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Bomb Threat at Cuba-Rushford Middle High School Deemed Not Credible

September 19, 2018

CUBA, NY -- Cuba-Rushford Middle High School was evacuated Tuesday after a staff member received a phone call on an official school phone line that there was an explosive device in the building, but law enforcement authorities determined the threat was not credible.

“Cuba police officers and New York State Police, as well as a K-9 unit, checked the building as well as the grounds and ...

Olean Receives Firefighting Grant

OLEAN, NY -- Olean will receive a $100,062 federal firefighting grant to provide emergency response equipment and training to ensure adequate protection from fire and fire-related hazards. 

"We care about ensuring our friends and neighbors have fair access to fire emergency services,” said Rep. Tom Reed, who announced the funding. “This grant enables our ...

Brooklyn Man Arrested on Meth Charges in Cuba

CUBA, NY – Police arrested a Brooklyn man on Sept. 5 and charged him with unlawful manufacturing of methamphetamine and criminal possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials.

Police said Jose Maisonet Jr., 39, was arrested at a home on Bristol Street.

New York State Police, Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force and the New York State Police Contaminated Crime Scene Emergency ...

Allegany Man Arrested on Criminal Contempt Charges

ALLEGANY, NY – State Police arrested an Allegany man Tuesday on criminal contempt charges.

Police arrested Nathaniel S. Poole, 33, after they responded to a report of a dispute on State

Poole was violating an order of protection, police said.

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Allegany Man Arrested for Criminal Possession of a Weapon

ALLEGANY, NY — State police arrested Steven J. Miller, 33, of Allegany for criminal possession of a weapon on Monday after they responded to a disturbance complaint at a residence on State Route 417.

Police determined that Miller had a 20-gauge shotgun. Because of a previous conviction, Miller is not allowed to possess firearms.

Miller is scheduled to appear in Allegany Town ...

Police Make Two Arrests in Olean for Manufacturing of Meth

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested two people Friday morning and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine.

Jerrica J. Mckune, 31, of Olean, and Justin L. Safford, 38, of Allegany were arrested inside Mckune’s Wayne Street home.  

Officers from the Olean Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit and the New York State Police Special Operations Response and Contaminated ...

Police Charge Three People with Manufacturing Meth in Olean

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested three people and charged them with manufacturing methamphetamine Tuesday.

Michele N. King, 31; Bobby Joe McClain, 45, and Raymond G. Shaffer, 41, were arrested after members of the Olean Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit and the New York State Police Special Operations Response Team found several items used for manufacturing methamphetamine, as well ...

Police Appeal to Public for Help Finding Missing Rifle

OLEAN, NY -- New York State Police in Olean are seeking the public’s assistance in locating a Rock River Arms rifle.

According to police, the rifle was in a soft black carrying case and last seen in the early morning hours on Monday on Buffalo Street in the vicinity of Interstate 86 in the Town of Olean.

Anyone with information is asked to call the State Police ...

Two Olean Men Charged with Selling Crack Cocaine

OLEAN, NY – City police arrested two Olean residents Wednesday and charged them with selling crack cocaine.

Police said Timothy S. Irvin, 43, was arrested at his Reed Street home and charged with two counts each of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance.

David Carl Benson, 49, was arrested at his home on West Green Street and charged ...


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