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Pennsylvania Man Arrested in Olean on Illegal Weapons Charges

June 19, 2018

OLEAN, NY – State Police arrested Martin C. Miller on June 11, and charged him with two counts of criminal possession of a weapon, aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, circumventing an interlock device and unlawful possession of marijuana, according to State Police.

During a routine traffic stop on State Route 16 in the Town of Olean, State ...

Olean Man Arrested and Charged with Obstruction of Breathing

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested Kenneth Ellis on June 9 for criminal obstruction of breathing or blood circulation, criminal mischief, endangering the welfare of a child and harassment.

New York State Troopers made the arrest after responding to a report of a dispute.

Police said troopers investigated a dispute at a residence in the Town of Olean and determined that ...

Jamestown Man Arrested for on Drug Charges

OLEAN, NY – State Troopers arrested Ameir A. Glover on June 8  for criminal possession of a narcotic drug and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Police said they detected the odor of marijuana during a routine traffic stop on Buffalo Street in Olean. According to police, troopers executed a probable cause search and found cocaine and marijuana.

Glover, 42, of Jamestown, was ...

Two Olean Men Charged With Manufacturing Methamphetamine

OLEAN, NY - Police arrested Derek Varnum, 24, and Corry Wyler, 35, Tuesday after a search warrant was executed on 119 1/2 South Third Street, according to a June 12 Facebook posting by the Olean Police Department.

Police said Varnum, of 119 South Third St., and Wymer, of 824 North Union St. were both charged with unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine in the third ...

Burglary Call Results in Arrest in Olean

OLEAN, NY – State troopers responding to a report of a burglary in progress arrested a 30-year-old Olean woman and charged her with criminal trespassing on Thursday.

Police arrested Lacy M. Nickola after they stopped her while she was driving a vehicle reported to have left the scene of the burglary.

Nickola was issued an appearance ticket returnable in Olean Town Court later ...

Olean Police Seek 'Strong Arm Robbery' Suspect

OLEAN, NY – City police are seeking a man suspected of committing a robbery on the Allegheny River Trail near the end of Adams Street early Wednesday morning.

Police described the suspect as a black man, between 5 feet and 10 inches and 6 feet tall and about 195 pounds. He was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and jeans, police said.

Police described the incident as a “strong arm ...

Dispute Leads to Arrest in Portville

PORTVILLE, NY – New York State Police arrested Robert A. Schultz, 76, of Portville Friday after responding to a report of a dispute.

Police said an investigation determined that Schultz had grabbed another individual by the throat while making physical threats against the person.

Schultz was charged with criminal obstruction of breathing and menacing. He was arraigned in Portville ...

Olean Woman Arrested on Petit Larceny Charge

ALLEGANY, NY – New York State Police arrested an 18-year-old Olean woman Friday and charged her with petit larceny in after they responded to a report of shoplifting at Walmart in Allegany.

Haley M. Green-Morgan was issued an appearance ticket for Allegany Town Court for later this month, according to police.

Police said store security personnel observed a woman leaving the store ...

State Police Arrest Two Men in Olean on Drug Charges

OLEAN, NY -- State police arrest two men in Olean on drug charges Wednesday.

Gary L. Holland, 36, of Olean and Ronald T. Green, 27, of Buffalo were charged with for criminal possession of a controlled substance.

According to police,during a traffic stop for an equipment violation on Stony Brook Road in the Town of Olean, troopers conducted a probable cause search of the vehicle and ...

Olean Police Arrest City Man on Drug Charges

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested an Olean man on drug charges Thursday.

Robert G. Rote, 26, was charged with criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance, police said.

The case was presented to a Cattaraugus County Grand Jury by District Attorney Lori P. Rieman after an investigation by the Olean Police Department’s Street Crimes Unit and a warrant was handed was ...

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