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6/28/2016 6:47:02 AM
Two people wanted on outstanding warrants from Dunkirk City Court are now behind bars, not only for the warrants, but new charges related to illegal drugs. Dunkirk Police say that patrol officers responded to 34 West 4th Street around 1:30 am after an officer spotted 25-year-old Nicholas Bailey through a window.  He was being sought on a warrant for felony criminal mischief.  While at th...read more
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2016-06-28 02:28
Two Jamestown residents have been arrested for allegedly trafficking illegal drugs following a vehicle stop on Willard Street near Winsor Street last night.  Jamestown police say they pulled over 24 year-old Ryan Baker just after 10 pm.  Officers say they found several items used to package and distribute drugs inside the vehicle as well as a small amount of heroin and drug paraphernalia...read more
2016-06-28 02:17
A Jamestown man is one of three men indicted by a federal grand jury in Buffalo today.  U.S. Attorney William Hochul announcing that jurors returned a 14 count indictment charging 32-year-old Barrett Johnson of Jamestown and two Buffalo men, 47-year-old Richard Clarke and 31-year-old Joshua Castro with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 ...read more
2016-06-28 07:49
Fredonia's Department of Public Works Supervisor is back to work following a two-week unpaid suspension. Jack Boland is once again attending village board meetings following his recent suspension. Mayor Dr. Athanasia Landis, who would not disclose the reason or reasons behind Boland's suspension, says it's not her goal to fire people. When asked about his suspension by WDOE News, Boland has this r...read more
2016-06-28 07:15
The search for a Conewango Valley man, missing since last Saturday night and presumed drowned in Chautauqua Lake, will resume this morning.  That's according to Sheriff Joe Gerace after searchers have spent two full-days looking for 48-year-old Ricky Whipple in an area just north of Chautauqua Institution. The search now become a recovery operation.  Gerace says it was another difficult ...read more
2016-06-28 06:50
A Irving man is facing a menacing charge after he allegedly pointed a BB gun at a man who was walking on Versailles Road in the town of Hanover Sunday evening.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say the initial report indicated that 38-year-old Randy Hilliker Jr. had pointed a black hand gun at the victim.  Deputies later located Hilliker and found that he had a BB gun that looked lik...read more
2016-06-27 02:35
Several communities in Chautauqua County will be holding fireworks during the Fourth of July weekend.  The following is a list of locations and times...   July 3rd: Silver Creek: George Borrello Park @ Dusk   July 4th: City of Dunkirk: 10 pm at the City Pier Findley Lake:  Fireworks start at 10 pm Lakewood:  Hartley Park at 10 pm Mayville: Lakeside Park at 10 pm ...read more
2016-06-27 12:50
A Silver Creek man is facing faces charges after he allegedly violated a valid order of protection that had been issued by Silver Creek Village Court.  Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say that they responded to a report of harassment at a residence in Silver Creek Sunday evening.  Further investigation led to the arrest of 57-year-old David Sodaro who has been charged with criminal ...read more
2016-06-27 11:27
A former Buffalo Police officer, who was involved in an incident where a Silver Creek native was pushed down a flight of stairs at a Buffalo area bar and eventually died from those injuries, has pleaded guilty to a federal charge.  41-year-old Robert Eloff Jr. of Buffalo pleaded guilty to deprivation of rights under color of law before U.S. District Judge Richard Arcara today.  William S...read more
2016-06-27 10:06
One person was killed, and another seriously injured in a one vehicle crash at the intersection of Buffalo Street Extension and Willard Street Extension in the town of Ellicott late Saturday night.  Ellicott Town Police say that 42-year-old Mark Myers of Jamestown was driving a vehicle on Buffalo Street Extension when he lost control of it.  The vehicle slammed into a tree at the interse...read more
2016-06-27 07:54
New York State will launch an effort to build a monument to the victims of the Orlando massacre - and of all hate crimes.  Governor Andrew Cuomo says the state will pledge up to a million dollars for the monument which will be in view of the Statue of Liberty - and he says the state will run tv ads welcoming anyone who feels threatened by opponents of diversity... [audio:6271665223-NYSOrland...read more
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