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Snowmobiler dies in Cattaraugus County ALLEGANY — The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office reports that a snowmobiler died in an accident on West Five Mile Road, Allegany. On Saturday, deputies discovered a snowmobile, driven by David M. Manion, 59, of Allegany, wrecked in a field. Manion ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ GERRY — Gregory M. N. Messere, 40, of Lakewood, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt Saturday shortly before 9 p.m. According to reports, deputies stopped Messere’s vehicle on Route 60 for an observed traffic violation; upon ...

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Two seriously injured in one-car accident GOWANDA — Two people are in serious condition after a one-car accident occurred on Jan. 1. Kyle L. Bomberry, 18, driver, and K.C. Bomberry, 20, both of Irving, struck a utility pole on Buffalo Street. They were treated on scene by the Gowanda ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLICOTT — Sean M. Carlson, 33, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and failed to keep right on Saturday at around 2:45 a.m. According to reports, ...

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Weather may have contributed to accidents Wednesday Winter weather conditions may have had something to do with two accidents Wednesday. Firefighters responded to 6624 Route 60 in Sinclairville around 4 p.m. for a report of a two-car accident between a vehicle and tractor trailer with ...

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Sherman man accused of having stolen check, drugs CHAUTAUQUA — Two Sherman residents were arrested following a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. At around 1:40 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle on Morris Street in the town of Chautauqua. The ...

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Driver still at large in car-pedestrian accident Dunkirk police were called to a car-pedestrian accident on Main and E. Sixth streets around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. Responding Officer Darren McIntyre reported charges have yet to be filed because the car fled the scene. The pedestrian received ...

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Jamestown man behind fatal crash sentenced By A.J. RAO Special to the OBSERVER MAYVILLE — A Jamestown man linked to a deadly car crash in Carroll last year was sentenced to 18 months in the Chautauqua County Jail. On Dec. 19, John E. Hillman, 37, was handed a definite sentence of one ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Donald R. Ladolce Jr., 53, of Stockton, was charged with several offenses Wednesday at about 10 p.m. after deputies stopped his vehicle in the town of Pomfret for alleged observed traffic violations. According to reports, deputies found Ladolce to be ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Ivory N. Brooks, 28, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and driving with a suspended registration Dec. 3. ¯ Timothy D. Lee, 28, of Fredonia was charged with unlicensed operation, unregistered motor vehicle and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Michael E. Hultin, 30, of Angola, was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se Saturday at about 2:40 a.m. According to reports, deputies were investigating a suspicious situation on Swamp Road in the town of Dunkirk when they located the ...

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Fredonia Police ≤ Katarzyna Kraszewska, 44, of Fredonia was charged Nov. 18 with and issued a traffic ticket for driving with a suspended registration. ≤ Kyle Berry, 18, of Portland was charged with and issued a traffic ticket for being an unlicensed driver on Nov. 22. ≤ Jessica ...

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Statewide STOP-DWI crackdown in effect Chautauqua County police agencies are now participating in the New York state STOP-DWI Holiday Enforcement Crackdown. The crackdown began Dec. 16 and continues through Jan. 2. This event is funded by a 2016-2017 grant from the Governor’s ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CARROLL — Christopher A. Marker, 31, of Frewsburg, was charged with felony driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI Thursday shortly before 1 a.m., following an incident on Frew Run Street. According to reports, deputies were called to assist the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Anna May, 23, and Matthew E. Winspear, 24, both of Silver Creek, were charged with second-degree harassment on Nov. 27. At about 2:30 p.m., Deputies received a report of multiple incidents that occurred from Nov. 20-Nov. 27. It is alleged ...

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Gabrielle Ballowe sentenced for death of Barry Moss BUFFALO — Acting Erie County District Attorney Michael J. Flaherty, Jr. announces that 51-year-old Gabriele Ballowe of Evans has been sentenced by State Supreme Court Justice Christopher J. Burns to one year in jail. “I give credit to ...

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Underage drinking bust in Gowanda GOWANDA — Four charged with underage drinking as a 14-year-old female was allegedly found passed out from intoxication on South Water Street. Patrol responded to another report of a highly intoxicated female at a Buffalo Street address. Officers learned ...

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JAMESTOWN — Two Jamestown men were charged Friday after police reportedly found heroin and cash inside an East Second Street building - right across from the Jamestown Police Department. At 11:30 a.m., members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Jacob P. Schober, 20, of Forestville, was taken into custody Saturday at about 1:30 p.m. According to reports, deputies stopped his vehicle on Route 20 for a traffic violation, and upon investigation, found Schober to be in possession of a quantity of ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Guy A. Peterson, 30, of Taft Avenue in Angola, was charged with speed in zone, driving while intoxicated and driving while intoxicated per se on Saturday. At around 1:56 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Milliard Fillmore Avenue in the city of Dunkirk for speeding. After ...