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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Frank A. Nutt, 60, was charged with first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, moving from lane unsafely, unlicensed operator, driving while intoxicated, failure to submit breath test and probation warrants. Officers conducted a traffic ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ Ruben Vargas, 37, of Jamestown was charged with felony driving while intoxicated after he was pulled over while driving east on Interstate 86 in Angelica on Sunday after troopers reported seeing Vargas’ vehicle commit several vehicle and traffic violations. Troopers ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE ¯ Victor M. Melendez, 39, of Jamestown, was charged with false personation at 3:37 p.m. Thursday and had outstanding felony warrants from Jamestown City Court. Jamestown police responded to West Eighth and Cherry streets for a report of a possible wanted person and found a ...

Pair Jailed After Found Asleep In Car

Two are residents were taken into custody after police found them asleep in a car parked on the yard of a city home Friday. Charged were 26-year-old Bridget G. Putman of Jamestown and 32-year-old Robert G. Clark of Randolph after police observed their car with stolen plates in the yard at ...

Pair Jailed After Found Asleep In Car

Two are residents were taken into custody after police found them asleep in a car parked on the yard of a city home Friday. Charged were 26-year-old Bridget G. Putman of Jamestown and 32-year-old Robert G. Clark of Randolph after police observed their car with stolen plates in the yard at ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Steven Carlson Jr., 41, of Jamestown was charged Monday afternoon with first-degree criminal contempt, second-degree criminal contempt, two counts of aggravated family offense and two counts of second-degree harassment. Jamestown officers responded to 68 W. 10th ...

Two City Men Face Drug, Weapons Charges

BUFFALO — A tip from area residents and a miscalculated Facebook post helped pave the way for the investigation and apprehension of two Jamestown men. U.S. Attorney James Kennedy Jr. announced today that Tyler Craig Anderson, 27, and Robert Lincoln, 26, both of Jamestown, were arrested and ...

Meth Lab Found In Car After High-Speed Chase

LAKEWOOD — An active methamphetamine lab was reportedly found in a vehicle shortly after a Fredonia man was jailed for stealing merchandise at Walmart in Lakewood and leading police on a high-speed chase earlier this week. Charged was 32-year-old Tyler R. Elsesser after police were called ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE ¯ Teale DiDomenico, 23, and Katelin DiDomenico, 20, both of Jamestown, face charges after an incident at 4:44 p.m. Sunday at a Falconer Street residence. Officers responded to a report of an unwanted person in a Falconer Street home and found the women fighting in front of a ...

No One Injured In Route 60 Crash Tuesday

No one was reportedly injured in a three-vehicle crash involving an ambulance Tuesday afternoon in the town of Ellicott. The crash on Route 60 occurred after 4 p.m. near the state police barracks outside Jamestown. The crash forced the brief closure of the road. Capt. Eric Balon of the New ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Andrew D. Kapa, 55, of Forestville was charged Friday with failure to keep right and DWI. At 1:06 a.m. deputies stopped Kapa’s vehicle for failure to keep right on Route 39 in the town of Sheridan. Upon investigation Kapa was revealed to ...

Man Killed In North Collins Crash

NORTH COLLINS -- A man was killed in a car crash early Saturday in the town of North Collins, the Erie County Sheriff's Office said. The driver, a man in his early 20s, was thrown from the car, Erie County Sheriff's Office Spokesperson Scott Zylka said. The man was pronounced dead at the ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Melissa L. Norrod, 37, of Jamestown was charged Tuesday with no or inadequate muffler, improper left turn, driving while intoxicated and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. At 2:16 a.m., officers observed a vehicle traveling on West ...

Olean Man Charged With Vehicular Manslaughter In Crash

An Olean man was charged with vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after a crash Wednesday in the Cattaraugus County town of Carrollton. John D. McStraw, 47, of Walnut Street, was jailed following the crash on Route 412 at 4:19 p.m. Cattaraugus County Sheriff's deputies said an ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jeremy Gross, 36, of Delaware Ave., Jamestown was charged Monday with second-degree criminal contempt after failing to obey a court order. According to police on surveillance in the area of 339 Delaware Ave., Gross was seen exiting the residence of a subject for ...

City Woman Found With Meth In Traffic Stop

A Jamestown woman was charged after she was found in possession of methamphetamine during a traffic stop Tuesday. Kristen L. Nelson, 37, was jailed after she was stopped around 10:15 p.m. near Forest and Prather avenues for a traffic violation. Nelson was found to be driving on a suspended ...

Dunkirk Man Jailed After 19th License Infraction

A Dunkirk man with 19 separate driver’s license suspensions was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail at 9:25 a.m. Saturday after he was pulled over on Route 20 in Pomfret. Ahren B. Morano, 33, of Dunkirk was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation after he was pulled ...

City Man Jailed After Drugs, Several Guns Found In Raid

A Jamestown man was jailed Tuesday after drugs and several guns were found during a search of his Baker Street home. Charged was 33-year-old Michael A. Davis after a search warrant was executed around 2:25 p.m. at 25 Baker St. by members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force with the help ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE ¯ LAKEWOOD — Devin W. Moorhead of Sherman was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and refusal to submit to a breath test after he was pulled over at 1:32 a.m. Monday on West Fairmount Avenue after officers responded to a reported domestic dispute taking ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Celeste M. Barretero, 37, and Hector Matos, 29, both of Jamestown were charged following a traffic stop Wednesday. At 3:25 a.m. officers conducted a traffic stop on a gray SUV for making an improper turn at the intersection of Arterial and South Main Street. ...