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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Taija C. Pettit, 30, of Bemus Point, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Monday to Dutch Hollow Road in the town of Ellery ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Latasha M. Myers, 38, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, Leandra’s Law, unlicensed operator and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 1:08 a.m. Monday on Route 474 in the town of ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ¯ STOCKTON — A 20-year-old town resident is facing charges after allegedly stealing property valued at more than $1,000 from a victim. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies charged Hunter J. Evans on Friday with fourth-degree grand larceny, class ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ STOCKTON — Justin L. Horton, 35, of Stockton, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree menacing and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Deputies responded at 5:30 p.m. Monday to Stockton for a reported altercation. An ...

Police Investigating Drowning Incident In Glade Township

The Pennsylvania State Police and Warren County Coroner’s Office are investigating a Monday afternoon drowning. Both sources confirmed that a child drowned in Glade Township. Details including the name and age of the child have not yet been released. Police said the child drowned Monday ...

City Woman Pleads Guilty To Drug Charge

A Jamestown woman has pleaded guilty to a federal drug charge. Brandi M. Whitford, 24, entered the plea Tuesday to maintaining a drug-involved premises before U.S. Magistrate Judge H. Kenneth Schroeder Jr. Assistant U.S. Attorney Joshua A. Violanti, who is handling the case, stated that ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Craig L. Burch, 53, of Corry, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operator and no license plate. Deputies observed a violation Sunday on State Line Road in the town of French ...

City Man Pleads Guilty To Selling Meth

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine. The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Richard S. Dean, 44, entered the plea Monday to conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, 500 grams of methamphetamine before U.S. District Judge Richard J. ...

Police Release Name Of Man Killed In Crash

DUNKIRK — The Dunkirk Police Department has released the name of the man killed in a single-vehicle crash last week. First responders were summoned Wednesday around 4:20 p.m. to South Roberts Road in the city of Dunkirk. Upon arrival, crews located a sedan near a large tree with extensive ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ An Erie man received three charges, including driving while intoxicated, after failing to use a turn signal or stop at a stop sign on Friday night. Police later found Douglas J. Phillips, 48, to have a blood-alcohol concentration of .08% or greater. ...

Randolph Man Has Been Charged With Producing Child Porn

A Randolph man accused of producing child pornography has been charged by criminal complaint. Alexander Carnahan, 27, was identified following monthslong investigation that began when the Jamestown Police Department on June 9 received notice of alleged child sexual abuse involving an ...

City Man Sentenced For Role In Drug Trafficking Ring

A Jamestown man convicted of conspiracy to distribute heroin has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison. Bryan Ferrer-Vazquez, 27, received his 78-month sentence by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. Assistant U.S. Attorneys Laura A. Higgins and Jeremiah E. Lenihan, who handled ...

City Man Indicted On Federal Drug, And Gun Charges

A federal grand jury has indicted a Jamestown man on drug and gun charges, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Wade J. Paulisick, Jr., 22, is facing charges of possessing with intent to distribute 100 grams or more of acetyl fentanyl, 40 grams or more of fentanyl, five grams or more of ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Katelin E. Didomenico, 23, of Jamestown, was charged with petit larceny and two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance. Didomenico allegedly under-rang $159.34 in food and merchandise Wednesday at Walmart. Didomenico was also reportedly ...

Fatal Crash In Dunkirk

The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Accident Reconstruction Team has been called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash involving a fatality in the city of Dunkirk. First responders were summoned around 4:20 p.m. Wednesday to South Roberts Road. Upon arrival, crews located a sedan near a ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Police charged a city resident with violating Leandra’s Law and endangering the welfare of a child following a traffic stop on Friday afternoon. Police also charged Craig H. Wilson, 42, with driving with abilities impaired by drugs, aggravated driving while ...

Kamholtz Sentenced In Drug Case

A Jamestown man convicted of possessing with intent to distribute methamphetamine and possessing of a firearm in furtherance of a drug trafficking crime has been sentenced to more than 12 years in state prison. Kyle Kamholtz, 33, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Richard J. ...

Man Pleads Guilty To Meth Distribution Charge

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty to a methamphetamine distribution charge, the U.S. Attorney’s Office announced. Jacob Komenda, 24, entered the plea conspiring to possess with intent to distribute, and distributing, 5 grams or more of methamphetamine before U.S. District Judge Richard J. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Raymond Near, 60, of Westfield, was charged with second-degree menacing, two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and reckless driving. Deputies responded with Westfield police at 1:08 p.m. on Thursday to a vehicle complaint on ...

Cherry Creek Man Facing Several Charges Following Dispute

A Cherry Creek man is facing multiple charges after a domestic dispute involving family. New York state troopers were summoned at about 9 p.m. Sunday to a reported dispute in the town of Cherry Creek. What started as verbal arugument with family involving Joseph I. Chadwick, 19, reportedly ...