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A Jamestown woman who allegedly violated an order of protection was arrested Thursday by Jamestown police on numerous charges and bench warrants. Police said they responded to a call from a Charles Street address for an order of protection violation, and determined that 31-year-old Ashley Inserra was still inside the residence of the victim and protected party. Accor…

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Students were detained by Jamestown police Wednesday morning following a fight inside Jamestown High School, police said. The school was placed in a lockdown at about 11:20 a.m. "as a precautionary measure for a student fight," the school said in a statement via Twitter. The lockdown was lifted about an hour later. Police said they were called to the school at 10:36 …

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A Jamestown man was arrested Tuesday on first-degree robbery, fourth-degree criminal mischief and second-degree assault charges after allegedly attacking a woman at knifepoint, according to Jamestown police. Kevin T. Klemens, 30, was arraigned in Jamestown City Court, where he was additionally charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, third-degree crim…

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A Jamestown man who jumped out a house window to evade police only to be tracked down by a K9 was arrested on multiple charges Thursday, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Randall K. Mesler Jr., 20, was charged with aggravated family offense and first-degree criminal contempt, both felonies, along with resisting arrest and obstructing governmental administrat…

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A woman who was trespassing at a downtown Jamestown library was arrested early Monday morning on several charges, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Crystal L. Depew, 27, of Jamestown, was arrested just after midnight after an incident at the James Prendergast Library, 509 Cherry St. Police said that officers patrolling near the library saw multiple people…

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A person armed with a knife robbed a Jamestown gas station convenience store early Monday morning, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Police said a black male suspect threatened the store clerk and made off with proceeds from the Kwik Fill at 1617 West 3rd St. just after 1:30 a.m. Monday. Police described the suspect as being 6 foot to 6-foot-2, weighing a…

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Jamestown police seized 91 bags of heroin mixed with fentanyl during a traffic stop Monday in the city, police said. The occupants of the vehicle, 31-year-old Jonathan Negron-Rosario and Melvin Galarza, 42, of Jamestown, were taken to the Jamestown City Jail, where they were awaiting arraignment on charges of felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled subst…

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A Jamestown man was arrested on several charges following an incident Saturday night in which he threw an incendiary device out of a house "full of smoke" and then barricaded himself in the home, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Brendon P. Hinson, 21, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, second-degree reckless endangerment and seco…

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A Jamestown man was arrested Tuesday on several charges stemming from an incident that began with him crashing his pickup truck into a tow truck during an attempted repossession and ended with police finding the man hiding in a crawl space, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Christopher E. Dellahoy, 30, is facing nine charges, including reckless endangerment,…

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A Jamestown man who had several outstanding warrants was arrested on multiple charges early Wednesday morning. A traffic stop was initiated because he was riding a bicycle with no lights, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Officers said Ashton L. Weinert, 28, was riding a bicycle eastbound on Cole Avenue with no lights when they "conducted a traffic stop on t…

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A weekend wedding in Jamestown had a nontraditional ending: a call from the bride to the police to report stolen wedding gifts. Following an investigation, the Jamestown Police Department Saturday arrested Kevin T. Klemens, 30, a groomsman in a Friday wedding in Jamestown, on a charge of petit larceny for allegedly stealing the newlyweds' cards and gifts. According t…

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A Jamestown woman was arrested on driving while intoxicated and other charges following a head-on collision early Sunday morning, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Michelle R. Grimm, 18, was arrested for DWI, aggravated DWI with a child in the vehicle, known as Leandra's Law, as well as DWI, endangering the welfare of a child and failure to keep right. Ja…

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Five people were arrested and more than a half-pound of crystal methamphetamine was seized Tuesday at a house that "was being used for the sales and use of" crystal meth, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Jamestown police and several other agencies responded to 12 Bishop St. at about 12:45 p.m. Tuesday afternoon in an attempt to find Camille I. Lopez, who wa…

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A 59-year-old Jamestown pedestrian has died after being struck by a vehicle early Monday at E. 5th Street and Pendergast Avenue in Jamestown, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Jamestown Police said Kent R. Norgren was intially transported to UPMC Chautauqua with serious injuries, and later transferred to UPMC Hamot, where he died. An investigation of the …

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A Chautauqua County woman was charged with drug possession Wednesday following her arrest for active warrants, according to Jamestown Police. Jamestown Police officers said 34-year-old Amber L. Conrad, of Lakewood, was transported to the Jamestown City Jail, where jail officers allegedly found fentanyl on her person. Conrad was additionally charged with seventh-degre…