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City man, 26, charged in wild ride to beachA Dunkirk man has been charged in the Sunday evening ride that led to a car breaking through a guard rail, going airborne and landing on a beach.City police report this morning that Matthew J. Jessie, 26, of 209 Lake Shore Drive East, was allegedly ...

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Lakewood man, 48, accused of large marijuana distribution, arrested on MondayCELORON - Officers from the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, United States Drug Enforcement Administra-tion and the Ellicott Police Department arrested Jeffrey Boardman, 48, of 288 Southland Ave., Lakewood, on ...

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Police investigate fire at Westfield VFW on April 11WESTFIELD - A fire at the Westfield VFW has caused damaged to exterior picnic tables. Westfield Police responded to the VFW on April 11 just before 10 p.m.According to police, the department responded to 34 Pearl St., for the report of a pile ...

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Person in critical condition after Evans crashOBSERVER Staff ReportEVANS - An unidentified person was listed in critical condition after a single-car accident at the intersection of Kennedy and Erie roads.According to the Evans Police Department, at 12:40 p.m., first responders received ...

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Man fires shotgun, charged in domestic disputeFRANKLINVILLE - A Cattaraugus County man is facing a number of charges after a domestic dispute last week that included threats with a knife, hammer and firing of a shotgun.The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Department reported this morning that ...

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Dunkirk Police warning of scamDunkirk Police Chief David Ortolano is warning citizens about a scam in the local area. According to Ortolano, a resident received a letter from Publishers Clearing House claiming they had won a $2.6 million prize. The letter then claims the recipient must call a ...

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Pair charged afterdriving on closed roadHANOVER - Two Buffalo residents have been charged after allegedly driving down a closed road.According to the Chau-tauqua County Sheriff's Office, deputies observed Ronald A. Shane, 46, exit a vehicle and remove two road closed barriers that were placed ...

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Sherman man charged with stealing scrapSHERMAN - Daryl Freeman, 44, of Sherman was taken into custody Sunday by State Police in Jamestown after an investigation into a report of trespassing and stealing scrap metal.Freeman was found to be in possession of the stolen scrap metal and was ...

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Fatal motorcycleaccident in East OttoEAST OTTO - A Colden man has died in a single motorcycle accident Monday. Paul Raymond Maddex, 79, died around 5:30 p.m., according to police.Cattaraugus County Sheriff deputies responded to the report of an accident on Connoisarally Road. According to ...

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Investigationcontinues in city shooting probeOBSERVER Staff ReportDunkirk Police are continuing an investigation into Sunday morning's shooting on East Fourth Street in the city that left one person injured.According to Police Chief David Ortolano on Monday, detectives are still working on the ...

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New York State Police at Collins LAWTONS - Jose Cruz, 54, of Seneca Road was charged with driving while intoxicated on April 12. Cruz was allegedly driving erratically in the village of Gowanda, where Gowanda Police stopped him in Lawtons. Troopers and Erie County Sheriff's deputies then ...

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Man asleep behind wheel leads to chargesBRANT - New York State Police have charged an Angola man with felony driving while intoxicated after he was allegedly found asleep behind the wheel on Tuesday.Daniel Chowaniec, 46, was found in his vehicle allegedly slumped over the steering wheel asleep ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office HANOVER - On Thursday at approximately 10:55 p.m. deputies responded to a report of a female passed out on the side of the roadway.The female identified herself as Candi L. Radowsky, 43, of Silver Creek. Radowsky was found to be in possession of a dagger-style ...

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Dunkirk man allegedly sold drugs in cityA Dunkirk man turned himself into police Thursday on an arrest warrant following an investigation into narcotic sales in the city of Dunkirk. Nicholas E. Moore, 24, of Brigham Road is charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance ...

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Sexual abuse charges dropped against former Randolph bus driverBy A.J. RAOSpecial to the OBSERVERMAYVILLE - The Randolph school bus driver accused of inappropriate relations with a juvenile male last year had every sexual abuse charge against him dropped Wednesday, but pleaded guilty to ...

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Brocton man, 50, charged after allegedly forcibly touching femaleBROCTON - A Brocton man has been charged with allegedly forcibly touching a female.Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a call of a disorderly male at an Old Mill Road Saturday at 1:38 a.m. Deputies were informed ...

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City man facing cocaine chargesOBSERVER Staff ReportA Dunkirk man has been charged with selling cocaine in the city.According to the Chau-tauqua County Sheriff's Department, Bobby Allen, 34, of 14 Genet St. was taken into custody Friday on an outstanding grand jury indictment warrant. A warrant ...

City man facing cocaine charges

A Dunkirk man has been charged with selling cocaine in the city.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Department, Bobby Allen, 34, of 14 Genet St. was taken into custody Friday on an outstanding grand jury indictment warrant. A warrant had been issued for his arrest following a secret ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office FREWSBURG - Amy Schulz, 46, of Frewsburg was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, leaving the scene of a property damage accident, failure to yield the right of way and failure to notify the Department of Motor Vehicles of a change of address on ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office SILVER CREEK - A 17-year-old male youth from Angola was charged Wednesday with breach of peace, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest after deputies allegedly observed two males making a disturbance on Hanover Street. ...