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Man Accused of Stealing From Employer

An employee of Seneca Distribution on Chestnut Street who gave his two week notice is accused of using his last few days on the job

City of Bradford Police Log for 1/29/15

City of Bradford Police are investigating a reported rape on South Avenue Thursday morning. We’ll have more information when police make it available. Also Thursday

Two Hurt in ARG Incident

Two American Refining Group electricians were hurt this morning when an electrical flash occurred during routine work being performed at the Crude Unit motor control

Intimidation Charge Bound to Court

Charges against a man accused of threatening a confidential informant with the McKean County Drug Task Force have been bound to court following a preliminary

Accused Motor Thieves Headed to Court

Two of the men charged for stealing an antique motor from Seneca Resources’ property and a chop saw belonging to Cummins Construction have waived their

Cops: Woman Stole From Goodwill

A woman accused of stealing seven boxes of items donated to Goodwill has waived her preliminary hearing. 21-year-old Clarissa Atkinson was caught by surveillance video

Alleged Scammer Waives Hearing

The Bath, New York, man accused of taking nearly $30,000 for home improvement work he didn’t do in Bradford and Foster townships has waived his

Man Admits to Causing Commotion

A man has pleaded guilty to causing a commotion at two Bradford businesses earlier this month. 53-year-old Patrick McGarvey of DuBois was charged with defiant

Indecent Assault Charge Withdrawn

An indecent assault charge against a Bradford man has been withdrawn by the assistant district attorney. 32-year-old Paul Hensley had been accused of...

City Working on New ‘Pawn’ Ordinance

Bradford Police are hoping a new ordinance will cut down on thefts of scrap metal and other stolen items. The ordinance – which is only

Two Men Cited for Fighting

Two men have been cited fighting at the old Limestone School on Saturday. Cattaraugus County Sheriff’s deputies cited 46-year-old George ...

Stidd Hearing Moved to March

The preliminary hearing for Stephen Stidd that had been scheduled for tomorrow has been moved to March 11 in District Judge Dominic Cercone’s office. Stidd

Heroin Dealer Sent to Prison

A 29-year-old repeat felon will spend six years in prison for selling heroin. Franklin Chase of Olean sold the drug in Olean last march. He

Derrick City Man Facing Charges

A Derrick City man is facing indecent assault charges for having inappropriate contact with a 14-year-old girl. Court records say 66-year-old ...

Souper Bowl of Caring Set for Sunday

On Super Bowl Sunday, the youth of the First Presbyterian Church, 54 East Corydon Street, will be collecting monetary donations and non-perishable food items from

Mother Admits to Breaking Toddler’s Leg

A woman who admitted to breaking her 15-month-old daughter’s leg is in McKean County Jail on assault and other charges. Papers filed in District Judge

Prison Cook Accused of Having Sex With Inmates

A prison cook is accused of having sex with inmates. 29-year-old Jessica Fries of South Dayton was charged with rape and ...

Man Turns Himself In to City Police

A man police were looking for following a crash that damaged two houses turned himself in on Sunday. Police say an SUV driven by 38-year-old

Ripley Meth Lab Dismantled

A traffic stop led to the discovery of a meth lab in Ripley, New York. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force says 48-year-old John

Man Charged for September Rape

A rape back in September has landed a Fredonia man in jail. After finishing their investigation, sheriff’s deputies arrested 21-year-old Nicholas Mooney and charged him

Cyclone Man Charged After Crash

After his pickup truck got stuck in a snowbank early Sunday morning, A Cyclone man was charged with DUI and possession of a prohibited weapon.

High Speed Chase in Smethport

A Cyclone man is accused of taking police on a high-speed chase Sunday morning in Smethport. Police say the chase started at about 1:45 a.m.

Man Hurt in South Kendall Crash

A Bradford man suffered serious injuries in a one-vehicle crash Saturday night on South Kendall Avenue. Bradford City Police say they saw a Jeep being

Snowmobiler Drowned After Crash

A snowmobiler who didn’t return home Thursday night was found dead this morning near a creek in the woods of Sherman, New York. Sheriff’s deputies

Cops: Man Was Texting While Driving

A driver who lost control of his vehicle and ended up in a front yard is accused of texting while driving. Sheriff’s deputies say 35-year-old

Man Jailed for Punching Woman

A man is in McKean County Jail for punching the mother of his child in the face. According to papers filed in District Judge Dominic

City of Bradford Police Log for 1/13 and 1/14/15

Besides arresting the man accused of punching a woman in the face, City of Bradford Police investigated a motor vehicle accident on West Corydon Street...

St. Bonaventure to Benefit From New Solar Power Project in Olean

St. Bonaventure University will save an estimated $100,000 or more a year on its electric bill thanks to a new solar electric project being...

Heroin, Gun Found in Salamanca House

Heroin, a weapon and marijuana were found during a raid of a Salamanca house. The Southern Tier Regional Drug Task Force found the drugs and

Outhouse Races Set for Winterfest

The Winterfest Event Committee announced today that a new event will happen at this year’s Winterfest for the first time. The new event is the

Former Sheriff Brad Mason Charged With Corruption of Minors

Former McKean County Sheriff Brad Mason is accused of have a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old girl was a tenant at a rental home he

St. Marys Man Jumps From Second Floor of His Burning Home

A man escaped from his burning home Wednesday morning by jumping from a second-floor window. State police say Roy Pfoutz of St. Marys was asleep

Man Gets Up to 20 Years for Killing Friend

The man who killed his friend for being in bed with his girlfriend has been sentenced to 10 to 20 years in state prison. 28-year-old

City Fire Chief Chris Angell Retires

Bradford City Fire Chief Chris Angell has retired, and assistant chief Rich Zmuda is now in charge of the department. Although no official announcement was

PSP: Couple Had Pot-Growing Operation

A Coudersport couple is accused of having a marijuana growing operation at their home. 50-year-old Stacey Amidon and 46-year-old Susan Amidon of...

Alleged Robbery Conspirator Waives Hearing

One of the people accused of staging a robbery to get $200 from a Bradford man has waived his preliminary hearing. According to court papers,

Charges Against Man Accused of BRMC Assault Bound to Court

Charges against a man accused of punching a nurse and a doctor at Bradford Regional Medical Center have been bound to McKean County Court following

Woman Jailed for Not Registering With Megan’s Law

A woman was sent to jail for not registering with Megan’s Law. 26-year-old Kylie Ann Silsby of Coudersport was convicted of involuntary deviate sexual intercourse

Couple Accused of Trying to Kill Dog

A man and woman from Mount Jewett are accused of trying to kill a dog. 34-year-old Tyler Rush and 24-year-old Ashley Reinard are each charged

PennDOT Agrees to Commercial Terms on Public-Private Bridge Partnership

More than a dozen bridges in McKean County – including one in Bradford – will be replaced under Pennsylvania’s Rapid Bridge Replacement...

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