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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sarah M. Priester, 21, of Busti, was charged with driving while intoxicated and failure to keep right. Officers responded at 10:33 p.m. Sunday to a crash on Orr Street Extension in the town of Busti. Upon arrival officers observer a vehicle travel into the ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation was requested by the Olean Police Department to investigate an incident involving the discharge of a firearm by a member of the city of Olean Police Department relative to a pursuit and attempted traffic stop in ...

Warren Woman Charged In Domestic Incident

RANDOLPH — A 47-year-old Warren woman has been charged after a domestic incident. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies report Christina M. Davies of 3205 Conewango Ave., was taken into custody after they responded to 11373 Archer Hill Road on Thursday. An investigation revealed Davies ...

One-Car Crash Injures Man

Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the area of Thayer Road and Ellicott Road in the Town of Portland for a single vehicle injury accident around 3:40 p.m. Saturday. The 60-year-old male operator of the vehicle was flown by STAT MedEvac to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa., for his ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Larry M. Houser, 36, of Westfield, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle. Deputies ...

Two Sentenced In North County Crimes

A Dunkirk man has been sentenced to seven years in state prison and five years of post-release supervision. The Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office on Tuesday morning announced the sentence of Justin Baez on a plea to second-degree burglary before County Court Judge David Foley. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jeremy A. Haney Sr., 42, no address listed, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief, second-degree menacing and resisting arrest. Officers were called at 12:51 a.m. Saturday to East Eighth Street, near Allen Street, for a criminal mischief complaint. It ...

Dunkirk Man Charged In Robbery, Theft

DUNKIRK — A Courtney Street man is facing charges after Dunkirk Police responded to a robbery in progress at the Crosby Market at 106 Central Ave. At approximately 1:45 p.m. Saturday, the city officers received a report of the incident at the convenience store. Officers responded and were ...

Discarded Cigarette Blamed In Celoron Fire

CELORON — A discarded cigarette is being blamed for a fire Saturday afternoon. Chautauqua County sheriff’s fire investigation team responded to Ellicott Shore Apartments at 75 Marine Drive at the request of the Celoron Fire Department before 5 p.m. Following the investigation, the fire ...

Olean Man Charged In Shooting Dog

OLEAN — A town resident is being charged with felony aggravated cruelty to animals after a dog was found shot on and abandoned in the woods on Wayman Branch Road. Cattaraugus County sheriff’s deputies reported early Saturday that James Crawford, 49, of 1958 Wayman Branch Road was charged ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯PORTLAND — Two Fredonia residents pulled over earlier this month are facing charges after being found in possession of crystal methamphetamine. State Police at Fredonia said Saturday Megann Panek, 30, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of marijuana ...

Two Rescued From Ripley House Fire

RIPLEY — Two people were rescued from a fire late Friday at 5360 Wattlesburg Road. Ripley Hose Co. 1 reported Saturday afternoon fire Chief Mark Smith and two civilians were able to reach the two who were trapped inside of the house during the fire that began around 9:30 p.m. Both were ...

Sal Is Named NCCR Dog Of The Week

Sweet faced Sal is a young Pitbull Terrier mix, probably 1-2 years old. This happy dog is pretty lively and would love a home with a fenced yard or somewhere he can have daily walks or runs to blow off steam. He’s a good dog who arrived as a sick stray and has been nursed back to health. He ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERMAN — Joseph A. Blachowski, 61, of Salamanca, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, unregistered motor vehicle, operating without insurance, uninspected motor vehicle and switched plates. Deputies stopped ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ POMFRET — Joshua M. Tinstman, 24, of Dunkirk, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater, moving from lane unsafely, failure to keep right and failure to signal turn. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 1:33 a.m. Sunday ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF POLAND — At around 7:24 p.m. Saturday, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office conducted a traffic stop on Route 394 for an observed traffic violation. An investigation found that the operator, Timothy K Smith, 61, of Celoron, was operating a motor vehicle while ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ASHVILLE — Brian A. Carey, 64, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Deputies were assisting with a Victim Impact Panel meeting Wednesday at the Ashville Boces. The Victim Impact Program was started in early 2000, ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Brandon T. Jimerson, 36, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded at 3 p.m. Monday to the area of North Main and Sixth streets for a disorderly male reportedly going in and out of traffic. It was learned that Jimerson ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sara E. Johnson, 42, of Jamestown was charged with petit larceny and third-degree burglary. A warrant was served Saturday on Johnson, who was observed at Walmart on Feb. 18 taking items and passing all points of sale without paying. She later fled in a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF MINA — Deputies stopped a vehicle on Mann Road in the town of Mina for speeding around 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The operator was identified as Emilee A. Carlson, 28, of Clymer, and an investigation found her to be impaired by drugs. It was also found that Carlson’s ...