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Man accused of using cocaine, heroin in Dunkirk business parking lot A Dunkirk man was taken into custody after allegedly taking cocaine and heroin in a Dunkirk parking lot. According to state police, troopers responded to the TJ Maxx parking lot Sunday for a report of an individual ...

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Man on drugs cuts own wrists in front of deputies CHAUTAUQUA — On Saturday afternoon, deputies responded to an undisclosed location where a man had locked himself in his vehicle, holding a razor blade to his throat. The despondent man proceeded to cut a large laceration on his wrist. In ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriffs SILVER CREEK — On Friday, at around 8:56 p.m., deputies responded to a harassment that occurred at a residence on Madison Street in the village of Silver Creek. It is alleged that 77 year old Karl R Patterson of Silver Creek had made threats to harm another ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office STOCKTON — On Sunday morning at 1:30 a.m., Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle failing to dim its high beam headlights to oncoming traffic on North Main Street in the town of Stockton. After stopping the vehicle, deputies identified the operator to ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office JAMESTOWN — On Thursday at approximately 1 p.m., Angela F. Sines, 46, of South Dayton was charged with multiple counts of welfare fraud. It is alleged that from Jan. 1, 2016 through March 31, 2016, Sines failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department ...

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New York State Police ¯ ELLICOTTVILLE — On Sunday, Olean Troopers conducted a traffic stop on Route 219 in the towns of Great Valley and Ellicottville. Vehicle operator John D. Swan, 58, Chautauqua, was allegedly exhibiting signs of impairment. He was administered a breath test which ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff ¯ ELLERY — On Saturday at about 12:10 p.m., deputies reportedly observed a vehicle to be speeding on Ellery-Centralia Road in the town of Ellery. Upon stopping the vehicle, the driver was identified as Javier A. Mendoza, 23, Fredonia. After a brief investigation, ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ PERSIA — On July 2 at around 5:55 p.m., police performed a traffic stop on a vehicle on Broadway Road for an unspecified violation. Loretta Parker, 66, Gowanda was the driver and further check of DMV records revealed that the registration for the vehicle was ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Juan Rivera-Rosario, 29, of Dunkirk, was charged on July 5 for driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, unsafe turn and second-degree harassment. ¯ Adam Gawronski, 24, of Dunkirk, was charged Sunday with leaving the scene of an accident involving property damage. ¯ ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office HANOVER — Sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle to be traveling with less than two working headlights on Alleghany Road in the town of Hanover on Saturday at approximately 12:15 a.m. After stopping the vehicle, deputies identified the operator to be ...

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Motorcyclist injured after hitting deer Saturday ¯ On Saturday at approximately 9:15 p.m. deputies responded to Route 60 in Pomfret for a report of a motor cycle accident with personal injuries. Upon an investigation it was determined that a 46-year-old male was traveling north on Rt. 60 ...

Three facing drug charges following traffic stop

JAMESTOWN — Three people were awaiting arraignment after police found a large quantity of illegal narcotics following a traffic stop this morning in Jamestown. Facing several charges each are 38-year-old Lashon J. Hayes, 36-year-old Lawrence B. McGrigg and a 17-year-old female after a stop ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ FORESTVILLE — Shelly A. Brennan, 46, of Forestville was charged Friday with driving while intoxicated. Around 5:43 p.m., Chautauqua Counties Sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle on Prospect Street near Main Street in Forestville for allegedly ...

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Chautauqua County sheriff ¯ IRVING — An Olcott resident was charged after allegedly trespassing at Sunset Bay. At 5:20 p.m. July 1, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies arrested Jared M. Wagner during the Sunset Bay Beach detail. Wagner was removed from the Sunset Bay Beach Club and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ HANOVER — On Saturday at about 10:25 p.m., sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle to be speeding on Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified Donald J. Merritt, 22, of Ashville as its operator. Following ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ Luis Payes, 39, of Dunkirk, was charged on June 26 with fifth-degree criminal simulation and petit larceny. ¯ Marvin Harvey, Jr., 27, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with first-degree harassment. ¯ Amanda West, 26, of Dunkirk, was charged Saturday with third-degree ...

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Westfield Police Department WESTFIELD — Thomas H. Majkowski, 42, of Brocton was arrested on Saturday for allegedly pumping gas and failing to pay for it. On Saturday at approximately 6:30 p.m., Westfield Police were called to the Kwik Fill gas station on Route 20 in Westfield after a male ...

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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 ...