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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office On Monday, at about 10:20 p.m., Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies arrested Aaron Newman, 24, of Ripley, on multiple outstanding arrest warrants for third-degree felony grand larceny, third-degree possession of a forged instrument, DWI and third-degree ...

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Westfield Police WESTFIELD — On Saturday, the Westfield Police Department received a tip that a male was walking down the fishing trail of Chautauqua Creek near Moose Beach, and it appeared he was smoking marijuana from a large piece of paraphernalia. When patrols arrived, they located the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office NORTH HARMONY — On June 28 at about 9:30 p.m., deputies responded to a residence on Route 474. An investigation found that Matthew A. Ryan, 42, of Ashville, allegedly intentionally damaged property at the residence. Ryan was charged with fourth-degree ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On Monday, Wilfredo Hernandez Mercado, 35, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, fourth-degree criminal mischief and unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. ¯ On Monday, Shannon M. Roche, 33, of Dunkirk ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office BUSTI — On June 23 at roughly 3:26 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Fairmount Avenue for failing to dim headlights. The operator was identified as Dominic M. Geiger, 31, of Westfield, and subsequent investigation allegedly found him to be intoxicated. ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office PERSIA — On June 19 at roughly 2:55 a.m., patrol responded to a reported domestic on Broadway Road. Investigation revealed that Travis E. Wright, 37, of Persia, allegedly woke up a 16-year-old male at the residence, causing a disturbance. Wright then ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ NORTH HARMONY — On June 15 at roughly 2:35 a.m., deputies observed a vehicle allegedly fail to signal a turn onto North Maple Street. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Holly A. Mullard, 29, of Jamestown. Following an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ ELLICOTT — On June 8 at about 10:58 p.m., deputies observed a vehicle allegedly speeding on Dunham Avenue. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the operator as Rodney H. Adams, 49, of Jamestown. Following an investigation into the incident, ...

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Snowmobile operator arrested following January crash COLLINS — Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports his office has arrested 33-year-old Ronald Chmielewski of Gowanda following a lengthy investigation by the Sheriff’s Snowmobile and Crash Investigation units. On Jan. 26, ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On June 10, Lacey A. Paulson, 34, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. ¯ On June 10, John Dewey, 23, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree burglary. ¯ On June 10, Gabriel M. Soto, 22, of Dunkirk ...

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New York State Police ≤ ELLERY — On June 17, troopers pulled over a vehicle on I-86 for speeding. While speaking to the driver, Jerry Brewington, 36, of Jackson, MI, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of Brewington and his vehicle revealed a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ NORTH HARMONY — On June 14 at roughly 11:25 p.m., deputies observed a vehicle parked on the shoulder of I-86. The operator was identified as Derek T. Worley, 22, of Atlantis, FL, and investigation allegedly found him to be intoxicated. Worley was ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLERY — On June 11 at roughly 11:57 p.m., deputies responded to a reported rollover accident on Maple Grove Road. The operator, Marcus Lutgen, 29, of Dewittville, was allegedly trapped in the vehicle and had to be extracted by the Bemus Point Fire ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ASHVILLE — On June 7 at roughly 9:35 a.m., Joshua A. Ryan, 30, of Ashville, was charged with driving while ability impaired, no seatbelt, expired inspection and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, following an alleged ...

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New York State Police ≤ JAMESTOWN — On June 10, troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 for observed traffic violations. After allegedly failing several field sobriety tests, the driver, Kevin Jenkins, 54, of Jamestown, was placed under arrest and charged with DWI. Jenkins was ...

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New York State Police ≤ BEMUS POINT — On June 4, troopers responded to a call where the complainant reported giving Raymond Gilbert, 55, of Mayville, a $1,200 check in March 2019 for the purpose of purchasing materials for a flooring job he agreed to complete. It is alleged that Gilbert ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On May 30, at around 7:40 p.m., a vehicle was stopped on Allen and Seneca Streets for a stop sign violation. During the stop, a computer check found that the driver, Reid W. Gunnerson, 32, of Dunkirk allegedly had a suspended license. It was also purportedly ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On May 30, Gregory Lockett, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and speeding in zone. ¯ On May 31, Earvin I. Ezell, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, menacing and ...

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Jamestown woman charged in kicking at patrol car ELLERY — A Jamestown woman is facing charges after attempting to kick a Chautauqua County Sheriff patrol car while shouting vulgarities. Deputies say Paige L. Patterson, 29, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and disorderly ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ ELLERY — On June 3 at around 7:59 p.m., deputies were dispatched to a vehicle complaint on Route 430. Deputies observed the reported vehicle, which did allegedly commit several traffic infractions. Deputies stopped the vehicle and identified the ...