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Officers Locate Loaded Gun In Stop, Buffalo Man Charged

A Buffalo man is being held for arraignment after Jamestown police found him in possession of a loaded handgun during a traffic stop early Friday. Dayrone M. Ferguson, 23, was taken into custody around 4 a.m. after being stopped in the parking lot of Rite Aid at 50 S. Main St. In a news ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Genavieve C. Figueroa, 21, of Fredonia, was charged with petit larceny. Figueroa was reportedly observed under ringing items at the Lakewood Walmart on Wednesday. Figueroa then past all points of sale before being stopped by asset protection. Figueroa was ...

Results Of July 4 DWI Crackdown Announced

Chautauqua County Sheriff James Quattrone on Thursday morning announced the results of the New York State STOP-DWI July Fourth Enforcement Crackdown. The crackdown began July 3 and continued through Monday. This event was funded by a 2019-20 grant from the Governor’s Traffic Safety ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ HARMONY — Eli Y. Miller, 27, of Panama, was charged with first-degree unlawfully dealing with a child and second-degree criminal nuisance. Deputies were called to Goshen Road in the town of Harmony on Saturday for a report of a large party. An ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ RIPLEY — Michael S. Smith, 24, of Ripley, was charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs and failure to keep right. Deputies responded Saturday to a crash on Route 20 in the town of Ripley. It was determined that Smith reportedly left the ...

Police Say Woman Died Of Natural Causes

Pennsylvania State Police have ruled a Warren County woman’s death to have been from natural causes. Susan G. Haney, 70, of Russell, was found dead Sunday morning. Police initially called Haney’s death suspicious. According to a release, an autopsy was performed and her death was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ ARKWRIGHT — Raymond M. Provorse, 25, of Brocton, was charged with second-degree criminally possessing drug paraphernalia, criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument and second-degree aggravated unlicensed operation. Deputies stopped a vehicle at ...

Lakewood Man Charged In June Shooting Incident

A Lakewood man who shot himself during a domestic dispute in June is facing a host of charges stemming from the incident. Christopher A. Butts turned himself in after a warrant was issued by the Lakewood-Busti Police Department following an investigation. Officers had responded June 15 to ...

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LAKEWOOD-BUSTI POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Sabrina D. Johnson, 38, of Jamestown, was charged with confinement of companion animal in extreme temperature. Officers were notified at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday of a dog in the backseat of a vehicle for what witnesses said was for more than an hour. There ...

Columbus Man Faces New Charges After Vehicle Pursuit

WARREN, Pa. — A Warren County man accused of having a gun and running a methamphetamine lab had numerous new charges added to his docket on Tuesday. Daniel W. Heidler, 35, of Columbus, Pa., was initially listed as a victim, then faced charges including possession of a firearm prohibited and ...

Rollover Sends Driver To Erie Hospital

A Cherry Creek man was taken by helicopter to a nearby hospital after the dump truck he was in overturned Tuesday afternoon. The Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office said Donald L. Blair, 66, of Cherry Creek, was driving on Thorton Road when the truck’s tires left the road due to uneven ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ Garrett L. Lindahl, 20, of Falconer, was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated, DWI and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies and Ellicott police responded July 14 at 12:57 a.m. to a crash on North Main Street Ext. An investigation found that ...

Pa. State Police Probe Death Of Woman

The Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the death of a Russell woman. According to a state police release, Susan G. Haney, 72, of Russell was found dead Sunday morning in Pine Grove Township. Warren County Coroner Melissa Zydonik said the circumstances are suspicious and that there ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SILVER CREEK — Lisa M. Light, 42, of Silver Creek, was charged with third-degree falsey reporting an incident. Deputies took a complaint from Light. The case was turned over to the Chautauqua County Criminal Investigation Division, and through an ...

Injuries Reported In Stockton Accident

A motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle led to three injuries around 3:30 p.m. Saturday on Fredonia-Stockton Road. Those injured, according to officials on the scene were taken by ambulance to Brooks Memorial Hospital. The incident occurred between Bachelor Hill Road and Route 380. ...

Police: City Man Shot In Targeted Attack In Buffalo

A 36-year-old Jamestown man was shot late Tuesday in Buffalo in what police say was a targeted attack. The Buffalo News reported that police were continuing their investigation into the incident, which took place just before 10 p.m. on Fisher Street in the city’s northside district. The ...

City Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charge

A Jamestown man who had been wanted on a parole violation pleaded guilty in federal court to a drug possession charge. Earl Stone Jr., 28, appeared before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara and entered the plea to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. According to the U.S. ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Daniel J. Haney, 18, of Jamestown, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child. Officers were called Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. to 19 Briggs St. to assist firefighters with a dumpster fire. Two youths were found with Haney. An investigation found ...

Ohio Woman Indicted For Enticement

An Ohio woman who authorities say engaged in a relationship with a minor residing in Jamestown has been indicted by a federal grand jury. The three-count indictment includes charges of enticement of a minor and two counts of interstate travel with the intent to engage in illicit sexual ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Glory J. Cruz, 31, of Jamestown, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief. Officers responded Monday to Prendergast Avenue for a reported domestic incident. An investigation found that Cruz allegedly punctured the tire on another person’s vehicle, ...