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2 Killed, 1 Airlifted In Warren County Crash

A collision between a semi and an SUV Sunday afternoon left two dead and one with serious injuries in Warren County. At 4:32 p.m. on Sunday, first responders were called to State Route 6 near Mead Boulevard for a two-vehicle collision between a semi and an SUV. A 2004 Chevrolet Trailblazer ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Edward T. Wilson, 24, of Fredonia was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speeding at 10:05 p.m. Tuesday after he was pulled over on Route 20 in Sheridan. Deputies report Wilson was allegedly speeding when he was pulled ...

Man Killed In Warren County Hunting Accident

SUGAR GROVE, Pa. — A man was shot and killed by his own rifle in a hunting accident Thursday morning in Sugar Grove Township, Pa., in Warren County. The identity of the hunter, who is not a resident of the county, was not released. According to Dave Donachy, Pennsylvania Game ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HANOVER — Eliezer Morales, 39, of Buffalo was charged with four counts of aggravated driving while intoxicated (Leandra’s Law), four counts of endangering the welfare of a child, DWI, DWI per se, failure to dim head lamps, speed in zone, moving from ...

Former Teacher Sentenced In Child Porn Case

A former teacher with the Clymer Central School District will spend the next four and a half years in prison for possessing child pornography. U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford sentenced 61-year-old Scott Aikens of Clymer on Wednesday to 54 months in prison and five years of ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Garrett Nelson, 30, of Sherman was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Deputies responded Dec. 4 at 12:20 a.m. to the town of French Creek for a reported criminal mischief. Nelson was found to have allegedly damaged another ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FORESTVILLE — Mark A. Jones, 44, of Forestville was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree harassment. Deputies responded Sunday at 12:04 p.m. to a report of an altercation on Straight Road. Jones was taken into custody after an ...

Fire Rips Through Mayville Diner

MAYVILLE — Firefighters worked into the early hours Tuesday battling a fire that ripped through a longstanding village restaurant. Chautauqua County fire dispatch said a passing police patrol spotted smoke coming from the Mayville Diner, 7 W. Chautauqua St., around 10:45 p.m. Monday. The ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Charlene A. Vergith, 38, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded to a Falconer Street address at 12:49 a.m. on Thursday for a report of a disorderly female. Vergith allegedly damaged various items at the residence. She ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jesus M. Rodriguez-Marrero, 44, of Jamestown was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers at 12:37 p.m. on Tuesday observed Rodriguez-Marrero walking on East Sixth Street. Rodriguez-Marrero had a confirmed probation ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — Margie S. Curry, 37, of Mayville was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief and endangering the welfare of a child. Deputies responded Friday at 10:30 p.m. to a Mayville address for a reported altercation. Curry was taken into custody ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ OLEAN — Adam M. Chandler, 31, of Randolph was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs. Chandler was stopped Thursday on Route 16 in the town of Olean. An investigation determined he was operating the vehicle in an impaired condition. An evaluation by a ...

Missing Hunter Located In Arkwright

ARKWRIGHT — Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were called on Friday evening to help locate a missing hunter. At about 8:20 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the area of Hall Road. Sheriff’s deputies, Sheriff K-9 unit and NYS Forest Rangers were able to locate the missing hunter, ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ RANDOLPH — Lynn Sheldon, 70, of Randolph was charged with driving while intoxicated. Sheldon was stopped Sunday on Main Street in Randolph for a traffic violation and was taken into custody after reportedly failing several field sobriety tests. Sheldon later ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Ricky L. Myers, 43, of Jamestown was charged with second-degree unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of breathing and endangering the welfare of a child. Officers responded Monday at 6:35 p.m. to 31 Pullman St. for a physical domestic incident. An ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Andrew R. Holcomb, 26, no address listed, was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Police observed a traffic violation Thursday at 12:59 a.m. on Hunt Road. The vehicle was ...

Fire Destroys Dunkirk Home

Firefighters from a number of area departments were battling a major blaze on Chestnut Road early Sunday evening. Before 7 p.m., a caller reported a house fire at 10442 Chestnut Road in the town of Pomfret. The home is before the Thruway bridge heading north on Chestnut. Those on the scene said ...

Police Say Missing Dunkirk Woman Found Safe Friday

DUNKIRK — Police say a woman reported missing earlier this week has been found safe. In an email to the media Friday evening, the Dunkirk Police Department said: “Anne Guziec has been located safe. We want to thank the public for their assistance with information leading to her being ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jason E. Haight, no age or address listed, was charged with second-degree criminal contempt and false personation. Officers stopped a vehicle Monday at 12:29 a.m. on Fairmount Avenue. It was learned that Haight, a backseat passenger, was in violation of a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CLYMER — Lawrence N. Doutt, 52, of Columbus Township, Pa., was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and speed in zone. Deputies stopped a vehicle Monday at 8:38 p.m. on Plank Road in the town of Clymer for a traffic violation. Doutt was ...