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Two South Dayton Residents Face Drug, Larceny Charges

SOUTH DAYTON — Two South Dayton residents face drug possession, and stolen property charges. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force’s Olean office and Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Dept. Criminal Investigation Bureau have charged Donald Pfaffenbach, 36, and Nicole Ludlow, 27, with ...

Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Vehicle Damaged During Pursuit

LEON — A Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Dept. vehicle was damaged Sunday as deputies tried to pull a vehicle over in Leon at 1:30 p.m. The incident began when deputies tried to interview Brian S. McGonagle, 25, of 608 Southside Ave., Cherry Creek, after a short traffic pursuit in South ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ ELLERY — Morgan B. Vail, 23, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated DWI with a blood-alcohol content of .18 percent or greater, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, a felony, and cited for speeding at 2:32 a.m. ...

Jamestown Man Jailed After Leaving Scene Of 3 Separate Crashes

A Jamestown man was committed to jail after police say he left the scene of three separate car crashes, one of which sent two people to the hospital. Charged was 29-year-old Ramon Pando after a multi-police agency investigation Friday evening. Between 7:15 p.m. and 7:30 a.m., police said ...

Pair Of Motorcycle Crashes Result In Serious Injuries

HANOVER — Two motorcyclists suffered serious injuries in crashes Saturday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reported. The first motorcyclist reportedly suffered “serious, life-threatening” injuries in a crash with a car in the town of Hanover. The Sheriff’s Office said the ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Fernando Velazquez-Nazario, 31, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Family Dollar store on East Second Street. Police report responding to a shoplifting complaint and saw an individual matching the person’s description near ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Nicole L. Margaglio, 44, of Jamestown was charged with three counts of felony first-degree offering a false instrument for filling, felony fourth-degree welfare fraud and felony misuse of food stamps. From Aug. 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016, the Sheriff’s ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FREWSBURG — Jacob V. Anderson, 32, of Frewsburg was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI Per Se, and operating with no headlights or taillights. Deputies observed a vehicle operating with no headlights or tail lights in Frewsburg around 10:26 ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯ Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a reported burglary in progress on West Main Street in the Town of Ripley around 5:40 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, Deputies located Jason P. Meredith, 39, of Ripley at the scene. After an ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Luz Elena Berrios-Ramos, 52, of Lakewood was charged with petit larceny and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said Berrios-Ramos allegedly under-rang $36.26 in merchandise while at Walmart on Thursday. Berrios-Ramos was later released with ...

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WESTFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Danica M. Lakari, 41, of Erie, Pa., was charged with speed in zone, driving while intoxicated and driving with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or more. Lakari was observed at 4:35 p.m. on June 10 driving at a high rate of speed on West Main Street in ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Aaron A. Johnson, 23, was charged with second-degree harassment, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, second-degree menacing and second-degree reckless endangerment. Officers were dispatched Sunday at 2 p.m. to the village of Falconer for a ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ BUSTI — Thomas Fox, 30, of Jamestown was charged Wednesday with unlawful possession of marijuana. Fox was stopped on Busti-Sugar Road for a traffic violation. Troopers reported could smell marijuana coming from the vehicle. Fox was issued an appearance ticket to ...

City Man Charged After Head-Butting Officers

A Jamestown man was charged after he allegedly struck and head-butted officers during an altercation following a car crash on North Main Street. Christian J. Encarnacion, 22, was taken into custody after Jamestown police responded Thursday at 5 p.m. to 817 N. Main St. for a fight in the ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jacquelyn C. Hayes, 26, of Jamestown was charged with being a fugitie from justice after she was pulled over at 2 a.m. Wednesday on East Sixth Street. According to a police report, Hayes had a valid bench warrant from Warren County for failure to appear on ...

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Ellicott Police Department ¯ Lynn A. Lee, 55, was charged recently with third-degree assault following a reported domestic dispute at the Budget Inn in Falconer. She was arraigned in the town of Ellicott and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail. ¯ Caitlin M. Arnold, 26, of Conewango ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHERRY CREEK — Kenneth J. Jankowski, 33, of Cherry Creek was charged Thursday with speed in zone, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle, DWI and DWI per se. Around 12:08 a.m. deputies observed a vehicle speeding on Main St. in Cherry Creek. After ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Darren K. Mushat, 33, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree menacing. Officers responded at 5:15 p.m. on Tuesday to a domestic dispute at a residence on Elam Avenue. After an investigation, police determined Mushat allegedly waved a large kitchen knife at ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a report of an erratic driver on Route 60 on May 20 around 1:40 a.m. Deputies, with the assistance of the public, located that vehicle on Route 60 in the Town of Ellicott and were able to identify its operator as ...

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Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office ¯Sean E. Kelly, 18, of Silver Creek was charged Monday, May 28 with the possession of marijuana. At about 4 p.m. deputies stopped a vehicle on Angell Rd. in the town of Hanover. The vehicle was occupied by Kelly, and after an investigation with assistance ...