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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ STOW — Patricia McIntosh, 51, of Kirtland, Ohio, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance by ultimate users original container. Troopers stopped a vehicle on I-86 in Stow on Sunday. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andrew S. Whitford, 26, of Frewsburg was charged with second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and three counts of second-degree criminal contempt. Officers stopped a vehicle Thursday at 10:03 a.m. on Crescent Street. Whitford was found to be driving with a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ RIPLEY — David J. Gibbens, 40, of North East, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speed in zone in excess of 55 mph. Deputies stopped a vehicle Feb. 21 at 11:42 p.m. in the town of Ripley. An investigation found that ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Jospeh F. Oshei, 45, of Chaffee, N.Y., was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, operating out of ignition interlock restrictions, aggravated driving while intoxicated blood ...

Juvenile Blamed For Fires At Hideaway Bay, Gernatt Asphalt

A juvenile faces charges over fires at the former Hideaway Bay Restaurant in Silver Creek and Gernatt Asphalt Products in Hanover. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday the juvenile faces charges of fourth-degree arson and third-degree criminal trespassing in the ...

Man Who Struck Police Vehicle Jailed

A Jamestown man who struck a patrol car during a police pursuit late Sunday has been jailed on a host of charges. Officers took 27-year-old Samuel Gagliano into custody after initially attempting to stop him around 7 p.m. for driving recklessly in the area of South Main and Harrison streets. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Cody A. Whitehill, 25, of Stow was charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation, refusal to take a breath test, operate out of ignition interlock restriction and inadequate/no muffler. Deputies ...

Wanted City Woman Who Fell Through Ceiling Jailed

A woman attempting to hide from officers ended up falling into custody Thursday. Officers with the Jamestown Police Department responded around 3:30 p.m. to a Charles Street residence for a report of an order of protection violation. Upon arrival, officers learned 31-year-old Ashley L. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ John P. Houser, 30, of Westfield was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Deputies attempted to locate Houser, who was wanted authorities out of Warren County, Pa. Houser was located Wednesday and was taken into custody without ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Charles M. Finn, 49, of North East, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, first-degree aggravated unlicensed operating, speed over 55 mph and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies stopped a vehicle Tuesday at 8:25 p.m. on Route 5 ...

No One Injured In Buggy Accident

No one was injured when a vehicle struck the rear of an Amish buggy Wednesday. The New York State Police said the driver of a vehicle traveling southwest on Rock Hill Road became distracted by the sun and struck the buggy from behind. The buggy sustained extensive damage in the collision, ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Steven F. Sanay, 26, of Jamestown was charged with no turn signal and driving while intoxicated. Marie J. Dobbins, 33, of Jamestown was charged with unnecessary noise and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Officers stopped a vehicle Monday at ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Kelly Berenguer, 40, of Ashville was taken into custody Wednesday after being wanted on a warrant for seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was taken to Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment. ¯ ...

Driver Injured In Afternoon Crash

The driver of a car that struck a utility pole in Jamestown was taken to the hospital Friday afternoon. Jamestown firefighters and EMS were alerted around 2:20 p.m. to the crash on Steele Street, west of Sprague Street. The vehicle struck a pole, causing front-end damage to the Subaru. The ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ NORTH HARMONY — Robin Swanson, 39, of Falconer was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speed not reasonable and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies responded Feb. 2 at 3:17 a.m. to a crash on Interstate 86 in the town of North Harmony. ...

Fredonia Adjunct Professor Charged

An adjunct professor at SUNY Fredonia is facing charges for allegedly threatening a Buffalo television reporter. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Wednesday that Paul E. Lubienecki, 62, of Hamburg, was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with cyberstalking. The charge ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHARLOTTE — Evan M. Snyder, 35, of Russell, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and leaving the scene of an accident. Deputies located a man Saturday at 11:43 p.m. on the side of Route 60 in the town of Charlotte. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FALCONER — Jeffrey C. Ream, 54, of Falconer was charged with speed in zone and driving while intoxicated. Deputies responded Friday at 4:18 p.m. to a report of a person leaving the scene of an accident and observed a vehicle speeding near Gerry Levant ...

Woman Facing Drug Charges After Incident

A Jamestown woman is facing charges after she reportedly brought methamphetamine into the Chautauqua County Jail. Diana L. Bloom, 54, is scheduled to appear in Chautauqua Town Court later on charges of first-degree promoting prison contraband and seventh-degree criminal possession of a ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Cassandra L. Olson, 32, no address listed, was charged with trespassing and harassment. Police responded Thursday at 5:45 p.m. to a report of a domestic incident in the town of Ellicott. It was learned that Olson entered a residence without permission and pushed ...