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Two city men arrested for allegedly trafficking Heroin...
Two Jamestown men have been arrested for allegedly trafficking Heroin in the city after being found with nearly 100 individual bags of Heroin at two locations on the city's westside.  Jamestown Police Captain Bob Samuelson says their on-going investigation into drug trafficking led the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force to raid the residence at 130 Fairview Ave. about 3 p.m. Friday.  Samuelson says they arrested 22 year-old Bradley McKay there for allegedly selling and possessing Heroin.   He says members of the task force, State Police C-NET Team and the JPD SWAT Team later raided 25 West Ninth St., and, arrested 51 year-old Jeffrey Myers.  While there... task force members found 85 bags of Heroin... a quantity of cash, and drug paraphernalia.  Samuelson says both men face charges... including third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. 
 
Fire destroys Jamestown Apartment building...
Three Jamestown firefighters suffered minor injuries battling a stubborn blaze at a multi-story apartment house on the city's eastside late Saturday morning.  Acting Battalion Chief, Lieutenant Tim Glenn, says crews were called to the scene at 65 Liberty St. shortly before 10:30 a.m.  Glenn says the upper part of the structure was fully-engulfed in flames on arrival... with heavy fire coming from the front part of the building.  He says they tried an interior attack on the building... but, had to back out.  None of the occupants were hurt... a passerby reportedly called in the alarm, and helped get the occupants out.  Glenn says due to added walls for the apartments... it was hard to access areas where the fire was located.  The cause is under investigation... and, the victims are being assisted by the local Red Cross.
 
New Chautauqua Institution president named....
The current president and Chief Executive Officer of a respected intercultural exchange program will become Chautauqua Institution’s 18th president.  The institution’s Board of Trustees Friday announced the appointment of 42 year-old Michael Hill to the post.  The Norfolk, New York man is an experienced leader of arts, cultural and social service organizations including Washington National Cathedral, The Washington Ballet and United Cerebral Palsy.  Hill now heads up Youth For Understanding USA.  Early in his career... Hill was an associate editor for the Chautauquan Daily.  He replaces Tom Becker... who is retiring at the end of this year.

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WJTN New Headlines for Dec. 9, 2019

A North Carolina man was arrested last Friday night for illegal possession of a hand-gun after police caught him driving around barricades for the annual Christmas Parade.   State Police in Ja...

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