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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Joshua K. Crist II, 36, of Jamestown was charged on June 29 with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. At 5:03 p.m., police responded to the area of Allen Park and West Virginia Avenue for a reported unauthorized use of a motor vehicle. It is alleged that Crist ...

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Man Dies From Injuries In Hanover Crash

HANOVER — A Buffalo motorcyclist has died from injuries sustained in a crash Monday in the town of Hanover. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office reported Tuesday that 60-year-old Michael P. Shoemaker was pronounced dead at the Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo as a result of his ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Monty G. Latta, 50, of Jamestown was charged on June 21 with larceny. It is alleged that Latta stole items from the Dollar General store. He was issued an appearance ticket for Ellicott Court. ¯Anthony G. Baggiano Jr., 44, of Jamestown was charged on June 23 ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Victor Andino Jr., 19, of Jamestown was charged on June 26 with third-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. At 3:50 p.m., police responded to 764 E. Second St. for a reported domestic dispute. It is alleged that Andino made verbal threats and ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Bryan R. Carroll, 29, of Jamestown was charged on June 20 with second-degree criminal contempt, aggravated criminal contempt, second-degree assault, unlawful imprisonment and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. At 2:30 p.m., police responded to 21 ...

Carroll Crash Leads To Charges

CARROLL — Distracted driving is being blamed for a crash that sent a 3-year-old passenger to the hospital Tuesday afternoon. The Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to Falconer-Frewsburg Road in the town of Carroll at 2 p.m. for a personal injury accident. Investigation by ...

Teenage Bicyclist Seriously Injured In Collision

A 15-year-old male was seriously injured Tuesday after his bicycle was struck by a vehicle in Pomfret. The accident occurred shortly before 1:30 p.m., when the 15-year-old, who was traveling east on Route 20, entered the roadway and into the lane of travel of 27-year-old Nicholas D. Galardo ...

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Drunken Driver Strikes State Troopers’ Car

Two New York State Troopers from Fredonia were nearly injured Saturday morning in Brant after a drunk driver reportedly slammed into their vehicle during a traffic stop. The incident occurred shortly before 3 a.m., when the troopers pulled over 29-year-old Andre Bowman of Gowanda along Old ...

Three Charged With Drug Possession Following Traffic Stop

Three Jamestown residents were charged with drug possession following a traffic stop Saturday in the city. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department observed a vehicle driving on the wrong side of the road around noon on Bowen at Bush streets. The driver was identified as 34-year-old ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE ¯Linda A. Weaver, 70, of Jamestown was charged on June 16 with following too closely, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. At 10:22 p.m., members of the Jamestown Police Department and New York State Police working a Targeted Enforcement Patrol responded to the area of ...

Traffic Stop Leads To Drug Arrests Saturday

A traffic stop early Saturday led to drug charges against three Jamestown residents. Officers observed a green truck traveling westbound on Newland Avenue around 3 a.m. without license plate lamps. Following a traffic stop, it was determined Dale R. Tremblay Jr., 30, was operating the ...

Jamestown Man Charged After 14-Year-Old Found Driving

A Jamestown man was awaiting arraignment after police found him in a vehicle driven by a 14-year-old early Sunday in the city. Officers observed a vehicle cross a double-yellow line while making a wide right turn from Washington to West 10th streets around 2:30 a.m. The vehicle was stopped ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Justin A. Conklin, 18, of Jamestown was charged on June 5 with criminal obstruction of breathing, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree harassment. At 6 p.m., police responded to 154 Baker St. for a report of a ...

No serious injuries were reported after a delivery truck crashed Friday in Frewsburg. 
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Furniture Truck Crashes In Frewsburg; No Serious Injuries Reported

FREWBURG — Two male occupants of a Raymour and Flanigan furniture truck avoided serious injury Friday after veering off Falconer-Frewsburg Road in Frewsburg. According to New York State Police, the driver, 21-year-old Daniel F. Shanley Jr., of Lackawanna, reportedly felt drowsy and possibly ...

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‘Operation Horseback’ Defendant Arrested For Assault

A Jamestown man was taken into custody Wednesday on two separate arrest warrants for assault and conspiracy. At 8:48 a.m., investigators from the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force executed a search warrant at 45 Bush St., where they located 28-year-old Roberto F. Figueredo. Figueredo had two ...

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Two Charged After Meth, Cocaine Found In Barrett Avenue Raid

Two city residents were charged Tuesday after police reportedly found a slew of narcotics inside a Barrett Avenue home. The raid occurred shortly before 2 p.m., when investigators with the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET executed a search warrant at 90 1/2 ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯A Jamestown couple have been charged with endangering the welfare of a child following an incident that occurred Friday. At 6:11 p.m., officers responded to Walmart for reports of a young child left unattended and unsupervised in a vehicle parked in the ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯Joshua M. Verrett, 19, of Jamestown was charged on June 5 with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal using drug paraphernalia and several outstanding warrants. At 9:30 a.m., police responded to the area of Dearborn Street for a ...

Police Seize Stolen Property In Two City Raids

Stolen guns and a machete were among the items seized Monday during two separate raids in the city. At 10:27 a.m., Jamestown police executed a search warrant at 108 Crescent St. Apt. 2 after tipped off about stolen property. Inside, police reportedly found multiple stolen items, including a ...

Ripley Man Killed In Tractor Accident

MINA — A Ripley man was killed Saturday after he was found pinned underneath a tractor, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office reported. Deputies responded around 5:20 p.m. to a residence on Sulphur Springs Road in the town of Mina for reports of a person trapped underneath a tractor. ...