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Two city men arrested for allegedly trafficking Heroin in Jamestown...
Two Jamestown men are accused of dealing Heroin following their arrests during a drug raid just across the street from city Police Headquarters.  City Police say members of the Jamestown Metro Drug Task Force executed a search warrant on two apartments at 212 East Second Street about 11:30 a.m. Friday.  Task Force members say they arrested 21 year-old Luis Cintron-Rosario... and, 25 year-old Juan Aponte-Sierra.  The Post-Journal reports that Aponte-Sierra was previously arrested for trafficking Heroin back in April of 2015.  Cintron-Rosario was also previously arrested on a Felony drug charge in May of this year.  Both men were allegedly found this time in possession of a quantity of Heroin and cash.  Police say both men were charged with Felony third-degree criminal possession of a controlled-substance... and are jailed pending arraignment.  If you have an information on illegal drug activity in the city... you're asked to call the JPD 4-1-1 app... or the tips line at 483-TIPS... that's 483-8477.
City man arrested for allegedly robbing woman during domestic incident...
A Jamestown man has been arrested for allegedly trying to steal money from a woman during a domestic incident on the city's eastside early Friday morning.  Jamestown police were called to the scene at 38 Barrows St. about 12:30 a.m., and, the female victim told them that 41 year-old James Houser had left the scene before they arrived.  JPD K-9 Mitchell was brought to the scene, and used to track Houser.  He was found behind Connell's Bar at the corner of Winsor and Allen Streets and arrested without incident.  Houser was arraigned on charges including third-degree attempted robbery... and, forcible touching... and, sent to the county jail without bail.
Jamestown-area deals with more snow, and rain Friday night and Saturday...
The Winter weather "roller coaster" is continuing today... this time after a general 3 to 5 inch snowfall wrapped late this morning in Chautauqua County.  Forecaster Jon Hitchcock with the National Weather Service in Buffalo said late yesterday that a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect through 1 this afternoon.  Hitchcock says... unlike with the Lake Effect Snow of the past couple of days... this will impact the entire region.  He says there'll be more snow in the higher terrains and inland from Lake Erie.  Hitchcock says... before it becomes a rain snow and sleet mix... we'll see about 2-to-3 inches along the Lake Erie Shoreline and at least 3 to 4 inches inland.  Hitchcock says some locations may also see a thin coating of ice today.  The widespread snowfall will bring slippery travel conditions across the area.
Peek 'n Peak opens Friday, officials say conditions are "great..."
Chautauqua County's major ski resort is now open... and, conditions at Peek 'n Peak near Findley Lake are "great" to begin the new season.  That from Director of Mountain Operations, Brad Gravink, who says they were open at 8:30 a.m. Friday... with a good, natural snow base... and, 16 of their 27 trails open.  Gravink says they're making snow on the remaining 8 trails, which they hope to open by Christmas Week.  He says the Peak is open until 10 o'clock tonight... and, will again be open all day Sunday.  As for snowmaking... he says they're already well ahead of where they normally are... and, in very good shape compared to last year's "off-season."  In fact... he says they've already made about half of what they usually do in an entire season the past 8 days.  Gravink says the rain predicted for today should be nothing more than a blip on the radar... because we're back into the snow early next week.  He says the tubing area also opened Friday afternoon.  For more information on Peek n' Peak... call them at 355-4141... or go on-line to pknpk.com.
No one hurt when large part of former Falconer Agway feed mill collapses under heavy snow...
The heavy snow of the past week or so has claimed it's first building collapse in the Jamestown-area... as the old Agway feed mill building partially collapsed about mid-morning yesterday.  That from First Assistant Falconer Fire Chief Bryce Webster... who says no one was hurt in the collapse... which was called to the scene at 47 East Everett St. about 8:45 a.m.  Webster says the old structure was also weakened... but, adds the front-office area was not affected.  He says utility companies, and the Falconer Code Enforcement Officer were called.  Webster told us shortly before 10 a.m. that there was no threat of fire... nor threats to other buildings when they arrived.  Webster says fire crews finished their work at the scene right about that time.  He says the area of the building where the collapse occured was apparently being used for storage.  No mutual aid was called in for the collapse. 

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