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Three people were arrested on methamphetamine manufacturing charges, with two of them also charged with endangering the welfare of a child following an incident Saturday night, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Officials said Karl J. Ginnery, 34; Cortney A. Ginnery, 24; and James E. Bowker, 20, were arrested for third-degree unlawful manufacture of m…

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A man driving from Colorado to his home state of Massachusetts was arrested by Cattaraugus County sheriff's deputies after a traffic stop on Interstate 86 on Sunday. The reason, according to the Sheriff's office's press release, was that the man "was en route to Massachusetts from Colorado to kill his ex-wife." Ronald R. Chubb, 45, of Tyngsborough, Mass., was arreste…

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A Cattaraugus County woman was arrested Sunday evening for driving while intoxicated and several other charges after deputies say she almost hit a patrol vehicle head-on. According to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office, Lana K. Watt, 50, of Coldspring, was driving in the oncoming lane of traffic on Route 394 in Coldspring, "almost striking the patrol vehicle head-o…

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In 18 years of selling cars, Terry Eckman had never experienced anything like it. "It's the first time I've ever had someone take a car off the lot and just keep on going," said Eckman, the financial manager at Landmark Chevrolet in Randolph, a town located about 60 miles south of Buffalo. "It was unique. They liked it so much they didn't want to pay for it." A James…

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Two Buffalo men were arrested for an armed robbery that occurred on the St. Bonaventure University campus last month, the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office announced Wednesday. Diamond Allen, 21, and Nader Ngoopos, 19, were both charged Tuesday with first-degree robbery and first-degree burglary for an incident that happened at 8:50 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 15. "The …

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A woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated and other charges after a Saturday morning crash in which her vehicle went airborne, hit two trees and came to rest in a creek bed in Olean, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Brittany Clark, 25, of Hornell, who was not injured in the crash, was arrested just before 1 a.m. on charges of felony DWI, fai…

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A Springville man accused of firing a BB gun at a vehicle parked outside a Main Street business in Little Valley has been charged with menacing a peace officer, second-degree criminal mischief, first-degree reckless endangerment and stalking, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Robert B. Bolles, 60, was taken into custody shortly after the alleged inci…

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A woman was arrested on several charges Wednesday following a one-car crash in which her vehicle overturned twice, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Lura M. O'Keefe, 23, of Allegany, was charged with driving while under the influence of drugs and other offenses following the accident on Birch Run Road in Allegany. Deputies say O'Keefe lost control…

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Two undocumented immigrants were arrested Wednesday morning following a traffic stop on Interstate 86 in Olean, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. After a car was stopped shortly after 9:20 a.m. on I-86 East for driving on the shoulder of the highway, deputies determined that the occupants of the car were "illegal aliens," the sheriff's office reporte…

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A Town of Allegany woman was arrested Thursday after the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office reported she wiped cow manure on the vehicle of a Social Services employee in Olean. Mary C. McConnell, 30, also threatened to throw cow manure in the same Social Services employee's face, according to the sheriff's office. McConnell was charged with second-degree harassment …

A Franklinville woman was arrested Tuesday by Cattaraugus County Sheriff's deputies after she was found in possession of multiple hypodermic needles in the Town of Salamanca. Lynette M. Deer, 24, was charged with unlawful possession of a hypodermic instrument, processed and released on an appearance ticket, deputies said. Deer is due back in Town of Salamanca Court at a…

TOWN OF ASHFORD -- Three people were transported to Erie County Medical Center Wednesday following a serious two-car crash on Route 219, according to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies said a car operated by Brian E. Grzybowski, 60, of Forestville, spun out of control shortly after 11:30 a.m. on Route 219 and it was struck by a southbound vehicl…