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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ ELLERY — On May 9, Sally M Lawson, 63 was charged with second-degree falsely reporting an incident. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies served a felony warrant on Lawson. She was brought to Chautauqua County Jail to be arraigned. ¯ MAYVILLE ...

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Forestville man charged with DWI after crash SHERIDAN — A Forestville man is facing driving while intoxicated charges after a crash on South Roberts Road late Saturday afternoon. State Police at Fredonia charged Ronald L. McKillip, 44, after investigating a one-car accident before 7 p.m. ...

Campfire mishap injures man

Fredonia Fire Department on Saturday said it responded to an incident where a man had fallen into a campfire on Temple Street in the village around 9:30 p.m. The first call regarding the incident was referred to as a panic attack. The individual had second- and third-degree burns and had to be ...

Reported stabbing on Brigham Road

OBSERVER Photo by Anthony Dolce Police and EMS personnel were called to a Fredonia apartment complex this afternoon following a reported stabbing. A male was said to have a hand laceration in an incident reported around 3:20 p.m. at 100 Brigham Road. Fredonia police, firefighters and Alstar ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ MAYVILLE — On April 28, Tony J Stebbins, 33 of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies allege Stebbins, an inmate at the Chautauqua County Jail, intentionally damaged a kiosk located in a cell block at the jail. He was ...

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New York State Police JAMESTOWN — Two women face charges after a Sunday traffic stop. Troopers out of SP Jamestown charged Tina Holland, 35, of Jamestown, with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of controlled substances by ultimate ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office PANAMA — On Friday, William E Curry, 37, of Harmony was charged with violation of parole. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office road patrol along with the Sheriff’s K9 assisted New York State Parole with a warrant check. Curry, who is on parole ...

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Man charged over smashing vehicle RANDOLPH — A domestic incident on Phillips Brook Road led to charges for a town resident for damaging his stepfather’s vehicle. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies Sunday morning reported that Tyler P. Conway, 24, of 2287 Phillips Brook Road, took a ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office BROCTON — On May 7, Richard T. Sendall, 36, of Gerry was arrested for alleged improper plates, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Dylan J. Pieszak, 26, of Fredonia was also ...

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New York State Police FALCONER — On May 3, Troopers out of State Police in Jamestown arrested Kyle Lewis, 28, on charges of third-degree assault and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Troopers responded to a residence for a report of an assault victim. ...

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New York State Police On May 1, troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Brennen Rivera, 23, of Fredonia, for second-degree criminal contempt. The troopers pulled over a vehicle on Route 60 because the heat shield was dragging on the pavement. Investigation revealed that there was an order of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office WESTFIELD — On May 1, Peter M. Fielding, 55 was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI, and no stopping, standing, parking on highway. At about 4:50 p.m., deputies conducted a traffic stop on North Portage Street in the town of ...

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Dunkirk Police Department ¯ On April 22, Jesus Ramos, 35, of Dunkirk was charged with aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. ¯ On April 23, Kevin M. O’Brien, 60, was charged with petit larceny. On April 24, he was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation ...

Altercation leads to charges for Jamestown man

SHERMAN — An altercation Sunday morning in the village led to the damage of a vehicle and an arrest of a Jamestown man. At about 9:20 a.m., Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies, assisted by New York State Police, were dispatched to an address on First Street. Further investigation found ...

Alleged thief charged after wiping sweat on cop

LAKEWOOD — Here’s a message from the Lakewood-Busti Police Department: Don’t wipe your sweat on an officer in the middle of a pandemic, unless you want to get charged. The department got called to find an alleged Walmart thief about 3:50 p.m. Saturday. Officers quickly located the ...

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Cherry Creek man accused of meth possession CHERRY CREEK — A town resident has been charged with having methamphetamine after a traffic stop earlier this week by state troopers. New York State Police report Gregory Schroeder, 38, of Cherry Creek was charged with seventh-degree criminal ...

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Arrest made in Ripley burglaries RIPLEY — The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division and Road patrol have been investigating several burglaries in the Ripley area for the past several months. As a result of the investigation Tyler Milliron, 24, of 110 W. ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office COLD SPRING — On April 15, Mary Waechter, 61, of Gerry was arrested for alleged second-degree criminal contempt. At about 1 p.m., deputies responded to Railroad Avenue for a domestic dispute between Waechter and another person. After a brief ...

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New York State Police ≤ FREWSBURG - On April 25th, 2020, Troopers out of SP Jamestown arrested Maddison Howard, 23, for third-degree criminal mischief. The Troopers responded to a residence in Frewsburg for a report of a damaged vehicle. Investigation revealed that Howard intentionally ...

Jamestown man charged with failing to register as a sex offender

BUFFALO, N.Y. — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Shawn Edward Hastings, 50, of Jamestown, New York, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with failing to register as a sex offender. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 ...