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Allegany Woman Arrested on Drug Charges

April 21, 2018

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested a 27-year-old Allegany woman on drug charges Friday.

Kathryn Kelley was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance. Kelley is alleged to have sold prescription pills in Olean on a previous date, according to police.

The arrest took place after Cattaraugus County District Attorney Lori P. Reiman ...

Missouri Man Arrested for DWI in Hinsdale

HINSDALE, NY -- A man from Missouri was arrested Sunday on a DWI charge.

New York State troopers charged Charles Kairu, 37, with driving while intoxicated.

The charge stemmed from a traffic stop of a tractor trailer traveling east on Interstate 86. An interview of the operator showed signs of intoxication and after standard field sobriety tests were administered, he was arrested. Kairu was ...

Olean Man Arrested After Drug Complaint

HINSDALE, NY -- An Olean man was arrested after a drug complaint Wednesday.

At 7:38 a.m., New York State Police received a call about a drug complaint.

Eric J. Studley, 37, was charged with possession of marijuana, a violation afterwards. He was issued an appearance ticket and is scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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Authorities Get Ready for Active Shooter Drill at St. Bonaventure University

ST. BONAVENTURE, NY — In today’s world, the threat of gun violence in public places is all too present.

In early October of 2017, 58 people died after a gunman opened fire on a music festival in Las Vegas, Nevada. On Feb. 14 of this year, 17 people died as the result of an active shooter at a high school in Parkland, Florida, and most recently, a 38-year-old woman opened ...

Police Arrest Olean Man on Burglary Charges

OLEAN, NY -- An Olean man was arrested Thursday on burglary charges.

On Wednesday, New York State troopers received a report that a man had unlawfully entered an Olean home by kicking in and damaging a door. Police said the man then chased the resident of the home and fled the scene by foot. He turned himself in to police at the Olean-based State Police Station on Thursday, police ...

Accident Fatality Results in Arrest of Olean Man

CARROLLTON, NY -- An Olean man was arrested Wednesday after the death of a driver in a two-car accident on Route 417.

John D. McStraw Jr., 47, was charged with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, a class D felony; driving while intoxicated, unspecified degree; first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle, a class E felony; and multiple traffic offenses, according to ...

Olean Man Arrested for Parole Violation

OLEAN, NY -- An Olean man was arrested Tuesday after allegedly violating his parole.

Bryant L. Galmer, 30, was arrested at the Cattaraugus County Office Building in Olean by the Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s Department on a New York State parole warrant.

He was remanded to Cattaraugus County Jail to await further proceedings.

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Police: Equipment to Manufacture Meth Found in Olean Apartment

OLEAN, NY – Two people were arrested Wednesday after equipment used to manufacture methamphetamine was discovered in their home, according to Olean police.

Police said Jordan D. Stebbins, 29, and Amanda M. Weed, 30, were arrested after a search warrant was executed at their apartment on North 15th Street. They were taken to Olean police headquarters, where they were booked and ...

Olean Police Charge 15-Year-Old With Making Terroristic Threat About Shooting

OLEAN, NY – Police arrested a 15-year-old Olean High School student Friday after school officials found writing on a bathroom wall indicating a shooting would take place Monday.

Olean Police Criminal Investigators arrested the young man and charged him with making a terroristic threat and falsely reporting an incident.

Police said they conducted interviews, and the student ...

Ohio Man Dies After Tractor Trailer Accident on I-86 in Cuba

CUBA, NY – An Ohio man died Tuesday after being struck by a tractor trailer on I-86.

State Police said Kyle W. Willis, 41, of Dorset, Ohio, was attempting to repair his own tractor trailer on the eastbound side of the highway when he was struck by the other vehicle early Tuesday morning. Willis was transported to Olean General Hospital, where he died from his injuries, according to ...

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