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State Police ≤ A Fredonia woman’s incident near the roundabout early Saturday led to charges of felony driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and second-degree criminal impersonation. Troopers charged Ashley Bass, 30, after they observed a vehicle ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ≤ On April 1, Vanessa Jimenez, of Rochester was charged with second-degree criminal impersonation, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, passing in a no passing zone and operating a vehicle ...

DWI crackdown effort leads to 49 stops

Forty-nine vehicle stops, arrests and summonses were reported by Sheriff James B. Quattrone during the New York State STOP-DWI St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Crackdown. The crackdown began March 16 and continued through Sunday, March 21. This event was funded by a 2020-2021 grant from the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — James R. Tuttle, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Natashia L. Tuttle, 32, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree harassment. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 11:43 p.m. Wednesday on South Erie Street ...

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Jamestown teen facing felony arson charges By Eric Tichy etichy@post-journal.com Surveillance video helped police identify a Jamestown teenager reportedly involved in fires that caused damage to a popular city eatery and Jamestown High School. Xavier L. Guadarrma, 19, was jailed on ...

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Car-seat session is set for Saturday The New York State Police are sponsoring a free child passenger safety fitting station where certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be on hand to install or inspect your child car seats. The event will be on Saturday, April 24, from 10 a.m. to 2 ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Angel Figueroa, no age, of Jamestown, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Officers responded at 4:10 a.m. Sunday to Barrett Avenue for a domestic incident. There was a confirmed stay away order of protection ...

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1 killed, 1 hurt in Cattaraugus County plane crash GREAT VALLEY — One man was killed and another seriously hurt in a single-engine plane crash Wednesday in Cattaraugus County. The Olean Times Herald, citing Cattaraugus County Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb, said a witness noted that the plane ...

Jamestown woman tied to drug ring facing prison

A Jamestown woman involved in a reported drug trafficking ring is facing 10 years in prison. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Kylie Reeves, 28, pleaded guilty before U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael J. Roemer to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, 50 ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On March 26, Kelly S. Imhoff, 32, of Forestville was charged with DWI. ¯ On March 28, Chanz Spencer, 26, of Dunkirk was charged with criminal mischief. ¯ On March 29, Rodney G. Clyburn, 40, of Dunkirk was charged with two counts of third-degree criminal ...

Man charged in thefts of catalytic converters, damaged vehicles

An investigation into stolen catalytic converters and damaged vehicles in the town of Hanover resulted in numerous charges filed against an Erie County man. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office announced the charges Monday against 35-year-old Joseph S. Hoddick that include first- and ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Donald Smith, 59, of Bemus Point, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Smith was stopped March 31 on Pancake Hill Road in Bemus Point for a traffic violation and was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests. Smith ...

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Stabbing leads to assault charge in city OBSERVER Staff Report One person was transported by helicopter to an Erie, Pa., hospital following a stabbing Tuesday evening. In a news release, the Dunkirk Police Department said it was investigating, along with the Chautauqua County District ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation was requested by the Olean Police Department to investigate an incident involving the discharge of a firearm by a member of the city of Olean Police Department relative to a pursuit and attempted traffic stop in ...

Warren woman charged in domestic incident

RANDOLPH — A 47-year-old Warren woman has been charged after a domestic incident. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies report Christina M. Davies of 3205 Conewango Ave., was taken into custody after they responded to 11373 Archer Hill Road on Thursday. An investigation revealed Davies ...

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Fredonia Police Department On March 4, James Johnson, 51, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. On March 4, Gwendolyn Thomas, 65, of Dunkirk was charged with petit larceny. On March 4, Aron Sikes, 27, of Fredonia was charged with criminal mischief, resisting arrest and obstruction ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On March 11, Tina L. Ruiz, 21, of Dunkirk was charged with having a dangerous dog. ¯ On March 12, Jared G. Leroy, 40, of Dunkirk was charged with failure to register as a sex offender. ¯ On March 14, Linda E. Pearson, 42, of Dunkirk was charged with ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ PORTLAND — Two Fredonia residents pulled over earlier this month are facing charges after being found in possession of crystal methamphetamine. State Police at Fredonia said Saturday Megann Panek, 30, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Joseph A. Blachowski, 61, of Mayville was charged with petit larceny. Deputies responded at 9 p.m. Tuesday to West Lake Road in the town of Chautauqua for a report of a disorderly person refusing to leave a restaurant. Blachowski was ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On Feb. 27, Christian Ayala Gonzalez, 33, of Dunkirk was charged with DWI, DWI with .08 or more, failure to stop at a stop sign, unregistered motor vehicle, no insurance and improper plates. ¯ On Feb. 27, Nylix J. Thomas, 20, of Dunkirk was charged with ...