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New York State Police ¯ On Jan. 12, troopers out of Jamestown arrested James Trotter, 28, of Frewsburg, for driving while intoxicated. The troopers responded to Riverside Road for a report of a personal injury rollover accident. Trotter was placed under arrest after failing several SFSTs ...

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New York State Police ¯ On Jan. 13, troopers out of Jamestown arrested Joshua Ross, 31, of Kennedy, for third-degree criminal trespass. The troopers responded to an address in Kennedy for a report of a trespass in progress. The Troopers located Ross inside an abandon house owned by the ...

Dunkirk man accused of selling narcotics

A Dunkirk man has been arrested for alleged drug sales in the city. Members of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and City of Dunkirk Police Department have conducted a several month-long investigation into the distribution and sale of illegal narcotics in the city. The ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ POMFRET — On Jan. 7, Edwin L. Hamlet, 42, was arrested for alleged driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and no seatbelt. Deputies stopped a vehicle in the Town of Pomfret for an alleged traffic violation. Through investigation it was discovered the ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ On Saturday, Dakota R. Martell, 24, of Corry, Pa. was charged with two counts of fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, speeding and expired Pennsylvania vehicle inspection. On Saturday, a vehicle was observed allegedly traveling at a high rate of ...

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Dunkirk Police ¯ On Jan. 1 Wilfredo Rodriguez, 38, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree menacing. ¯ On Jan. 3 Joseph Szach of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, suspended registration and uninspected motor vehicle. ¯ On Jan. 3 ...

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Family feud leads to charges for three MAYVILLE — Three family members involved in an altercation Saturday morning are facing charges. At around 10:15 a.m., Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an address on Munson Road for the report of an altercation. An investigation ...

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Two accused of damaging business PORTLAND — The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office has been investigating a criminal mischief complaint in the Town of Portland. On Thursday Kyle Cambria, 21, of Portland and Tyler Dalton, 20, of Falconer, were both charged with felony third-degree criminal ...

Fredonia woman charged in DWI

A Fredonia woman is facing a driving while intoxicated charge. Around 4 a.m. Jan. 7, Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle for an alleged traffic violation in the town of Pomfret. A subsequent investigation found that the operator of the vehicle, Gina M. Mitchell, 28, was ...

Jamestown man facing drug charges after traffic stop

JAMESTOWN — A city man is facing drug charges after being pulled over early Saturday. Before 1 a.m., Chautauqua County deputies observed a vehicle cross both the white fog line and the yellow line on Jones and Gifford. Deputies did stop the vehicle and identified the driver as Eric D Barbee, ...

Two charged after south county stop

KIANTONE — Two Jamestown residents are facing marijuana and endangering the welfare of a child charges after a traffic stop. Around 12:30 a.m. Friday, deputies stopped a motor vehicle on Route 60 near Martin Road for having only one working headlight. Upon stopping the vehicle deputies spoke ...

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Woman faces welfare fraud charges LITTLE VALLEY — A Gowanda woman is facing welfare fraud charges after illegally receiving $3,419 in food stamps. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies investigated a complaint by the Department of Social Services and proceeded to charge Christina M. ...

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Sherman man charged in meth possession CHAUTAUQUA — A Sherman man is facing a number of drug charges after a traffic stop over the weekend. Chautauqua County sheriffs deputies reported Wednesday morning that they observed Edwin E Hannold Jr, 44, operating a vehicle on Centralia Hartfield ...

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New York State Police ¯ JAMESTOWN — On Jan. 3, troopers out of Jamestown arrested Mandy Hepler, 42, of Warren, Pa., on two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate users original container. Hepler was ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff ≤ SHERMAN — A town resident was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Saturday evening. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office deputies found that the operator Donald J. Brenyas, 56, was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated state ...

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Westfield man facing altercation troubles again WESTFIELD — A town resident is again facing charges after an altercation last month. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies reported they investigated an alleged incident that occurred in the town Dec. 16. After further ...

Chautauqua County Sheriff – Jan. 4

IRVING — At 11:45 p.m. Friday, deputies of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle in the town of Hanover for an alleged traffic violation. Through an investigation it was discovered that the operator Robert Burchett, 58, was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. ...

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Elks Lodge in city burglarized New Year’s Day A Dunkirk organization is asking for the public’s assistance after a burglary on New Year’s Day. According to its Facebook page, the Dunkirk Elks noted: “Sometime on January 1st between 4 a.m. and 3 p.m. our Elks Lodge was broken ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office On Dec. 28, deputies served a bench warrant on Justin L. Horton, 35, of Stockton, at his residence. Upon further investigation, Horton was found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. He was later issued an appearance ticket for ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ¯ LITTLE VALLEY — On Dec. 27, Benjamin W. Burroughs, 24, of Leon, was arrested on charges for disorderly conduct. After patrol was dispatched to Main Street in Little Valley for a disorderly male, Burroughs was arrested. Burroughs was then ...