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Police reports 6/20/18: Olean pair face grand larceny charge
New York State Police charged David L. Hoff, 19, and Angela R. Lingle, 39, both of Olean, with one count each of fourth-degree grand larceny, a class E felony.
Olean library drag queen event for kids met with some backlash, much support
Flo Leeta, a Buffalo-based drag queen, will read children’s books about self-expression and answer questions about gender at 6:30 p.m. today at the library during a Drag Queen Kids Party. She will read “Jacob’s New Dress” and “Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress,” children’s literature that O
Father, son charged with theft of metal cable
SMETHPORT — An Eldred father and son have been charged with theft for allegedly entering private property and taking a spool of metal cable.Timothy Vaughn Sr., 62, and Timothy Vaughn Jr., 41, both of 2710 Route 446, were each charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking, first-degree misdemean
Public questions why Olean police killed dog
Dozer, a male, red-nosed pit bull, was shot and killed by the Olean Police Department Friday. The incident has led to a debate amongst community members about whether police were justified in putting down the dog.Photo submitted
Man found dead in burning pickup was longtime volunteer firefighter
The man whose body was found inside a burning pickup truck Monday night was identified as Robert House, 64, a resident of the Town of Tonawanda, town police said Wednesday.
Hinsdale home struck by lightning, catches fire
“The structure is probably 40 percent damaged,” said Hinsdale Fire Chief Kelly Karst as his firefighters worked to remove insulation from the ceiling to catch any embers. “The entire roof of the structure is affected. It’s still intact, but it’s affected.”
Hornellsville nam charged with illegal growing of marijuana
New York State Troopers from the North Hornell barracks were dispatched to 6153 South Hornell Road, in the town of Hornellsville, regarding a possible illegal marijuana grow operation.Upon arrival to the residence, Troopers observed 198 marihuana plants growing in plain view. Troopers interviewed th
Crews on scene of house fire in Cattaraugus County
HINSDALE, N.Y. (WIVB) - - The Hinsdale Fire Department and other fire departments are at the scene of a fire at a house on Oak Lane in Hinsdale.The call came in around 8 p.m.We'll have more information when it's available.
WATCH: New all-way stop installed to Geneseo’s Main Street
The changes were made after a traffic safety study identified a pattern of right-angle accidents, said Jordan Guerrein, a spokesman for the state Department of Transportation in Rochester.
Olean police fatally shoot dog
OLEAN, NY - There is outrage in Olean, Cattaragus County on the decision police officers took last Friday to fatally shoot a dog. The incident was recorded on cell phone video."Olean police department and DEC going after a dog on that front porch," said Don Blocher, who went to Facebook live, to rec
Cattaraugus County Court reports: Olean man pleads not guilty to alleged gang assault
Johnathan Beach, 31, of Olean, pleaded not guilty June 11 in Cattaraugus County Court to an indictment that charges him with first-degree gang assault, a class B felony; second-degree assault, a class D felony; and fourth-degree conspiracy, a class E felony.
Man killed in Route 400 crash identified
The driver killed Saturday after he was ejected from his custom 1920s open car along Route 400 in Elma has been identified as Jeffrey Mogg, 52, of Franklinville, the Erie County Sheriff's Office said Monday.
Jamestown Man Arrested for on Drug Charges
OLEAN, NY – State Troopers arrested Ameir A. Glover on June 8 for criminal possession of a narcotic drug and unlawful possession of marijuana.Police said they detected the odor of marijuana during a routine traffic stop on Buffalo Street in Olean. According to police, troopers executed a probable c
Sex offender charged with forcibly touching family member in wheelchair
An investigation ensued, leading Troopers to charge Miguel De Jesus, 70, with forcible touching, endangering the welfare of a physically disabled person and aggravated family offense forcible touching.
Police Reports 6/17/18: Pennsylvania Man Charged with Attempted Homicide
John Thomas Polen IV, 21, of Genesee, was charged at 1:14 p.m. with attempted homicide, reckless endangerment and two counts of aggravated assault.
Man accused of forcibly touching disabled family member
State Police responded to a domestic dispute on State Route 16 in the Town of Machias Friday. They say their investigation revealed that DeJesus was forcibly touching his family member, who was confined to a wheelchair. He was arrested and charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Physically Disab
Airstrip turns back into the dragstrip
The third annual June event, as well as the second annual race in August, has to be pre-approved by the Federal Aviation Administration, which is a lengthy process, said Tracy Scanlon, maintainer and public relations manager at the airport. It’s especially difficult because it’s not an aeronautical
Woman walks to police station to report she was assaulted
Police charged her acquaintance, Joseph Judd, 28, of Allegany St. with assault, harassment and criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation.
Troopers charge Arcade man with DWI after accident
ARCADE — An Arcade man was charged with misdemeanor driving while intoxicated after he drove through an intersection and struck a stopped vehicle, causing injuries, Warsaw-based state police reported.
Leicester man faces felony charges driving drunk on lawnmower
Due to the previous DWI, deputies say Mulley was charged with felony driving while intoxicated, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle (also a felony), and operating out of ignition interlock restriction.