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Lesson #1 in self control: Don't return to the scene. Ewardo Arroya had returned to 678 Swan St. after leaving a corner bar drunk and "out of control," according to a Buffalo police report. He punched a picture frame, breaking the glass and cutting his hand, before also punching a woman in the eye and back of the head, causing her pain, swelling and bruising. He was …

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Buffalo police arrested an unidentified man for illegally possessing a weapon while under an active order of protection after officers observed a fight in a parking lot at Jefferson Avenue and Genesee Street Sunday morning. According to the police report, officers pulled into the lot at around 9:30 a.m. after being flagged down by people at the scene. They were immediat…

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A North Park man reported $4,500 worth of technology was stolen when a door to his residence was left open. The North Park Street resident told Buffalo police an Apple MacBook Air, with an estimated value of $2,500, and a Window Surface Book, estimated at $2,000, were taken sometime between Friday afternoon and 1:30 p.m. Sunday.  

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A Lockport woman said she was attacked and robbed early Sunday on a residential street in North Buffalo. The victim told police the attack occurred about 4:30 a.m. on Avery Avenue. She said four women jumped her from behind and one woman picked her up and slammed her to the ground, injuring the victim's knee, neck and shoulder and breaking a toe. Police said the susp…

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A Forman Street woman reported her residence was burglarized Saturday, Buffalo Police said. The woman said she returned to her home, near Bailey Avenue, around 10 p.m. and discovered someone had kicked down her front door. The unknown person stole a PlayStation 4 and an Xbox 1 game system, a stereo system, an Apple laptop and a box containing jewelry, police said.

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A man reported being robbed at gunpoint early Sunday morning at Symphony Circle. The victim, who lives on Jersey Street, told Buffalo Police the incident occurred about 1:30 a.m. He said the suspect displayed a silver handgun and demanded his money. The suspect took $70 from the victim and fled on foot.

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Jamestown police said they arrested a 56-year-0ld man for violating an order of protection after he allegedly threatened and restrained a female victim in a domestic violence incident in a West Fourth Street residence. Officers responding to a complaint at about 7 p.m. Friday were able to locate Randy Harrington Sr., of Jamestown, and took him into custody without incid…

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Jamestown police said they arrested a 59-year-old man Friday night for aggravated driving while intoxicated, after watching him trying to drive away while clearly drunk. Officers said they saw Tod J. Ness of Jamestown "displaying signs of intoxication" and stopped his vehicle when he tried to leave the area around 3 Winsor St., near an unrelated incident that police wer…

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A 40-year-old North Tonawanda man was arrested and charged with first-degree assault Saturday after he allegedly stabbed a family member in the neck while riding in a vehicle on Tonawanda Creek Road in Pendleton. According to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office, Cory J. Ochterski allegedly left the vehicle after the victim, who was driving, stopped the car, and then ran…

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A 16-year-old Iroquois High School student from Elma was killed late Sunday morning after the car she was a passenger in crossed the center line on Bullis Road and was hit by an oncoming vehicle. https://buffalonews.com/2018/01/15/police-identify-teen-killed-in-elma-crash/ State Police did not reveal the names of the victim, drivers or the other occupants, saying the…

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A 42-year-old man was charged with second-degree menacing after he threatened another man with a kitchen knife during an argument. Jamestown police responded to the 600 block of Spring Street at about 7:51 p.m. after receiving a report of a person armed with a weapon. Officers were told that an argument had occurred between Ismael Rivera-Pena and another unidentified…

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Not having both headlights on at night landed a Jamestown woman in jail for drunken driving early Saturday morning. Jamestown police stopped Tammy B. Arnold, 35, at North Main Street and East Fifth Street for having a headlamp out. She was arrested for driving while intoxicated and taken to the city jail, where a chemical test recorded her blood-alcohol content highe…

A Crescent Avenue man said he was robbed while he was on the Delaware Park Ring Road at about 7:15 a.m. Friday morning. Buffalo Police said the thief held what appeared to be a handgun and demanded his property. Police said the thief then struck the victim in the head with the same object and fled.

Two masked men robbed a 7-11 store at 281 Parkside Ave. early Saturday, Buffalo Police said. The two men walked into the store at 12:30 a.m. and demanded an employee place money from both of the store's cash registers into a backpack, Buffalo Police said. A second person was held at gunpoint and ordered not to move. Both thiefs appeared to be armed with guns. After t…