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Dunkirk man charged following drug investigation A Dunkirk man has been taken into custody on drug related charges. For the past several months Members of the Dunkirk Police Department and the Southern Tier Regional Drug task Force have been conducting an investigation into the sale and ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Cole Sutton was charged Oct. 25 with third-degree criminal mischief. ¯ Eagleeye Stevens was charged Oct. 26 with unlawful possession of marijuana. ¯ Trevon Thompson was charged Oct. 26 with unlawful possession of marijuana. ¯ Jeremy Lockett was charged ...

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Hunter rescued from tree stand RANDOLPH — A hunter stranded in a tree stand was rescued to safety earlier this month. The New York state Department of Environmental Conservation reports that on Nov. 5 at 2:30 p.m., Forest Ranger Bob Rogers responded to a rescue for an individual hanging ...

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Man allegedly hit woman through door GOWANDA — A Collins man faces three criminal charges after allegedly punching a woman who had an order of protection against him. The Gowanda Police Department responded Oct. 26 to a residential disturbance report and was notified that Donald J. Beers, ...

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Westfield man charged in Monday morning altercation WESTFIELD — A Westfield man is facing numerous charges after an altercation on Monday morning. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and Westfield Police Department were called to an address at 7:45 a.m. in the town to ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SOUTH DAYTON — Joshua Bowers, 30, of Gowanda was charged with second-degree obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest and criminal possession of a weapon on Oct. 15. Bowers was arrested after a complaint of a domestic dispute in ...

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Pair of accidents reported in Cattaraugus County The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department has issued news releases regarding two recent motor vehicle accidents. Those include: ¯ A car-deer accident was reported Monday morning on Route 62, Dayton. Deputies report the vehicle was driven ...

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Irving man charged after accident SHERIDAN — An Irving man has been charged after a motor-vehicle accident. At about 7:45 p.m. Tuesday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were called to the incident in the town. Upon arrival the operator identified himself as a James E. Burns. After ...

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Jamestown man charged in sex offense JAMESTOWN — A city man has been charged with two counts of forcible touching and endangering the welfare of a child. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies Friday reported they conducted an investigation about a suspicious situation through its ...

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New York State Police SHERMAN — On Sunday, troopers out of the Jamestown barracks arrested Peter Beiriger, 20, of Gibsonia, Pa., for second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana. Beiriger was pulled over on Interstate 86 in Sherman for speeding and while speaking to him, the troopers ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ Monique Thomas was charged with petit larceny Oct. 9. ¯ Porschea Thomas was charged with petit larceny Oct. 9. ¯ Julia Ann Anello was charged with petit larceny Oct. 9. ¯ Jennifer O’Connor was charged with petit larceny Oct. 9. ¯ Sean O’Connor was ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ Sara E. Campbell, 21, of Westfield was charged with petit larceny Oct. 25 after police responded to Dollar Tree that morning for an alleged larceny complaint. She was issued an appearance ticket and will answer to the charge in village court at a later ...

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Sinclairville man facing drug charges CHARLOTTE — A Sinclairville man is facing narcotics charges after being pulled over early Saturday. At about 3:30 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle on Route 60 in the town. The driver was identified as Gary ...

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Stolen gravestone located in Erie FRENCH CREEK — A gravestone stolen from the St. Mathias Cemetery on Wednesday has been located. On Friday, members of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department did locate the marker in the city of Erie. The investigation into this matter is continuing ...

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Hanover man charged in 2018 rape HANOVER — A 21-year-old town man has been charged in a December 2018 rape. In December 2018, the Chautauqua County sheriff’s office received the report of an incident that had occurred in the town. After an investigation, Dakota Fisher of King Road was ...

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Man allegedly throws beer at police HARMONY — On Monday, Chautauqua County Sheriff deputies were called to location in the Town of Harmony for a well being check. While on location, Randall D. Lawergren, 62, of Panama, allegedly threw beer on and beer cans at deputies. Deputies said ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office The Chautauqua County sheriff’s department made a number of driving while intoxicated arrests. Those reported include: ¯ MINA — Deputies stopped a vehicle for speeding and crossing the center line of the road on Route 426 around midnight Saturday. ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ≤ On Sept. 28, Michael Corraliza, 27, of Dunkirk was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and violation of noise ordinance. ≤ On Sept. 30, Robert Sherry, 42, of Dunkirk was charged with ...

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New York State Police ≤ On Oct. 13, troopers out of the Jamestown station arrested Michael Austin, 39, of Cassadaga, for two counts of seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, two counts of second degree criminally using drug paraphernalia and third degree aggravated ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ POLAND — On Tuesday at about 7:45 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Second Street for a reported altercation. Upon arrival, deputies located Walter L. Ploss, 54, of Kennedy. After further investigation, it was found that Ploss had allegedly ...