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A Spanish national who allegedly swam across the Niagara River just south of the Whirlpool Bridge in Niagara Falls was arrested Tuesday along with two other individuals, according to U.S. Border Patrol agents. Border Patrol agents recovered a life vest and swim fins near the shoreline, but not any suspects initially, they said. At about 3:20 a.m. Wednesday, the Niaga…

Bills

Former Bills guard Richie Incognito has agreed to a plea deal and avoided jail time in Arizona in a case involving alleged threats at a funeral home after his father died in August, according to a report. Incognito pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct and will get 11 months probation and a 90-day suspended sentence, TMZ Sports reported. He won't spend any time in jail i…

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A 54-year-old Pittsburgh man was arrested by Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies early Sunday morning after they said he became "disorderly and combative" with them while they were providing him with "a courtesy transport" from a home in Mayville. Police received a call at 6:12 a.m. about a person being disorderly at the Mayville home, where individuals there asked off…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested Friday on a warrant charging him with seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Aaron J. Clark, 31, of Brocton, was located by sheriff's deputies at a residence in Dunkirk, the Sheriff's Office said. At the time of Clark's arrest, troopers said, he was allege…

Amherst

An Amherst man was arrested Wednesday and charged after allegedly firing a gun at an Elm Road address in the town, according to Amherst Police. Alexander Williams, 22, of Eggert Road, was charged with first-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree weapons possession, criminal possession of a firearm and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, which are all fel…

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The news may be slow to come in Wyoming County, but the speed wasn't. A 57-year-old Buffalo woman was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after she was spotted by a sheriff's deputy traveling 101 mph in in a 55 mph zone in the Town of Perry. Sandra D. Bolden was stopped on State Route 20A and taken into custody after a "roadside investigati…

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A Clarence man was arrested Thursday after State Police said he allegedly left two infants unattended in his running vehicle in the parking lot of a Home Depot store on Transit Road in Clarence. The ages of the infants were not disclosed by State Police. Stephen G. Dewes, 25, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and was issued a ticket to…

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A 23-year-old Jamestown woman was charged with aggravated drunk-driving early Sunday morning in the Chautauqua County town of Ellery after she was stopped for speeding. Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies pulled over Morgan B. Vail at 2:32 a.m. on Route 430 and found her to be intoxicated. Officers checked her driving record and found her license had been suspended for…

A Dunkirk man faces charges after leading Jamestown Police on a chase, according to police. Police said they attempted to stop a vehicle driven by Conrad K. Thomas, 32, about 1:14 a.m. Friday on Sprague and Front streets, after they observed a headlight out on his car. Thomas fled, with police in pursuit for a couple of blocks, circling the area before coming to a stop,…

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Amherst police have made an arrest in connection with a brawl that broke out last month at a Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant on Harlem Road in Amherst. Amherst Police Detective Sean Charleson said 20-year-old Tamika Clemons of Buffalo was arrested for her actions in the melee. The incident involved about a half-dozen young adults, most of whom are seen repeatedly pummeling…

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A man who fought with police and then threatened an officer is now facing charges of harassment, disorderly conduct, obstructing justice and resisting arrest. Buffalo Police officers found Carlos Rodriguez fighting with a woman on Allen Street at about 2:35 a.m. Saturday and ordered them to break it up and leave. Rodriguez refused and pushed an officer in the left shoul…

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State police arrested a Randolph man Saturday after he allegedly broke into a home while drunk, broke a window and urinated on the porch before resisting arrest. According to a police report, 26-year-old Dustin Waite entered the male victim's home without invitation and then refused to leave peacefully. He was eventually locked out, but then broke a window and urinated …

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City of Tonawanda police stopped a bus earlier this month and persuaded a 15-year-old runaway girl to get off before she could complete a journey to California where a convicted child sex offender was waiting for her, federal authorities said. The California man had lured the girl through Internet communications, but he was arrested when an undercover officer took over …

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A Town of Attica woman faces charges of child sex abuse after Attica Police received a complaint from someone who said a woman Sunday presented them with a video allegedly depicting a sexual act involving a child and adult, according to the Attica Police Department. Victoria L. Young, 23, of East Avenue, was charged with first-degree sexual abuse, the use of a child les…