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Items Stolen from Unlocked Cars in Olean

October 21, 2017

OLEAN, NY -- Police are responding to reports of items being stolen from unlocked vehicles in the east part of the city during early morning hours Thursday.

Two men were observed on video entering two vehicles at a home on Queen Street at approximately 4:15 a.m., according to police.

Another larceny was reported on Prince Street, and police are checking nearby ...

Olean Man Arrested on Drug Charges

OLEAN, NY- Police arrested an Olean man on drug charges Wednesday.

Ty Ellis, 46, was arrested by members of the Olean Police Department's Street Crimes Unit at his home. Hed was booked at department headquarters and then turned over to the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office.

Ellis was arrested after Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori P. Rieman presented ...

Portville Man Arrested for Violating Court Order

OLEAN – Police arrested a Portville man Wednesday for violating a court order to stay away from a 15-year-old girl.

Steven D. Woodruff, 37, was charged with criminal contempt.

Woodruff was arrested in July and August on related charges that are pending in Olean City Court and Cattaraugus County Court, police said.

Olean Man Arrested on Drug and Weapons Charges

OLEAN, NY -- Police arrested a 38-year-old city man Friday on drug and weapons charges.

Kevin A. Auman was charged for possession of illegal drugs and a stolen handgun.

Police said investigators seized over a pound of marijuana, over three ounces of cocaine, Suboxone strips, several items of drug paraphernalia and cash after they executed a search warrant at Auman’s home on North 19th ...

Buffalo Woman Arrested in Town of Olean on Multiple Charges

TOWN OF OLEAN, NY -- State Police arrested a Buffalo woman on several charges after attempting to stop her for speeding.

Alesaundra M. Allen, 24, was charged with Driving While Intoxicated, criminal possession of stolen property, unlawful fleeing, endangering the welfare of a child, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and numerous vehicle and traffic law ...

Allegany Man Arrested After Domestic Dispute

ALLEGANY, NY --  State troopers arrested a 40-year-old Allegany man Monday after responding to a 911 call for a domestic dispute. 

Sammy L. Mcdaniel was charged with harassment, endangering the welfare of a child and criminal mischief on  at 7:30 p.m.

Police said troopers arrived at Colonial Village trailer park on Route 417 to interview a female victim ...

Olean Police Warn of Counterfeit Bills

OLEAN, NY- Police are warning merchants to be alert for counterfeit hundred dollar bills from China.

According to a posting on the Olean Police Department Facebook page, the bills are showing up throughout the area. Police are advising merchants to take time to inspect large bills.

Olean Man Arrested for Stealing Storm Grate

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested a 44-year-old Olean man Wednesday for stealing a metal storm grate from a home on Seneca Avenue in the Town of Olean.

George G. Vancleaf III was charged with petit larceny. He was processed at State Police barracks in Olean and released with an appearance ticket returnable to the Town of Olean court for September,

The grate was reported ...

Olean Men Arrested for Selling Crack Cocaine

OLEAN, NY—Police arrested two Olean men on Friday on two counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of possession.

David E. Brooks, 46, and David J. Vattes, 41, were arrested after an investigation conducted by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Office and the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force, which consists of members of the Cattaraugus County ...

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