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Dunkirk Woman Acquitted of Murder Sentenced to 6 Years in Prison on Illegal Weapon Conviction

MAYVILLE – The Dunkirk Woman who was found not guilty of murdering her boyfriend last summer will still have to spend time in prison on an illegal weapon possession charge.Chautauqua County District AttorneyPatrick Swansonsaid 29-year-oldRebecca Ruizwas sentenced Tuesday in County Court to a 6 years

WRFALP.COM - 2018-06-20 12:15:28

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.

WRFALP.COM - 2018-06-20 13:49:26

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.

WKBW-TV - 2018-06-19 22:47:21

Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Child Pornography Charges

The charge stems from an investigation the culminated with an arrest on November 19, 2015. The investigation found Fetterman in possession of 1,720 videos and 13,838 images of child pornography.

WRFALP.COM - 2018-06-20 12:29:11

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.


Ruiz sentenced to six years

Ruiz was acquitted of all charges but the second-degree criminal possession of a weapon in March. The charges stemmed from a shooting incident that occurred around 10 p.m. on July 6, 2017 at 141 Lake Shore Drive East in the city. She was first charged with second-degree murder in the death of Julian

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

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


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


Splash pad at Wright Park now open

OBSERVER Photo by Jimmy McCarthy A new activity for the family and children to enjoy is now open at Wright Park. The splash pad was recently put into operation as families spent a humid Monday afternoon enjoying the new attraction. The project was made possible in part by a grant from the Dunkirk-Fr


Multi-state drug bust nabs Fredonia man

During a press conference Tuesday at City Hall in Jamestown, Joseph Karaszewski, criminal chief for the U.S. Attorney’s Office, announced federal indictments for many of the people involved in the trafficking of methamphetamine in the area. The conspiracy dates as far back as 2013, though current ch

OBSERVER TODAY - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

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

WIVB - 2018-06-19 19:37:33

Suspended police officer found guilty in fatal DUI crash

Frey, who earlier this year withdrew from a plea deal, faces a mandatory minimum three-year term when she is sentenced Aug. 1.

MILTON DAILY STANDARD - 2018-06-19 20:41:05

Erie shooting injures one man

Erie, PA - A shooting in the city of Erie sends one man to the hospital, but police aren't getting much help from him.


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.

BUFFALO NEWS - 2018-06-20 02:53:16

Ripley Looking At Program, Staff Cuts In Failed School Budget Vote

Voters in the district, however, soundly rejected that plea, forcing the district to use a contingency budget that mirros one from the current 2017-18 school year that includes $200,000 less in funding.

POST-JOURNAL - 2018-06-20 00:00:00

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


Cowboy Monkey Rodeo Returns to Erie

ERIE, Pa - Tim Lepard, Team Ghost Riders and Cowboy Monkey Rodeo returned to UPMC Park on June 19 for a third straight year.

YOURERIE - 2018-06-20 04:01:35

One person airlifted to the hospital following two-vehicle crash in Edinboro

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Air-quality alert issued for WNY counties

An air-quality alert is in effect until 11 p.m. Sunday for Erie, Niagara, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Wyoming, Genesee and Orleans counties.


Jamestown Water Voted Best Tasting in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE –Chautauqua County Department of Health and Human ServicesDirectorChristine Schuylercongratulates theJamestown Board of Public Utilitiesfor being the winner of the 25thannual Water Tasting Contest held atChautauqua Mallon Saturday. The BPU draws its water from groundwater wells and serves 4

WRFALP.COM - 2018-06-19 12:01:23