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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office SILVER CREEK - On July 28, Dylan C. Slaght, 20, was arrested for alleged driving while ability impaired by drugs, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, and failure to dim headlights. At around 2 a.m., deputies of the ...

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New York State Police CLYMER - On July 23, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Corey Weigle, 25, of Erie, Penn., for driving while ability impaired by drugs, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate users ...

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New York State Police CLYMER — On July 26, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Dustin Sitterley, 30, of Clymer, for second-degree harassment. The Troopers responded to a residence in Clymer for a report of a disorderly subject. Investigation revealed that Sitterley struck the victim ...

Minor injuries reported in DWI crash

A Cassadaga woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated after her vehicle left Glasgow Road on Monday night in the town of Pomfret. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to the accident around 9:15 p.m. The operator of the vehicle was identified as Marie L. Milliman, 48, ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HARMONY — Eli Y. Miller, 27, of Panama, was charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child and second-degree criminal nuisance. Deputies were called to Goshen Road in the town of Harmony on Saturday for a report of a large party. An ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On July 20, Angel Rosas Jr., 22, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree burglary. ¯ On July 20, Juan Rivera-Santiago, 28, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. ¯ On July 21, Justin G. Shreier, 26, of ...

10 enter guilty pleas for role in meth ring

The U.S. attorney representing the Western District of New York declared “mission accomplished” after 10 people, many local residents, entered guilty pleas for their roles in a drug trafficking organization centered in the Jamestown area. In a news release Monday evening, U.S. Attorney ...

Minor injuries in mishap

A vehicle went off the road on Monday afternoon on Brigham Road around 3 p.m. Minor injuries were reported in the incident and West Town of Dunkirk Fire Department responded to the accident.

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Sinclairville man pleads guilty to conspiracy charge A Sinclairville man has pleaded guilty to a drug conspiracy charge. Tracy Griffin, 38, entered the plea to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, acetyl fentanyl, fentanyl, and crack cocaine before U.S. ...

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New York State Police YORKSHIRE - On July 15, State Police in Machias arrested Ronald J. Kehr, 33, of Collins on charged of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, and second-degree criminal ...

Fredonia man perishes in motorcycle crash

A Fredonia man was killed over the weekend in a motorcycle crash. State Police announced that Timothy Vogt, 31, was traveling on Fredonia-Stockton Road on a 2007 Harley Davidson around 3:40 p.m. Saturday in the town of Pomfret, following three friends on motorcycles. Vogt apparently lost ...

Injuries reported in Stockton accident

A motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle led to three injuries around 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fredonia-Stockton Road. Those injured, according to officials on the scene were taken by ambulance to Brooks Memorial Hospital. The incident occurred between Bachelor Hill Road and Route 380. ...

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Dunkirk crews douse electrical fire at Refresco An accidental fire at the Refresco plant at 1 Cliffstar Drive had city firefighters on the scene for two hours. The Dunkirk Fire received an alarm activation call at 4:40 a.m. Friday. Upon investigation, plant maintenance reported smoke ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office PERRYSBURG - On July 11, Sanda D. Cooper, 42, of Irving was arrested on a felony bench warrant. After identification, Cooper was turned over by New York State Police following a traffic stop. She was taken into custody by the Sheriff’s Office and ...

Charges pending after youths found in stolen vehicle

Charges are pending against several youths following a brief police pursuit in the city of Dunkirk involving a stolen vehicle. In a news release, the Dunkirk Police Department said officers came across a vehicle Tuesday around 4 p.m. that had previously been reported stolen. The vehicle was ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ On July 10, Eric M. Burlingame, 50, of Brocton was charged Friday with driving while ability impaired by drugs, speeding, operating with no insurance, operating with no registration, and improper plates. Deputies observed a vehicle committing a ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF GOWANDA — A Perrysburg man was taken into custody by Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies on a warrant. Deputies reported that William A. Mohawk, 41, was picked up at 8 p.m. Thursday at 27 E. Main St. in the village on a Family Court warrant. He was sent to ...

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City police warn of Social Security scam Dunkirk police on Friday issued a warning about a scam currently taking place. The phone scam indicates to callers that your Social Security number has been compromised and it will be frozen. The scam also states that if you don’t talk to them or ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — Robert J. Daege, 35, of Youngstown, N.Y., was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI and refusal to take a breath test. Deputies responded June 27 at 7:42 p.m. to a vehicle complaint in the village of Silver Creek. The driver was ...

1 taken to hospital following single-vehicle crash

OBSERVER Photo by Jo Ward A single-vehicle crash on Temple Street and Central Avenue in the village of Fredonia resulted in one person being taken to the hospital. The van struck the light pole on Temple Avenue and had to be towed. Responding agencies were Fredonia Police, Fredonia Fire and ...