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Seven Are Charged In Drug Bust In City

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Friday that a federal grand jury returned a 34-count superseding indictment that charged seven defendants who had been operating in the Jamestown area for their roles in a narcotics conspiracy. The grand jury charged defendants Rocco ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERMAN — Janet M. Briggs, 45, of Potter Road, Sherman, was charged with third-degree assault and two counts of criminal obstruction of breathing at 10:02 p.m. Sunday. According to a police report, deputies responded to a report of a physical ...

Ripley Man Bites Trooper, Charged In Disturbance

RIPLEY — A town man who bit a New York state trooper is facing a number of charges after an incident Friday. State Police in Fredonia report Scott Walker, 41, was charged with second-degree assault, fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree obstructing governmental administration and ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF PORTLAND — Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an address on Colt Road for a reported past tense altercation around 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies spoke with the victim who reported that John S. Spaulding, 39, of Ellicott Road did allegedly place the ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jonathan M. Toriz Escalante, 33, of Dunbar, West Virginia, was charged with driving while intoxicated, failure to keep right, moving from lane unsafely, operating a motor vehicle without an interlock device and speed in zone. Police observed a vehicle on ...

Teen Found In Stolen Vehicle, Impaired Charged

A Jamestown teenager who police say was driving a stolen vehicle while impaired by drugs is facing a host of charges. Catherine R. Bindics, 18, is scheduled to appear in Jamestown City Court after officers first observed a red sedan driving on Winsor Street Monday at 9:26 p.m. The ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT ¯ WESTFIELD — A Sinclairville man, found in possession with methamphetamine, was charged after a traffic stop on Wednesday. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies reported seeing a vehicle on East Main Street in the village with an alleged traffic ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Jeffrey Hebdon, 21, of Ischwa, was charged with aggravated criminal contempt, unlawful imprisonment, third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers were called at 4:34 p.m. Wednesday to Broadhead Avenue and learned that Hebdon allegedly ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Brandon F. Robinson, 32, of Hinton, Iowa, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI with a BAC of 0.08% or greater and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies responded at 1:52 a.m. Saturday to a crash on Route 20 in the town of Sheridan. ...

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NEW YORK STATE POLICE ¯ Rachel McCarthy, 23, of Panama, was charged with driving while intoxicated. McCarthy was stopped Sunday on Crescent Street in Jamestown for a traffic violation. She reportedly failed several field sobriety tests and later provided a breath sample of 0.08%. McCarthy ...

Officers And Good Samaritans Help Lift Vehicle Off Man

FALCONER — Officers with the Ellicott Police Department, along with several Good Samaritans, helped lift a vehicle that had fallen on top of a man Thursday afternoon. Police and Falconer volunteer firefighters were summoned to the 200 block of East Elmwood Avenue around 6:20 p.m. County ...

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CATTARAUGUS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CATTARAUGUS — Kyle A. Fisher, 53, of Gowanda, was charged with driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI. Fisher was taken into custody around 9:13 p.m. Oct. 2 following an investigation. He is scheduled to appear in New Albion Town Court ...

Troopers Charge Randolph Man In Choking

RANDOLPH — A Randolph man is facing charges after choking a woman last week. State Police in Jamestown report James Olson, 36, was charged with second-degree strangulation and second-degree harassment in regard to the domestic incident that took place Friday. Troopers responded to a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF ¯ DUNKIRK — A motor vehicle accident on Route 5 early Thursday has led to charges for a Dunkirk woman. On Saturday, Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies reported responding to the crash on Route 5 in the town of Dunkirk. Deputies identified the driver of the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERIDAN — Michael W. Henneberry, 35, of Buffalo, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Deputies were investigating a ...

Reward Offered In 2019 Cherry Creek Shooting

A reward of up to $2,500 from Crime Stoppers Western New York is being offered for information leading to the arrest or indictment of the persons responsible for the shooting of a family farmer in Cherry Creek on Oct. 1, 2019. The New York State Police, in a news release Tuesday, urged ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ MAYVILLE — Angel M. Rosas Jr., 22, of Fredonia, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief. Rosas, an inmate at the Chautauqua County Jail, was charged after he allegedly punched and damaged a jail kiosk Sept. 11. He is scheduled to be arraigned ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Police arrested Katelin DiDomenico, 23, of Jamestown, on Saturday after officers conducted a traffic stop outside of a westside residence around 9:30 p.m. Officers found that DiDomenico had been operating her vehicle under the influence of drugs with a child ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT A Jamestown man is facing a felony drug charge after police found him with more than 2 pounds of marijuana. Justin J. Peck, 27, was issued an appearance ticket following a traffic stop at 11 p.m. Thursday in the town of Busti. Peck was a passenger in the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ELLERY — Scott R. Powers, 18, of Moreland Hills, Ohio was charged with third-degree criminal possession of stolen property. Deputies took a report of a stolen vehicle Sept. 12 at 6:56 p.m. in the town of Ellery. While Deputies were taking this alleged ...