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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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The Cleveland Browns have signed tight end Stephen Carlson, a Jamestown native, to the active roster from their practice squad. He takes the roster spot of defensive tackle Daniel Ekuale, who was placed on injured reserve with a calf injury. Carlson signed with the Browns as an undrafted free agent out of Princeton in May and spent training camp with the team. He h…

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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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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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One of the greatest places in the world is in Western New York, according to Time magazine. The National Comedy Center in Jamestown was selected among 100 sights which are featured in the magazine's Sept. 2 cover story titled, "World's 100 Greatest Places  2019." The magazine is available on newsstands Friday; the complete list was released Thursday at Time.com. The …

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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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A Bemus Point woman was arrested on multiple charges following an incident Saturday in which she allegedly caused a disturbance, stole items and fought with state troopers, according to the New York State Police. Sally Lawson, 62, was arrested on petit larceny, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct. Troopers out of Jamestown's State Police office were called to a b…

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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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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…