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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHERRY CREEK — Terrence A. Musall, 32, of Cherry Creek, was charged with third-degree criminal trespassing. Deputies were called Feb. 10 around 5:30 a.m. to a possible burglary on Main Street in Cherry Creek. It was found that Musall allegedly entered ...

City Pair Charged With Larceny, Drug Possession

Two Jamestown women are facing charges after police said they attempted to steal merchandise from Walmart while in possession of drugs and in the presence of a child. Charged were 45-year-old Tonya M. Diblasi and 44-year-old Dawn C. O’Shell after officers from the Lakewood-Busti Police ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sabrina M. Flores, 17, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny and third-degree burglary. Officers responded at 3:25 p.m. on Tuesday to Rite Aid, 50 S. Main St., for a female shoplifter. Flores was found to have allegedly stole merchandise from the store ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — James L. Hupcej, 28, of Ashville was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood-alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and failure to keep right after his vehicle was pulled over at 3:16 a.m. Sunday on Route 394 in the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ JAMESTOWN — Cristi L. Loveless, 39, of Westfield, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, fourth-degree welfare fraud, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing and misuse of food stamps. Loveless was issued appearance tickets after it ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — A 17-year-old male was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded around 8 p.m. on Tuesday to a residence on West Spears Road in the town of Hanover for a report of a disorderly person. Deputies learned the male damaged ...

Stockton Man Jailed On Rape Charge

A Stockton man has been remanded to jail on a rape charge following an investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Leland Breese, 34, of Route 380, was charged after deputies looked into "suspicious activity" that occurred at a residence in the town of Stockton. Police said ...

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Bemus Point Man Charged After Striking Semi

ELLERY — A Bemus Point man was charged Wednesday after striking a tractor-trailer on Interstate 86 in the town of Ellery. Troopers charged Jonathan Telschow, 20, after responding to the Southern Tier Expressway around 2:15 p.m. State police said Telschow and the semi, driven by Warren ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ WESTFIELD — Amy M. Figueroa, 35, of Westfield was charged with prostitution at 11:48 a.m. Monday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Dept. and Westfield Police Dept. investigated ongoing suspicious activity on Nichols Avenue, Westfield, and report ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Randy Harrington Sr., 56, of Jamestown, was charged with two counts of felony first-degree criminal contempt, felony aggravated family offense, second-degree unlawful imprisonment and third-degree menacing. Officers responded to a domestic incident around 8 p.m. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Frank J. Bindics Sr., 41, of Jamestown, was charged Thursday with first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harrassment. At 4:24 p.m., officers responded to 51 Glasgow Ave. for a past tense ...

City police at the scene of a stabbing Saturday afternoon on West 15th Street. A man was taken to a Buffalo hospital for undisclosed injuries. 
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City Police Investigating After Man Stabbed Saturday

Jamestown police were investigating after a man was reportedly stabbed Saturday afternoon. Few details were available regarding the incident, which occurred at 42 W. 15th St. Police told The Post-Journal a woman stabbed the man during a domestic incident. The man was taken to UPMC ...

State, Local Police To Crack Down On Impaired Driving During Super Bowl Weekend

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Friday that state and local police will crack down statewide on impaired and reckless driving during this Super Bowl weekend. The STOP-DWI campaign will include underage drinking enforcement, along with increased patrols and sobriety checkpoints to deter, identify ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Mark R. Burch Jr., 24, of Jamestown, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Officers stopped a vehicle at Crossman and Spring streets on Thursday at 12:45 p.m. Police were ...

Salamanca School Administrator On Leave Following Conduct Allegations

An administrator with the Salamanca City Central School District has been placed on administrative leave, school officials announced Friday. The announcement comes after school officials were notified Wednesday of "allegations relating to the conduct of one of its district ...

Several Departments Respond To South Valley Structure Fire

SOUTH VALLEY — Several local fire departments were summoned to a structure fire Wednesday afternoon in the town of South Valley in Cattaraugus County. The blaze at 451 W. Perimeter Road was reported around 5:15 p.m. Volunteer firefighters from multiple departments, including Frewsburg, ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Kendra E. Hadden, 20, and Austin Kelly, 23, of Jamestown were charged with petit larceny. On Monday, officers responded to the Dollar General on West Third Street in Jamestown for a report of shoplifting. Officer located the alleged shoplifters in custody inside ...

City Man Charged After Stolen Vehicle Found At Family Court

A Jamestown man is facing charges after being spotted in a stolen vehicle in the parking lot of Chautauqua County Family Court in Mayville. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies took 19-year-old Randolph Perkins III into custody Monday after a 2007 Jeep Grand Cherokee was reported stolen from ...

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Sheriff’s Office: Windows Being Shot At Overnight

The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said it is investigating several incidents within the past two weeks of windows of vehicles and at residences being shot at with a BB gun or pellet gun. Most of the incidents are reportedly taking place overnight in the Portland, Brocton, Stockton and ...

City Woman Charged After Meth Found In Apartment

A Jamestown woman was charged after methamphetamine and prescription medication were found in her apartment during a search by police Monday. Amanda C. Spitale, 27, was charged with fifth- and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and second-degree criminal use of drug ...