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Human Remains Discovered On Chautauqua County Farm

DEWITTVILLE – What is believed to be human remains were uncovered late Tuesday afternoon on a Chautauqua County Farm. Sheriff Jim Quattrone tells WNY News Now contractors digging a septic system for a new house discovered a skull at Country Ayre Farms in Dewittville. The Sheriff’s Office is working...
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Jamestown man faces drug possession charges

A Jamestown man is facing drug possession charges after a report of two suspicious persons on the back porch of a residence in the village of Falconer. State troopers and Ellicott Town Police officers responded to the call on Sunday and located 37-year-old Eric Lundsten. They were unable to locate the second individual. Troopers say Lundsten allegedly drove to the residence on a suspended license and he was in possession of a glass pipe containing methamphetamine residue, two loaded needles containing heroin and a digital scale containing drug residue. Lundsten has been charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the 7th degree, criminally using drug paraphernalia 2nd and aggravated unlicensed operation 3rd. He was processed at SP Jamestown and issued tickets.
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Police Seeking Suspects In Walmart Theft

TITUSVILLE, Pa. (EYT) – Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two persons of interest in an access device fraud case in Crawford County. According to a release issued by Franklin-based State Police on Tuesday afternoon, the two individuals (pictured above and below) allegedly made unauthorized purchases using a known individual’s EBT card, on April 15, 2022, at Walmart, in Titusville, Crawford County.

Jamestown man accused of assaulting man using paintball gun

An investigation into an assault on West Third Street in Jamestown early Monday morning led to an arrest. Jamestown Police say an investigation into the incident shortly after 2 am determined that 45-year-old Grant Monroe allegedly shot a victim multiple times in a face using a paintball gun containing hardened projectiles. The victim was transported to UPMC Chautauqua with serious injuries to his face. Officers were able to locate Monroe a short time later. He was transported to the City Jail on charges of 1st-degree assault and 3rd-degree criminal possession of a weapon.

Frewsburg Man Facing Charges from Altercation

A Frewsburg man was arrested on charges stemming from an investigation into a reported altercation Monday afternoon. Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies responded to an undisclosed location in Frewsburg at about 4:00 PM and found that 32-year-old Brandon Dubois had allegedly physically harassed and damaged someone's property during the incident. Dubois was charged with 4th-degree criminal mischief and 2nd-degree harassment and transported to the Chautauqua County Jail for centralized arraignment. He will answer the charges in Carroll Town Court at a later date. Deputies were assisted at the scene by State Police.

City of Warren Police Investigate Armed Robbery at Country Fair Store

City of Warren Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Country Fair store on Monday. It happened at the location at 413 E. Pennsylvania Ave. around 3:14 a.m. The suspect entered the store, demanded money and took off with cash on foot, according to police. The suspect is described...

Warren Country Fair robbed; police searching for suspect

Police in Warren are searching for a man accused of robbing a convenience store. Police have released surveillance pictures of the suspect. The robbery took place around 3:15 a.m. on Monday at the Country Fair on the 400 block of E. Pennsylvania Ave. in Warren. According to a post on the City of Warren Police […]

Man dies after being pulled from Eaton Reservoir

(WJET/WFXP/ — An 80-year-old Corry man who was pulled from a Greenfield Township reservoir has died. According to Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook, 80-year-old Gerald Lindenberger was pronounced dead at 3:22 p.m. on May 23 at UPMC Hamot. He had been pulled from Eaton Reservoir earlier that day. Another man also was pulled from the […]

Coroner: Corry fisherman, 80, dies in drowning at Eaton Reservoir

Angler fell in water when boat tipped over, coroner says. Another fisherman survived. Second drowning in Erie County in three days. An 80-year-old Corry resident has died following a boating accident on Eaton Reservoir in Greenfield Township in eastern Erie County, Erie County Coroner Lyell Cook said on Tuesday. He said the cause of death was drowning, and ruled the death an accident.

City Council Approves Hiring 3 Police Officers, 4 Firefighters

Jamestown City Council has approved hiring new three police officers and four firefighters. The new positions will be funded with $3.2 million in American Rescue Plan funds. Council President Tony Dolce said it represents a large chunk of the funding the city received, “But given the situation in the city right now, given the crisis in EMS, given, obviously, the rise in gun violence, to add three new officers, two of which will be specifically put on gun violence detail. One will be a quality of life officer, who will deal with some of the other issues that the other officers don’t have time to deal with the fireworks and the loud motor vehicles and some of the other neighborhood issues.”

Missing three-year-old found dead in Lake Erie

HARBORCREEK, Pa. (WJET/WFXP/ — Pennsylvania State Police have reported that following a search for a missing three-year-old boy, the child was found dead in Lake Erie. Just after 5 p.m. on May 21, police were dispatched to Northview Drive in Harborcreek Township for reports of a missing juvenile. Police arrived on scene along with Fairfield […]

First responders called out for water rescue near Kennedy

The search resumed Monday morning for a missing kayaker in Conewango Creek near Kennedy in the town of Poland. The call was first reported around 7 pm Sunday evening. Chautauqua County Sheriff Jim Quattrone says the State Police are being assisted by the Chautauqua County WET Team and Tech Rescue, along with a number of local fire departments.

Jamestown Hiring New Firefighters, Police Officers To Combat Rising Crime, EMS Crisis

JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown City Council voted unanimously Monday night, hiring four new firefighters and three new police officers. Previously, Mayor Eddie Sundquist, along with other city leaders announced the plan to hire the new firefighters to combat the rising EMS crisis, and the police officers, to form a new gun violence unit and quality of life unit.

Jamestown Man Accused Of Starting Eastside Vehicle Fire

JAMESTOWN – A 48-year-old Jamestown man is accused of starting a vehicle fire on the city’s eastside. The Jamestown Fire and Police Departments responded to an eastside establishment around 10:30 p.m. Saturday for a vehicle fire. When firefighters arrived, they found the vehicle was fully engulfed in flames...

Jamestown City Council Approves Hiring of New Police Officers and Firefighters

The Jamestown City Council has unanimously approved the hiring of three new police officers and four new firefighters to address public safety issues in the city. During Monday's council meeting, lawmaker okayed using $3.2 million in American Rescue Plan funding for the new positions. Council President Tony Dolce says the added officers will deal mainly with reducing gun violence...