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>Frewsburg man dies a day after Carroll crash

A Frewsburg man died Friday of injuries he suffered during a traffic accident one day earlier in the Chautauqua County Town of Carroll.

Ted M. Anderson, 67, was involved in a single-vehicle accident early Thursday on Old Warren Road. No further details were released.


>Arrests follow break-ins at church, restaurant

RIPLEY -- Three people have been arrested after an investigation into two recent break-ins, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies reported.

Timothy R. Nadonly, 22, of Ripley, faces two counts each of burglary and grand larceny in break-ins July 13 at Meeder's Restaurant and Sunday at an unnamed Ripley church.

Nadonly was arrested Sunday after the church burglary in which several items were stolen. A 17-year-old Westfield youth also was charged in the church burglary, and a 16-year-old Ripley youth has been accused of assisting Nadonly in the break-in and theft of cash from the restaurant.

Nadonly and the two teens, who were arrested Friday, were taken to Chautauqua County Jail pending future court action.


>2 Erie, Pa., men charged with felony drug counts

Two Erie, Pa., men were charged with felony drug possession early Thursday after they were stopped by Erie County sheriff's deputies in the Town of Brant, sheriff's officials reported.

Justin M. Smith, 22, of Rose Avenue, and Thomas W. Wade, 24, of East Fifth Street, were allegedly found to be in possession of 15 bags of heroin when their car was stopped at about 3:20 a.m. on Route 20 in Brant.

The men were stopped by Deputies Warren Hawthorn and Rob Ellis and charged with two counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of a hypodermic instrument


>Motorcyclist ejected after police chase

A Batavia man was hospitalized with leg injuries Saturday after he was ejected from his motorcycle as Batavia police chased him for traffic infractions. Michael F. Corcimiglia, 49, was transported to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester after he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve on South Main Street Road.

The cyclist was being pursued by police at about 10 a.m. Saturday after he failed to yield to a traffic stop, police said. A chase ensued, ending with Corcimiglia losing control and being ejected from the motorcycle in the driveway of a home.


>Driver held on charge of fake identification

JAMESTOWN -- Using a fake name landed a city man in the City Jail late Thursday, police said.
Police said they stopped a vehicle at about 10:45 p.m. on Prendergast Avenue for several traffic infractions. The driver of the vehicle, Jermaine Holloman, 20, did not have any identification on him at the traffic stop.

Holloman identified himself as a person from Buffalo who came to visit his girlfriend. Further investigation led to finding that Holloman was lying because his driver's license was suspended, police said.

Holloman was charged with criminal impersonation and aggravated unlicensed operation.


>Missing Olean man, son, 14, found safe in state park

An Olean man and his 14-year-old son who had been missing for seven weeks were found unharmed Saturday in Buckhorn State Park on Grand Island.

Paul Ertell Jr. and his son, Brandon, were in a rented van in the East Overlook parking lot, said officer Thomas LoTempio of the State Parks Police.

"Both of them were sleeping in the vehicle," said LoTempio, who approached the van at about 12:40 p.m.

Ertell and his son had been missing since June 1. Ertell had rented the van, but investigators said the rental company later reported it stolen when it wasn't returned. Ertell was arraigned on charges of criminal possession of stolen property and unauthorized use of a vehicle, LoTempio said.

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