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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Robert J. Daege, 35, of Youngstown, N.Y., was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI and refusal to take a breath test. Deputies responded June 27 at 7:42 p.m. to a vehicle complaint in the village of Silver Creek. The driver was ...

1 taken to hospital following single-vehicle crash

OBSERVER Photo by Jo Ward A single-vehicle crash on Temple Street and Central Avenue in the village of Fredonia resulted in one person being taken to the hospital. The van struck the light pole on Temple Avenue and had to be towed. Responding agencies were Fredonia Police, Fredonia Fire and ...

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Cattaraugus County landlord facing attempted murder, assault charges FARMERSVILLE — A Cattaraugus County landlord was remanded to jail on attempted murder and assault charges after getting into a fight with a tenant, the New York State Police said in a news release. Daniel L. Langdon ...

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Domestic dispute leads to charges in Jamestown JAMESTOWN —A city man has been arrested in connection with a domestic dispute on Thursday afternoon. Jamestown police report Jose A. Rosario, 44, was charged with fourth-degree mischief, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and second-degree ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff WESTFIELD — A Ripley resident has been charged in a burglary on June 22. Michael S Smith, of 5666 Route 76, was charged and issued appearance ticket for fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property and will be in Town of Westfield Court at a later date. ...

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One person killed in Route 5 crash EVANS — One person has died in a motor vehicle accident on Lake Street between Route 5 and Lake Shore Road. The Evans Police Department reports that two vehicles were involved in the accident with one of the vehicles leaving the road and striking a ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On June 3, Andrew T. Seelbinder, 32 was charged with possession of a hypodermic instrument. ¯ On June 22, Juan Rivera, 31, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and inadequate muffler. ¯ On June 23, ...

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Jamestown man pleads guilty to meth charges BUFFALO — A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty to methamphetamine charges. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Monday that Terrence M. McRae, 40, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. He admitted to possessing ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff POMFRET — A Fredonia resident is facing charges after intentionally damaging the property of another person. At around 6:17 p.m. Saturday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of an altercation on Chautauqua Road in the town of Pomfret. ...

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State Police in Jamestown ELLERY — An Ohio man is facing charges after an incident at the Ellery Rest Area on Thursday. James Smith, 53, of Ravenna, Ohio, wash charged with criminal possession of a firearm after troopers conducted a routine commercial vehicle inspection. He was found to ...

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Gowanda Police Department GOWANDA — Andrew C. Knoph, 31, of South Dayton was charged with allegedly failing to keep right, failing to use designated lane, two counts of leaving the scene of a property damage accident and felony while under the influence of drugs. Patrol responded to the ...

Minor injuries in city mishap

Dunkirk police and fire were called out to a minor accident at Lanphere Street and West Doughty Street around 10 a.m. Thursday. A vehicle rear-ended another at the intersection. The person who rear ended the other car allegedly had a seizure. That person was taken to Brooks Memorial Hospital in ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S ¯ SILVER CREEK — Veronika Bayerl, 41, of Gowanda, was charged with third-degree grand larceny. An investigation found that over several months Bayerl allegedly took money from a Hanover business. She was issued a ticket to appear in Hanover Town Court later. ...

Lost hiker found in Zoar Valley

PERSIA — Forest rangers helped locate a missing 36-year-old hiker from Buffalo on Monday. Around 4 a.m., Cattaraugus County 911 contacted the Department of Environmental Conservation’s Central Dispatch reporting a lost hiker in Zoar Valley. Forest Ranger Bob Rogers responded and arrived ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office LITTLE VALLEY - On June 15, Benjamin Burroughs, 24, of South Dayton was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree criminal mischief, and second-degree menacing. Burroughs was ...

Man charged, wife sought in Silver Creek meth operation

SILVER CREEK — A village resident is facing charges after long investigation conducted by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force into a methamphetamine lab being run out of his home. Early Thursday morning, a search warrant, as well as an arrest warrant, was acted upon 21 Hickory St. ...

Departments respond to boating mishap

Silver Creek and Sunset Bay units were called on for a pair of Saturday afternoon incidents. A boating mishap led to a broken leg injury for a man. According to the Sunset Bay Volunteer Fire Department, during that call another EMS request went out where the patient declined medical treatment. ...

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Five year old killed in lawnmower accident CONEWANGO — A 5-year-old child was killed in a lawnmower accident Wednesday in Cattaraugus County, the New York State Police reported. Troopers based in Jamestown responded to Route 241 in the town of Conewango around 8:30 p.m. for a ...

Hoyt Street fire quickly extinguished in city

Dunkirk firefighters battled a fourth fire in four days on Wednesday afternoon. The department responded to a report of a structure fire at 428 Hoyt St. at 2:11 p.m. Upon arrival, firefighters found the fire burning on the exterior of the house. A neighbor was using a garden hose to attempt ...

Two buildings destroyed, another damaged in large Jamestown fire Wednesday

Two properties were destroyed and another was damaged after a large fire broke out early Wednesday in Jamestown. The fire was first reported at 31 Thayer St. shortly after 2 a.m. and later ruled arson following an investigation. The Jamestown Police Department said it is looking for ...