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Conviction affirmed in 2016 city homicide

The conviction of a former Jamestown resident who shot and killed his estranged wife in November 2016 has been affirmed by the state Supreme Court Appellate Division, fourth department. Keith Robbins had appealed the 25-year state prison sentenced imposed in December 2018 by Chautauqua Court ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ Angela Goetz, 40, of Dunkirk, was arrested Jan. 18 and charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and petit larceny. ¯ Chris Cancel-Vazquez, 24, of Dunkirk, was arrested Jan. 19 and ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Kevin N. Young, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with resisting arrest, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, failure to comply and reckless driving. Officers conducted a traffic stop at 9:50 p.m. Wednesday on an unregistered motorcycle on ...

Narcotics probe leads to SWAT search of city apartments

The search of two city apartments this week led to the recovery of fentanyl, heroin and cash. On Tuesday, the Jamestown Police Department announced that Jamere L. Maisonet, 22, and Karielys Reyes, 21, had been taken into custody. At about 2 p.m. Monday, search warrants were executed ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Dakota M. Proestler, 23, of Jamestown, was charged with being a fugitive from justice. Officers were patrolling an area of East Second Street at 3:57 a.m. Tuesday when they observed Proestler, who had known warrants from the city of Jamestown and Warren County ...

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DUNKIRK POLICE DEPARTMENT -- A traffic stop Saturday evening in the city of Dunkirk has lead to the seizure of 19.6 grams of fentanyl. At approximately 7:46 p.m., a Dunkirk police officer stopped a vehicle for an observed violation on Central Avenue. An investigation led to the seizure of ...