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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Michelle Weltikol, 38, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of welfare fraud, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps and fourth-degree grand larceny. Weltikol was taken into custody Wednesday after it was alleged ...

Woman Pulled From Burning Car Is Charged With DWI

HANOVER — A woman pulled from a burning vehicle after crashing late Monday is facing drunken driving charges. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were summoned to the rollover crash at 8:09 p.m. on Dennison Road in Hanover. Upon arrival, deputies learned the driver — identified as ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HARMONY — David H. Vanguilder, 43, of Jamestown was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, unlawful possession of marijuana, and having none or in inadequate lights. Around 9:42 p.m. Sunday ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Timothy S. Smith, 38, of Bemus Point was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. Smith allegedly struck an individual and damaged property on Friday at 6:14 a.m. Smith was taken into custody and ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Johnny Nunez Sr., 48, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Sunday at 2:24 p.m. to a reported weapon complaint on Winsor Street. Three ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ SILVER CREEK — Trista Taggart, 32, of Gowanda, and Ryan Taggart, 38, of Gowanda, were charged Thursday after a burglary Sunday in Silver Creek. According to a police report, deputies responded to the report of a past tense burglary on Pennsylvania ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Joshua M. Kubera, 25, of Cassadaga was charged with second-degree criminal trespassing. At 12:25 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to an address on Pershing Street for a possible burglary. A female victim allegedly observed a male whom she knew leave the ...

City Woman With BAC More Than 4 Times Legal Limit Charged

A Jamestown woman was charged with drunken driving after police say her blood alcohol level was four times over the legal limit. Officers responded Tuesday at 3:05 a.m. to Kwik Fill at 1617 W. Third St. for a reported suspicious vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found 32-year Aislyn G. Carlson ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ POLAND — Austin Muntz, 22, of Kennedy was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and second-degree harassment. Deputies were called Monday to a location in Poland for a reported harassment. An investigation found that Muntz was in violation of ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ASHVILLE — Shawn M. Battle, 27, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, fourth-degree criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child, second-degree harassment, seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance ...

Woman Held After Police Find Children Living In Filth

A Jamestown woman was jailed after police found two children living in filth inside a city residence. Taken into custody on two counts of endangering the welfare of a child was 27-year-old Crystal L. Depew. Police were called Monday at 12:40 a.m. to check the welfare of the children, ages 2 ...

Police Investigating Warren County Death

WARREN, Pa. — The death of a 33-year-old Erie, Pa., man at a residence in Freehold Township in Warren County is under investigation, according to Corry-based state police. Just before 11 p.m. Saturday, Corry, Pa., police were called to Sutton Road for a report of a male who was out of ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ BUSTI — Mason F. Hoose, 20, of Lakewood arrested at 9:05 p.m. April 7 after an arrest warrant had been issued on charges of fourth-degree stalking and second-degree harassment. Deputies and Lakewood-Busti police officers conducted a warrant check at a ...

Sheriff’s Office Probing Death Of Jail Inmate

MAYVILLE — The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 28-year-old inmate at the county jail. There is no suspicion of foul play, the Sheriff’s Office said in a press release. “The New York State Commission of Corrections has been notified and the ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Theodore J. Hannold, 40, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny. Officers investigated a complaint for an incident that took place March 17. It is alleged that Hannold took property without permission that exceeded $1,000 in the town of Ellicott. Hannold is ...

Suspect Sought After 2nd Shooting In Dunkirk

DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Paolice is investigating a shooting that occurred early Tuesday morning at approximately 1:55 a.m. A Dunkirk man was shot while in the area of S. Beaver and E. Second streets and was transported to the hospital for gun shot wounds to his leg. Anyone with information ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Richard C. Neal, 34, of Jamestown was charged with first-degree criminal contempt and aggravated family offense. Officers on Monday at 5:46 p.m. observed Neal walking with a female on North Main Street. Officers confirmed Neal had an order of protection to stay ...

Area Woman Charged After Fight In City Park

A 25-year-old has been charged after allegedly punching two girls during an argument Sunday in a Jamestown park. Denise M. Livingston, 25, of Jamestown, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child at 6:52 p.m. Sunday at Lillian Dickson Park, 143 Falconer St. Jamestown ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Thomas E. Salverson, 40, of Jamestown was charged with endangering the welfare of a child, obstructing governmental administration and resisting arrest. At 1:09 a.m. Friday, officers responded to a Broadhead Avenue residence for a report of an assault in ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Lamont E. Brown, 33, of Fredonia was taken into custody on a warrant for fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies stopped a vehicle Wednesday in the town of Sheridan for a traffic violation. Brown, a passenger in the vehicle, was known to ...