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A 35-year-old man was found dead Thursday inside a house in Forestville, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Shortly after 4 a.m., deputies were called to Pearl Street in the village to respond to someone suffering from an unknown medical problem. Inside the residence, authorities found Tye A. Kenny, who was deceased, according to the Sheriff's Offic…

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A Jamestown man who was arrested on drug charges, released, then cut off his ankle monitor and failed to show up in court faces a mandatory minimum of 10 years in prison and maximum of life, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Zakiel Fields Jr., 24, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Lawrence J. Vilardo to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute, and…

Crime

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…

Crime

Six people were arrested on drug charges following a raid Thursday on a Gowanda residence, according to the Gowanda Police Department. The 10:30 p.m. raid was the result of an ongoing investigation by the Gowanda police and the Southern Tier Drug Task Force into drug sales at the residence, police said. Benjamin C. Lingenfelter, 28, and Nicole M. Hebdon, 27, were bot…

Crime

A Forestville man was arrested Monday for manufacturing methamphetamine following an investigation into a meth lab by the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office announced. Timothy J. Will of Forestville was arrested Monday at a residence at Mixer Road following an investigation that began Sept. 17 of a meth lab and disposal site a…

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Two Pennsylvania men were arrested by State Police on felony drug charges after their vehicle broke down Thursday in Cattaraugus County. Seth R. Sharp, 26, of Ulysses, and Ryan P. Johnston, 26, of Port Allegany, were charged with a count each of criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell and criminal possession of a controlled substance, according…

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A traffic stop late Thursday in Jamestown led to the recovery of a loaded, defaced pistol, methamphetamine and fake $100 bills, according to Jamestown Police. Jamestown police officers patrolling the city initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle with a loud muffler and identified the driver, Daniel R. McKay, 24, of Jamestown, as a state parolee, Jamestown Police said. …

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A Lackawanna man was sentenced Thursday to 165 months in prison on his conviction of conspiring to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. James R. Duncan, 52, was arrested in 2015 after Lackawanna Police raided his Roland Avenue residence, where officers seized methamphetamine, cocaine, hydrocodone and about $50,000 in U…

A Chautauqua County man sought by authorities on an outstanding warrant for drug-related charges was arrested Thursday by deputies after he was stopped while driving on Route 20 in the Town of Sheridan, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Benjamin M. Gray, 26, of Sinclairville, had been wanted on charges of third-degree criminal possession of controlled…

WESTFIELD – Two Chautauqua County residents were charged with manufacturing methamphetamine Tuesday, following a police raid at a South Portage Street residence, authorities said. John J. Buzcek III, 48, and Julie A. Warren, 47, were taken into police custody after authorities seized scales and other items used in making methamphetamine from an apartment at 63 South Por…

Crime

A Lockport man and a Wilson woman were arrested on drug charges Tuesday following a joint raid on a Prospect Street residence in Lockport by local law enforcement and New York State Police. Joshua D. N. Subbuck, 31, and Mary L. Wagner were both charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Members of the Niaga…

A Kenmore man Friday was sent sentenced to 57 months in federal prison for possessing methamphetamine with the intention of distributing the illegal narcotic. John McNeill, 57, former owner of Mixology Bar on Forest Avenue in Buffalo received large shipments of the drug from a source in San Diego, Calif., according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Thomas S. Duskiewicz, who ha…