Police: 2 arrested in carjacking at hotel in Lakewood
Police say they found the vehicle nearby and used a K-9 to track the person who stole it to the location at Carasaljo Inn.
Mayville Woman Charged After Vehicle Nearly Strikes House in Jamestown
Jamestown Police charged a Mayville woman with multiple counts after an investigation into a crash early Thursday on the city's east side. Officers responded to the scene on East 2nd Street near Foote Avenue shortly before 3:30 AM and saw a vehicle that struck a concrete staircase to a house. They also noticed a female limping up the street in an attempt to escape the scene. Officers quickly caught up to the female, identified as 30-year-old Alexandria Earls, and an investigation revealed that she was allegedly intoxicated. Earls was taken to UPMC Chautauqua for her injuries before she was brought to the Jamestown City Jail on charges of 4th-degree criminal mischief, leaving the scene of an accident, moving from lane unsafely, and felony DWI.
Police Respond to Violation of Stay Away Order
(WNY News Now) – The Ellicott Police Department responded to reports of a violation of a court-issued stay away order of protection, resulting in the arrest of a local man on charges of criminal contempt in the second degree. The Ellicott Police Department was alerted to a potential breach...
Jamestown Man Arrested After Drug Raid Uncovers Cocaine, Fentanyl, and Weapon
(WNY News Now) – A 41-year-old resident of 8 Pullman St., Jamestown, NY, was apprehended on multiple charges following a drug raid on his residence. Jamestown – In a coordinated effort involving the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office Narcotics Investigators, Jamestown and Sheriff K-9 Units, Jamestown Police Department SWAT Team, and Dunkirk Police Department, a search warrant was executed at 8 Pullman St., Jamestown, NY, on September 27th, 2023, at approximately 8:15 AM. The operation followed an investigation into alleged cocaine and fentanyl sales from the said address.
Jamestown Man Faces Multiple Charges Following DUI Stop
(WNY News Now) – A Jamestown man was arrested on September 27, 2023, after being pulled over by the Jamestown Police Department for a traffic violation at 4:00 am. Jamestown – Jason R. Alexander, 41, of Jamestown who is currently on parole, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated – Refusal, failure to wear a seat belt, and operating an unregistered motor vehicle. The incident unfolded on James Ave, resulting in Alexander’s detention.
Man Arrested and Charged with Petit Larceny
(WNY News Now) – A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged with petite larceny following an incident in which he allegedly took property from someone else’s driveway without permission. Ellicott -William R. Gardner, aged 23, finds himself facing legal trouble after an alleged act of petit larceny....
Proposed 2024 County Budget Decreases Taxes By 89-Cents
Chautauqua County Executive PJ Wendel‘s proposed 2024 County budget totals $294.1 million and reduces taxes by 89-cents. Wendel said this is the fourth budget proposal he’s made that lowers county taxes. He said the tax levy has a 2.6% increase, or an increase of $1.8 million, which is...
Mayville Man Sentenced to 3 Years in Prison for Weapon Possession
(WNY News Now) – A Mayville man received a 3-year prison sentence with 3 years of post-release supervision on September 25, 2023, after pleading guilty to Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2nd. Mayville -Alexander Latta, a 28-year-old resident of Mayville, found himself in legal trouble in November 2022...
Sheriff's Office Charges Two in Stockton Burglary Probe
An investigation into a recent burglary in the Town of Stockton resulted in the arrest of two Jamestown residents on Wednesday. The probe by the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division found that 32-year-old Dustin Newbree and 38-year-old Monica Pacheco had allegedly entered a vacant residence on Moon Road and stole property between August 26th and September 5th. Investigators located the stolen property at a residence in Jamestown on September 15th. Newbree and Pacheco were both charged with 3rd-degree burglary, petit larceny, and 5th-degree criminal possession of stolen property.
Child Found Unattended in Roadway in Celoron
(WNY News Now) – On September 25, 2023, the Ellicott Town Police responded to a report of an unattended child in Celoron, leading to charges against the parent. Celoron -The Ellicott Town Police were dispatched to an address in Celoron on September 25, 2023, following concerns about the well-being of a child found unattended in a roadway. Upon arrival, officers allegedly discovered a two-year-old child running unsupervised in the vicinity.
These jamestown, NY based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around jamestown.
Police Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Two Suspects for Grand Larceny
(WNY News Now) -In the early hours of Monday, September 26, 2023, the Ellicott Police Department located a white GMC Envoy behind a business in the town of Ellicott, resulting in a brief pursuit and the subsequent arrest of two individuals for grand larceny. Ellicott -At approximately 12:53 am, Ellicott...
Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic To be Held in Gerry October 7
The Chautauqua County Health Department and Town of Gerry are co-hosting the event that will take place from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Gerry Highway Garage located at 4675 Route 60. Animals must be pre-registered to receive vaccinations. Vaccinations will be provided free of charge to all dogs, cats,...
Fundraiser for the State Trooper Jay Rougeau Scholarship
Join us in a poignant moment of silence at Corry High gym, honoring the memory of State Trooper Jay Rougeau, a proud alum. Witness the community's heartfelt tribute and learn about the scholarship fund established in this brave officer's name.
Jamestown Woman Charged After Officers Exposed to Fentanyl in Jail Altercation
A Jamestown woman faces several charges after four police officers were exposed to fentanyl during an incident at the Jamestown City Jail on Monday. Jamestown Police brought in 34-year-old Jennifer Conti for an outstanding bench warrant shortly before 2:00 PM and later discovered that she allegedly had suspected drugs hidden on her. Conti allegedly fought with the officers and tried to ingest the drugs, but during the altercation, the baggie split open, exposing all four officers to a white powdery substance after it became airborne. They were taken to UPMC Chautauqua for treatment after the baggie tested positive for fentanyl. Conti was additionally charged with four counts of 2nd-degree assault, one count of tampering with physical evidence and one count of 7th-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. She was held at the jail pending arraignment.
Craving Pizza in Lakewood? Discover the Top 3 Pizzerias You Can't Miss!
In this piece, we explore three exceptional pizza joints in Lakewood. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below!
Ellicott Police Arrest Intoxicated Driver Following Traffic Stop
(WNY News Now) -In the early hours of September 23, 2023, Ellicott police conducted a routine traffic stop on Fluvanna Ave, resulting in the arrest of a local man for allegations of operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol. At approximately 3:50 am on September 23, 2023, the...
Saints & Sinners Cemetery Tours in October
JAMESTOWN - The 18th Annual Saints and Sinners Walking Tours of Lakeview Cemetery are historically informative and are an excellent way to get in the spirit for All Hallows Eve. On October 7th, explore the cemetery in the afternoon, or come October 14th and walk during evening hours while your guide uncovers some of the over 43,000 personal stories that are hidden within Lake View Cemetery of Jamestown, New York. These tours change yearly; no two tours will ever be the same.
County Legislature Chairman Reacts to Proposed 2024 County Budget
Chautauqua County Legislature Chairman Pierre Chagnon said it’s “heartwarming” to see the increases in the County’s full value assessment. He said this increase allows the tax rate to decrease substantially which benefits all property owners. Chagnon said opportunities are limited though with the proposed budget being...
Road closure put in place on 4th Avenue Northwest in Jamestown
Sep. 27—On Wednesday, Sept. 27, a temporary road closure was implemented on 4th Avenue Northwest, from 6th Street Northwest to 8th Street Northwest, said the city of Jamestown engineer's office. This will be in place until work is complete. The type of work was not announced. There will be...