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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Joseph M. Pencek, 51, of Westfield was charged with DWI-Leandra’s Law (child under 16 years old), driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to dim high beams. Deputies on Nov. 7 at 8:30 p.m. observed a vehicle failing to dim ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FLUVANNA — Scott E. Pratt, 51, of Bemus Point was charged with DWI, DWI per se and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Deputies were called to Fluvanna Townline Road for report of an intoxicated subject operating a vehicle in the area at ...

City Man Charged With DWI After Sunday Crash

BUSTI — A Jamestown man with a blood alcohol level three times the legal limit was charged after crashing Sunday night. Officers with the Lakewood-Busti Police Department were called around 7:30 p.m. to a motor vehicle crash at 725 Busti-Sugar Grove Road. Police learned 54-year-old John R. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE ¯ Brantley D. Churchill, 28, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property, unlawful imprisonment and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police responded at 12:50 ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Misty Simko, 38, of Westfield was charged with fourth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies received a reported Aug. 15 of a larceny that took place in Westfield. An investigation found that Simko allegedly had stolen property from ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ James D. Eastham, no age given, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Ellicott police stopped a vehicle Sunday in Falconer for a traffic violation. Eastham was allegedly found in possession of a weapon though he had a prior criminal ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Benjamin W. Fuller, 38, of Jamestown was charged with six counts of first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Police conducted a warrant check Monday on a West 12th Street residence. Officers found Fuller inside the residence, and an ...

Four Teens Charged In August Paintball Attack

WARREN, Pa. — Four Corry, Pa., teens are facing multiple charges for a paintball and slingshot attack that caused more than $800 in damages in Youngsville in August. Youngsville, Pa., police filed charges against Alexie Gordon, 18, James Corbet, 18, Kyle Taylor, 18 and a 17-year-old ...

Arcade Man Leads Police On Chase Before Crash

An Arcade man faces charges after allegedly trying to flee Jamestown police officers early Monday morning. Jamestown police officers reported seeing a gray PT Cruiser driving on Steele Street with no plate lamps and failing to keep right. When they tried to pull the vehicle over the driver ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Marshall W. Robbins, 28, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers were called at 6:35 p.m. Saturday to an altercation in front of Family Dollar. As officers arrived, ...

S. Dayton Man Faces Murder Charges After Incident

SOUTH DAYTON — A South Dayton man is facing second-degree murder charges following a reported domestic incident early Saturday. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies were called to 206 Mill St. in South Dayton at 2:45 a.m. An investigation found that 73-year-old Richard Tyma Sr. ...

City Man Charged After Leaving Scene Of 2 Crashes

A Jamestown man is facing drunken driving and other charges after police said he crashed into two vehicles late Saturday. Peter J. Jones, 39, was taken into custody after officers were asked to investigate two crashes in which the driver left the scene. Jamestown police were first called ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ ELLINGTON — Stephen Trusel, 32, of Gerry was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, third-degree unlawful fleeing a police office in a motor vehicle, second-degree harassment, reckless driving and multiple traffic violations. Troopers responded ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Ashley N. Gorton, 34, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree burglary and petit larceny following an attempted shoplifting at Walmart. Asset protection observed Gorton allegedly carrying a purse that belonged to the store at 9:40 p.m. Tuesday. Gorton ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Angel R. Mason, 38, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Officers responded Monday to a business in Ellicott for a shoplifting complaint. After a brief investigation, it was found that Mason took multiple items and attempted to leave the store without ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Clair S. Soliman was charged Sunday with harassment, trespass and obstruction of governmental administration at an Ellicott business. She was arraigned in Ellicott Town Court and taken to the Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of bail. ¯ Alicia M. Hawkins was ...

Pedestrian Struck By SUV Near Washington Bridge

One person was taken to the hospital after being struck by an SUV late Sunday in Jamestown. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=npstZe5N9bM The Washington Street Bridge was closed to traffic in both directions following the crash, which occurred near the south end of the bridge around 8:30 ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Brandon M. Hodge, 26, of Jamestown was charged with criminal trespass and criminal mischief. Officers were called to the Charlestown Apartment at 9:12 a.m. on Sunday for a male looking in windows. Upon arrival, officers observed a window screen on the ground ...

Driver Sent To Hospital After Truck Lands In Creek Bed

BROCTON — A North East, Pa., man was hospitalized Sunday morning after his truck went off the road and into a creek bed. Dennis Johnson of North East, Pa., was south bound on Old Mill Street when he failed to negotiate a sharp right curve in the road around 8:50 a.m.. Johnson’s vehicle ...

Ashville Man, 33, Dies In 1-Vehicle Accident

MAYVILLE -- An Ashville man was killed in a one-car crash late Saturday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said. Deputies were called to the crash around 10:30 p.m. on Beaujean Road in the town of Chautauqua. An investigation found that a single vehicle left the road and struck a ...