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12:45 PM: Bank Robbery Reported In Falconer
The robbery occurred at Community Bank, NA, located at 1982 East Main St. The area was quickly cordoned off to the public, and police began searching for the suspect.
Gowanda family charged after drug raid
Gowanda police and members of the Southern Tier Drug Task Force recovered heroin, methamphetamine, cocaine and Suboxone after executing a search warrant at an Allen Street home, police said in a news release issued Tuesday.
Former Bradford teacher files suit against police, district officials for search, detainment
A former teacher at Bradford Area High School is pursuing her against district officials and two police officers for an alleged search and detainment in 2016 — allegedly violating her civil rights.The suit was filed in federal court in Erie in April by former social studies teacher Ann Nuzzo and her
11:30 AM: Trio Charged After Meth-Making Items Found
Charged were 40-year-old Jessica Rumsey of Fredonia, 25-year-old Andrew M. Lindstrom of Fredonia and 29-year-old Tyler A Jaynes of Silver Creek after deputies with the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office responded around 11 p.m. Wednesday to a tip of three people trespassing at 5251 Webster Road in P
More than a Dozen Charged in ‘Operation Meltdown’ Federal Methamphetamine Bust
JAMESTOWN – A joint effort by local, state, and federal authorities has led to the arrest of 18 individuals involved with allegedly trafficking and selling methamphetamine.
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.
Bush Industries Finds New Owner
According to thePost-Journal, private equity firmLorraine Capitalfrom Buffalo recently acquired the furniture manufacturer and distributor based in Jamestown. Lorraine plans on investing more capital into Bush Industries, which has seen significant sales growth and plans to offer 10 new positions in
Red House Lake opening now set for July 7
In a statement, state park officials said, “All critical concrete work on the Red House dam spillway area has been completed to date so the lake level can be returned to normal elevation once final certifications are completed and adequate rainfall is received.”
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Jamestown man pleads guilty to possession of child pornography
Steven Fetterman, 36, was found in possession of 1,720 videos and 13,838 photography images of child pornography on Nov. 19, 2015, prosecutors said.
Suspect in stepfather's death ruled competent
A Porter man who's suspected of killing his stepfather has been found competent to stand trial in a weapons case.Niagara County prosecutors say they've been told that a panel of three psychologists found Gregory Roy, 29, of Lake Road, is able to understand the charges he faces and can assist in his
Marsh Set to Take on Her 47th Season of ASP’s Hootenanny
Allegany State Park’s favorite songstress is back for her 47th season at the park’s Quaker Amphitheater, as Sally Marsh will kickoff her ever popular Hootenanny at 8 p.m. Thursday, June 28.
Sex offender pleads guilty for child rape
QUEENSBURY -- A convicted sex offender who was arrested in January for raping a young girl has pleaded guilty to a rape charge and is headed to prison for at least 10 years.Joseph M. Slingerland, 35, of Whitehall, pleaded guilty to first-degree rape, a felony, for the sexual assault of an 11-year-ol
Federal Charges Filed Against Two Men Involved in Recent Drug, Gun Investigation
On March 9, officers executed a search warrant on Anderson’s home and reportedly recovered cocaine, marijuana, drug paraphernalia, 14 firearms and ammunition.
Man who admitted hanging dog from tree indicted
Robert Overton Jr., 48, was charged with animal cruelty last April whenhis dog was found hanging from a tree. Overton was subsequently arrested - but the Chautauqua County DA's Office could not get a grand jury indictment within the state-mandated 45-day window, and on May 29, Overton was released f
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
10:45 AM: ‘Narcotics Conspiracy’ In City To Be Discussed At Press Conference
At the press conference, scheduled for 1 p.m., will be Joseph Karaszewski, criminal chief for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, as well as representatives from the Jamestown Police Department, New York State Police, FBI, DEA, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and United State Postal Insp
Dunkirk woman found not guilty in boyfriend's shooting death sentenced on weapons charge
DUNKIRK, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Dunkirk woman who was found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of her boyfriend has been sentenced on a weapons charge.Rebecca Ruiz was found guilty by jury of second degree criminal possession of a weapon.She was sentenced Tuesday to six years in prison and five yea
Updated: Sweeping Raids Tied To Meth Trafficking
Members of several local, state and federal agencies discuss "Operation Melt Down," a large-scale drug trafficking ring that brought methamphetamine from Mexico to California and eventually Western New York. P-J photo by Eric Tichy
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