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Chautauqua County Sheriff ≤ SHERMAN — A town resident was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after a traffic stop Saturday evening. Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office deputies found that the operator Donald J. Brenyas, 56, was operating the vehicle in an intoxicated state ...

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Westfield man facing altercation troubles again WESTFIELD — A town resident is again facing charges after an altercation last month. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies reported they investigated an alleged incident that occurred in the town Dec. 16. After further ...

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IRVING — At 11:45 p.m. Friday, deputies of the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office stopped a vehicle in the town of Hanover for an alleged traffic violation. Through an investigation it was discovered that the operator Robert Burchett, 58, was operating the vehicle while intoxicated. ...

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Elks Lodge in city burglarized New Year’s Day A Dunkirk organization is asking for the public’s assistance after a burglary on New Year’s Day. According to its Facebook page, the Dunkirk Elks noted: “Sometime on January 1st between 4 a.m. and 3 p.m. our Elks Lodge was broken ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office On Dec. 28, deputies served a bench warrant on Justin L. Horton, 35, of Stockton, at his residence. Upon further investigation, Horton was found to be in possession of a quantity of methamphetamine. He was later issued an appearance ticket for ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ¯ LITTLE VALLEY — On Dec. 27, Benjamin W. Burroughs, 24, of Leon, was arrested on charges for disorderly conduct. After patrol was dispatched to Main Street in Little Valley for a disorderly male, Burroughs was arrested. Burroughs was then ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On Dec. 27, Sydney L. Doxtator, 28, of Irving, was arrested on a warrant. In June of 2016, Doxtator was arrested by Gowanda Police for a seatbelt violation and for second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. When she failed to appear for a subsequent court ...

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Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office ¯ RANDOLPH — A Coldspring man has been arrested after allegedly threatening a person with a gun. On Dec. 22, Jordan L. John, 37, was arrested for alleged second-degree menacing after patrol responded to Coldspring for a male pointing a firearm at ...

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New York State Police ¯ BEMUS POINT — On Dec. 22, Joseph Zimmerman, 47, of Adamsville, PA, was arrested for being a fugitive from justice. Troopers pulled over a vehicle on I-86 in Bemus Point due to neither occupant wearing their seatbelt. Zimmerman was identified as one of the ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office ≤ ELLERY — On Dec. 19, Anthony J. Kozaczki, 41, of Jamestown, was arrested and charged for allegedly three counts of felony driving while intoxicated — Leandra's Law, felony DWI — previous DWI conviction within ten years, three counts of endangering ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ SILVER CREEK — On Dec. 19, Sally Jo Bell, 40, of Hawaii, was arrested for and charged with allegedly driving while intoxicated misdemeanor, DWAI, speed not reasonable and prudent, failure to keep right, and unregistered motor vehicle. Sheriff’s ...

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New York State Police JAMESTOWN — A city woman has been charged with driving while intoxicated. New York State Police in Jamestown reported Amanda Burnham, 37, was charged Saturday. The Troopers pulled Burnham over on Interstate 86 after driving erratically and after failing several ...

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Portland man facing drug charges For the past several months members of the Southern Tier Regional Dug Task Force have been conducting an investigation into the distribution and sale of illegal narcotics in the Chautauqua County area. This investigation lead to Chautauqua County Grand Jury ...

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Gowanda Police Department ¯ On Nov. 30 Kelly K. Smyczek, 39, of Gowanda, was charged with second-degree harassment. Patrol responded to the report of a disturbance at a Broadway Road address. Officers were told that Smyczek had intentionally jumped a male acquaintance from behind, placing ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ On Dec. 8, Krystalyn Lebarron, 24, of Silver Creek was arrested for allegedly driving while intoxicated and speeding. Deputies observed a vehicle to be traveling at a high rate of speed on Rt. 60 in Dunkirk. Deputies stopped the vehicle and ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff ¯ ELLERY — An Ohio man is facing driving while intoxicated charges. At 1:03 a.m. Sunday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies found a vehicle parked in the road on Broadway Street. The operator was identified as Andrew J. Stover, 63, of University Heights, ...

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Man injured in city stabbing Dunkirk police are investigating a stabbing that occurred Saturday evening. Officers responded to Lord Street near East Talcott Street for a report of a subject injured. Upon arrival, it was determined a male subject had been stabbed. The subject was ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office HANOVER — A Buffalo man has been arrested after allegedly driving while intoxicated with multiple children in the car. On Dec. 8 Eliezer Morales, 39, of Buffalo, was arrested on four counts of felony driving while intoxicated, four counts of ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office FRENCH CREEK — On Dec. 3 Garrett Nelson, 30, of Sherman, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to French Creek for a reported criminal mischief. It is alleged that Nelson intentionally damaged another person’s vehicle ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff ELLERY — A Bemus Point man was charged in a forgery that occurred over the summer. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies Friday allege that Kevin D. Hughes did pass a forged written instrument, which is part of an issue of money purported to be issued by a ...