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¯ BEMUS POINT — On Dec. 22, Joseph Zimmerman, 47, of Adamsville, PA, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice.

Troopers pulled over a vehicle on I-86 in Bemus Point due to neither occupant wearing their seatbelt. Zimmerman was identified as one of the vehicle’s occupants and a license check revealed that there was an active violation of parole warrant for him issued by the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole for sale of cocaine. Zimmerman was placed under arrest and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail, pending arraignment.

¯ RANDOLPH — On Dec. 21, Karen Koniak, 49,was arrested for felony aggravated driving while intoxicated.

Koniak was pulled over on Main Street in Randolph for traffic violations and after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests, she was placed under arrest.

Koniak was transported to State Police in Jamestown where she provided a breath sample of .30. The charged was upgraded to a felony when a check of Koniak’s driving history revealed that she had been convicted for DWI within the preceding 10 years.

Koniak was then processed, issued tickets and released. She is scheduled to appear in the town of Randolph Court next month.


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