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Motorcycle accident sends one to hospitalOn Saturday, Fredonia State Police responded to a personal injury motorcycle accident on Route 60.Investigation revealed the motorcycle was northbound on Route 60 in Pomfret when the operator, Larry Robinson, 57, of Forestville, reportedly became light ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office SILVER CREEK - Joseph Sheedy, 37, of Central Avenue was charged with third-degree sexual abuse, second-degree harassment and trespass on Thursday at 7 p.m.Sheedy, who was arrested on a warrant, was remanded to the County Jail and will appear in Silver Creek ...

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Fire damages homeSILVER CREEK - A fire caused minimal damage Friday afternoon to a Silver Creek residence. The Silver Creek Fire Department was called to 26 Howard St., around 2 p.m., and crews were on scene for about an hour. The fire did not cause much damage to the residence but three ...

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Dunkirk Police Glenn Fisher, 23, of Kosciuszko Avenue was charged with second-degree burglary, fourth-degree grand larceny and petit larceny on Aug. 15. A 17-year-old West Doughty Street resident, a 17-year-old Main Street resident and Hector Quinones, 18, of South Beaver Street were all ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office HANOVER - Jona-than P. Rudewicz, 37, of Amherst was charged Tuesday with having an open container. Deputies observed Rudewicz in alleged possession of an open container while he was walking on Iola Drive at 11:30 p.m. Rudewicz was released to appear in Hanover ...

Dunkirk police nab two in armed robbery

Dunkirk Police have arrested two city men in connection with an alleged armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Lake Shore Drive East and Gazelle Street.Robert Mangus Jr., 33, of 305 Eagle St. and Darrly J. Bray, 35, of 152 Lake Shore Drive East, were both charged ...

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Meth lab located in Cattaraugus County; man chargedLITTLE VALLEY - Law enforcement officers have uncovered a clandestine methamphetamine lab in Little Valley.Cattaraugus County Sheriff's deputies discovered the lab at 102 South Court St., Sunday, and investigators determined Lucas S. Leclerc, ...

City police nab two in armed robbery

Dunkirk Police have arrested two city men in connection with an alleged armed robbery that occurred early Tuesday afternoon in the area of Lake Shore Drive East and Gazelle Street.Robert Mangus Jr., 33, of 305 Eagle St. and Darrly J. Bray, 35, of 152 Lake Shore Drive East, were charged with ...

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ATV accident injures twoAn all-terrain vehicle accident injured two in the town of Pomfret and left a 20-year-old Hahn Road resident with charges.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, deputies investigated the accident on Saturday evening. Darien R. Draggett of Hahn Road was ...

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Joint DWI detail nets alleged offendersOBSERVER Staff ReportA number of people were arrested during a joint driving while intoxicated detail Saturday night in northern Chautauqua County.According to a press release, the New York State Police and the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office conducted ...

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Car-buggy accident sends two to hospital, leads to DWI chargeCLYMER - Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies along with fire departments from Clymer, Panama and Sherman responded to a car accident Friday involving a horse and buggy.Investigation found Ann C. Beebe, 67, of Panama, was ...

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Area police increasing DWI enforcementBy A.J. RAOSpecial to the OBSERVERMAYVILLE - As local residents prepare for Labor Day weekend festivities, police agencies brace instead for impaired - and potentially deadly - drivers.Joseph Gerace, Chautauqua County sheriff, announced Thursday that local ...

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Teen driving on permit charged with marijuana possessionELLICOTT - A Frewsburg teen driving under a learner's permit was found to be in alleged possession of marijuana and alcohol during a traffic stop. According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Thomas M. Lombardo, 16, was found to be ...

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Information soughtin homicideALLEGANY - Cattarau-gus County sheriff's deputies are requesting the public's assistance after an Olean man's body was found Aug. 7 at the Scenic Overlook on Route 16.Deputies report the body of Otis Lamont Parks, also known as Lamont Clemons, of Seneca Avenue was ...

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Brant woman charged under Leandra's LawBRANT - A Milestrip Road woman has been charged under Leandra's Law for allegedly driving while intoxicated with three children in the vehicle.According to the Brant Police Department, Inez S. Buffalo, 29, was stopped for a traffic stop Sunday shortly ...

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Teen charged after accident involving motorcycleOBSERVER Staff ReportELLINGTON - A 16-year-old Leon resident is facing charges after police say the vehicle she was driving crashed into a motorcyclist in Ellington Saturday.Britney Clifton was charged with failure to yield the right of way while ...

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Domestic call leads to smashed police windowPOLAND - State police in Jamestown responded to a domestic disturbance call Thursday at 21 Birch St.Rebecca L. Dahlgren, 29, of Jamestown was charged with disorderly conduct and second-degree harassment. After being placed in the backseat of the ...

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Accident sends man to hospitalKIANTONE - On Friday at approximately 6 a.m., Chautauqua County Sheriffs' deputies responded to a motor vehicle accident on Route 62 involving a car and motorcycle.Roger Bromley, 60, of Jamestown was northbound on Route 62 when he fell asleep and drifted into the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Graciela Soto, 36, of Park Avenue, Dunkirk was charged with welfare fraud on Tuesday. Soto allegedly failed to report her husband was employed and residing with her at a city of Dunkirk residence from June 1 through Oct. 31, 2013.Soto allegedly received $3,213 ...

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Dunkirk man charged with stealing natural gas from wellSHERIDAN - On Monday, Fredonia State Police arrested David Hughes, 74, of Dunkirk for fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree criminal tampering and theft of services.These charges were the result of an investigation of a complaint ...