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Olean man pleads not guilty to drug possession counts

LITTLE VALLEY -- An Olean man facing charges of illegal drug possession in Allegany last year has entered a not-guilty plea in Cattaraugus County Court.

Robert Parks, 24, was arraigned Monday before Judge Larry M. Himelein and pleaded not guilty to third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance linked to his Nov. 7 arrest.

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Plea of guilty entered to aggravated DWI charge

LITTLE VALLEY -- A Salamanca man has pleaded guilty in Cattaraugus County Court to aggravated driving while intoxicated and faces sentencing April 23.

Timothy M. Hopkins, 51, was arrested May 30 in the City of Salamanca when he was driving with a blood-alcohol count of 0.25 percent, more than three times the legal limit, authorities said.

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Not-guilty pleas entered to drug, driving charges

LITTLE VALLEY -- An Olean man facing charges of driving while impaired by drugs and felony marijuana possession has pleaded not guilty in Cattaraugus County Court.

Caleb M. Neely, 21, entered the pleas during his arraignment on grand jury charges of second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, more than 16 ounces; driving while ability impaired by drugs; speeding and traffic violations. He was arrested May 17 in the Town of Machias.

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Man, woman plead guilty to attempted drug sale

LITTLE VALLEY -- An Olean man and woman have pleaded guilty in Cattaraugus County Court to attempted criminal possession and sales of crack cocaine in the City of Salamanca and face sentencing April 23.

Adele M. Flores, 33, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal possession of a controlled substance. Larry M. Peterson, 23, pleaded guilty to third-degree attempted criminal sale of a controlled substance. They were arrested June 30.

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Two women arrested at Salamanca men's club

SALAMANCA -- Two women were arrested Sunday by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies at the Paradise Gentlemen's Club on Route 353.

Ali R. Childs, 18, of Bradford, Pa., was arrested at 5:18 p.m. on fourth-degree grand larceny charges relating to the theft of a purse at 11 p.m. Saturday.

Childs was taken to the county jail with bail set at $1,000.

Lindsay M. Ullman, 29, of Gowanda, was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Sunday for fourth-degree criminal diversion of a prescription medication, for having six Tramadol pills without a prescription. She was processed and released.

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Deputies arrest Otto woman on 3 separate warrants

OTTO -- A local woman was arrested at her home by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies on three separate arrest warrants.

Kristin M. Kulczky, 22, of Otto-Cattaraugus Road, was charged with two counts of third-degree burglary in the Town of Otto, second-degree unlicensed vehicle operation in the Town of East Otto and a Family Court violation.

Following arraignment in Otto Town Court, she was taken to the county jail with bail set at $11,000.

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Olean man is accused of child endangerment

ALLEGANY -- An Olean man was arrested Monday by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies on child endangerment and related charges.

Caleb M. Neeley, 21, of Barnum Road, was arrested on an Allegany Town Court warrant charging him with second-degree aggravated harassment, second-degree criminal trespass and endangering the welfare of a child. He was released following arraignment in court.

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Driver injured after vehicle jumps curb at car wash

A 60-year-old Springville driver's vehicle jumped a curb in the parking lot of the Delta Sonic Car Wash on the 1200 block of Main Street early Tuesday, police said.

The incident, which caused minor damage and did not interrupt business, occurred at about 8:15 a.m., when the vehicle hit the front of the building. The driver, whose identity was not released, was taken to Erie County Medical Center for treatment.

No charges have been filed, and the incident remains under investigation, according to police spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge.

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Suspended police lieutenant faces trial on April 2

LOCKPORT -- A trial date of April 2 was set Tuesday for a suspended Niagara Falls police lieutenant who faces domestic violence misdemeanors.

State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. also set a March 20 pretrial appearance for Lt. David W. Kinney, 45, who was suspended from the force following his Oct. 5 arrest.

Kinney is charged with two counts of second-degree criminal trespass and one count of third-degree menacing, stemming from purported incidents at his girlfriend's Niagara Falls home July 23 and Aug. 9. Another man allegedly was present on the latter occasion, leading to the menacing charge.