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Complaints About Animals, Parking

Bradford City police got complaints about animals on North Center Street and Belleview Avenue and parking on Main Street, according to the complaint report and request sheet faxed to WESB and The HERO by the police department.They also checked out several buildings where alarms were activated, issued a number of…

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Another Burglary in Elk County

Ridgway state police are investigating another burglary – this time at a house.They say someone walked in the front door of Bruce Bowers’ house on Montmorenci Road and took about $800 from a desk drawer in the den.Police are also investigating about 40 camp burglaries in Elk and Cameron counties.

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Rep. Causer on Appropriations Committee

Rep. Martin Causer (R-Turtlepoint) today was appointed to the state House Appropriations Committee, giving the fifth-term lawmaker greater standing in the development of the annual state budget. “My number one priority this year is for the state House to adopt an on-time, fiscally responsible state budget, and I believe my…

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Burglary, Thefts Reported in Bradford

Bradford City Police are investigating a reported burglary on East Main, a theft on High Street, and theft from a vehicle on Bon Air Avenue, according to the complaint report and request sheet faxed to WESB and The HERO by the police department.Officers also got reports of a traffic problem…

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Man Pleads Guilty to Bank Fraud

A Warren man has pleaded guilty in federal court to conspiracy to commit bank fraud.23-year-old Joshua Atwell and 55-year-old Richard Raspatello of Kersey conspired to defraud financial institutions throughout western Pennsylvania on a number of occasions.Atwell will be sentenced May 2. Raspetello already pleaded guilty and will be sentenced in…

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Cops: Sexual Assault Didn’t Happen

An Olean woman who told police she was sexually attacked in Oak Hill Park has admitted that she made up the story.Police say that toward the end of their investigation she admitted she was not telling the truth about the attack.She had been taken to Olean General Hospital after taking…

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Olean Woman Reports Sexual Attack

An 18-year-old Olean woman says she was sexually attacked in Oak Hill Park Monday night.Olean police say the woman was walking home on Putnam Street at 7:55 p.m. when a black man attacked her from behind, put a cloth to her face, dragged her into the park and had sex…