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Police reports 8/20/18: Olean man faces felony charges after two prior arrests this year
New York State Police report Sammy L. McDaniel, 41, of Olean, was charged at 2:22 p.m. Saturday with second-degree burglary, a class C felony; third-degree robbery, a class D felony; fourth-degree criminal mischief for preventing an emergency call and criminal mischief with intent to damage property
Jamestown man charged with attack on woman
Jason M. Loucks, 45, of Jamestown, was charged with third-degree assault and second-degree unlawful imprisonment. Police were called to the scene at 12:41 a.m. and found Loucks allegedly holding the woman down. Police accused him of punching the woman in the face several times.
Franklinville man charged with making meth
Michael John Nesbit II, 34, of Franklinville, was charged at 6:51 p.m. with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, announced the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office Friday in conjunction with the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force.
Olean station discharges 45,000 gallons of untreated sewage into Allegheny River
Watkins said residents should avoid swimming or kayaking in the river, as well as eating any fish caught from the river, for at least 24 hours. The sewage will not affect residents’ tap water, he added.
Fishing misadventure ends with vehicle in Allegheny River
David Gray had set off down an unnamed dirt path off Four Mile Road after hearing of a great fishing hole between Birch Run and Carey Hollow roads. Huge pike, he said, supposedly haunt the waters around the foundation of a long-gone railroad bridge.
2 teens facing sex abuse charges
Last month, they say that Collins and the other teen took the victim's bicycle and phone, then sexually abused them in a wooded area.
Police identify man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie
HAMBURG, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities have identified the man who died while kite surfing on Lake Erie in western New York earlier this week.Police in the Erie County town of Hamburg on Friday identified the man as 61-year-old Jeffrey Biehler, of Hamburg.Officials say police responded to a town beach on
Bills QB AJ McCarron getting 2nd opinion on shoulder injury
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) - Buffalo Bills quarterback AJ McCarron is getting a second opinion to determine the severity of an injury to his throwing shoulder. And veteran defensive tackle Kyle Williams is in jeopardy of missing the start of the regular season with a knee injury.Coach Sean McDermott de
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.
Olean station discharges 45K gallons of untreated sewage into Allegheny River after power outage
The lift station is one of about 10 across the city that helps pump sewage uphill toward the city’s wastewater treatment plant on South 19th Street, although the plant’s chief operator, Jeremy Meerdink, noted not all of them are of equal size or have discharges.
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.
Last call for the 2018 Erie County Fair: Five things to see
Whether you’ve already been to the fair, or not at all yet, we’ve whittled down a list of top five “must-sees” – from attractions, animals and eats – before the big top comes down for another year.
Two teens arrested for sexually abusing minor in Springville
The victim's parents reported to a deputy that the teens "forcibly took their child’s bicycle and cellphone, then sexually abused the victim in a wooded area of Springville," sheriff's officials said in a statement. The case was turned over to detectives. On Tuesday, detectives arrested Marcus James
100+mph Power Boat Race in Dunkirk this weekend
Dunkirk held airshows the past two summers that drew tens-of-thousands of people. It is hoped the powerboat races, which feature million-dollar boats from across the country, will also draw big crowds.
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.
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.
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
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
Hamburg Police: Kite surfer dies in Lake Erie off of Hamburg Town Park
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - Hamburg Police have confirmed that a male kite surfer died Wednesday while surfing off of Hamburg Town Park.The surfer began to have trouble around 2:35 p.m. Wednesday. Police and lifeguards spotted him and tried to help but the wind took hold of the sail and pushed him out fu