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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Cynthia J. Johnson-Strong, 50, of Ashville, was charged Wednesday with third-degree grand larceny, first-degree offering false instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps and third-degree welfare fraud following an investigation by the sheriff’s ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ JAMESTOWN — Antone V. Romanov, 30, of Jamestown, was arrested by sheriff’s deputies on Tuesday on an outstanding warrant through Chautauqua County Family Court. The warrant was a result of numerous violations of the Family Court Act. Romanov was ...

Pair Jailed After Meth Found In City Residence

A Jamestown pair was jailed Tuesday after methamphetamine was found inside a residence within reach of a 6-month-old child. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded around 4:40 p.m. to 38 W. 12th St. to assist Child Protective Services with a possible order of protection ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Mikhala A. Little, 22, of Jamestown, was charged Monday with fifth-degree welfare fraud, petit larceny and misuse of food stamps. It is alleged from Jan. 1 to March 31, Little failed to notify the Chautauqua County Department of Social Services she had ...

City Woman Charged After 1-Year-Old Found Unattended Near Road

A Jamestown woman was taken into custody Friday after her 1-year-old child was found unattended near a road. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were notified of the child near 86 Falconer St. around 2:45 p.m. Upon arrival, the child was being held by motorist who claimed she was ...

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Jamestown Man Found With Heroin, Pills In Warrant Stop

ELLICOTT — A Jamestown man is facing a host of felony drug possession charges following an investigation by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office and Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. Allen M. Yarbrough, 29, was scheduled to be arraigned in Ellicott Town Court on multiple charges ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Michael R. Brown, 46, of Jamestown, was charged on Aug. 20 with felony driving while intoxicated after a motor vehicle accident in Randolph. Sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene around 5:13 p.m. at Main Street in the village of Randolph. Brown ...

Jamestown Man Sentenced To 10 Years For Cocaine Possession

A Jamestown man was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court to 10 years in prison for possession and intent to distribute more than 500 grams of cocaine. Taylor Larson, 32, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo in Buffalo following a conviction in a May 2015 raid in ...

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Jamestown Man Jailed After Stealing Vehicle From Business

A Jamestown man was jailed Wednesday after reportedly stealing a vehicle from a business in the town of Pomfret. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were alerted to the stolen vehicle from the Shur Fine convenience store around 6:30 p.m. Deputies located the vehicle on Route 60 in Pomfret ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ¯ Daniel B. Thompson, 29, of Brighman City, Utah, was charged on Monday with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated per se and no/inadequate tail lamps. At approximately 9:51 p.m. on Sunday, sheriff’s deputies observed a vehicle ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Brandon M. Okruch of Russell, Pa., was charged on Aug. 6 with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI, leaving scene of a property damage accident, crossing hazard line and resisting arrest. At 8:30 p.m., police responded to a vehicle accident at 1247 ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Julia B. Lewis, 39, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 7 with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree menacing. At 5:20 p.m., police responded to 183 Fairmount Ave. No. 6 for a reported domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police determined that Lewis ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Adam FJ Brown, 35, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 7 with endangering the welfare of a child and first-degree criminal contempt. At 10:14 a.m., police responded to a Sampson Street address for a domestic dispute. Upon arrival, police learned that Brown became ...

Warren Officer Likely ‘Saved Lives’ In Fatal Shooting Incident

WARREN, Pa. — The City of Warren, Pa., Police officer who shot and killed an armed man at Dairy Delite on Friday night “potentially saved the lives of lots of people,” according to the lead investigator in the case. Joseph Miller, 54, of Clarendon, was getting out of his vehicle with a ...

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City Man Caught For Dealing Untaxed Cigarettes

A city man is in custody after police found a horde of untaxed cigarettes and cigars at a Crescent Street address. According to the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance, Jack E. Kincaid, 55, was apprehended on Aug. 3 at 200 Crescent St., where Kincaid reportedly ran a small ...

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Bicyclist Taken To Hospital After Being Struck By Patrol Car

A bicyclist was taken to UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital with undisclosed injuries after being struck by a Jamestown Police Department patrol car shortly before midnight. Firefighters and EMS responded late Saturday for the reported collision at East Second and Pine streets. Several patrol cars ...

Details Emerge In Warren County Officer-Involved Shooting Death

WARREN, Pa. — Details have emerged regarding an officer-involved shooting death Friday night just outside the city of Warren, Pa. Warren-based State Police said 54-year-old Joseph Miller of Clarendon, Pa., was shot and killed around 7:30 p.m. following a traffic stop at Dairy Delite, an ice ...

Jamestown Man Jailed On Burglary, Weapon Charges

A Jamestown man was jailed early Saturday on burglary and weapon charges. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded around 1:30 a.m. for a report of a person in the area of Newland Avenue with a long gun. Police located 36-year-old Jesse C. Heppler, who matched the description ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andrew McFalls, 26, of Jamestown was charged on Aug. 2 with second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, uninspected motor vehicle and failure to signal turn. At 5:31 p.m., police pulled over McFalls in the area of Chandler and Winsor streets for multiple ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Tre L. Frank, 22, of Jamestown was charged on July 26 with third-degree assault. At 2:21 p.m., police responded to 340 Allen St. for a reported fight. Upon arrival, police located a victim who had been injured. They also located and apprehended Frank a short ...