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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ Rafael Gattorno, 57, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated. A concerned citizen notified police Saturday when Gattorno was observed intoxicated in Sherman then drive onto Interstate 86 heading eastbound. Gattorno was stopped near exit 11 ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Mayra Casado-Cruz, 22, of Dunkirk was charged with third-degree assault. Deputies responded Wednesday for a reported altercation on Williams Street in Silver Creek. Casado-Cruz was reportedly involved in an altercation that caused ...

Man Charged With Inappropriately Touching Minors

WARREN, Pa. — A Youngsville, Pa., man is facing charges he inappropriately touched two female juveniles at his residence between May and June, the Pennsylvania State Police reported. David W. Dickson, 71, was charged with two counts of felony corruption of minors and two counts of indecent ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FORESTVILLE — Jose G. Caraballo, 29, of Forestville was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies responded Sunday at 9:51 p.m. to Center Street address in Forestville for a reported altercation. An ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Zachary A. Graves, 23, of Jamestown was charged with obstructing governmental administration. Officers observed Graves on Sunday at 6:37 p.m. in the area of East Second and Winsor streets and knew to be wanted on an arrest warrant for petit larceny. Graves ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ POMFRET — Gary A. Miller, 60, and Anne Guziec, 53, both of Dunkirk were charged with theft of service. Deputies responded Sunday at 2:30 a.m. to a business in the town of Pomfret for a report of two people skipping payment on a meal. The pair was ...

5 Jailed After Fight Reported In City On Saturday

A Jamestown man was charged after police say he injured another person with a golf club Saturday. Police responded to the area of Baker and Chapman streets around 6:10 p.m. for a reported fight with weapons involved. An investigation found that 29-year-old Matthew D. Williams “attacked a ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Gary A. Wood, 68, of Warren, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a BAC .18% or higher, failure to keep right and speed in zone. Police observed a vehicle at a high rate of speed on Busti Stillwater Road, crossing the center ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Marcus Lutgen, 29, of Dewittville was charged with driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded Tuesday at 11:57 p.m. to Maple Grove Road for a reported rollover crash. Lutgen was trapped in the vehicle and was removed with the help of Bemus ...

Police Release Stats On Holiday DWI Enforcement Detail

MAYVILLE — Two motorists were charged with drunken driving and 20 other vehicle stops were conducted during a Memorial Day holiday enforcement push. Several agencies, including the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office and New York State Police, took part in the STOP-DWI Memorial Day ...

Man Charged After Providing False Name To Troopers

A Cheektowaga man learned Sunday it isn’t wise to provide police with the identity of another person. Jaqwan Martin, 28, was a passenger in a vehicle stopped on Route 60 Sunday by troopers of the Jamestown police barracks. The vehicle was stopped for a traffic violation. According to ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Raymond Gilbert, 55, of Mayville was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Troopers responded June 4 to Bemus Point where the complaint reported giving Gilbert a $1,200 check in March with the purpose of purchasing materials for a flooring job he ...

Man Charged After Threatening Person With Knife

A Westfield man who police say threatened another person with a knife was taken into custody Monday. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were summoned around 4:25 p.m. to 305 E. Fifth St. for a report of a person with a weapon. It was learned that during a verbal altercation ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ KIANTONE — Joseph N. Martin, 19, of Jamestown was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possesion of alcohol ...

Fredonia Man Jailed After Standoff With Police

FREDONIA — A Fredonia man was taken into custody after reportedly threatening use of a shotgun. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were summoned Sunday around 7:45 a.m. to Stone Road in Fredonia. It was learned that 57-year-old Gary T. Ortolano had made a threat with the gun. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — Joshua J. Northrop-Dowdall, 27, of Mayville was taken into custody Tuesday for a probation warrant for second-degree rape following a check by deputies at a Mayville residence. Northrop-Dowdall was taken to Chautauqua County Jail and will ...

Driver Taken To Hospital After Head-On Crash

The driver of a pickup truck was taken to the hospital for treatment of injuries in a crash Tuesday. Troopers with the New York State Police were called to Roberts Road in the town of Charlotte for a truck that crashed head-on into a tree. The driver of the truck said he was feeling ill when he ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ KENNEDY — Jason Tober, 44, of Olean was charged with driving while intoxicated. Troopers responded Friday to Ericsson Road in Kennedy for a report of a vehicle off the road, and upon arrival, Tober was observed in a vehicle in the ditch. Tober was taken to police ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Bryon M.K. Stingel, 32, of Englewood, Fla., was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, driving too slow, improper turn without signal and insufficient tail lamps. Officers observed a van traveling ...

City Rape Trial Adjourned In County Court; No Date Set

MAYVILLE — The trial for a Conewango man accused of sexually assaulting a woman at a Jamestown laundromat last summer has been adjourned. Jury selection was scheduled to begin today in Chautauqua County Court; no reason for the adjournment was made public, and no new court date has been ...