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Chautauqua County man charged with DWI with kids aboard

A Clymer man was charged with driving while intoxicated with children in the vehicle, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said. Johnathan D. Whitney, 39, was pulled over for a driving infraction shortly before midnight Saturday on Route 474 in French Creek. Sheriff's deputies found him to be intoxi

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-18 19:23:43

Gowanda officer saves teen's life after stabbing

That's how fast Gowanda Police Department's Officer Randall responded to a stabbing on Chestnut Street on March 7 at 8:06 p.m. and began to treat the victim. The sight he saw, Randall said, had a snow bank covered in blood and a gash where the knife penetrated the victim's neck. "As soon as I pulled

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-03-18 07:00:00

Fire destroys barn at Smith's Maple Farm, closes for Maple Festival weekend

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. (WKBW) - An overnight fire destroyed a barn at Smith's Maple Farm in Town of Boston. According to the North Boston Fire Company, 13 different agencies responded to the fire call. Crews were able contain the fire in time to save a shack where maple syrup is created and stored. Offi

WKBW-TV - 2018-03-17 15:24:31

Police reports 3/17/18: Two minors arrested on felony sex charges

Two local male juveniles were arrested on felony sex-related charges this week, according to New York State Police. An unidentified 12-year-old Belmont male was charged at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony. Charges stem from an initial report made to state police M

TIMES-HERALD - 2018-03-17 02:25:00

Man sentenced for giving acid to minor

A Warren man has been sentenced for providing acid to a minor he was supervising at a county business. Kyle James Zavinski, 31, was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday on a count of possession with intent to deliver. According to police, Zavinski was seen on video handing a small, white pi

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Hamburg police want help identifying possible Walmart thieves

The Town of Hamburg Police Department wants the public's help in identifying two young people wanted for questioning related to the theft of a computer and video security system stolen from Walmart. Walmart surveillance video was posted to the police department's Facebook page showing a man and woma

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-03-17 21:12:06

Marijuana and meth dealer sentenced to state prison

And federal law enforcement authorities are waiting for him on firearms violations. Richard Justin Hanson, 35, was charged in June 2017 for drug deals that took place in 2016 and 2017. He was sentenced by Judge Gregory Hammond on Friday. According to the affidavit of probable cause, on July 18, 2016

WARREN TIMES-OBSERVER - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Chadakoin River turns green in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WIVB)- The St. Patrick's Day celebration is happening all over Western New York. In Jamestown, the Community Chamber of Commerce turned the Chadakoin River green Saturday morning. A parade usually accompanies this celebration, but due to construction on the South Main Street Bridge,

WIVB - 2018-03-17 19:36:28

Jamestown teacher & coach charged with stalking

JAMESTOWN, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Jamestown physical education teacher and high school wrestling coach has been arrested and charged with stalking. The Chautuaqua County Sheriff's Office says 43-year-old Eric Sohl repeatedly tried to contact a victim over a four month period between December 2017 and March


Frewsburg man, 21, charged with forgery, making a false written statement

FREWSBURG, N.Y. (WIVB) - A 21-year-old Frewsburg man has been charged with forgery and signing a false statement following an investigation into counterfeit currency. Cory Brainard was charged Thursday with first degree forgery and making a punishable false written statement. According to New York S


Police reports 3/16/18: Little Valley man charged with rape

CUBA - The Cuba Police Department announced the arrest of a Little Valley man on a rape charge Thursday afternoon. Richard Baek, 27, of Little Valley, was charged at approximately 1 p.m. with third-degree rape, a class E felony. No other information was provided by Cuba Police. Baek was processed an


Pair Charged After Drugs Found During Parole Check

Charged were 45-year-old Dennis L. Penhollow II and 31-year-old Patricia M. Raynor after police helped New York State parole during a visit of the pair's 302 Allen St. residence. The visit occurred around 8 a.m., Jamestown police said Thursday in a press release. Raynor was reportedly found in poss


Three children, driver escape from rear exit of school bus that caught fire in Cattaraugus County

Three children and a bus driver safely escaped from this school bus which caught fire Friday morning in Machias in Cattaraugus County, State Police said. (New York State Police) Three children and a bus driver safely escaped from a school bus that caught fire Friday morning in Machias in Cattaraugus


Drug Take Back Day Planned For Next Month

In an effort to help community members dispose of prescription medication in a safe, easy way, Hope Chautauqua is promoting National Drug Take Back Day which is slated for Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Only prescription drugs will be taken; liquids and needles will not be taken. Hope Ch

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-03-17 07:00:00

Five house demolitions ordered by city

OLEAN - Five of the worst properties in the city will be coming down this spring. The Common Council voted unanimously to order the demolitions of five properties with serious structural problems, and also looking at how to cover the costs from the current owners. The resolutions, sponsored by Alder


Police reports: More details emerge on marijuana, DWI arrest of Kill Buck teen

SALAMANCA - The Salamanca Police Department released additional details Tuesday on an early Monday morning traffic stop that led to a drunk driving and felony drug arrest of a Kill Buck teen. The 18-year-old Kill Buck male, who Salamanca police have not identified by name, was allegedly found in pos


Four Sentenced Under District Attorney's 'Gun Done' Policy

MAYVILLE - An 18-year-old who reportedly fired a handgun in the city of Jamestown in August was one of four recently sentenced under the "Gun Done" policy of the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office. Under the initiative, the DA's office said it will not offer plea deals or negotiate senten


Gowanda heroin dealer pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Village of Gowanda heroin dealer pleaded guilty Tuesday to first-degree manslaughter, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Daryl Bland, 23, faces a maximum punishment of 25 years in prison when he is sentenced May 8. On Oct. 26, Bland fatally shot 31-year-old Dustin Sharp of Go


Stabbing Reported At Jamestown Apartment

The stabbing, at 303 Lafayette St., occurred shortly before 8 p.m. City police and firefighters were summoned to provide assistance. A man appeared to suffer a head injury in the incident and was rushed to UPMC Chautauqua WCA hospital. The severity of injuries wasn't immediately known. Further in


Tractor-trailer rollover on Route 219 in Springville

SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tractor-trailer has closed down a stretch of Route 219. The 219 is closed at Route 39 due to the accident. We have reached out to the Erie County Sheriff's Office and are waiting to hear back. SPRINGVILLE, NY - A rollover accident involving a tracto