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The driver of a limousine bus was sent to the hospital following a crash in which the vehicle hit two utility poles and damaged 200 feet of guardrail, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Department. The incident occurred June 13, when deputies responded to a report of a crash on Route 20A in the Town of Perry. Deputies said a limo bus transporting six female pa…

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A Perry man who had two active warrants was arrested on several charges after a dump truck he was driving crashed into the kitchen of a home off Route 20A in the Town of Perry, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Brian R. Barnard, 55, was driving a dump truck eastbound on Route 20A near Suckerbrook Road on the afternoon of June 8 when he suffered a medical…

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A man was charged with driving while intoxicated after he twice got stuck in a yard, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. David J. Smith, 50, of Bennington was arrested on DWI charges April 19. Deputies received a call from a Burrough Road resident who reported that Smith "had gotten stuck in their yard and was now causing issues," according to a press r…

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A Lancaster man was charged with driving while intoxicated and using his cellphone while driving following an April 4 rollover crash in Java, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Jack R. Boltz, 25, was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle while using a portable electronic device, reckless driving and other driving offenses, according to authorities. …

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A New York man was arrested as a fugitive of justice out of Nevada last week, and all because of a wheelbarrow. Charles O'Donnell was arrested March 26 on a charge of fugitive of justice due to a probation violation in Nevada as a result of an investigation into a stolen wheelbarrow in the Village of Warsaw, according to Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Wyoming Count…

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A New Jersey man was arrested on multiple charges after an incident Friday in which he reached speeds of 95 mph on Route 20A, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Brian Gleeson-Rosson, 22, of Rutherford, N.J., faces two charges in the Town of Orangeville, two charges in the Town of Warsaw and two charges in the Village of Warsaw after allegedly driving erra…

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An Allegany County man was arrested on a driving while intoxicated charge Sunday following a one-vehicle crash, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Kameran L. Olcott, 20, of Belfast, was not injured when the pickup he was driving overturned on Route 19A in Genesee Falls, deputies said. Two passengers in the vehicle required medical assistance and were t…

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Wyoming County Sheriff's deputies arrested three Buffalo residents Thursday for allegedly breaking into a Town of Java residence and stealing jewelry, electronics and firearms, according to the Sheriff's Office. David Lepage Jr., 39, his brother Mathias Lepage, 23, and Cynthia Aponte, 26, were each charged with second-degree burglary and third-degree grand larceny, depu…

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A malfunctioning piece of farm equipment Sunday sparked a barn fire in the Town of Perry that caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to the equipment, according to Wyoming County Emergency Services. The fire was reported at 5:10 p.m. on Slocum Road. The Emergency Services Office said a passerby who stopped to assist putting out the fire suffered smoke inhalation and …

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A man who was driving a tractor flagged down a Wyoming County sheriff's deputy on Friday. Eventually, that decision led to the man's arrest on driving while intoxicated charges, officials said. Ronald A. Townsend, 67, of the Village of Wyoming, was arrested for felony DWI as well as second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument due to his use of a forged d…

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A man was arrested after he gave up looking for his lost dog while at the Walmart in Warsaw, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Sean Carey, 29, of Castile was charged Wednesday with abandonment of an animal. On Tuesday, the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office received a call about a man who had left a husky at Walmart. It was reported to deputies that the …

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The cause of a house fire Tuesday on North Road in the Town of Freedom was under investigation, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Firefighters were called to the scene at about 1:25 a.m. Several fire companies showed up to battle the fire, which took about three hours, the Sheriff's Office said. The residence was vacant at the time of the fire. No inj…

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The news may be slow to come in Wyoming County, but the speed wasn't. A 57-year-old Buffalo woman was arrested and charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after she was spotted by a sheriff's deputy traveling 101 mph in in a 55 mph zone in the Town of Perry. Sandra D. Bolden was stopped on State Route 20A and taken into custody after a "roadside investigati…

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A Canadian woman was charged with reckless driving after she was caught speeding while passing a semitruck on Route 63 in the Town of Covington, according to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office. Deputies clocked Sarah Mahrukh, 33, of Ontario, traveling 88 mph in a marked 55 mph zone while passing the semi at about 7 p.m. Thursday on the state route, authorities said. …

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A Wyoming County man previously convicted of drunk driving is facing felony charges after being stopped for speeding in the Town of Gainesville, the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office said. Steven P. Grisewood, 44, was arrested at about 3:15 p.m. Friday by a deputy who clocked Grisewood's vehicle traveling on Wethersfield Road at 84 mph in a 55 mph zone. Grisewood was a…