an incident at a residence on Route 474 just after midnight Monday, deputies fount that Kevin G. Hoitink, 49, of Clymer, was allegedly operating an ATV in the roadway in an intoxicated state. Hoitink was charged with ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Deputies responded to Dollar General Saturday for a report of shoplifting. After further investigation it was alleged that Michael P. McNiff, Jr., 23, of Dunkirk, had taken items from the store without paying. During investigation ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriffs ≤ PANAMA — A West Seneca man is facing drug charges following a Saturday morning traffic stop. At about 12:30 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Bear Lake Road in Panama. The driver was ...

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Sheridan woman charged following alleged identity theft Investigation into a complaint of identity theft led to a Sheridan woman being charged. In February, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office received the complaint from a victim that a service account had been set up in his name ...

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New York State Police in Collins Inmate Messiah Keizer, 23, currently housed in Collins Correctional Facility, was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, both Class D Felonies, for possessing an edged ceramic weapon secreted on ...

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New York State Police ¯ MAYVILLE — Mark Grieco, 67, of Clarence, was charged on May 17 after allegedly trespassing on property in Mayville. State troopers responded to the property for a report of a trespass in progress. Upon arrival, troopers observed Greico on the posted property without ...

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Ripley senior flees scene, resists arrest RIPLEY — Deputies pulled over a vehicle Friday evening for allegedly speeding on Route 76. The driver, Robert N. Best, 77, of Ripley, parked his vehicle on private property during the stop. After receiving the initial citation for the infraction, ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯Marjorie C. Bailey, 61, Westfield, was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se on Saturday. At 3:03 a.m., sheriff’s deputies investigated a suspicious situation on the Barcelona Pier in the town of Westfield. The investigation ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Kristi Jones, 26, of Dunkirk, was charged Thursday, May 10 with petit larceny. ¯ Nicholas Watts, 26, of Fredonia, was charged Friday, May 11 with criminal mischief. ¯ Earvin Ezell, 25, of Dunkirk, was charged Friday, May 11 with third-degree criminal possession of a ...

Brant Police Department reports 1,200 complaints in April

BRANT — In the 30 days of April, Brant Town Police Department have been covering its district with 1,226 complaints logged and efforts to keep the community safe, the department reports. Things that stick out for the month are 67 community policing events, three property damage only ...

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State Police ¯ ANDOVER — While conducting a traffic stop Friday, troopers detected a strong odor of marijuana from a vehicle driven by Bret Weaver, 19. Weaver was allegedly found to be in possession of approximately 30 grams of marijuana. He was transported to SP Amity for ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HARMONY — Two Jamestown residents were charged last week with petit larceny and trespass following an incident around 5 p.m. on Hoag Road. Upon the arrival of sheriffs, it was alleged that Brandon Hodge, 26, of Jamestown, and Rebecca Blue 26, of ...

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Ellery man arrested for theft of multiple vehicles ELLERY — After a two-week investigation of Matthew Mecusker, 29, of Bemus Point, by the Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division, a search warrant was executed Thursday at a property on Lewis Road. Mecusker was found to be in ...

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A tractor trailer traveling west on I-86 in the town of North Harmony stuck an unknown object in the roadway, creating a hole in the vehicle’s gas tank. About 100 gallons of diesel ful empied on the shoulder of the road. State Police and the Chautauqua County Spill Response Team were called ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Ashley L. Dudek, 30, of Alleghany Road, Silver Creek, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unsafe tire and failure to keep right on Monday. At 1:51 p.m., sheriff’s deputies responded to a scene on Hanover Road, where a one-vehicle ...

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North Collins Police ¯ Lorenzo D. Snead, Jr., of Sherman Avenue, North Collins, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and stop sign violation on April 21. At 8:20 p.m., patrol stopped Snead’s vehicle for a stop sign violation. During the stop, a computer DMV check ...