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Cattaraugus County Court report 8/17/18: Two Olean residents plead guilty in separate meth cases
Amanda M. Weed, 31, of Olean, pleaded guilty Monday in Cattaraugus County Court to fourth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class C felony. In a separate case, Edward A. Wagoner, 42, of Olean, pleaded guilty to criminal possession of precursors of methamphetamine, a class E fel
Driver pleads guilty to manslaughter in crash that killed Salamanca woman
LITTLE VALLEY — A Salamanca man, who prosecutors say fled on foot after crashing his vehicle and causing the death of his passenger last November, has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and a litany of other charges.
Police reports 8/17/18: Kill Buck woman charged with assaulting infant daughter
Makayla E. Mix, 23, of 3612 S. Authority Road, Kill Buck, was charged with first-degree assault, a class B felony, and endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.
Franklinville woman killed in single-vehicle crash
Karen M. Putt, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene after the crash on Abbott Road in the town of Lyndon, which was reported at 6:32 p.m. She was reportedly traveling eastbound in a 2006 Jeep Liberty when she crossed over into the oncoming lane, exited the roadway and struck the tree.
Woman dies in one-car crash in Cattaraugus County
Karen M. Putt, 42, was pronounced dead at the scene. Her 2006 Jeep Liberty was traveling eastbound on Abbott Road when the vehicle crossed over into the oncoming lane, left the roadway and struck a tree, troopers said.
Olean General Hospital to replace Olean anesthesia provider with Buffalo provider
Olean General Hospital is ending its 24-year relationship with its anesthesia services provider, Southern Tier Anesthesiologists, which has an office on 202 S. Barry St. The group, which exclusively serviced OGH, will be forced to leave Olean, if not disband.Tom Dinki/Olean Times Herald
Thousands of dollars in damage caused at school; 2 kids facing felonies
ANDOVER, N.Y. (WIVB) - Two kids have been charged with felonies after police in Andover say they broke into a school and caused thousands of dollars in damage.Police say this happened at Andover Central School District.The boys have not been named, but were identified as an eight-year-old from Sprin
Mother accused of injuring her four-month-old baby
KILLBUCK, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Killbuck woman is facing charges after she injured her four-month-old child, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office.Makayla Mix, 23, was taken into custody on charges of assault and endangering the welfare of a child. The child's current condition is unknown.I
Cattaraugus County mother facing charges for injuring infant
Police say Makayla Mix, 23, of Killbuck, is charged with assault and endangering the welfare of a child.
Police Appeal to Public for Help Finding Missing Rifle
OLEAN, NY -- New York State Police in Olean are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms rifle.According to police, the rifle was in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours on Monday on Buffalo Street in the vicinity of Interstate 86 in the Town of Ol
State Police Continue Search for Rifle
OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)- State police are looking for one of their rifles.Troopers say the Rock River Arms rifle was last seen early Monday on Buffalo Street near the state police barracks off Interstate 86 in Olean in Cattaraugus County.Troopers say the semi-automatic, AR-15-style weapon was in a soft bla
Reward offered for info in bar theft
GLENS FALLS — The proprietors of Sully's East Tavern are offering a $500 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who stole the bar owner's purse from the Maple Street establishment overnight Tuesday.Police said the man made off with about $2,000 in cash and checks.
Edward Smith found competent to stand for murder trial that may not occur
Smith, accused of stabbing with wife in their Olean House apartment last year, was found not competent by mental health evaluations and sent to a state psychiatric facility last August.
2 kids charged for vandalizing Andover schools
Damaged is estimated at $5,000 to $10,000. An insurance adjuster is expected to inspect the damage on Thursday.
State police looking for missing rifle in town of Olean
OLEAN — New York State Police is on the lookout for a missing rifle in the town of Olean.State police announced Tuesday that troopers are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms rifle, which was reportedly in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours o
Troopers ask for help in locating missing rifle
Troopers are asking for the public's help in locating a missing Rock River Arms rifle last seen early Monday on Buffalo Street near Interstate 86 in Olean.The AR-15 style rifle was in a soft, black carrying case.State police asked anyone with information about the weapon to call them at 585-344-6200
Revival gathering set for this weekend at Bradner
A national movement known as Revival Harvest America, which feeds large numbers of people while providing a “Christian message of hope and restoration,” will be held Aug. 17-19.
Work by City to Limit Traffic on Portion of West State Street in Olean
OLEAN, NY – East-bound traffic on the 2600 block of West State Street will be limited to single lane Thursday while the city works on the roadway.According to a news release from the City Water Office, the work will begin at 7 a.m. and is not expected to interrupt water service.Individuals with ques
Olean Farmers market draws some opposition
“I’d like the alderman and the leadership to look at a scaled-back plan for the farmers market,” said Clifford Lucas, who also suggested working in other uses for the park into the plan, or relocating it to another site entirely.
Olean police looking for head shop shoplifter
The petit larceny from Three Faces Tobacco was reported at 6 p.m. Sunday. According to the incident report, the man asked the cashier to see the herbal supplement Kratom, which was located behind the counter. After being handed the $15 product, he reportedly walked out without paying.