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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Brandon M. Okruch of Russell, Pa., was charged on Aug. 6 with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, leaving scene of a property damage accident, crossing hazard line and resisting arrest. At 8:30 p.m., police responded to a vehicle accident at 1247 ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Julia B. Lewis, 39, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 7 with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree menacing. At 5:20 p.m., police responded to 183 Fairmount Ave. No. 6 for a reported domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police determined that Lewis ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Adam FJ Brown, 35, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 7 with endangering the welfare of a child and first-degree criminal contempt. At 10:14 a.m., police responded to a Sampson Street address for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police learned that Brown became ...

Warren Officer Likely ‘Saved Lives’ In Fatal Shooting Incident

WARREN, Pa. — The City of Warren, Pa., Police officer who shot and killed an armed man at Dairy Delite on Friday night “potentially saved the lives of lots of people,” according to the lead investigator in the case. Joseph Miller, 54, of Clarendon, was getting out of his vehicle with a ...

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City Man Caught For Dealing Untaxed Cigarettes

A city man is in custody after police found a horde of untaxed cigarettes and cigars at a Crescent Street address. According to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Jack E. Kincaid, 55, was apprehended on Aug. 3 at 200 Crescent St., where Kincaid reportedly ran a small ...

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Bicyclist Taken To Hospital After Being Struck By Patrol Car

A bicyclist was taken to UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital with undisclosed injuries after being struck by a Jamestown Police Department patrol car shortly before midnight. Firefighters and EMS responded late Saturday for the reported collision at East Second and Pine streets. Several patrol cars ...

Details Emerge In Warren County Officer-Involved Shooting Death

WARREN, Pa. — Details have emerged regarding an officer-involved shooting death Friday night just outside the city of Warren, Pa. Warren-based State Police said 54-year-old Joseph Miller of Clarendon, Pa., was shot and killed around 7:30 p.m. following a traffic stop at Dairy Delite, an ice ...

Jamestown Man Jailed On Burglary, Weapon Charges

A Jamestown man was jailed early Saturday on burglary and weapon charges. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded around 1:30 a.m. for a report of a person in the area of Newland Avenue with a long gun. Police located 36-year-old Jesse C. Heppler, who matched the description ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andrew McFalls, 26, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 2 with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, uninspected motor vehicle and failure to signal turn. At 5:31 p.m., police pulled over McFalls in the area of Chandler and Winsor streets for multiple ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Tre L. Frank, 22, of Jamestown was charged on July 26 with third-degree assault. At 2:21 p.m., police responded to 340 Allen St. for a reported fight. Upon arrival, police located a victim who had been injured. They also located and apprehended Frank a short ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Marc C. Persons, 35, was charged on Thursday with fourth-degree criminal mischief. At 8:43 p.m., police responded to a reported physical domestic incident at 402 Lafayette St. It is alleged that Persons broke a window in the apartment during the dispute. He was ...

Fentanyl And Narcotics Seized After Salamanca Traffic Stop

SALAMANCA — Three Buffalo area residents were taken into custody Thursday after police reportedly found 200 bags of fentanyl and other narcotics inside their hotel room in Salamanca. The arrests stemmed from an investigation by the Olean office of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. ...

Starflight Responds To Forestville After Crash

FORESTVILLE — Details remain scant after a motorcyclist reportedly fled the scene after crashing Saturday night and later found at Forestville Elementary School. The odd string of events began around 8:30 p.m. after members of the Forestville Fire Department were dispatched to 10451 Creek ...

Motorcyclist Clocked Going 100 MPH Flees Police, Crashes

BUSTI — A Lakewood motorcyclist clocked going 100 mph was jailed early Sunday after leading police on a chase and crashing in the town of Busti. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies observed a motorcycle around 2:30 a.m. traveling eastbound on Fairmount Avenue in the town of Ellicott at a ...

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Odd String Of Events Leads To Starflight Lift In Forestville

FORESTVILLE — Details remain scant after a motorcyclist reportedly fled the scene after crashing Saturday night and later found at Forestville Elementary School. The odd string of events began around 8:30 p.m. after members of the Forestville Fire Department were dispatched to 10451 Creek ...

Target Enforcement Stops Net Pills, Drugs, Arrests

A pair of targeted enforcement patrols between the Jamestown Police Department and New York State Police resulted in three arrests in the city Friday. The first occurred when officers on patrol conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Hedges and Scioto streets around 3:30 p.m. after ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Rory S. Davis Jr., 29, of Jamestown was charged on July 25 with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and failure to keep right. At 1:05 a.m., police pulled over Davis for reportedly traveling in the wrong ...

Few Updates Released On Man Run Over In Lakewood

LAKEWOOD — Few details have been released after a man was accidentally run over Tuesday night by a small sport utility vehicle in the village of Lakewood. Firefighters were summoned at 9:15 p.m. for a pedestrian injured on Route 394 in the village, between Loomis Bay and Vukote roads. First ...

City Man Jailed After Stabbing Woman Saturday Morning

A Jamestown man was jailed Saturday morning after allegedly stabbing a woman during a domestic incident in the city. Officers responded just after midnight to an apartment at 401 W. Seventh St. for a report of a violent physical domestic incident. Inside officers located a woman with a stab ...