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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Laval A. Johnson, 34, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense and second-degree criminal contempt. Officers responded Saturday at 5:42 a.m. to East Seventh and Lincoln streets for a reported fight in the middle of the street. Upon arrival police ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯OLEAN – Samuel D. Beu, 46, of Ellicottville was charged with first-degree offering a false instrument for filing. At 1:20 p.m. Wednesday, the Cattaraugus County Department of Social Services Fraud Unit investigated a complaint from CCDSS that Beu ...

Man Charged After Threatening To Kill Another Person

FREWSBURG — A Frewsburg man faces several charges after allegedly threatening to kill another person while displaying a handgun. Mark D. Boardman, 49, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree menacing, unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of breathing/blood circulation, ...

Two Killed In Saturday Fire

COLDSPRING — Two people have been killed in a fire at 9192 Sawmill Run Road, Coldspring, early Saturday morning. The Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the fire. First responders arrived on the scene to find a mobile home fully engulfed in flames and, during the course ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF ¯ Robert C. Sheldon, 49, of Jamestown was taken into custody as a fugitive from justice out of Warren County, Pennsyvlania, after a traffic stop at 11:43 p.m. Sunday on East Main Street, Falconer. According to a police report, a vehicle Sheldon was riding in was ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Eric V. Walz, 28, of 307 W. Eighth St., was charged Friday with second-degree strangulation, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Elizabeth Walz, 25, of 307 W. Eighth St. was charged Friday with two counts of endangering the ...

First Responders Answer To Stabbing Incident In City

Jamestown police responded to a reported stabbing at approximately 3:10 p.m. Friday at 307 W. Eighth St., Jamestown. Members of the Jamestown Police Department, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Celoron Fire Department and Alstar EMS responded to the scene. No other information was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Janice Morales, 44, of Dunkirk was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, first-degree offering an instrument for filing, misuse of food stamps and fourth-degree grand larceny. Morales was issued appearance tickets after it was alleged that from ...

Olean Man Faces Child Porn Charges

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday that Jacob Tunison, 29, of Olean was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with production of child pornography. The charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum penalty of 30 years, and a $250,000 ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERRIFF’S DEPARTMENT ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Vicky A Cleland, 55 of Mayville was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and inadequate tail lights. At 1:33 a.m. Sunday, deputies stopped a vehicle ...

Car Damaged In Collision With Cow In Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — A car was heavily damaged in a crash with a cow late Monday. Firefighters were called to 5353 Route 60 in Sinclairville, between Old Chautauqua and Terry roads, around 10:35 p.m. County dispatch told fire officials that the crash was between a vehicle and a cow. The car ...

Mayville Man Jailed After Trafficking Investigation

MAYVILLE — A Mayville man subject to a lengthy investigation into narcotics trafficking throughout Chautauqua County was taken into custody Sunday by sheriff’s deputies. Harry Radke, 42, was arrested at a residence around 9 p.m. in the village on felony counts of third-degree criminal ...

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Dennis A. Eklund, 52, of Frewsburg was charged with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, DWI per se, unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle, insufficient brake lights and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police stopped a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Hannah E. Dougherty, 26, of Independence, Ohio, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to signal a turn and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies observed a vehicle fail to sign a turn Sunday at 1:57 a.m. in the ...

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Robbie M. Stearns, 23, of Frewsburg was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police observed a vehicle Saturday at 11:27 p.m. driving with one headlight on Ivory Road. An investigation found that Stearns was allegedly in ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Ryan D. Baker, 26, of Sinclairville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Deputies performed a warrant check Saturday at a Sinclairville ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE ¯ FALCONER — David R. Ralph II, 29, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing an object though the front window of Waddington’s Tavern at 2:15 a.m. Thursday after being asked to leave. Ralph was later found and charged. He will be in Ellicott Town Court ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERMAN — Leanne E. Becker, 61, of North East, Pa., was charged with DWI, DWI per se, move from lane unsafely and speed not reasonable. Deputies responded to a vehicle rollover crash on Route 430 in the town of Sherman at 2:58 a.m. Jan. 31. Becker was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Nicholas L. Rollins , 29, of Erie, Pa., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speed over 55 mph. Deputies stopped a vehicle Monday at 5:56 a.m. on Route 5 in Westfield for a traffic violation. Rollins was allegedly found to ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Richard E. Huddleson, 50, was charged with DWI and aggravated DWI. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation Jan. 27. Huddleson was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date. ¯ Taylor A. Lane, 22, was charged ...