Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty To Cocaine Charge, Faces 20 Years In Prison

first_imgBUFFALO – A Jamestown man, who is on parole, has pleaded guilty a cocaine trafficking charge and faces up to 20 years in prison and a $1 million fine.Shaquelle Coleman, 27, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine. Sentencing is scheduled for Jan. 21.Coleman was arrested with another absconding parolee, Earl Stone Jr., on Jan. 23, for violating terms of parole, according to Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan E. Leydecker, who is handling the case.Both were located in the upstairs bedroom of a residence on West 7th Street. During a search of the two defendants, law enforcement officers said they recovered $1,400 in U.S. Currency. They also recovered a quantity of suspected crack cocaine, a digital scale with white residue, and three cellular telephones from the residence. Stone was previously convicted and is awaiting sentencing.The plea is the culmination of an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Stephen Belongia; the Jamestown Police Department, under the direction of Acting Chief Timothy Jackson; the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision, under the direction of under the direction of Acting Commissioner Anthony J. Annucci; and the New York State Police, under the direction Major James Hall. Share:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Indoor aviary and wall-aquarium are some of the quirky features in this mansion

first_img28 Maryland Ave, Carrara.“I think I will miss the river, especially jetskiing to get coffee at the Isle of Capri.”Mrs Stewart said while the home was packed with amazing features it was the space that blew her away. “After my daughter’s wedding reception we had about a 100 guests at the house,” she said.“You can tell this house was designed for big families. NAME the feature and there is a high probablity this sprawling mansion has it. From fireplaces and chandeliers to a luxury marble ensuite fit for royalty, the seven-bedroom house at 28 Maryland Ave even includes some quirky touches like a wall-aquarium and an indoor aviary. Not to mention a five-car garage. 28 Maryland Ave, Carrara.“Once we had eight people living here and we could all still have our own peace and quiet.“It has a very grand and sophisticated feel but at the same time it is very homely and was made to be lived in. “The kids have had some of the most amazing parties during their school and university years.” 28 Maryland Ave, Carrara.Homeowner Bronwyn Stewart bought the mansion in 2011 and said it was impossible to name her favourite part about the house.“There is so much to love about this place and the only way I can sum it up is that it is a really fun house to come home to,” she said. “You get a really wonderful feeling stepping through the doors. “It is really hard to say what my favourite thing about the property is because I love each space.“The aviary in the kitchen is really unique and we often keep it open for the birds to come and go as they please but we find they are pretty content and rarely leave.” 28 Maryland Ave, Carrara.The north-facing mansion embraces wide water views of the Nerang River on a 4007sq m block and has a tennis court, swimming pool and cabana. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North8 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoThe property also includes a 14m pontoon with a boat ramp and underground boatshed. “The river frontage was the biggest drawcard for our family, we are always outside enjoying the views,” Mrs Stewart said.“I’m up early to take photos of the birds from the jetty and in the evenings my daughters and I watch the sun set. last_img read more

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Bubak is best in URSS Bob Salem Memorial finale

first_imgJake Bubak’s late charge to the front landed him the top check on night two of Oberlin Speed­way’s Bob Salem Memorial main event for the United Rebel Sprint Series. (Photo by Steve Towery)By David Smith Jr.OBERLIN, Kan. (Aug. 20) – Colorado’s Jake Bubak took the lead with two laps remaining to claim the United Rebel Sprint Series checkers on the final night of the annual Bob Salem Memorial Sun­day at Oberlin Speedway.Bubak passed Zach Blurton for the runner-up position with five laps to go then caught the rear bumper of leader Taylor Velasquez with three laps remaining. One lap later, Bubak completed a slide job in turn one and led the last two times around the track to capture a $1,022 payday and his second URSS victory of the season.Velasquez settled for second while Nick Haygood came home third. Jed Werner came home fourth and earned $1,500 bonus for being the two-day point champion. Ty Williams rounded out the top five while Blurton rebounded from an earlier excursion off the top of the track to finish sixth.Nate Berry came from his 19th starting position to finish seventh and claim the overall Keizer Alumi­num Wheels hard charger award for the two-day event and an additional $500 from Law­rence Marshall Trucking.The $100 hard luck award went to Toby Chapman when his exceptional weekend came to an end while leading after a tangle with a lapped car before midway of the 30-lapper.Feature results – 1. Jake Bubak; 2. Taylor Velasquez; 3. Nick Haygood; 4. Jed Werner; 5. Ty Williams; 6. Zach Blurton; 7. Nate Berry; 8. Tracey Hill; 9. Steven Richardson; 10. Lonnie Cox; 11. Buddy Tubbs; 12. Craig Jecha; 13. John Webster; 14. Justin Fifield; 15. Kaden Taylor; 16. Todd Plemons; 17. Monty Ferriera; 18. Scott Cochran; 19. Toby Chapman; 20. Austin McLean.last_img read more

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Rugby Championship features battles for top honours

first_imgThe 2015/16 Ghana Rugby Club Championship (GRCC) is drawing to a close and will feature the top four teams who will battle for a place in the finals next week Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium.The semi finals to be played this Saturday at the same venue, will feature Conquerors SC, first placed on the log after the round robin phase, against Idas Sports RFC who ended fourth on the log. In the second semi final Cosmos Buffaloes RFC, last year’s Champion, who placed second on the 2015/16 log will face the third placed Dansoman Hurricanes RFC.The matches are scheduled for kickoff at 11am and 1pm and will be preceded by various development activities including a training session for kids, matches between boys and girls, a match between two women’s 7s teams and a match between two second division teams.The President of the Ghana Rugby Football Union (GRFU), Mr. Herbert Mensah, said that he was impressed with the quality and level of Rugby displayed at the 2015/16 GRCC matches.“My administration and I would like to firstly again express our sincere condolences to World Rugby and the family and loved ones of Mr. Jean-Luc Barthe, Rugby Services Manager (Africa), who sadly and untimely passed away yesterday  in his home near Castres in France. He has served Rugby on the continent of Africa for the last fourteen years and will be missed by all,” Mr. Mensah said.“Rugby in Ghana has made noticeable progress since the 2014/15 Championship and even though there is ample space for further improvement it is gratifying to see that there is movement in the right direction,” Mr. Mensah said. According to Mr. Mensah his administration has identified a set of key strategic priorities for Ghana Rugby that include Best practice governance, overcoming the development dilemma – funding and resources, improving technical capabilities, improving and extending domestic competitions, international match exposure, grassroots or “Get Into Rugby” development and Women’s Rugby.Mr. Mensah continued to say,“Ghana Rugby is in an embryonic phase if you consider that a country like England has been affiliated to World Rugby for 126 years while Ghana Rugby only affiliated in 2004 or 114 years after England. That is, however, no excuse as long as the whole Rugby Family in Ghana focuses on the priorities and in fact schedule the priorities instead of just prioritising schedules. We have to do the right things right the first time!”  The action of the Ghana Rugby Club Championship will continue this Saturday at the Accra Sports Stadium with the semi finals featuring Conquerors SC, first placed on the log after the round robin phase, against Idas Sports RFC who ended fourth on the log. In the second semi final Cosmos Buffaloes RFC, last year’s Champion, who placed second on the 2015/16 log will face the third placed Dansoman Hurricanes RFC.   The GRCC matches are scheduled for kickoff at 11am and 1pm and will be preceded by various development activities including a training session for kids, matches between boys and girls, a match between two women’s 7s teams and a match between two second division teams.  Women’s Rugby is one of the strategic priorities of the Herbert Mensah led administration and will receive a lot of attention in the 2016/17 season.last_img read more

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LeBron James, Stephen Curry will captain 2018 NBA All-Star teams

first_img Video: What LeBron James said about Jacob Blake … ‘Black people in America are scared’ Kristaps Porzingis ruled out as Clippers, Mavericks set for Game 5; Follow for game updates For Curry, it will be his 5th All-Star Game appearance. Related Articles Clippers vs. Mavericks Game 5 playoff updates from NBA beat reporters James was voted in as an All-Star for the 14th consecutive time, the longest streak by a player in NBA history. James also led all players with 2,638,294 fan votes.While James did lead the way in fan voting, Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks.center_img For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory LeBron James and Stephen Curry will be captains for the 2018 NBA All-Star Game in Los Angeles after they received the most fans votes in their respective conferences.Curry and James will draft players to make up the two teams.While the reserves for the All-Star game will be announced Tuesday, the players that make up the Western and Eastern Conference “starters pool” is listed below. While the draft will not be televised, the rosters will be picked then announced next Thursday on TNT. Portland star Damian Lillard (knee) to miss Game 5 vs. Lakers Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

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