Law & Justice

September 3, 2019

The Cattaraugus County Sheriff's Office has issued a warning about scam artists who are making phone calls claiming they are from Olean General Hospital. According to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office, the individuals making the calls claim they are updating hospital records and ask for ...

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ALLEGANY, NY – Local hero Lt. Col. Patrick Miller organized yet another successful fundraiser for veterans in need. Miller, 37, an Allegany native and St. Bonaventure graduate, was inspired to make a difference after going through a life-changing experience. In 2014, Miller was a victim in ...

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LATHAM, NY – Two residents of the Greater Olean area have received promotions in the New York Army National Guard. Levi Blake of Cuba and Dylan Main of Olean have been promoted to the rank of private. Levi Blake is assigned to the Company A, 2-108th Infantry. Main is assigned to the ...

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OLEAN, NY — Almost 100 people gathered Friday night at Lincoln Park for the “Lights for Liberty” vigil, protesting what they say are inhumane conditions at U.S. immigrant detention facilities. The Lincoln Park vigil, sponsored by the Immigrant and Refugee Taskforce of the Citizens Action ...

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LATHAM, NY – An Allegany man serving in the New York Army National Guard has been promoted. Shawn Labadie, who is assigned to the 105th Military Police Company, has received a promotion to sergeant. Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announced the ...

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ERIE, Pa. – Bryant Richard, 30, of Allegany pleaded guilty in federal court to a charge of theft of mail by a postal employee, U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady announced Monday. In connection with Richard's one-count guilty plea, the court was advised that from October to November 2018, ...

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BUFFALO, NY – An Olean man pleaded guilty to a child pornography charge, U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy Jr. announced Tuesday. Jacob Tunison, 30, pleaded guilty to receipt of child pornography before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. The charge carries a minimum penalty of five years in ...

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LATHAM, NY – Eric Blue, who is from Allegany and assigned to the Headquarters and Headquarters Battery, 1-258th Field Artillery, recently received a promotion to the rank of corporal. Blue's promotion was among those recently announced by Major Gen. Ray Shields, adjutant general for New York, in ...

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ST. BONAVENTURE, NY -- The Holy Name Province has informed St. Bonaventure University that abuse allegations against two friars who worked at the university are being investigated. WKBW on Wednesday reported that the Rev. Cairnan Haggerty, O.F.M., and the Rev. Gervase White, O.F.M., were among ...

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HINSDALE, NY -- Seth Sklar, a Hinsdale resident serving in the New York Army National Guard, has received a promotion. Sklar, who is assigned to the 152nd Engineer Support Company, has been promoted from private first class to specialist. Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for ...

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OLEAN, NY – Police are seeking the community's assistance in identifying a man involved in a burglary at a food service trailer on Front and East State Street on Nov. 6. A video of the incident is posted on the Olean Police Department Facebook page. Anyone with information that would assist ...

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