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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office IRVING - Michael D. Kroll, 42, of Irving was charged Saturday with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operator, driving while intoxicated, consumption of an alcohol in a motor vehicle and not wearing a seat belt.At 12:39 p.m., deputies observed Kroll ...

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Four charged after allegedly illegally entering J.N. Adam facilityPERRYSBURG - Four individuals have been charged after allegedly entering the J.N. Adam facility illegally. Edwin Warnes, 39, of Blasdell, Shannon Morrissey, 37, of Plainville, Conn., David Little, 31, of Providence, R.I., and ...

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One charged after accident damages bench, hydrantOBSERVER Staff ReportOne person was charged after an accident in the city of Dunkirk damaged a park bench and fire hydrant Wednesday morning around 8:45 a.m.According to the Dunkirk Police Department, Miguel Sanchez-Sanchez, 39, of East Second ...

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Dunkirk Police Department Two people were injured after a two-vehicle accident on Monday morning on Lake Shore Drive West near Crooked Brook Drive.Around 11:15 a.m., David Hunter, 66, of Milestrip Road, Irving, allegedly backed his pickup truck into a driveway to retrieve a trailer. He was ...

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Unnamed man, 19, charged with rapein StocktonSTOCKTON - A 19-year-old man has been charged with second-degree rape in the town of Stockton.Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies report the man allegedly had sex with an underage female, 14, from the Stockton area.Police did not release the man's ...

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Forestville man arrestedCOLLINS - A Forestville man has been arrested and charged in connection with the theft of scrap yard material from a Collins business.Shaun I. Ellison, 33, was charged with petit larceny and third degree criminal trespass and released on appearance tickets from the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Joshua M. Link, 23, of Fredonia was charged Friday with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and having no seatbelt. At 11:31 a.m., deputies were on patrol on Route 60 in Pomfret and allegedly saw Link not wearing a seatbelt. During a traffic stop, it ...

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Three injured in Erie County crashCONCORD - The Erie County Sheriff's Department reports a two-car personal injury automobile crash on Route 39, in the Town of Concord, sent three people to area hospitals for treatment of their injuries.At approximately 8 p.m. Friday, a 2008 Dodge van, operated ...

Stepmother of nationally known recording artists charged

MAYVILLE - The stepmother of two nationally known recording artists was briefly held in Chautauqua County Jail after police found her driving under the influence of drugs.Ginger Carter, 39, of Mayville was handed the charge Thursday at 6:55 p.m. after a traffic stop on Potter Road in the town ...

Police make two heroin busts

JAMESTOWN - A two-month investigation into the sales and trafficking of heroin in Jamestown led to the arrests of two city residents Thursday morning.Investigators from the Jamestown Police Department and the New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team executed two separate ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office NORTH HARMONY - Kristopher A. Wright, 22, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, moving from lane unsafely and consumption or possession of alcohol in a motor vehicle on Monday.At 10:35 p.m., deputies received a call for a vehicle stopped in ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office MAYVILLE - Tina D. Jackson, 41, of Jamestown was wanted by the sheriff's office for criminal sale of drugs. Jackson turned herself into Chautauqua County Court on this warrant on Monday. She can be removed from the county's most wanted list. MAYVILLE - Edward ...

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Silver Creek woman charged after allegedly selling crack cocaineSILVER CREEK - A Silver Creek woman has turned herself in to police on an outstanding warrant for allegedly selling drugs. Lisa A. Farner, 49, of 3 Lafayette St., turned herself into police on Wednesday on the warrant issued by ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Mary Kujawa, 56, of Frazier Street, Dunkirk, was charged with second-degree harassment, trespass and leaving the scene of a property damage accident on June 14.The charges stem from an incident that occurred on Berry Road in the town of Pomfret on June 8 ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office SILVER CREEK - Thomas E. Taggart, 59, of Henry Street was charged with moving from lane unsafely and driving while intoxicated on Saturday. Just before 2 a.m., deputies witnessed Taggart's vehicle allegedly move from the driving lane unsafely on Main Street. ...

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Gerry man charged with killing, burying neighbor's dogGERRY - On Thursday at about 5:30 p.m. Sheriff's Deputies responded to Damon Hill Road where they assisted a man who found his missing dog dead and buried in a field.According to the owner, his dog Jake had been missing for several days. The ...

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New York State Police at JamestownRIPLEY - A search warrant was executed Thursday by New York State Police BCI, CNET and members from the Jamestown and Fredonia stations for a barn at 4156 Sinden Road.As a result of the search warrant a marijuana grow operation with a number of marijuana plants ...

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New York State Police at FredoniaCHERRY CREEK - On Sunday, State Police responded to a domestic dispute complaint on Railroad Avenue.Oliva Youngmann, 21, of South Dayton was arrested for endangering the welfare of a child. She was processed at the Fredonia Station and issued an appearance ...

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Two suspicious persons reported in city of DunkirkOBSERVER Staff ReportThe Dunkirk Police De-partment is investigating two incidents of suspicious activity that occurred Monday at 9:30 a.m., both of which involved a stranger driving a vehicle and approaching a teenage girl.In the first ...

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Motorist advisory issued for vehicle accidents involving bearsBUFFALO - Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard has reported a vehicle accident involving a bear and issued an advisory to motorists involved in wildlife accidents - especially bears.Sheriff Howard details, "In the past week, my ...