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The Buffalo News
Jamestown man gets 8-year prison term in murder attemptMAYVILLE – Isaiah Pearson, 21, of Jamestown, was ordered by Chautauqua County J
Jamestown man gets 8-year prison term in murder attempt
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
MAYVILLE – Isaiah Pearson, 21, of Jamestown, was ordered by Chautauqua County Judge David W. Foley last week to serve an eight-year state prison term and then five years of postrelease supervision for his role in the attempted murder of a man during... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Breaking Down BarriersSuch was the case at the annual basketball game in the Washington Middle School
Breaking Down Barriers
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
Such was the case at the annual basketball game in the Washington Middle School gym Friday night against the Emmanuel Baptist Church Youth Group. Playing against a group of 35 young basketball players, the police officers were happy to share an... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Man Jailed For 13th TimeAccording to Jamestown police, Rocco A. Beardsley, 30, and a 16-year-old youth
City Man Jailed For 13th Time
The Post-Journal / Posted 5 days ago
According to Jamestown police, Rocco A. Beardsley, 30, and a 16-year-old youth attacked and robbed the victim of money at a 248 Broadhead Ave. residence on Jan. 23. An arrest warrant was issued and Beardsley was taken into custody shortly afterward.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Elderly Jamestown man cheated out of $4,000 in IRS phone scamJAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Police Friday are investigating the IRS telephone sca
Elderly Jamestown man cheated out of $4,000 in IRS phone scam
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
JAMESTOWN – The Jamestown Police Friday are investigating the IRS telephone scam that recently cost an elderly city resident more than $4,000 worth of money orders sent to what proved to be a phony Las Vegas IRS address. Capt. Robert Samuelson, head... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jamestown man and teen arrested for violent robberyJAMESTOWN – Rocco A. Beardsley, 30, and a 16-year-old Jamestown boy were arrest
Jamestown man and teen arrested for violent robbery
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
JAMESTOWN – Rocco A. Beardsley, 30, and a 16-year-old Jamestown boy were arrested and jailed Friday for allegedly staging a violent robbery in a home on the second block of Broadhead Avenue Jan. 23. Beardsley and the teen were both charged with... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police ReportsMichael A. Deponceau, 52, of Jamestown, was charged at 6:08 p.m. on Feb. 3 with
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 6 days ago
Michael A. Deponceau, 52, of Jamestown, was charged at 6:08 p.m. on Feb. 3 with driving while intoxicated, second-degree obstructing governmental administration, resisting arrest, failure to submit to a chemical breath test, failure to submit to a... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Coming Together"I've been through everything you've heard them speak about," Amanda Martz said
Coming Together
The Post-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
"I've been through everything you've heard them speak about," Amanda Martz said, explaining she used to be addicted to heroin. "I found myself doing stronger drugs, including heroin. It can happen to anyone." She, among many others, addressed the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Slam DunkThe game, scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m., at Washington Elementary School, allo
Slam Dunk
The Post-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
The game, scheduled for Friday at 6 p.m., at Washington Elementary School, allows the children to not only interact with police officers in a fun setting, but ensures a comfortable relationship with those who "serve and protect" is fostered for... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Assault Suspect With Loaded Pistol In CustodyPolice said 22-year-old Aaron S. Miller and a 17-year-old reportedly assaulted
Assault Suspect With Loaded Pistol In Custody
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Police said 22-year-old Aaron S. Miller and a 17-year-old reportedly assaulted and pistol whipped a male victim at a Newton Avenue apartment during the early morning. Further investigation led police to a loaded pistol in the trunk of a car, which... Read more
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The Post-Journal
JPD Continues Shooting InvestigationThe shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. ap
JPD Continues Shooting Investigation
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
The shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. apartment, involved multiple shots fired into a first-floor window from one or more suspects outside. Investigators have identified at least one suspect, who is currently... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Serial Arsonist Faces Three-Count IndictmentJoshua Whalen, 26, facing three counts of third-degree arson, was remanded to C
Serial Arsonist Faces Three-Count Indictment
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Joshua Whalen, 26, facing three counts of third-degree arson, was remanded to Chautauqua County Jail in lieu of $75,000 cash or $150,000 property bond. Whalen is charged in connection to his alleged involvement in the arson fires of vacant homes at... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Man Handed Indictment For Third-Degree ArsonWhalen was arraigned Monday morning in Chautauqua County Court and is being hel
City Man Handed Indictment For Third-Degree Arson
The Post-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
Whalen was arraigned Monday morning in Chautauqua County Court and is being held in Chautauqua County Jail on $75,000 cash or $150,000 property bond. Whalen is charged in connection to his alleged involvement in the arson fires of vacant homes at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Suspect in custody in shooting of 10-old in JamestownJAMESTOWN – Jamestown police said Monday they have identified at least one susp
Suspect in custody in shooting of 10-old in Jamestown
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
JAMESTOWN – Jamestown police said Monday they have identified at least one suspect in last week’s shooting of a 10-year-old. One suspect, who police did not name, is in custody on an unrelated charge, police said. The child was first treated at WCA... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jamestown man charged in three arsonsJAMESTOWN – A 26-year-old man has been charged with setting fire to three vacan
Jamestown man charged in three arsons
The Buffalo News / Posted 9 days ago
JAMESTOWN – A 26-year-old man has been charged with setting fire to three vacant homes in Jamestown over the span of seven months last year. Joshua D. Whalen, of Jamestown, was indicted on three counts of third-degree arson and was arraigned Monday... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Man Charged After Crossman Street RaidJamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET team members con
Man Charged After Crossman Street Raid
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET team members conducted the raid after investigating the sale and trafficking of drugs in the area. The Jamestown Police Department SWAT team helped task force and CNET members enter the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Lofty ExpectationsOn Monday, Teresi delivered his State of the City report to Jamestown City Coun
Lofty Expectations
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
On Monday, Teresi delivered his State of the City report to Jamestown City Council. For the first time in 17 years as mayor, Teresi didn't deliver a speech along with the report. But that hasn't stopped the mayor from having lofty expectations for... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Man Charged After Crossman Street RaidJamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET team members con
Jamestown Man Charged After Crossman Street Raid
The Post-Journal / Posted 12 days ago
Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET team members conducted the raid after investigating the sale and trafficking of drugs in the area. The Jamestown Police Department SWAT team helped task force and CNET members enter the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
In Years PastThe Jamestown and Dunkirk offices of the county children's agency would not be
In Years Past
The Post-Journal / Posted 13 days ago
The Jamestown and Dunkirk offices of the county children's agency would not be moved anytime soon. Efforts to iron out differences of county residents with the state Department of Public Welfare and the county would be made at a conference later. In... Read more
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Warren Times Observer
Young boy shot in JamestownThe shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. ap
Young boy shot in Jamestown
Warren Times Observer / Posted 14 days ago
The shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. apartment, involved multiple shots being fired into a first-floor window from one or more suspects outside. The 10-year-old victim was transported to WCA Hospital and then... Read more
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The Post-Journal
JPS Issues Statement Regarding Social Media Threat"Jamestown Public Schools was made aware of a social media posting involving a
JPS Issues Statement Regarding Social Media Threat
The Post-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
"Jamestown Public Schools was made aware of a social media posting involving a threat to Lincoln Elementary School (Tuesday) morning. The Jamestown Police Department was contacted," Mains stated. "The JPD investigated the threat and concluded that it... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Gunshot Victim In Stable ConditionThe shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. ap
Gunshot Victim In Stable Condition
The Post-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The shooting, which occurred shortly before 9:30 p.m. at a 411 E. Second St. apartment, involved multiple shots being fired into a first-floor window from one or more suspects outside. The 10-year-old victim was transported to WCA Hospital and then... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship AwardedAnderson is attending the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy at Jamestown Comm
Dan Feather Memorial Scholarship Awarded
The Post-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
Anderson is attending the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Academy at Jamestown Community College in hopes of pursuing a career in law enforcement. He is from Jamestown, attended Jamestown High School, went on to JCC and then Geneseo University where he... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
10-old shot in JamestownJAMESTOWN, NY-- A 10-year-old is in the hospital in stable condition after bein
10-old shot in Jamestown
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 15 days ago
JAMESTOWN, NY-- A 10-year-old is in the hospital in stable condition after being shot Monday night. Jamestown Police say they were called to a home on East. 2nd Street just before 9:30 p.m. after multiple gun shots were fired into the home through a... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Shooting Victim In Stable ConditionThe 10-year-old is being treated at Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo fo
Shooting Victim In Stable Condition
The Post-Journal / Posted 15 days ago
The 10-year-old is being treated at Women and Children's Hospital in Buffalo for a non-life-threatening injury. Police said they continue to seek any information from the public regarding the shooting, a possible suspect or suspects. Anyone who may... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
10-old shot in JamestownJAMESTOWN, NY-- A 10-year-old is in the hospital after being shot Monday night.
10-old shot in Jamestown
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 15 days ago
JAMESTOWN, NY-- A 10-year-old is in the hospital after being shot Monday night. Jamestown Police say they were called to a home on E. 2nd Street just before 9:30pm after multiple gun shots were fired at the house. The child was taken to WCA... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Child shot when gunman opens fire into Jamestown homeA 10-year-old child was struck by gunfire after someone opened fire several tim
Child shot when gunman opens fire into Jamestown home
The Buffalo News / Posted 15 days ago
A 10-year-old child was struck by gunfire after someone opened fire several times into a home on East 2nd Street in Jamestown Monday night, Jamestown police said. The child was initially taken to WCA Hospital and has since been transferred to Women... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police ReportsAna L. Cruz, 24, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief,
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Ana L. Cruz, 24, of Jamestown was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief, second-degree criminal trespass, three counts of endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment. Reynaldo M. Cruz, 25, of Jamestown were charged with... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Nothing Left To SayOn Monday, Teresi, Jamestown mayor, under the laws of the city charter is requi
Nothing Left To Say
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
On Monday, Teresi, Jamestown mayor, under the laws of the city charter is required to present a report during Jamestown City Council's first business meeting of the new year. In his past 16 years as mayor, Teresi gave a speech detailing future... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Small Child Reportedly Suffers Gunshot Wound Near Jamestown High SchoolJamestown police and emergency officials responded to 411 E. Second St. shortly
Small Child Reportedly Suffers Gunshot Wound Near Jamestown High School
The Post-Journal / Posted 16 days ago
Jamestown police and emergency officials responded to 411 E. Second St. shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday for a reported gunshot victim. Although an ambulance was seen pulling away from the scene with its sirens on at approximately 10 p.m., police were... Read more
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The Post-Journal
New Initiatives, Progress To Highlight Mayor’s State Of The City ReportSam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, is required by the city charter to annually delive
New Initiatives, Progress To Highlight Mayor’s State Of The City Report
The Post-Journal / Posted 17 days ago
Sam Teresi, Jamestown mayor, is required by the city charter to annually deliver a report detailing the status of the city, new initiatives for the upcoming year and progress made during the previous year. During budget deliberations toward the end... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Area Police ReportsBUSTI POLICE LAKEWOOD - Tammy L. Dowdy, 41, of Salamanca, was charged with pet
Area Police Reports
The Post-Journal / Posted 18 days ago
BUSTI POLICE LAKEWOOD - Tammy L. Dowdy, 41, of Salamanca, was charged with petit larceny on Tuesday at the Lakewood Wal-Mart. It is alleged that Dowdy concealed $32.79 in cosmetics and pens, then passed the last point of sale without paying for the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Four facing drug charges after hunt for alleged parole violatorASHVILLE – Four people are facing drug charges after State Police and Chautauqu
Four facing drug charges after hunt for alleged parole violator
The Buffalo News / Posted 18 days ago
ASHVILLE – Four people are facing drug charges after State Police and Chautauqua County Sheriff’s deputies discovered methamphetamine and a quantity of pills when they went to a Wall Street address about 9 p.m. Thursday in search of an alleged parole... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Two Charged In Sixth Street Drug BustThe Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET entered the
Two Charged In Sixth Street Drug Bust
The Post-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET entered the upper apartment at 310 E. Sixth St. shortly before 6:30 a.m. Inside, they found 29-year-old Maranda L. Lopez and 41-year-old Clarence C. Carte along with a large quantity... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Jamestown couple arrested in drug probeJAMESTOWN – A Jamestown couple was arrested Friday during an early-morning raid
Jamestown couple arrested in drug probe
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
JAMESTOWN – A Jamestown couple was arrested Friday during an early-morning raid on their East Sixth Street residence by agents of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force, State Police and Jamestown Police SWAT team. Clarence C. Carte, 41, and Maranda L.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mayville meth trafficker sent to state prison for six yearsJohn V. Noel III, 43, of Mayville, was ordered by Chautauqua County Judge David
Mayville meth trafficker sent to state prison for six years
The Buffalo News / Posted 26 days ago
John V. Noel III, 43, of Mayville, was ordered by Chautauqua County Judge David M. Foley this week to serve a six-year state prison term and then submit to five years of post-release supervision on his conviction for operating a methamphetamine lab... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Police Nab Two City Residents For Drug PossessionThe Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET entered the
Police Nab Two City Residents For Drug Possession
The Post-Journal / Posted 26 days ago
The Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force and New York State Police CNET entered the upper apartment at 310 E. Sixth St. shortly before 6:30 a.m. Inside, they found 29-year-old Maranda L. Lopez and 41-year-old Clarence C. Carte along with a large quantity... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Man Charged After Hotel Lenhart BurglaryAccording to the New York State Police, a witness reportedly saw 23-year-old Ri
City Man Charged After Hotel Lenhart Burglary
The Post-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
According to the New York State Police, a witness reportedly saw 23-year-old Richard H. Rolfe break into a neighbor's porch window with a hammer before driving off in a small black vehicle. A responding State Trooper pursued Rolfe and later found... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Man Charged In AccidentAccording to the Ellicott Police Department, Cody A. Didomenico, 22, was huntin
City Man Charged In Accident
The Post-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
According to the Ellicott Police Department, Cody A. Didomenico, 22, was hunting in the wooded area surrounding East Elmwood Avenue on Nov. 27, along with his father and 10-year-old brother. Didomenico was reportedly in one area of the woods and the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Man Linked To Hunting Accident ChargedAccording to the Ellicott Police Department, Cody A. Didomenico, 22, was huntin
Jamestown Man Linked To Hunting Accident Charged
The Post-Journal / Posted 27 days ago
According to the Ellicott Police Department, Cody A. Didomenico, 22, was hunting in the wooded area surrounding East Elmwood Avenue on Nov. 27, along with his father and 10-year-old brother. Didomenico was reportedly in one area of the woods and the... Read more
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The Post-Journal
End Of A LegacyJohn Sellstrom, Johnson Foundation individual trustee, said the foundation is c
End Of A Legacy
The Post-Journal / Posted a month ago
John Sellstrom, Johnson Foundation individual trustee, said the foundation is closing after 20 years because of a prerequisite that was included in John Alfred Johnson's will. ''We will be closing the first half of 2016 by the terms and conditions... Read more
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The Post-Journal
JPD Patrol Officers To Wear Body CamerasThe goal, according to Harry Snellings, Jamestown police chief, is to not only
JPD Patrol Officers To Wear Body Cameras
The Post-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
The goal, according to Harry Snellings, Jamestown police chief, is to not only enhance the capacity of securing evidence, but increase the safety of both officers and the public alike. "You see a change in a person's behavior, both officer and... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Jamestown Man Charged With Cocaine PossessionShortly before noon, Lonnie B. Witcher, 34, was taken into custody when police
Jamestown Man Charged With Cocaine Possession
The Post-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Shortly before noon, Lonnie B. Witcher, 34, was taken into custody when police executed a search warrant at 214 Barrett Ave. and discovered a quantity of cocaine, marijuana, U.S. currency and scales used for weighing controlled substances. The... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Fire Strikes At Homicide SiteJamestown fire crews responded to the 235 Barrows St. home at approximately 3 p
Fire Strikes At Homicide Site
The Post-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Jamestown fire crews responded to the 235 Barrows St. home at approximately 3 p.m., shortly after a Jamestown police officer noticed smoke coming from the residence. The fire was under control in less than an hour. The home appeared to sustain heavy... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Alleged jamestown cocaine dealer arrestedJAMESTOWN – A 34-year-old Barrett Avenue man was arrested during a Friday raid
Alleged jamestown cocaine dealer arrested
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
JAMESTOWN – A 34-year-old Barrett Avenue man was arrested during a Friday raid on his home by agents of the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force. Drugs, drug scales and U.S. currency all allegedly linked to his cocaine trafficking were... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Home Stricken By Recent Double Homicide Erupts In FlamesJamestown fire crews responded to the 235 Barrows St. home at approximately 3 p
Home Stricken By Recent Double Homicide Erupts In Flames
The Post-Journal / Posted 1 months ago
Jamestown fire crews responded to the 235 Barrows St. home at approximately 3 p.m., shortly after a Jamestown police officer noticed smoke coming from the residence. The fire was under control in less than an hour. The home appeared to sustain heavy... Read more

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