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Police: Man charged with robbing Town of Ellicott bank after attempting to rob Jamestown gas station
Albert L. Chapman, 34, was charged with first degree robbery, third degree robbery, and third degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Two vehicle crash in Brant leaves 1 dead, 4 in hospital
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Erie County Sheriff's received a call about a two-vehicle crash. Investigators say that the operator of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene, with to minor passengers taken to John R. Oishei Children's Hospital. Both of those passengers were alert a
‘Welcome To Jamestown’: JRC Continues Work To Improve North Main Street Corridor
Recently during a Jamestown City Council work session meeting, Vince DeJoy, city development director, discussed the proposal by the Jamestown Renaissance Corporation to give six buildings along the North Main Street corridor a makeover. This will be the second Unite North Main Street project, follo
Man wanted by US Marshals and NYPD believed to be in Buffalo area
NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) - Crime Stoppers Buffalo is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to the arrest of Yong Lu, who is wanted by US Marshals and NYPD.Crime Stoppers Buffalo says Lu is believed to have cut off his pregnant wife's arm with a meat clever.Information has be
Charges pending in Silver Creek motorcycle crash
SILVER CREEK, NY - A motorcyclist will be facing charges after a crash in Silver Creek Saturday night.According to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office, Jacob Farabaugh, 42, or Angola, lost control of his motorcycle on Route 20 at Christy Street in Silver Creek just before 10:30 p.m.When deputies
Fenton History Center Unveils New ‘Made In Jamestown’ Exhibit
The exhibit was placed in what was formally the“Chautauqua Lake Room.”The event included talks from both the creator of the exhibit, Jenn Champ, as well as from local author Clair Carlson, who wrote a book on the importance of the furniture industry in Jamestown with the assistance of the Fenton His
6:15 PM: Many Named In ‘Operation Meltdown’ Have Been Charged Previously
“These are some of the names that, as far as the local media goes, that we see on a routine basis,”Jamestown Police Chief Harry Snellings said last week.“Anytime there’s been the opportunity to charge federally we’ve been pursuing that over the last couple of years. I think the local media has seen
Multiple crews fighting fire at abandoned school in Cattaraugus County
CATTARAUGUS, NY (WIVB) - Multiple crews are fighting a fire in the village of Cattaraugus, according to the Cattaraugus County sheriff's department.
Titusville man in critical condition after Saturday shooting
HYDETOWN — A 3 a.m. shooting on Saturday has left one Titusville man in UPMC Hamot in critical but stable condition while another Titusville man is under investigation by state police at Corry.The names of both the 58-year-old shooting victim and the 26-year-old suspect are being withheld by police,
Eldred home destroyed by blaze; children saved with American flag
This apartment building, at 233 N. Main St. in Eldred, caught fire in the early morning hours Friday. Several children were saved by the quick-thinking residents, who lowered them to the ground from the second floor balcony using an American flag.
Contractor pleads guilty in theft case
QUEENSBURY -- A Schenectady contractor who was arrested three years ago for allegedly defrauding a customer for whom he was building a home in Bolton pleaded guilty Friday to a misdemeanor.Joseph A. Aquilo, 54, pleaded guilty to petit larceny in connection with a June 2015 arrest by the Warren Count
Police reports 6/23/18: Two charged after police find meth, pills, marijuana
Two residents of the home, Laurie Newcomb, 41, and Jeremy Steves, 38, were charged with one count each of fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a class D felony, and second-degree criminally using drug paraphernalia, a class A misdemeanor.
Blotter file includes theft, drug charges
•Paige Nicol Sweitzer, 19, of Conneaut Lakewaived her right to a preliminary hearing June 12 before Magisterial District Judge Amy Nicols on charges of possession of a controlled substance, possession and/or use of drug paraphernalia, two counts of driving under the influence of a controlled substan
Police Seek Community Bank Robber
After leaving the branch, located at 1982 E. Main St., the man walked on foot toward the Red Roof Inn behind the bank.
DeJesus Always Did It Right
Sportswriters aren’t supposed to root. We’re supposed to cover the games, talk to the coaches and players, take some photographs and file the story. That’s it.
ATV accident sends one to Hamot
The accident was reported around 6 p.m. after a nearby homeowner was approached by someone claiming there had been an incident on Burnham Road. Police were able to locate the scene of the crash and requested medical care.A fire official with Cassadaga said a man had sustained a serious cut to his he
South Glens Falls man pleads guilty in child sex case
Steven D. Thomas, 25, of Bush Street, pleaded guilty to second-degree criminal sexual act, a felony, for a sexual relationship he had with the teen in Lake Luzerne. He agreed to a plea deal that includes a 4-year prison sentence to be followed by 10 years on parole.
12:50 PM: Man Linked To Bank Robbery Nabbed In Kwik Fill Hold Up
On Friday, police announced they were looking for the driver of a dark-colored sport utility vehicle involved in the Ellicott bank robbery. In a press release, police said the vehicle was used to transport Chapman to and from the bank before heading to a location in Jamestown.
4:48 P.M.: City Man Pleads Guilty To Federal Drug Charges
Juan Pacheco Jr., 36, of Jamestown pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to conspiracy to distribute five kilograms or more of cocaine, 500 grams or more of methamphetamine and marijuana. The charge carries a mandatory minimum penalty of 20 years in prison, a maximum of life,
16 busted for drug trafficking in Jamestown
Federal, state, and Jamestown law enforcement agencies have been investigating them since November of 2017. They intercepted a package containing more than 2 pounds of meth. Postal investigators say the drug was sent to California from Mexico, repackaged and sent to Jamestown.