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Jamestown man sentenced to 11 years for meth ring

BUFFALO — A Jamestown man will serve more than 11 years in prison for his role in the distribution of methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Zakiel Fields, Jr., 24, who was convicted of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and to distribute, 50 grams ...

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Jamestown police probe situation near school JAMESTOWN — Jamestown police are investigating a suspicious situation involving a student walking to school near Burr Place and Price Street this morning. Police and the Jamestown Public Schools District report a man approaching a 12-year-old ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — On Saturday at about 6:15 p.m. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies stopped a vehicle on Plank Road in the town of Chautauqua for a traffic violation. Following an investigation the driver, identified as David A. Machajewski, 61, of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ≤ RIPLEY — On May 24 at around 7:10 p.m., deputies were investigating an incident on Burton Avenue. Deputies allegedly found that Christopher R. Wood, 25, of Ripley, was in possession of a small amount of marijuana and concentrated cannabis. Wood ...

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New York State Police ≤ JAMESTOWN — On May 24, troopers pulled over a vehicle on North Main Street Extension for a traffic violation. During the traffic stop, Charles Haley, 47, of Jamestown, was allegedly found to be in possession of crystal methamphetamine and hydrocodone pills. ...

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Silver Creek man arrested after gunshot incident SILVER CREEK — A village resident has been charged after firing a rifle early Thursday in the Robinson Street area. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies charged Jacob D. Seeley, 26, of 71 Robinson Street with first-degree reckless ...

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Town of Evans Police Department ¯ On May 13 at roughly 7:50 a.m., patrol received a phone call for a possible hit & run accident near Lake Shore Road involving an older model pick-up truck. While responding, dispatch notified patrol that the vehicle turned into the Kellogg Estate. In the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ KIANTONE — On May 19 at about 1:01 a.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 60 for a lane violation. The operator was identified as Keith E. Anthony, 44, of Frewsburg. Investigation allegedly found Anthony to be intoxicated and he was taken into ...

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Westfield Police Department ¯ On May 19 at 9:23 p.m., officers stopped a vehicle on North Portage Street for an alleged traffic violation. After an investigation, it was found that the operator, Michael R. Nichols, 52, of Lancaster, was allegedly operating under a revoked and suspended New ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ CLYMER — On May 10, at about 6:50 p.m. the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office was called to investigate a narcotics investigation located in the town of Clymer. The investigation reportedly revealed that Kathryn M. Burnett, 34, of Clymer, allegedly ...

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Who’s that? Westfield man charged in accident It went from bad to worse for a Westfield resident after an accident on Route 5 near Temple Road on Wednesday. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to a personal injury motor vehicle accident in the town of Dunkirk around 7:30 a.m. ...

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New York State Police BEMUS POINT — On May 12, troopers observed Kenneth Martinez, 37, of Jamestown, walking on I-86 in Bemus Point, allegedly smoking a marijuana cigarette. Martinez was placed under arrest and charged with unlawful possession of marijuana. Martinez was issued an ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ¯ FORESTVILLE — On May 8 at approximately 2:05 p.m., Krista Miller, 48, of Forestville, was arrested and charged with third-degree welfare fraud, 21 counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps (+$1,000) and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ≤ HANOVER — On May 3 at around 8:46 p.m., deputies stopped a vehicle on Routes 5 & 20 for an alleged traffic violation. The driver was identified as Kristy L. Whitmore, 39, of Lancaster. Through further investigation, deputies discovered that ...

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New York State Police ≤ JAMESTOWN — On May 7, a vehicle drove through a road check on Route 60. While speaking to the occupants, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside the vehicle. A search of the vehicle and its occupants revealed that passenger Gary Linger, 37, of ...

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Fredonia Police Department ¯ James Collins, 21, of Fredonia was charged April 17 with unlawful possession of marijuana. ¯ Dominc J. Volpe, 24, of Fredonia was charged April 30 with second degree harassment, second degree aggravated harassment and fourth degree criminal mischief. Volpe was ...

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New York State Police KIANTONE — On May 7, troopers pulled over a vehicle on The Glen for attempting to avoid a road check on Route 60. While speaking to the driver, Sierra Moon, 20, of Warren, PA, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana emanating from inside Moon’s vehicle. A search of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department ≤ CHAUTAUQUA — On May 2 at around 3 a.m., deputies on patrol stopped a vehicle on Potter Road for an observed violation. Deputies made contact with the driver, Lindsey K. Johnson, 34, of Warren, Pa., and identified the passenger as Michael W. ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ASHVILLE — In early April 2019, an order of protection was issued out of Town of Harmony Court against Shawn M. Battle, 27, of Jamestown. Battle was ordered to stay away from the victim and not attempt communication with them. An investigation ...

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Two charged after fight in Chautauqua CHAUTAUQUA — Two men fighting on Valley Street early Wednesday morning are facing charges. County sheriff’s deputies were called to a report in the town around 2:14 a.m. Upon arrival deputies observed two males actively fighting on a public sidewalk ...