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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Braedon Jim, 25, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree burglary and fourth-degree grand larceny. Officers responded at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday to a business on Allen Street for a reported burglary. Jim was located in the warehouse and allegedly in possession of ...

Area Man Pleads Guilty To Receiving Child Porn

A Jamestown-area man pleaded guilty Wednesday to receiving child pornography. Shane Guay, previously a resident of Olean, entered the guilty plea before U.S. District Judge John L. Sinatra Jr. Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, who is handling the case, stated that in November 2016, ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ BEMUS POINT — Justin Miller, 38, of Bemus Point, was charged with second-degree harassment, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and endangering the welfare of a child. Troopers responded Monday to a Bemus Point residence for a reported domestic ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Michael R. Degolier, 34, of Jamestown, was charged with driving while intoxicated. Officers stopped a vehicle at 1:29 a.m. Thursday in the area of Prospect Street near Prather Avenue. An investigation determined that Degolier was allegedly operating the vehicle ...

3 Jamestown Residents Charged In Burglary

STOCKTON — Three Jamestown residents are facing a host of charges stemming from a burglary reported Saturday. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies responded around 10 a.m. to a reported burglary taking place at a Route 380 home in the town of Stockton. Deputies arrived to find the ...

City Pair Found In Vehicle With Stolen Plates Jailed

Two Jamestown residents were jailed after police found them in a vehicle with stolen license plates along with items believed to be stolen. Officers were called at about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday to a “suspicious situation” in the parking lot of the Prendergast Library at 509 Cherry St. An ...

Sherman Man Charged Again With Unwelcome Appearance

SHERMAN — A 21-year-old resident is in trouble again with the law after again visiting a residence where he is not welcome. Around 12:30 a.m. Saturday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded to an address on Route 430 in the town for a reported unwanted person. Upon arrival it was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF ¯ CLYMER — Two south county residents were injured after a vehicle struck a scooter around 5:30 p.m. Saturday. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office, Clymer Fire Department and Sherman Fire Department responded to 8075 Ravlin Hill Road in the town after the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ PORTLAND — Karri L. Treacle, 38, of Ripley, was taken into custody at 9:15 a.m. Thursday on a warrant for driving while intoxicated and DWI per se. Treacle was taken to Chautauqua County Jail and is scheduled to appear in court at a later ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE BEMUS POINT — A Bemus Point man who police say pointed a shotgun at two National Grid employees has been charged. New York State troopers along with Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded Friday to the Bemus Point area for a report of a disorderly ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE BEMUS POINT — A Bemus Point man who police say pointed a shotgun at two National Grid employees has been charged. New York State troopers along with Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies responded Friday to the Bemus Point area for a report of a disorderly ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Kevin M. Wright, 48, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and driving while ability impaired by drugs. Heather L. Diaz, 36, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers stopped a ...

Gerry Man Charged With Use Of Child In A Sexual Performance

A Gerry man has been charged with two counts of using a child in a sexual performance, a class C felony. Michael Stravato, 52, was charged Wednesday and arraigned at the Chautauqua County Jail’s Centralized Arraignment Program. Stravato was released under supervision of probation. No ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ GREAT VALLEY — Levi T. Ward, 24, of Great Valley, was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. During a traffic stop Monday on Route 219 in the town of Great Valley, Ward was allegedly found in possession of ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ Michael Bross, 57, of Erie, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated. Troopers stopped Bross on Saturday on the Interstate 86 off-ramp in Jamestown for traffic violations, and after allegedly failing several field sobriety tests was taken into custody. Bross ...

Pa. Man Pleads Guilty To Meth Charge

CHAUTAUQUA — A Corry, Pa., man has pleaded guilty to possessing with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. The plea was entered before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies stopped a vehicle March 9, 2019, in the town of ...

Two Men Charged In Drive-By City Shooting

Two Dunkirk men have been charged in connection with the drive-by shooting on Friday morning that led to a chase through the city and the village of Fredonia. Dunkirk Police reported Saturday morning the two subjects taken into custody were Jesus A. Montero-Perez, 22, of Park Avenue and ...

City Man Pleads Guilty To Possessing Firearms

A Jamestown man has pleaded guilty to allegedly possessing firearms while selling drugs. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, 23-year-old Omar Vera-Velazquez entered the plea to possession of firearms in furtherance of drug trafficking before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo. ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ RIPLEY — Jamie S. Kochi, 34, of Ripley, was charged with third-degree obscenity and unlawful dissemination or publication of an intimate image. Deputies took a report Oct. 28 of an alleged incident that took place in the town of Ripley. Kochi is ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Christian W. Seneca, 21, of Irving, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, speed in excess of 55 mph, consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies stopped a vehicle at 1:07 a.m. Sunday in ...