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A Lackawanna woman was arrested Monday in Cattaraugus County and charged with felony driving while intoxicated, according to State Police. Dorothy M. Hagen, 48, was stopped by troopers at 12:41 p.m. on Sugartown Road in Ellicottville for crossing over the centerline. Hagen failed field sobriety tests and recorded a .15 percent blood alcohol content level when she wa…

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A Jamestown man was arrested Saturday and charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs after his vehicle went into a ditch, according to New York State Police. Police said 19-year-old Codie Swartz was driving on Interstate 86 in Ellicott when his vehicle left the roadway and crashed into a ditch. Swartz was not injured in the accident, police said. Swartz…

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A Connecticut man was arrested Sunday on drug possession charges following a traffic stop in Jamestown, according to New York State Police. Andres Gascot-Correa, 33, of New Britain, Conn., was charged with two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, possession of controlled substances by ultimate users original container and unlawful …

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A Cattaraugus County man was arrested on drug possession charges during a traffic stop Saturday in Hinsdale, according to State Police. Matthew R. Comstock, 23, of Portville, was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to troopers, who said Comstock allegedly had more th…

A Jamestown man was arrested Tuesday after he led police on a high-speed chase in an allegedly stolen vehicle, according to State Police. Collin Slack, 22, was pulled over on I-86 for driving 87 mph in a 65 mph zone, but drove away as a trooper approached his vehicle, State Police said. During a chase, Slack accelerated his vehicle in excess of 100 mph, according to …

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A Buffalo man was arrested for criminal possession of an assault rifle, the New York State Police announced Thursday morning. Jeffrey R. Parker, 32, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a Class D felony. The New York State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation, with the assistance of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive…

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Two Lewiston residents were charged after being accused of supplying alcohol to minors, according to State Police. Gary E. Sullo, 53, and Jessica M. Long, 39, were arrested Wednesday by troopers from the Niagara barracks. Sullo was investigated on a complaint he allegedly supplied alcohol to youths under 17, on multiple occasions from December 2016 to July 2018. S…

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A volunteer fireman responding to a call Monday evening in Orleans County was injured in a car accident and was flown by Mercy Flight from the scene, according to the New York State Police. Jared E. Thompson, 27, of Albion, a member of the Fancher Murray Hulberton Fire Company, was involved in a crash on State Highway 31 in the Town of Murray and was flown to Strong Mem…

A Gerry man was arrested by state troopers Wednesday after an incident that allegedly evolved into his being chased by police and crashing his vehicle. Troopers said Stephen Trusel, 32, allegedly pushed a female victim in the presence of a child, prompting her to call 911. Trusel fled the scene, troopers said, but they observed him traveling on Gerry-Ellington Road. …

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An employee of Walmart in Clarence was pepper-sprayed and arrested following an incident at the store on Saturday, according to New York State Police. Troopers came to the Transit Road store following a report of an irate Walmart employee causing a disturbance. The 17-year-old female employee had become angry over a job assignment, and as the dispute escalated, she knoc…

A Chautauqua County man was arrested on assault and other charges after he allegedly choked a woman and damaged her vehicle with an ax, according to State Police. Richard Banach II, 39, of Sinclairville, was charged with third-degree assault, criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation and fourth-degree criminal mischief, State Police said. Troopers an…

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A Salamanca man was arrested Friday on menacing, assault, weapons and drug charges in multiple locations in Great Valley, according to the New York State Police. Eric J. Harrison, 24, was arrested after troopers received complaints about a series of incidents at residences in Great Valley in Cattaraugus County. Troopers out of the Olean station responded. They said t…

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An alert neighbor and the work of a New York State Police K-9 helped apprehend two Jamestown men who were accused of burglarizing a vacant home. Terry L. Kendall, 28, and Kenneth E. Kendall, 49, were both arrested early Wednesday morning on charges of second-degree burglary by troopers stationed out of the State Police Amity station in Allegany County. Just before mi…

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A Springville woman was arrested last week in the theft of more than $4,000 from a Dunkin' Donuts while she was an employee there, according to the New York State Police. Maria A. Orsini, 20, was arrested by troopers out of the State Police station in Boston on Sept. 28. She was arrested on a charge of third-degree grand larceny. The Dunkin' Donuts in Springville …

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A Lyndonville man was charged with driving while intoxicated late Tuesday night after walking away from a high-speed crash that left his vehicle split in two, according to State Police. Brandon Woodhams, 26, of Lyndonville was driving at a high rate of speed south on Sawyer Road in the Town of Gaines in Orleans County when his vehicle left the roadway just before 11 p.m…