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Fredonia Police Release Name of Officer Involved in Fatal Shooting
FREDONIA – Fredonia Police Chief has released the name of the officer involved in a fatal shooting that took place earlier this week in the north county village. The Jamestown Post-Journal says Chief Brad Meyers said in a press conference on Thursday that the Patrolman involved in the shooting was N
Teen airlifted to hospital following crash in Chautauqua County due to apparent medical condition
SINCLAIRVILLE, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 17-year-old male was taken to Hamot Hospital in Erie, Pa. Thursday following a motor vehicle crash in Sinclairville. The crash occurred around 8:30 p.m. on Lester Street, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said Thursday night.
Investigation continues into death of suspect shot by police in Fredonia
Chautauqua County District Attorney Patrick Swanson says he's not identifying the man killed in an encounter with a Fredonia police officer on Monday. The determination was made after a meeting with the man's family yesterday.
(3:50 PM) Officer In Fredonia Shooting Was Wearing Body Camera
The officer involved in Monday’s fatal shooting of a male in distress with a knife was wearing a body camera at the time of the incident, Fredonia Police Chief Brad Meyers announced in a press release today.
Fredonia students, faculty protest proposed program cuts
On Thursday at 11 a.m., more than 70 SUNY Fredonia students and faculty gathered outside the Rockefeller Arts Center in a silent protest against the proposed cuts to 20 degree programs announced as part of the Procedures for Emergency Program Reduction/Elimination plan in November.
DA’s Office To Handle Village Shooting
FREDONIA — On Wednesday afternoon the Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office received confirmation from the New York State Attorney General’s Office that the DA could move forward with their investigation into the 76 Liberty St. shooting that took place in Fredonia Monday afternoon.
More details on fatal incident in Fredonia reveals man was covered in blood, self-inflicted wounds
An officer-involved shooting leaves one man dead in Fredonia Monday afternoon. According to the Buffalo news, a Fredonia Police Officer shot and killed a man advancing on him with a knife. The knife-wielding man was apparently covered in blood from self-inflicted wounds. The incident started in the
City man sentenced in drug sales
A Dunkirk man will be behind bars for six years for his role in possessing and selling opioid medications and methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced Thursday that Anthony Dloniak, 40, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, a synthetic opioid pain m
Attorney For Fredonia Cop Confident Client Will Be Cleared
"I am very confident this will have a good outcome for the officer as it should," said Attorney Thomas Burton, regarding the Village of Fredonia police officer whom he now represents, and who was involved in a deadly shooting while on duty Monday.
Dunkirk man gets six years for drug sales
BUFFALO — A Dunkirk man will be behind bars for six years for his role in possessing and selling opiod medications and methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced that Anthony Dloniak, 40, who was convicted of possession with intent to distribute U-47700, a synthetic opiod pain me
Fredonia board hears water project presentation
Fredonia has a lot of renovations coming up for its water filtration system, and the Village Board heard a presentation about it from O’Brien and Gere engineer Mike Manning at its workshop this week.
One man dead after officer involved shooting in Fredonia, NY
An officer involved shooting ends the life of one man in Fredonia this afternoon. According to the Buffalo News, a Fredonia police officer shot and killed a man advancing on him with a knife. The knife wielding man was apparently covered in blood from self inflicted wounds. The incident started in t
DUNKIRK CRASH: Man hospitalized
Dunkirk Police and Fire departments responded to a vehicle rollover at the intersection of Central Avenue and Newton Street around 10 a.m. Wednesday morning. The driver of the overturned vehicle, identified as Kenneth R. Naslund, 88, of Dunkirk was coming up behind Brent A. Geise, 18, of Forestville
‘Situation unraveled’ quickly, officer’s attorney says
An attorney representing a Fredonia police officer who shot an adult male Monday said the “whole situation unraveled in under a minute.” In an interview Tuesday afternoon with Tom H. Burton, the OBSERVER learned the subject was not the only individual in the home and was covered in blood during the
Vehicle hits house in Fredonia
At about 10 p.m. Sunday night, the Fredonia Fire and Police departments responded to a report of a car into a house at 10 Houghton St. On arrival, firefighters said they found a car had crashed through a covered porch on the front of a house. No injuries were reported. The accident is under investig
Police: Person shot dead after brandishing knife
A Monday afternoon shooting left a person dead in the village of Fredonia. Witnesses said the suspect apparently was shot by a Fredonia Police Department officer. The incident took place outside of 76 Liberty St. just before 2 p.m. Monday afternoon, though according to Fredonia Police Chief Brad Mey
Newspaper Apologizes for Saying Julia Roberts’ ‘Holes Get Better with Age’
A small newspaper in Western New York apologized for making a big mistake in a headline about actress Julia Roberts. The Post-Journal, a newspaper based in Jamestown, New York, published an AP wire story with the serialized headline, “Julia Roberts Finds Life And Her Holes Get Better With Age” Satur
Suspect dead after officer-involved shooting in Fredonia
A man is dead after an officer-involved shooting on Liberty Street in the Village of Fredonia. Fredonia Police, New York State Police and Chautauqua County Sheriff's Deputies are on scene.
Somber moment in the village
Shocking and sad. How else do you describe what happened on Monday afternoon on a normally quiet Liberty Street?. Residents who were out in the aftermath described a simpler time — and a family atmosphere in the neighborhood when everyone seemed to look out for everyone else. Those were much more in
Car hits porch in Fredonia
A car hit a porch near the corner of Houghton and Seymour streets in Fredonia Sunday night about 10 p.m., causing damage. An officer at the scene said the car’s driver was arrested. No other information was immediately available.