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Man charged under Leandra's LawCELORON - A Celoron man has been charged after allegedly driving while intoxicated with three minors in the vehicle.Luis M. Rosa, 48, was charged Sunday with DWI, aggravated DWI with blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, felony DWI with a child in ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office CHARLOTTE - Crys-tal Kinsey, 31, of Sinclairville was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and false personation on Saturday. Around 8:43 a.m., deputies stopped Kinsey for a traffic violation on Route 60. Deputies allege Kinsey initially ...

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Forestville man charged after allegedly shooting catFORESTVILLE - A Forestville man has been charged following an alleged incident of animal cruelty. Michael T. Edmunds, 42, of Chestnut Street was charged with overdriving, torturing or injuring animals on Tuesday.It is alleged Edmunds used an ...

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Break-ins reported in HanoverHANOVER - Several residents of the Smith Mills area of Hanover have called the OBSERVER recently to report a rash of vehicle and home break-ins. According to King Road residents, around 15 vehicles have been broken into in the past two weeks. It was also reported ...

More charges against man found with alleged gun, drugs

JAMESTOWN - Jamestown Police Department has filed more charges against a Jamestown man following an incident Tuesday.Police have determined that the loaded gun that was recovered from Zaid Mendoza, 35, as he fled from police was stolen. The gun was reported stolen to the city of Warren, Pa., ...

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By REMINGTONWHITCOMBSpecial to the OBSERVERJAMESTOWN - A Jamestown man finds himself back in the city jail after police found him in possession of a loaded .40-caliber pistol and crack cocaine while responding to a domestic disturbance Tuesday.Zaid Mendoza, 35, attempted to avoid apprehension ...

Salamanca man dies in car accident

SALAMANCA - A 32-year-old man has died after an accident on Old Route 17 Friday around 5 p.m.According to Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies, Joseph K. Carboni of 8152 Old Route 17 was westbound when his car left the road and struck a tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene by the ...

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Jamestown man sought on meth lab chargeELLICOTT - A felony warrant for the unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third degree has been issued for Phillip L. Reichardt, 38, of Jamestown.Around 9 a.m. on Sept. 19, Jamestown police and parole officers of the New York State Parole were at ...

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Dunkirk Police Department Emmanuel Acevroe-Rodriguez, 24, of King Street was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to yield the right of way at a left-hand turn on Sept. 8. Luis Fred, 27, of South Serval Street was charged with operating an uninsured motor ...

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Three from Rochester nabbed in Jamestown drug bustJAMESTOWN - An investigation into the sale and trafficking of controlled substances has resulted in the arrests of three Rochester men.At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, the Jamestown Police Department and New York State Police executed a search warrant ...

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Investigation of vehicle larcenies leads to property recoveryJAMESTOWN - After several investigations of vehicle larcenies and burglaries in the French Creek and Clymer area dating back to early spring, several items have been recovered. These include electronics and an autographed baseball and ...

Dunkirk burglars nabbed by police

Two teenage men are being held in the Chautauqua County Jail and are awaiting a preliminary hearing in connection to a reported home invasion that occurred on Sisson Street in the city early Wednesday morning.Eric Boyd, 18, of Dunkirk and Justin McLaughlin, 19, of Jamestown were both charged ...

Deputies nab Sinclairville man after rollover

ELLERY - A Sinclairville man who was involved in an Saturday morning single-vehicle rollover accident is facing a slew of charges.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Christopher E. Dellahoy, 24, was involved in the accident on Pickard Road around 1:40 a.m. that led to the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's OfficeVILLENOVA - Klarisa J. Foster, 23, of Forestville was taken into custody on a warrant for felony burglary Thursday. At 7:30 p.m. deputies were called to South Dayton Silver Creek Road for the report of a wanted suspect.Foster had been wanted on a Chautauqua ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office CHAUTAUQUA - Jason C. Merritt, 40, of Forestville was charged with driving while intoxicated on Monday.At 8:34 p.m. deputies responded to an accident between a vehicle and an Amish buggy accident on Hartfield Stockton Road. It was found that Merritt was ...

Mother allegedly sneaks drugs to son in prison

MAYVILLE - A mother allegedly tried to smuggle drugs to her son while he was housed in the Chautauqua County Jail last week.Laurie A. Schrecengost, 44, of Celoron was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office HANOVER - A 17-year-old youth was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief on Friday.At 8:58 p.m., deputies responded to Angell Road for a report of a disorderly person. An investigation showed the youth had allegedly punched holes in the wall and ...

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MAYVILLE - Scott D. Hosken, 53, of Lakeview, was charged Sept. 1 with driving while intoxicated. According to deputies, Hosken's vehicle was observed parked on Davis Road around 9 p.m. After noticing an occupant in the vehicle, deputies approached and Hosken allegedly attempted to leave the ...

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Fredonia Police Department A property damage accident occurred on Gardner Street on Monday. According to police, at 1:25 p.m., Jeffrey Majka, 44, of Gardner Street was backing up from 115 Gardner St. when he did not see Lisa Cuthbert, 36, also of Gardner Street, traveling westbound behind him. ...

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Two charged in theft of a motor vehicleSILVER CREEK - Two Dunkirk residents have been charged following an investigation into a stolen motor vehicle.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department, Dyquan Smith, 18, of Deer Street, and Jordan Acevedo, 18, of Lord Street, have been ...