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A Fredonia man was arrested Thursday on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, after he was stopped on Route 20 in Pomfret, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 32-year-old Corey M. Newlon was stopped at 7:16 p.m. for an alleged traffic violation that was observed by a deputy. Newlon was subsequently charged with aggravated DWI…

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A Bemus Point woman was arrested for the third time in eight days after she screamed profanities while driving by a neighbor's house, according to State Police. Sally Lawson, 62, was arrested Tuesday for second-degree harassment; she also was charged with resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Troopers responded to a residence in …

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A Chautauqua County woman was charged Monday with endangering the welfare of a child after two small children in her care were allegedly found by themselves in the middle of the road on Routes 5 and 20 in Irving, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 29-year-old Rickie L. Ecker, of Silver Creek, had allegedly left the children unsupervised a…

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One person died in a two-vehicle accident Wednesday morning on Route 394 in the Town of North Harmony, Chautauqua County sheriff's deputies said. Deputies said a pickup truck on Magnolia Stedman Road failed to stop at 10:20 a.m. at a stop sign at the intersection with Route 394 and collided with a detached semi truck, causing it to roll over. The operator of the deta…

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A prisoner en route from Chautauqua Town Court back to jail allegedly attempted to make a break for it, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. The Sheriff's Office said Fletcher E. Walters III, 27, of Dewittville, was being being escorted from the court when he allegedly shoved the transporting deputy and attempted to flee on foot. Walters allegedly con…

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An inmate of the Chautauqua County Jail faces additional charges after he was caught attempting to escape while at a medical center, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Alden W. Wing, 32, of Jamestown, was charged Aug. 31 with second-degree attempted escape and resisting arrest following the incident at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center at Cha…

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A Falconer man was charged with driving while intoxicated and other offenses Sunday after his vehicle struck an Amish buggy in the Town of Poland, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Nicholas A. Taylor, 34, was arrested for DWI, aggravated DWI, leaving the scene of a personal injury accident and other charges after deputies said they found him in his ve…

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A Town of Hanover man was arrested Sunday after allegedly crashing into a vehicle at the scene of an emergency, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Joseph P. Pomichter, 72, was charged with failure to exercise due care approaching an emergency vehicle and failure to comply with flag-person. At about noon Sunday, deputies had responded to a business o…

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A Jamestown man died of injuries suffered in a head-on crash at about 4 p.m. Wednesday near 1010 Route 394 in Kennedy, about eight miles east of Jamestown, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office reported. Terry Telschow, 67, died after he was airlifted by Mercy Flight to Erie County Medical Center in Buffalo, the Sheriff’s Office said. The other driver, Landon Armstr…

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A Chautauqua County woman who allegedly attempted to flee the scene of an accident after the vehicle she was driving struck and severed a utility pole was arrested Wednesday on DWI charges, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies reported that they responded to the scene on Mann Road in the town of Mina shortly before midnight and discovered that t…

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An investigation is continuing into a boat crash Monday morning on Lake Erie. Police and other emergency responders searched for 3½ hours early Monday and found no one in the vicinity of the breakwall near Sunset Bay, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office said. The crash was reported to authorities about 2:25 a.m. Sheriff's deputies found a 23-foot vessel grounded o…

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A Dunkirk woman was injured Monday when the motor vehicle she was operating crashed into a tree, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies said 45-year-old Jennifer Glowniak was traveling on Route 20 in Silver Creek at about 6 p.m. when her vehicle left the road and collided with the tree. Glowniak was transported by helicopter to Erie County Medi…

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An inmate at the Chautauqua County Jail has been charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and fourth-degree criminal mischief, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Jail attendants alleged that the inmate, Steven Dean, on Monday was found in possession of dangerous contraband in the form of a cutting weapon that was allegedly fashioned by Dea…

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Three people were transported to the hospital following a two-vehicle collision Monday in Frewsburg, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Deputies responded to the crash shortly before 7 p.m. at the intersection of Peck Settlement and Martin roads. An investigation determined that Molly A. Waddington, 50, of Frewsburg, was driving south from the inter…

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An Ohio man was charged with aggravated DWI Monday after he was caught allegedly driving drunk with two minors under the age of 17 in his vehicle, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Brian C. Jablon, 41, of Barberton, was pulled over at about 3:30 p.m. Monday on Route 394 in Ashville, after sheriff's deputies said they observed his vehicle cross the cen…