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Police: Driver falls asleep, rolls vehicle

Today at approximately 2:22 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff Deputies responded to S. Stockton Cassadaga Road in the town of Stockton for the report of a motor vehicle rollover. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Michael Myles, 46, of Jamestown. Deputies said Myles fell asleep which ...

Wrong-way Amish buggy struck on I-86

KENNEDY — An unoccupied Amish buggy that was traveling the wrong way on Interstate 86 was struck by a semi tractor-trailer Sunday, the New York State Police said. County dispatch had received several calls around 10 p.m. of the buggy in the eastbound lane of the interstate. According to ...

Jamestown man charged with murder in 2014 death of child

MAYVILLE — A Jamestown man was arraigned Monday in Chautauqua County Court on a charge of second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter in the 2014 death of a young girl. Tyler Perez, 35, pleaded not guilty in his first appearance in front of Chautauqua County Surrogate Court Judge ...

Dunkirk man with suspended license charged with multiple traffic violations

POMFRET — A Dunkirk man legally unable to drive finds himself with charges related to driving following a Friday morning accident on Route 60. On Friday, at about 5 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriffs Deputies came across a traffic accident on Route 60 in the town of Pomfret. During the ...

Man accused of shooting gun in residence

ARKWRIGHT — On Wednesday at around 8:20 p.m., deputies were called to a residence in the Town of Arkwright for report of a male subject actively discharging a firearm in a residence. Upon further investigation, deputies determined that Elliott Dones, 43, of Cassadaga, engaged in a ...

Flooding closes road

County Road 342 Kabob Road, South Stockton is closed due to flooding.

Phone scammers posting as deputies at it again

Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard announces another phone scam is spreading across the area with caller posing as representatives from the Erie County Sheriff's Office. Detectives have received reports that phone scammers are calling area residents trying to obtain personal information by ...

Vehicle hits tree in Pomfret

Today at around 7:30 a.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies responded to Cummings Road in the town of Pomfret for a report of a vehicle into a tree. Upon arrival it was determined that Cody Hunt, 20, of Fredonia, was attempting to swerve around a deer that had entered the roadway. Hunt lost ...

Collins woman charged in 2018 fatal crash

CONCORD — A Collins woman who was allegedly under the influence of illegal drugs while operating a motor vehicle that killed another person last year has been formally charged. Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announce today that 25-year-old Allyson Rollek has been arraigned ...

Despondent male rescued from surface of lake

CASSADAGA — Today at about 1:15 p.m., the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office received an emergency call about a despondent male subject on the ice of Cassadaga Lakes. The caller reported that they had been transporting the male subject to seek treatment, when the male ran from the vehicle ...

Four charged in Dunkirk drug raid

Four Dunkirk residents have been arrested following a six-month investigation into the sale and distribution of illegal drugs in the city. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, members of the Dunkirk Police Department and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force have been ...

Cuomo announces funds for repaving area roads

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced $128 million in new State funding for renewing State roadways impacted by this year's harsh winter weather. Funding will support 91 paving projects and the renewal of approximately 1,000 lane miles of pavement across the state, including at least one ...

Tractor trailer that couldn’t stop crashes on Route 60

Shortly before 3 p.m. today, a tractor trailer heading west on Route 83 was unable to stop at the intersection of Routes 83 and 60 in the town of Pomfret. The trailer, which was hauling corn, damaged a portion of the former Great Lakes Specialties building on Route 60 before colliding with the ...

Three charged after crystal meth found in Jamestown home

JAMESTOWN — An investigation into the trafficking of crystal methamphetamine from a Jamestown home resulted in charges to three city residents. Jamestown police on Wednesday announced the arrests of 32-year-old Brandon M. Smith, 33-year-old Celeste M. Carr and 32-year-old Samuel L. ...

Three arrested following February accident

CONEWANGO — Three people have been arrested for allegedly lying about being in an accident last month. According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, on Feb. 10 at around 2:50 a.m. on Route 421, Conewango, a rollover took place where one person was seriously injured. Following an ...

Man on cross-country journey to kill ex-wife captured on I-86

LITTLE VALLEY — The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office helped the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office nab a Massachusetts man who was allegedly who was making a cross-country journey to kill his ex-wife. Charged with being a fugitive from justice was 45-year-old Ronald R. Chubb of ...

Jamestown woman accused of exposing herself to school bus

JAMESTOWN — A Jamestown woman is facing public lewdness charges after police say she exposed herself to a school bus. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called Monday around 2:20 p.m. to Crescent and East Second streets for a disorderly woman. It was learned that 39-year-old ...

Cuomo hails new Doubletree hotel in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN — Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the opening of the new $21.5 million Doubletree by Hilton hotel in downtown Jamestown. The Downtown Revitalization Initiative project, located at 150 W 4th Street in the heart of the city, returns a full-service hotel to Jamestown, ...

One injured in early morning accident involving tractor trailer

STOCKTON — Today at around 4:45 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies were dispatched to the intersection of Route 380 and Beech Hill Road in the Town of Stockton for a personal injury accident. Deputies said upon investigation it was determined that a vehicle operated by Nicole Olsen ...

Jamestown man sentenced to 21 years in prison for setting woman on fire

MAYVILLE — Luis Castro-Mojica, 38, of Jamestown was sentenced to 21 years in state prison and five years post-release supervision after his conviction of first-degree assault in Chautauqua County Court. Castro-Mojica had been accused of dousing a 27-year-old woman with a flammable substance ...