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Five arrested in connection with large fight in downtown Jamestown...

Five teenagers -- four from Jamestown -- have been arrested for allegedly being part of a large fight in the downtown area last Friday afternoon.  City police say the high school's School Resource Officer spotted a large group of people gathering in front of the First Niagara Bank at 417 Spring St. shortly before 3:30 p.m.  The SRO saw several people in the group fighting... and, additional police units were called in to assist.  Police say one 17 year-old from Jamestown was arrested on several charges... including obstruction, unlawful assembly, and resisting arrest.  Officers add a 19 year-old female from Rochester was also arrested for allegedly having a large kitchen knife with her.  She faces charges including criminal possession of a weapon... and, second-degree menacing.  Another 17 year-old and two 13 year-olds were also arrested.  The 13 year-olds were later released.


Two men allegedly involved in Dunkirk Cocaine Ring plead guilty in federal court...

Two men allegedly involved in a major drug trafficking organization in the Dunkirk area have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute... and, to distribute cocaine.  U-S Attorney William Hochul, Jr. says Javier Pagan, Jr. and Samuel Hernandez entered the pleas before U-S District Court Judge Elizabeth Wolford.  Assistant U-S Attorney Michael Adler, who is handling the case, says that between 2013 and June 10th of last year... law enforcement officers had been investigating a drug trafficking organization led by defendants David Jesus Pagan and Rafael Burgos, Junior.  During the investigation... it was determined that the defendants distributed multiple kilograms of cocaine throughout the Dunkirk area. Both Pagan and Hernandez were arrested in June of 2013 along with David Jesus Pagan, Burgos, and two others.  The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in prison and a one-million dollar fine.

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