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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Victor Zarate, 24, of Kenmore was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se, third degree aggravated unlicensed operation and speed in zone after a 2:13 a.m. traffic stop on Sunday. He was issued tickets and will answer ...

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Sinclairville man charged with DWI after crash ELLINGTON —A Sinclairville man involved in a one-vehicle accident is facing driving while intoxicated charges. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies report responding to the crash at 9:26 p.m. Friday. Deputies identified the operator of the ...

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Man accused of driving 96 mph ¯ ELLERY— On Monday New York State troopers pulled a vehicle over for reporting going 96 miles per hour in a 55 MPH zone on Dutch Hollow Road in the town of Ellery. Troopers said a conversation revealed that the driver Jeremy Shepherd, 44, of Bemus Point ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Two Dewittville residents face charges after a Saturday traffic stop on Stockton Hill Road in Stockton. Police found the vehicle’s operator, William Soto, 36, had a small amount of marijuana and a smoking device. The passenger of the vehicle, Tricia ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PORTLAND— On Sunday at about 10:30 p.m. deputies stopped a vehicle operated by Kathryn A. Callahan, 28, of Erie Pa. for multiple alleged lane violations. Investigation by deputies alleged that Callahan was intoxicated. Further investigation revealed ...

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Rider injured after crashing motorcycle in Forestville FORESTVILLE  — A motorcyclist was flown to a nearby hospital after suffering injuries from a crash in Forestville on Sunday evening. Emergency responders were called just before 8:30 p.m. to the scene on Creek Road. Initial reports ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK— On Saturday at 8:30 a.m., Deputies received a report of a child walking around with only a jacket on Main Street in the village of Silver Creek. Upon arrival, they found the 3 year old walking around unsupervised, the temperature at the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ FRENCH CREEK — On Sept. 15 at about 12:45 a.m., sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle for an observed traffic violation on Conway Road in the town of French Creek. The operator was identified as Cassandra N. Morris, 27, of McKean, Pa. Further ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office SILVER CREEK — On Thursday, sheriff’s deputies arrested and charged Jacob P. Farabaugh, 43, of Angola with aggravated DWI (blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater), DWI, speed unreasonable and unprudent and move from lane unsafely. The ...

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Rider flown to ECMC after crashing ATV SILVER CREEK — A woman riding an ATV suffered a collision with the guard rail of the bridge located on Alleghany Road in Silver Creek Saturday night at around 8:30 p.m. A group of four-wheelers were enjoying a ride together when something happened ...

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New York State Police ¯ ASHVILLE — Dustin Raynor, 30, of Ashville, was charged Sept. 11 with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawful possession of marijuana. Troopers pulled over Raynor on I-86 in Bemus Point. During the traffic stop, Raynor was found to be in possession ...

Man leads police on vehicle chase, fights officers

GOWANDA — An Olean man led police on a chase in Gowanda and fought them after his arrest. The Aug. 28 incident started when a Gowanda Police Department patrol noticed William S. Larkin, 29, driving erratically and speeding. The patrol tried to stop Larkin’s vehicle but he fled, ignoring a ...

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Police release details about weekend shooting Dunkirk Police have released the details about a shooting earlier this week. According to a news release, on Sunday around 10 a.m. officers were called to 91 Lincoln Ave. for a report of a male discharging a firearm in front of a residence. On ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MAYVILLE — On Saturday at 10:32 p.m., Charles G. Wilson, 46, of Cassadaga was stopped on Valley Street in the village of Mayville for having an inadequate, loud exhaust. During the stop, deputies assisted by K9 Drake located about 60 grams of ...

Person reportedly arrested after shots fired

Dunkirk police have apparently made an arrest after shots were fired Sunday morning in a residential area. The incident occurred on Lincoln Avenue around 10 and a person was placed in custody. When the OBSERVER asked an officer Tuesday about the incident, they responded a release would be ...

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Police: Woman pulled over in North Collins had license revoked 15 times NORTH COLLINS — A woman pulled over by North Collins village police Saturday has reportedly had her license revoked 15 times. Towana Seals, 50, of Buffalo was stopped on Main Street at about 3 p.m. for allegedly ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Peyton Miller, 18, of Waterloo was charged Friday with underage possession of alcohol and open container violation. ¯ Andrew Drozdowski, 21, of Blasdell was charged Friday with an open container violation and littering. ¯ Mitzy Skulkbrenner, 18, no address ...

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New York State Police ELLINGTON — On Saturday, New York State troopers arrested Nickolas Pfleuger, 27, of Collins, for third degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unlawful possession of marijuana. Pfleuger was pulled over on Waterboro Hill Road in Ellington for traffic violations. ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ A Wexford, Pa. man faces a driving while intoxicated charge after rolling his vehicle Saturday night in the town of North Harmony. Deputies responded to a rollover with injury report on Route 394 at 6:22 p.m. Saturday. They found the operator of the ...

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Evans Police Department ¯ On Aug. 20 at around 7:45 p.m. police stopped a vehicle for passing through a red light on Erie Road. The driver was identified as Gregory W. Claydon, 23, of Evans. Upon a check of his license it was found that it was suspended with five scoffs on four dates. He was ...