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SIX INDICTMENTS INCLUDE SUSPECT IN ATTACK ON OFFICERS

Six people indicted Thursday by a Cattaraugus County grand jury include a Jamestown man accused of assaulting two law officers on separate occasions.

Dennis L. Cavender, 48, of East Sixth Street was indicted on charges of first-degree assault for allegedly assaulting a guard at Cattaraugus County Jail on July 17.

He also was indicted on charges of second-degree assault, obstructing governmental administration and disorderly conduct for allegedly resisting arrest April 29 in Salamanca after he was accused of stealing two packs of cigarettes at a gas station.

In other indictments:

Charles A. Vesotski, 48, of Salamanca was indicted on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon and third- degree criminal mischief. He is accused of vandalizing the city assessor's truck on April 24 in Salamanca. A week earlier, the assessor cited Vesotski for a building code violation. The weapons charges relates to an unlicensed gun being found in Vesotski's vehicle, according to court documents.

William F. Harrison, 37, of Jamestown was indicted on charges of driving while intoxicated and traffic violations in connection with a March 30 incident in Salamanca.

Three people were indicted on a charge of second-degree criminal possession of marijuana. Court documents indicate they were found with more than a pound of the illegal drug in a house in Little Valley on Feb. 25. They are Rosemary L. Frank, 36, of Little Valley and Terry L. Shaffer, 30, and Nicole L. Shaffer, 28, both of Friendship.

Ms. Frank also was indicted on three counts of endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly permitting children younger than 18 in an area where marijuana activity was taking place.

She also was indicted on a charge of third-degree criminal sale of marijuana for allegedly selling 25 grams of marijuana on Feb. 5 in Little Valley.

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