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Two charged for excessive communicationJAMESTOWN - New York State Police have charged two individuals for aggravated harassment on Feb. 21. Over the preceding days, Adrianna Samlock, 20, of Clymer and Keith Tilyou, 19, of Ripley contacted police several times reporting the other person was ...

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Dunkirk man connected to recent burglariesDuring a joint investigation into recent burglaries conducted by the Dunkirk and Fredonia Police departments, property reported stolen in a Fredonia burglary investigation was found at a city residence.Merritt D. Wolcott, 21, of Townsend Street was ...

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GERRY - George C. Austin, 33, of Buffalo was charged with a warrant on Feb. 18. At 11 p.m. New York State Police stopped a vehicle operated by Austin on Route 60 for a traffic violation. A check with the New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services found Austin to be wanted by the ...

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Man charged with DWI after driving 105 mphRANDOLPH - A Randolph man was charged with driving while intoxicated after driving at a high rate of speed on I-86 in the town of Randolph.According to New York State Police, a vehicle operated by Lawrence J. Walsh, 20, of Jamestown was observed ...

Irving man arrested for driving while intoxicated

Fredonia Troopers arrested Zackary T. Snow, 21, of Irving for driving while intoxicated Saturday on State Route 20 in Sheridan. He was pulled over after one of his passengers threw a cigarette butt out the window. Snow failed field sobriety tests, was arrested and brought to the barracks where ...

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Dunkirk man chargedHANOVER - Saturday at 3:45 a.m., Eladio Merced of Courtney Street in Dunkirk was charged with driving while intoxicated.Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a business on Routes 5 and 20 for a male passed out behind the wheel of his vehicle while in the ...

Jamestown Police identify 5-year-old accident victim

Police have identified the 5-year-old victim of Friday's tragic sledding accident as Isabella M. Stanford.Isabella died Friday evening at WCA Hospital after being struck by a car on Foote Avenue in Jamestown. According to police, she was sledding at a house on Hazzard Street that backs up to ...

Fredonia police make arrest in burglary

A Dunkirk man has been charged with second-degree burglary and grand larceny by the Fredonia Police Department.On Friday, the Fredonia Police Department announced the conclusion of a joint investigation with the Dunkirk Police Department into a burglary earlier in the year.In January, it is ...

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Dunkirk Police Department Alejandro Rios-Vazquez, 45, of Deer Street was charged with unlicensed operation on Feb. 7. Carlos L. Marrero, 44, of Lake Shore Drive East was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation on Feb. 6. Luis A. Valentin of Central Avenue was charged with ...

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County CourtMAYVILLE - District Attorney David W. Foley announced the following pleas and sentences in Chautauqua County Court: Carlos J. Torres, 33, of Jamestown, was sentenced to eight years in state prison and five years post-release supervision for two counts of first-degree robbery, to run ...

Orchard Park man, 75, charged with trespassing

PERSIA - On Sunday, Malcolm C. McIsaac, 75, of Orchard Park was charged with trespass.A trooper stationed at the Collins barracks investigated a trespassing complaint. A homeowner contacted police about a man entering his property, looking into his windows, knocking on doors, and attempting to ...

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Dunkirk man charged with DWI On Saturday evening, Pedro Vasquez-Torres of 719 Monroe St. in Dunkirk, was charged with failure to keep right, moving unsafely from lane, refusal to take a prescreen, driving while intoxicated and blood alcohol content .08 percent or more.Chautauqua County Sheriff ...

Gowanda man arrested in stabbing incident

COLLINS The New York State Police at Collins recently took Johnny Bouknight, 35, of Gowanda into custody for first-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon.Troopers were called to Lake Shore Hospital in Hanover Tuesday evening after the victim of a stabbing drove ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office PORTLAND - Zachary Cave, 25, of Fredonia was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana on Feb. 7. Deputies were speaking with Cave regarding an unrelated incident on Old Mill Road at 5:50 p.m. Deputies noticed an odor of marijuana coming from inside ...

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Suspect has preliminary hearingDunkirk resident Timothy J. Odebralski was arrested for burglary, criminal mischief and petit larceny on Tuesday following the conclusion of an investigation by members of the Fredonia Police Department.Odebralski had a preliminary hearing Thursday in Village of ...

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Sheriff's Department warns of man posing as a dog wardenThe Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department is investigating several incidents in the town of Pomfret and Portland of an individual posing as a dog warden, approaching home owners and attempting to confiscate/impound their dogs.The suspect ...

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Dunkirk man arrested in connection with Fredonia burglary A Dunkirk man has been charged in connection with a burglary that took place in Fredonia Tuesday.Timothy Odebralski, 43, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree burglary, first-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny.Police allege ...

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Dunkirk Police Melvin J. Ingram, 35, of Buffalo was charged with second-degree harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing on Jan. 30. David Anzalone, 29, of King Street was charged with having driver view obstructed, no insurance and unlicensed operation Jan. 30. Brenda L. Horr, 33, of ...

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Dunkirk police respond toseveral accidents Dunkirk Police have responded to several accidents due to the weather recently. On Jan. 23 at 3:50 p.m. James P. Tilly Jr., 70, of West Sixth Street was traveling on Third Street when his vehicle hit an icy patch. His vehicle crossed the center lane ...

Sheriff’s investigating fatal accident in Gerry

GERRY - The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office is investigating a single car accident that left a Jamestown man deceased Friday night.Deputies are investigating the crash that occurred at 11:11 p.m. on Route 60 in the town of Gerry. Aaron Hartman, 48, of Jamestown was traveling on Route 60 when ...