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Stockton man killed in two-car crash in town of Ellery...
A Stockton man has been killed in a two-car crash that occured last Friday night in the town of Ellery.  Sheriff's officers say multiple emergency response services were called to the scene at the intersection of Route 380 and Sinclair Drive just after 9 PM.  Few details have been released... but, authorities say drinking and driving may have been a factor.  Deputies say the driver of one of the vehicles... 22 year-old Charles Clutter... was pronounced dead at the scene.  Officers say the operator of the other vehicle, 29 year-old Jude Gagliano of Lakewood... was flown to the Hamot Medical Center in Erie, Pennsylvania for treatment of non-life theatening injuries.  Details of the crash were not released... but, the investigation is continuing and charges are pending.
 
 
Two people hurt in collision at Route 394--I-86 intersection in North Harmony...
Two people were hurt -- but, not seriously -- when a car pulled in front of another one on Route 394 at the junction with Interstate 86 in the town of North Harmony.  Sheriff's officers say one vehicle... driven by 71 year-old Richard Cole of Jamestown... was northbound about 9:20 a.m. Saturday... when he came upon the westbound off-ramp to I-86.  Deputies say the second car, driven by 71 year-old Kenneth Kellogg, was on the off-ramp... and, pulled in front of Cole's vehicle... and, the vehicles collided.  Officers say Cole was treated at the scene... then taken to WCA Hospital for further treatment.  Deputies say Kellogg was not hurt.  However... his passenger, 71 year-old Diane Kellogg, was also taken to WCA Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.  Kenneth Kellogg was ticketed for failure to yield the right of way.
 
 
Gerace pushing Labor Day Weekend safety...
The last major holiday weekend of the Summer season is underway... and, law enforcement will be out in force to ensure it's a safe one.  That from Chautauqua County Sheriff Joe Gerace... who says his department is taking part in the latest STOP DWI Crackdown effort.  Gerace says they'll be looking for both impaired and distracted drivers.  He adds that -- if you have to drive any significant distance -- make sure you're rested.  Gerace says police generally see more crashes during the Labor Day Holiday weekend.... so watch you're speed, also.  Again... the Sheriff emphasizes the need to pay attention to the road... and, not your cell phone... if you are driving.
 
 
Olean couple arrested for allegedly trafficking Heroin laced with Fentanyl...
A Cattaraugus County couple has been arrested for allegedly selling Heroin -- laced with the seditive Fentanyl -- from their home in Olean.  Agents with the Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force say they raided the home at 1558 East State Street... and, found 2-ounces of suspected Heroin.  Task Force members say they also arrested 32 year-old Thomas... and, 28 year-old Andrea Stanczykowski for allegedly selling Heroin to other people last month.  Both were arrested for third-degree Felony criminal sale and possession of a controlled substance... arraigned and jailed pending further court action.
 

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