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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Alicia Kelsey, 32, of Falconer was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and petit larceny at 1:25 p.m. Sunday. Jamestown police officers responded to a home on Jones and Gifford Avenue for a reported domestic dispute. Kelsey allegedly pulled a sink off ...

County Charges Pair In $71K Welfare Fraud Case

Two county residents face charges after allegedly receiving nearly $75,000 in public assistance benefits they were allegedly not entitled to receive. Emily M. Farnham, 39, of Rood Road, Sinclairville, and Paul E. Farnham, 39, of Norton Place, Fredonia, were charged after Chautauqua County ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ STOCKTON — Deputies responded Saturday to an injury accident on Route 380 in the town of Stockton. Deputies said Andrew Olson, 29, of Sinclairville, was southbound when he veered off the northside of the road and struck a tree head-on. He suffered a ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Willie C. Graham, 37, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated family offense, first-degree criminal contempt and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers responded to Bowen Street for a warrant check around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday. Police were ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ DUNKIRK — William H. McCord, 63, of Westfield was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. On Saturday at 2:20 p.m., deputies and officers with the Dunkirk Police Department investigated a situation at the Crosby Mart on Central Avenue ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Shelly M. Anthony, 42, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Officers responded to Tops Markets at 4:40 p.m. Saturday for a reported shoplifting. An investigation found Anthony had allegedly taken merchandise from the store without paying. Anthony was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FORESTVILLE — Matthew R. Greenough, 29, of Forestville was charged with aggravated family offense and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded to a King Road address Thursday at 3:16 p.m. for a report of a disorderly person. Greenough was ...

City Woman Charged After Injuring Man With Hammer

A Jamestown woman was being held pending arraignment after police say she injured a man with a hammer. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department were called shortly before 9 p.m. Thursday to an area near Summer Place and East Eighth Street for a report of a person with a weapon. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — David D. Hannold, 49, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Deputies on patrol around 5 a.m. Thursday observed Hannold, who was known to be wanted on multiple misdemeanor charges. While ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Donald J. Merritt, 22, of Ashville was charged June 30 with DWI, DWI per se and speed in zone. At 10:25 p.m. deputies observed a vehicle speeding on Routes 5 and 20 in Hanover. Deputies then stopped the vehicle and identified Merritt as its ...

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 ...