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DA Says No Criminal Conduct In Election Probe

WARREN, Pa. – The Warren County District Attorney’s office has closed a criminal investigation into the 2019 election. The investigation commenced after a candidate for Warren County, Pa., commissioner — Connie Zaffino, who ran as a write-in candidate — wrote a letter to President ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Javier C. Cruz, 31, of Silver Creek was charged with second-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded Dec. 31 to a report of a vehicle striking another vehicle in the town of Hanover. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Sally M. Lawson, 62, of Bemus Point was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. Deputies responded Sunday to a residence in the town of Ellery for an unwanted person. Following an investigation, Lawson was transported to Chautauqua ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Amysue McCollum, 60, of Jamestown was charged with failure to yield right of way on a left turn, passing a steady red signal, driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Officers stopped an SUV Saturday at 9 p.m. on Foote Avenue. McCollum was allegedly found to be ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ William B. Jones, 53, of Jamestown was charged with aggravated criminal contempt, first-degree criminal contempt, aggravated family offense, strangulation, third-degree assault, endangering the welfare of a child and seventh-degree criminal possession of a ...

Salvation Army Of Dunkirk Vandalized, Police Seek Info

DUNKIRK — When Salvation Army staff members arrived to open their Central Avenue building on Friday morning, they knew immediately that someone else had beaten them to it. “We came in at about 8:15 a.m. and lights were on, doors were open and cupboard doors were open,” said Major ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯STOCKTON — Justin L. Horton, 35, of Stockton was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Deputies served a bench warrant on Horton on Dec. 28 at his residence. Horton was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of ...

Police Release Name Of Woman Killed In Crash

The Lakewood-Busti Police Department has released the name of the woman killed in a crash involving a Chautauqua County snow plow on New Year’s Eve. Police say 27-year-old Kristin L. Johnson of Sneads Ferry, N.C., and previously a resident of Warren, Pa., was a passenger in an SUV that ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Wallace F. Page, 45, of Jamestown was charged with larceny. Officers were called Monday to Dunn Tire on Fairmount Avenue for a report of employee theft. An investigation found that Page allegedly taken four sets of tires and sold them to another person. Page is ...

Pair Charged After 4 Pounds Of Marijuana Is Found

WARREN, Pa. — A Warren County couple face drug charges after police found more than 4 pounds of marijuana amid other drugs and paraphernalia at their home. Warren Police charged Wayne J. Miles, 51, and Jessica A. Miles, 33, both of 613 W. Fifth Ave., Warren, Pa., with possession with intent ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ POLAND — Jeffrey L. Shriver, 40, of Lakewood was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Saturday at 12:38 a.m. on Route 394 in the town of Poland. An investigation found ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Tiffany M. Carr, 27, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Carr was stopped by Walmart loss prevention personnel as she reportedly attempted to leave the store with $378.05 worth of merchandise Tuesday at 6 a.m. Carr was prevented from leaving ...

Woman Faces Charges After Drug Bust

WARREN, Pa. — A Cattaraugus County woman wanted by authorities in New York state was busted with a myriad of drugs and paraphernalia on Christmas at a Warren County nursing home. Andrea Nicole Cusimano, 40, 11753 Eldredge Road, Conewango Valley, was arrested by Warren-based Pennsylvania ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andrea K. Carlson, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny. Carlson was taken into custody Sunday at 9:48 p.m. after allegedly taking items from Walmart on Fairmount Avenue. Carlson is scheduled to appear in Busti Town Court later. JAMESTOWN POLICE ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE ¯ Emil Deprospo was charged Thursday with criminal possession of a firearm at 7:50 p.m. Thursday after Ellicott police pulled over a vehicle in Falconer. The driver, Bryant Gauggel, was allegedly driving with a suspended license. During the investigation, Deprospo, a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT. ¯ DUNKIRK — Benjamin Catalino, 23, of Silver Creek was charged with petit larceny and trespassing at 3:05 a.m. Dec. 14. Deputies investigated a larceny of Frito-Lay products from a delivery truck parked at a Frito-Lay property at 10676 Route 60 in ...

After Probe, Starflight Pilots Enter Guilty Pleas

Two Starflight pilots have been given conditional discharges after items were stolen from the Starflight hangar, 133 Allen St,. Jamestown. According to a police report, Jacob P. Ventura, 34, of Chaffee and Mark S. Chamberlain, 60, of Hamburg were each charged in May with petit larceny after ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ William T. Bergeron, 33, was charged with failure to register/change of address. The Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division received a tip on Nov. 12 that a registered sex offender failed to report his new address within 10 calendar days. ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jomarie L. Nagel, no age or address listed, was charged with driving while intoxicated, felony DWI, failure to signal and driver obstruction. Officers stopped a vehicle Saturday at 2:18 a.m. on West Everett and South Dow streets in the village of Falconer. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ VILLENOVA — Eugene Kornacki, 32, of Depew was charged with speed not reasonable or prudent. Deputies responded Saturday at 2:18 p.m. to a crash on Mile Strip Road in the town of Villenova. An investigation found that Kornacki was traveling at an ...