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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 ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ LITTLE VALLEY — Robert B. Bolles, 60, of Springville was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, first-degree reckless endangerment, fourth-degree stalking and menacing a police or peace officer at 7:15 p.m. Thursday at 100 Main St., Little ...

Loaded Pistol Found During Traffic Stop

A loaded pistol was recovered during a trafficstop in Jamestown. Kyle O. Kamholtz, 32, no address given, was charged following the stop at 2:59 a.m. Thursday on Foote Avenue at Briggs Street due to inadequate lights and a loud muffler. Following an investigation, Kamholtz, a passenger in the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Brandon M. Tate, 20, of Silver Creek was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies were called Tuesday to a Sheridan residence for a reported disorderly person. Deputies learned Tate allegedly broke property belonging to another ...

Police Warn Of Increased Collisions With Deer

The New York State Police on Thursday reminded motorists to use caution with deer crossing the road. “Every October and November, troopers handle an increased number of vehicles collisions striking deer,” state police in Troop A announced in a press release. “Operators should use ...

Man Dies From Injuries Sustained In Crash

PORTVILLE — An Olean man died Tuesday as a result of injuries sustained from a three-car crash Saturday at 11 a.m. According to Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Deputies, Paul B. Jurenko, 79, of Olean, was a passenger of a Subaru Forrester that was struck by a Ford Fusion. Deputies said the ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ STOW — Nicholas Fagnilli, 21, of Ithaca was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and unlawful possession of marijuana. Fagnilli was stopped Sunday on Interstate 86 in Stow for failing to move over for an emergency vehicle on the shoulder of the road. ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Tammy D. Stevens, 25, of Jamestown was charged with two counts of petit larceny, two counts of third-degree burglary, fourth-degree criminal mischief, possession of burglar tools and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Stevens is ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Christopher Harding, 34, of Brocton was charged with petit larceny, trespass and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Harding was taken into custody at a residence in Portland. He was arraigned in Stockton Town Court where he ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Richard J. Conway Jr., 39, of Mayville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, uninsured motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, uninspected ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Craig L. Michael, 57, of Clymer was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely and refusal to pre-screen breath test. Deputies observed a vehicle make several lane violations on ...

Frewsburg Woman Accused Of Assaulting EMTs, Police In Warren Found Guilty

WARREN, Pa. — A Frewsburg woman was found guilty at trial Friday of several charges stemming from a drunken tirade. Denise R. Whisner, 48, was charged March 20 with four counts of aggravated assault, three counts of simple assault, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MINA — Christopher A. Schoen, 49, of North East, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater, speed in zone and unregistered motor vehicle. Deputies stopped a vehicle on Route 426 in Mina ...

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CARROLL TOWN POLICE ¯ FREWSBURG — Justin Barrett, 25, of Depew was charged with failure to keep right, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and use of a portable electronic device while driving. At 11:35 a.m. Friday, Barrett crossed over the double solid yellow lines while ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Scott L. Lindsay, 32, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree harassment. Deputies responded on Thursday at 10:15 a.m. to Route 430 in Chautauqua for a reported altercation. It was reported that Lindsay allegedly shoved another person ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andre P. Bolden, 22, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded Tuesday at 9:11 p.m. to North Main and Crossman streets for a reported fight. While officers were investigating the incident, Bolden ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Faith I. Swartz, 44, of Ellery was charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument and fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies were called Aug. 31 to Ellery for a reported forgery. Deputies ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Cindy L. Hemink, 39, of Ripley was charged with petit larceny and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Police say Hemink allegedly under-rang items and concealed $201.75 worth of groceries, cosmetics and electronics at Walmart on Friday. Hemink also reportedly ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Anthony W. DeLong, 47, of Dunkirk was charged with disorderly conduct. The school resource officer at Silver Creek Central School was told on Sept. 25 that a man was being disorderly inside the school’s cafeteria. It was later ...