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Three men and two women were arrested Saturday night following a reported fight that included a man striking another man with a golf club, a 71-year-old man punching a female in the mouth as well as a man and a woman arrested on previous warrants, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Officers said they were called to the area of Baker Street and Chapman Street …

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A woman was arrested Thursday night after a domestic dispute in which she was accused of swinging a man's prosthetic leg at him while he was in his wheelchair, Jamestown police said. Officers responded to a home on Lakeview Avenue shortly before 11:30 p.m. for a report of a domestic dispute that became physical, police said in a news release. Christine Barnhart, 52, …

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A Jamestown man faces assault, reckless endangerment and child endangerment charges after police reported that he pepper-sprayed three people, including a 5-year-old. Officers responded to the report of a fight at a home on Newland Avenue, near Park Street, just before 10 a.m. Friday, Jamestown police said in a news release. Laverne L. Riley, 38, was located a short …

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A Jamestown woman was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated early Tuesday morning after Jamestown Police said her chemical breath test resulted in a blood alcohol level over four times the legal limit. Aislyn G. Carlson, 32, was charged with aggravated DWI, DWI and unlicensed operator by Jamestown Police after officers found her sleeping inside her vehicle w…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested Sunday following an alleged domestic dispute, according to State Police. Troopers said 22-year-old Austin Muntz, of Kennedy, was charged with two counts of second-degree reckless endangerment, second-degree unlawful imprisonment, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, second-degree criminal contempt, fourth-degre…

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A Chautauqua County woman was charged with driving while intoxicated after a collision Thursday night in Jamestown, police said. Officers responding to the scene on Maple Street at about 8:10 p.m. were told one of the vehicles had left the area and followed a trail of fluids leaking from the fleeing vehicle, Jamestown police said in a news release. A short distance a…

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A Jamestown woman faces child endangerment charges after police said she left four kids at home while she went to pick up an intoxicated friend and walk around a Walmart store with him. Officers were called at about 9:10 p.m. Thursday to a home on Baker Street, Jamestown police said in a news release. Police said they determined Ciara L. Raynor left the children alon…

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Deputies arrested three Jamestown residents on drug charges after noticing a methamphetamine pipe sticking out of a diaper bag in a vehicle while they were conducting a warrant check in Mayville Thursday, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Kristen Nelson, 38, Sarah E. Johnson, 40, and Richard Philbrick, 33, were arrested on various drug charges. Dep…

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A Jamestown woman faces a public lewdness charge after police were told she exposed herself toward a school bus with students on it. The incident, in which the woman exposed her buttocks, happened Monday afternoon in the vicinity of Crescent and East Second streets, Jamestown police said. Police, who received the call at 2:20 p.m., were directed by witnesses to a wom…

Jamestown's newest hotel will formally open for business this week, bringing a new offering from developer Hamister Group and Hilton Hotels Corp. to the Southern Tier city. Located at 150 West 4th St., the new DoubleTree by Hilton features 147 guest rooms, along with the Pearl City Hops Restaurant and Tavern gastropub, a bar, a patio, an indoor saltwater pool, a fitness…

Courts

A Jamestown man who pleaded guilty to killing his family's dog by hanging it in a tree was sentenced Monday to a year in jail, the Chautauqua County District Attorney's Office said. County Judge David W. Foley sentenced Robert J. Overton Jr., 48, who previously pleaded guilty to aggravated cruelty to animals, prosecutors said. Overton was arrested in April 2018 after po…

Two Jamestown residents were charged Sunday morning with endangering the welfare of children, according to the Jamestown police. Police said they went to an East 6th Street residence to check on the well-being of four minors. Police said they determined the living conditions were unfit for children, and that the children did not have proper food in the house. Police …

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A man is being held in Jamestown City Jail pending arraignment after an incident early Saturday in which shots were fired, Jamestown Police reported. No one was injured. Desimon J. Elston, 34, faces charges of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Elston was arrested after officers were called to a fight in the street on Franklin Street about 1:…

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A Jamestown man was arrested for unlawful possession of marijuana during a traffic stop by State Police. Nyan Maxwell, 21, was pulled over Sunday on Clyde Street in Jamestown for a traffic violation, troopers said. While speaking to Maxwell, troopers allegedly smelled marijuana coming from inside the vehicle he was driving. A search of Maxwell's person and the inside…

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A Jamestown man who was arrested Tuesday for driving while intoxicated and several other drinking and driving charges was found to have a blood alcohol content more than three times the legal limit, according to the Jamestown Police Department. Ramon L. Sanchez, 50, was driving on Dover Street when he was stopped for traffic violations near Dover and Thayer Street. He f…