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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sherry J. Cowart, 54, of Jamestown, was charged with theft of service. Officers responded Wednesday around 2 a.m. to East Sixth Street and American Place for a female who refused to pay for cab fare. Cowart was found walking in the area and taken into custody. ...

Man Injured After Falling Through Barn Roof In Clymer

CLYMER — A man was injured after falling 30 feet through the roof of a barn in the town of Clymer on Thursday. A medical helicopter was summoned to transport the man to a local hospital. The fall occurred at a farm within the town around 11:40 a.m. The man, who was not identified, was ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Mallory C. White, 25, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Officers were dispatched Sunday to a car in a ditch on Gerry Levant Road. Upon further investigation, White was found unconscious behind the wheel. Officers were able to wake White and take her ...

Wanted City Man Apprehended, Charged

A 37-year-old Jamestown man with active warrants out of Chautauqua County was apprehended and charged Monday afternoon. Jamestown Police observed Christopher J. Light traveling in a Ford pickup on Harrison Street near South Main Street just before 4 p.m. A stop was initiated and Light was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FREDONIA — William R. Tryczenski, 30, of Fredonia was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se at 3:02 a.m. Sunday at the McDonald’s in Fredonia. According to a police report, deputies saw a man sleeping in the driver’s seat of a ...

Randolph Man Found Dead In Sinclairville Vehicle Fire

A Randolph man was found dead in a vehicle fire in the village of Sinclairville on Tuesday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. The fire was fire reported around 9:10 a.m. on Mill Creek Road by a passing motorist who called 911. Members of the Sinclairville Fire Department doused the ...

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Corrections Officer Charged With Official Misconduct

BROCTON — A state corrections officer is facing charges for allegedly having a personal relationship while employed at the Lakeview Shock Incarceration Facility in Brocton, a state investigation revealed. New York State Police at Fredonia charged Matthew A. Antolini, 38, of Arkwright, with ...

Buffalo Man Indicted In 2012 Death Of Cattaraugus County Man

A Buffalo man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in the 2012 murder of a Cattaraugus County man, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. said Tuesday. The grand jury returned a five-count indictment against Jaron Ruth, 25, with discharge of a firearm causing death; possession of a firearm ...

Portland Man Charged With Growing Pot Inside Home

A Portland man was charged with allegedly growing marijuana inside his residence. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office charged 31-year-old Ryan M. Dudek with unlawful possession of marijuana, growing cannabis and public health law following an investigation. The discovery was made last ...

City Man Wanted For Assault Jailed After Striking Tree

A city man who allegedly punched a woman and pulled out the majority of her hair during a domestic incident was jailed after he struck a tree while driving drunk Saturday morning, the Jamestown Police Department said. Brian S. Morath, 37, was taken into custody at his residence following an ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Shu K. Lam, 51, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and third-degree assault after a domestic incident at 7 a.m. Wednesday. According to a police report, officers responded to 10 Linwood Ave., Jamestown, where it was alleged Lam threw a ...

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CHAUAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ CHERRY CREEK — Jeremy J. Steves, 37, of Cherry Creek was charged with second-degree harassment at 12:56 a.m. Tuesday on Railroad Avenue, Cherry Creek. According to a police report, Steves allegedly slapped another person in the face. He will be in ...

Crash Leads To Aggravated DWI Charge For Randolph Man

KENNEDY — A crash in the town of Kennedy lead to a drunken driving charge for a Randolph man Wednesday. Brandon Durnell, 25, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after state police responded to Route 62 for a report of a motor vehicle crash. An investigation determined ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Douglas Emery, 33, of Ashland, Ohio, was charged with snowmobiling while intoxicated in Mayville on Jan. 1. At about 2:58 a.m., deputies on patrol observed an overturned snowmobile at Lakeside Park in Mayville. The deputies made contact with the ...

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Randolph Man Charged After Found Sleeping On I-86

A Randolph man is facing drunken driving charges after state police allegedly found him sleeping in his car in the eastbound lane of Interstate 86. Troopers responded Dec. 24 to the Southern Tier Expressway in the town of Randolph for a report of a vehicle stopped in the road. Upon arrival, ...

Snowmobiler Hurt In Collision With Vehicle In Chautauqua

CHAUTAUQUA — A snowmobiler was injured after being struck by a vehicle late Friday in the town of Chautauqua. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded to Stockton-Hartfield Road for a motor-vehicle crash shortly after 10 p.m. Deputies learned Gregory E. Auge, of Sherman, was ...

Jack-Knifed Truck Causes Chain-Reaction Crash On I-86

SHERMAN — A tractor-trailer that jack-knifed on Interstate 86 caused a chain-reaction crash Friday night in the town of Sherman. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said 62-year-old Covic Ismet, of Lakewood, Ohio, was westbound on the Southern Tier Expressway around 8 p.m. when he lost ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERMAN — Alicia A. Cavazos, 20, of Hartfield, Conn., was treated at UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital after an accident at 5:49 a.m. Tuesday on I-86 in Sherman. Cavazos told deputies she lost control of her vehicle and hit a guard rail. She was taken to ...

City Man Charged After Punching, Choking Woman Thursday

A Jamestown man was charged Thursday after allegedly choking and punching his girlfriend during a domestic incident. William J. Bean, 34, was taken to Jamestown City Jail after officers responded around 10 a.m. near the area of King and Barrows streets. A woman told police Bean had choked her ...

Fredonia Man Jailed In Driving Incident

POMFRET — A Fredonia man was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail after reportedly trying to force another motorist off the road Saturday in the town of Pomfret. Jonathan Cavero-Santiago, 33, was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment, endangering the welfare of a child and ...