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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ GERRY — Bethany Johnson, 46, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. Johnson was stopped Friday on Route 60 in Gerry for speeding and was taken into custody after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests. Johnson later provided a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF POLAND — At around 7:24 p.m. Saturday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Route 394 for an observed traffic violation. An investigation found that the operator, Timothy K Smith, 61, of Celoron, was operating a motor vehicle while ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ASHVILLE — Brian A. Carey, 64, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Deputies were assisting with a Victim Impact Panel meeting Wednesday at the Ashville Boces. The Victim Impact Program was started in early ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Rose M. Dawson, 22, of Warren, Pa., was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded at 3:04 p.m. Tuesday to Routes 5 and 20 in the town of Hanover for a reported altercation. An investigation into that altercation found ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department SILVER CREEK — A 23-year-old female was resuscitated after an overdose Tuesday morning. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to an address on Main Street after 7 a.m. Upon arrival deputies did locate individuals trying to ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sara E. Johnson, 42, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny and third-degree burglary. A warrant was served Saturday on Johnson, who was observed at Walmart on Feb. 18 taking items and passing all points of sale without paying. She later fled in a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF MINA — Deputies stopped a vehicle on Mann Road in the town of Mina for speeding around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The operator was identified as Emilee A. Carlson, 28, of Clymer, and an investigation found her to be impaired by drugs. It was also found that Carlson’s ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ On Feb. 13, Mark Swihart, 20, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree menacing. ¯ On Feb. 14, Vanessa Jimenez, 53, of Fredonia was charged with second-degree assault with intent to cause physical injury with a weapon. ¯ On Feb. 15, Monica Hyland, 42, of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ HANOVER — Daryll M. Bernard, 26, of Gowanda was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, fourth-degree criminal mischief, third-degree criminal tampering, second-degree harassment, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and unsafe ...

Westfield man has triple the trouble in separate incidents

WESTFIELD — A village resident hit the trifecta with the Westfield Police Department over a four-day span. Beginning Feb. 24 through Saturday, Torry Kenny, 28, was picked up by police after three separate incidents. According to the village department, the first took place in the area of 34 ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF ≤ GERRY — A town resident has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment after an incident late Friday. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies were dispatched to a report of a disorderly person inside a residence on Route ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Gabrielle Wright, 18, was taken into custody Thursday in a vehicle on Route 39 in the town of Sheridan. Wright was wanted on a charge of second-degree burglary. She was turned over to the Chautauqua County Jail for arraignment. NEW YORK ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ PANAMA — Preston B. Wiltsie, 27, Frewsburg, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and failure to dim headlights. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 3 a.m. Sunday in the village of Panama. An investigation found that Wiltsie was allegedly ...

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Guilty plea entered in distribution of child porn A Cattaraugus woman has pleaded guilty to the distribution of child pornography. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Melanie Thompson, 46, made the plea before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra, Jr. The charge carries ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ≤ Early Sunday, troopers charged Jeamarye Morales-Rivera, 25, of Dunkirk, with driving while intoxicated. Morales-Rivera was pulled over for a traffic violation on Route 60 in Fredonia and after failing several field sobriety tests, she was placed under arrest and ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ POMFRET — Paul R. Samuelson, 30, of Fredonia, was charged with second-degree assault, second-degree strangulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies were called to a residence Thursday in the town of Pomfret for a reported assault. An ...

Dunkirk man accused of creating fake FB accounts

WESTFIELD — A Dunkirk man who police say created a dozen fake Facebook accounts over the course of three months to, among other things, harass another person was charged this week. The Westfield Police Department received word Dec. 15 that 45-year-old Mark R. Yerico was allegedly creating ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SHERIDAN — Paul S. Velzy, 24, of Dunkirk, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, moving from lane unsafely and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 1:26 ...

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Fredonia Police Department On Jan. 21, Dkweil Bryan, 26, of Fredonia was charged with petit larceny. On Jan. 26, Angelytte Barreto, 26, of Dunkirk was arrested on a bench warrant. On Jan. 26, Titiana Berrios, 32, of Dunkirk was arrested on a bench warrant. On Jan. 29, Heather Payne, 29 ...

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Dunkirk Police Department On Jan. 30, Rodney G. Cluburn, 40, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree harassment. On Jan. 30, Jose Hernandez, 36, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. On Feb. 1, Benjamin White-Shury, 23, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree ...