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Olean Man Faces Child Porn Charges

BUFFALO — U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday that Jacob Tunison, 29, of Olean was arrested and charged by criminal complaint with production of child pornography. The charge carries a minimum penalty of 15 years in prison, a maximum penalty of 30 years, and a $250,000 ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERRIFF’S DEPARTMENT ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — Vicky A Cleland, 55 of Mayville was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated with a blood alcohol content of .08 percent or greater and inadequate tail lights. At 1:33 a.m. Sunday, deputies stopped a vehicle ...

Car Damaged In Collision With Cow In Sinclairville

SINCLAIRVILLE — A car was heavily damaged in a crash with a cow late Monday. Firefighters were called to 5353 Route 60 in Sinclairville, between Old Chautauqua and Terry roads, around 10:35 p.m. County dispatch told fire officials that the crash was between a vehicle and a cow. The car ...

Mayville Man Jailed After Trafficking Investigation

MAYVILLE — A Mayville man subject to a lengthy investigation into narcotics trafficking throughout Chautauqua County was taken into custody Sunday by sheriff’s deputies. Harry Radke, 42, was arrested at a residence around 9 p.m. in the village on felony counts of third-degree criminal ...

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Dennis A. Eklund, 52, of Frewsburg was charged with first-degree felony aggravated unlicensed operation, DWI, DWI per se, unlicensed operation, uninspected motor vehicle, insufficient brake lights and consumption of alcohol in a motor vehicle. Police stopped a ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ FRENCH CREEK — Hannah E. Dougherty, 26, of Independence, Ohio, was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se, failure to signal a turn and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies observed a vehicle fail to sign a turn Sunday at 1:57 a.m. in the ...

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CARROLL POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Robbie M. Stearns, 23, of Frewsburg was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Police observed a vehicle Saturday at 11:27 p.m. driving with one headlight on Ivory Road. An investigation found that Stearns was allegedly in ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SINCLAIRVILLE — Ryan D. Baker, 26, of Sinclairville was charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and criminally possessing a hypodermic instrument. Deputies performed a warrant check Saturday at a Sinclairville ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE ¯ FALCONER — David R. Ralph II, 29, was charged with criminal mischief after allegedly throwing an object though the front window of Waddington’s Tavern at 2:15 a.m. Thursday after being asked to leave. Ralph was later found and charged. He will be in Ellicott Town Court ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ SHERMAN — Leanne E. Becker, 61, of North East, Pa., was charged with DWI, DWI per se, move from lane unsafely and speed not reasonable. Deputies responded to a vehicle rollover crash on Route 430 in the town of Sherman at 2:58 a.m. Jan. 31. Becker was ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ WESTFIELD — Nicholas L. Rollins , 29, of Erie, Pa., was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and speed over 55 mph. Deputies stopped a vehicle Monday at 5:56 a.m. on Route 5 in Westfield for a traffic violation. Rollins was allegedly found to ...

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ELLICOTT POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Richard E. Huddleson, 50, was charged with DWI and aggravated DWI. Officers stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation Jan. 27. Huddleson was issued an appearance ticket and will appear in Ellicott Town Court at a later date. ¯ Taylor A. Lane, 22, was charged ...

Snowmobiler Charged After Crash In Sherman

SHERMAN — An Ohio man has been charged with snowmobiling while intoxicated after a snowmobile accident early Sunday. Chautauqua County sheriff’s deputies were called at about 1:20 a.m. to a hotel in Mayville to assist village firefighters with a snowmobiler injured in a crash. The ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Marc A. Graves, 36, of Jamestown was charged with driving while intoxicated, unsafe lane change, refusal to submit to breath test, unlicensed operator and operating a motor vehicle while consuming alcohol. Officers responded Friday to the area of the West Third ...

Jamestown Man Who Fled Police Found With Rifle

A Jamestown man and convicted felon was taken into custody after he was found with a rifle. Charged was 26-year-old Cain R. Colville after officers on patrol early Thursday spotted Colville carrying a rifle case. When asked about the case, the city man allegedly fled between house in the ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ STOCKTON — John T. McGill, 58, of Tonawanda was charged with driving while intoxicated, DWI per se and moving from lane unsafely. Deputies observed a traffic violation Saturday at 10:08 p.m. on Route 60 in Stockton. Following an investigation, McGill ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ Shawn M. Battle, 27, was charged with third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation and two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. Officers stopped a vehicle Monday at 11:20 p.m. on Baker Street for a traffic violation. It was ...

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JAMESTOWN POLICE DEPARTMENT ¯ A 17-year-old male from Jamestown was charged with second-degree criminal contempt. A student notified the Jamestown High School that another student had allegedly violated an order of protection. The victim stated her ex-boyfriend was trying to rekindle their ...

Tractor-Trailer Crash Leads To DWI Charge

FINDLEY LAKE — A tractor-trailer driver is facing drunken driving charges following a crash on Interstate 86 last week. Troopers were called Friday to the interstate for a report of a semi off the road in Findley Lake. An investigation determined that the semi, being driven by 37-year-old ...

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CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE ¯ CHAUTAUQUA — David J. Price, 53, of Dean Road was charged with failure to keep right, driving while intoxicated and aggravated DWI with a blood alcohol content of .18 percent or greater. Deputies were called Sunday at 6:58 a.m. to a vehicle off the ...