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Woman arrested in probe of drug sales in Jamestown

JAMESTOWN -- Patty Hollowell, 35, of Baker Street, was arrested on a warrant Monday in connection with an investigation into alleged narcotics sales in that area of the city. Police say more arrests are pending.

According to officers, they found Hollowell in her home along with her young child, several prescription pills and a number of hypodermic needles.

She is charged with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of a hypodermic instrument and endangering the welfare of a child. Police said the child was turned over to Child Protective Services, which made arrangements for relatives to care for the youngster.

Hollowell was arraigned in city court and sent to the Chautauqua County Jail on $2,000 bail or $4,000 property bond. City police were assisted by the department's SWAT Team, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the Sheriff's Department K-9 Unit.

Police file drug charge, allege disorderly conduct

SALAMANCA -- A local resident who was arrested after a fight outside his house also faces drug charges.

Roger E. Redeye, 24, of Broad Street was arrested around 11 p.m. Saturday by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies on charges of disorderly conduct and fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana.

Deputies said they found over 30 grams of marijuana and drug paraphernalia.

Following arraignment in City Court, Redeye was taken to the county jail in lieu of $2,250 bail.

Lockport woman charged with stealing from parents

LOCKPORT -- A Genesee Street woman accused of using her parents' ATM card to steal $3,465 from their bank account was arrested Monday by Detective Scott Seekins, police said.

Sheila A. Eustice, 32, was charged with two counts of grand larceny and one count of criminal possession of stolen property, Seekins said.

Eustice is accused of obtaining her parents' PIN number and making withdrawals from area ATM machines from August to October.

Lockport man charged in break-in at sister's house

LOCKPORT -- Police arrested a Town of Lockport man Monday after he was accused of stealing $460 during a break-in at his sister's home, Detective John Yotter said.

Michael Cochrane, 21, of Oxford Lane, was charged with burglary and petit larceny at 10:30 a.m. at police headquarters, Yotter said.

Cochrane is accused of forcibly entering Alison Cochrane's residence Nov. 15, and stealing $400 cash, $60 in coins from a piggy bank and a $150 Polaroid camera, Yotter said.

Couple pleads guilty to theft of collectibles worth $2,500

LOCKPORT -- A Clinton Street couple pleaded guilty Monday to stealing an estimated $2,500 worth of collectibles from the home of the male suspect's aunt.

Lee P. Rosselli, 55, and his wife, Rose M., 40, are to be sentenced on misdemeanor charges Jan. 24 by Niagara County Judge Sara Sheldon Sperrazza.

Lee Rosselli pleaded guilty to petit larceny and his wife to fifth-degree criminal possession of stolen property.

Between Nov. 12 and Dec. 13, 2001, the Rossellis were accused of stealing and selling guns, swords, figurines and other valuables from the Willow Street home of Lee Rosselli's aunt, which the couple had been hired to clean.

Cell phone, gloves reported stolen from temple hallway

NIAGARA FALLS -- A Sanborn man told police Monday that his cellular telephone and gloves were stolen from his coat pocket inside Temple Beth El on Ashland Avenue.

Robert Duell told police the coat was hanging in a front hallway Friday evening when the items, valued at $260, were stolen.

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