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Two unrelated fights result in five arrests

JAMESTOWN -- Five people were arrested Sunday after two large, unrelated fights.

The first happened shortly after 3 a.m. in Jake's Uptown Grill, West Third and Cherry streets. Jamestown police officers said there were about 20 people involved in the fight when they arrived. The restaurant was closed for about 30 minutes while order was restored.

Brenda Pacheco, 30, and Elgin Wiles, 29, both of Jamestown, were charged with harassment.

The second fight broke out shortly before 9:30 p.m. Sunday in the 700 block of East Second Street. When officers arrived, about 40 to 50 people were in the street blocking traffic. All available officers were called to disperse the crowd.

Aliz Lopez, 23; Benjamin Monge, 31; and Jaqueline Monge, 23, all of Jamestown, were arrested and charged with disorderly conduct.

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Fire in fitness center quickly controlled

JAMESTOWN -- Quick response by Jamestown firefighters Sunday afternoon prevented serious damage at a fitness center in Southside Plaza.

Crews were called to Jamestown Health and Fitness Center in the southern end of the plaza at about 1:15 p.m., Battalion Chief Vince Ognibene said. He said firefighters found heavy smoke coming from roof vents in the building when they arrived.

Ognibene said a crew from Station One at City Hall was first on the scene and quickly got the fire under control.

The cause remained under investigation Monday.

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Chautauqua County adds five to Wanted List

MAYVILLE -- Five names have been added to Chautauqua County's Wanted List this week, including a Jamestown man wanted in a drug sales case.

Sheriff's deputies said David Burkholder, 24, of McKinley Avenue, also is wanted by Jamestown police on a charge of criminal possession of drugs.

Deputies said Ronald Parsons, 36, of Old Chautauqua Road, Sinclairville, is sought on charges of third-degree assault and aggravated harassment.

Ricky Lee Saddler, 21, of West Seventh Street, Jamestown, is wanted on a third-degree burglary charge.

Two out-of-state men, Monte Milton, 23, of Charlotte, N.C., and Steven Baez, 27, of Lowell, Mass., are sought on drug-related charges.

Anyone with information about the people on the list is asked to contact the Sheriff's Office at 753-2131.

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