BUFFALO — A Jamestown felon is facing a charge of possessing ammunition.Walter S. Duprey, also known as Spoons, or Waldo, 36, of Jamestown, was charged by criminal complaint with being a felon in possession of ammunition, according to U. S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr.The charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine. U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr.Assistant U.S. Attorney Meghan A. Tokash, who is handling the case, stated that according to the complaint, on April 30, Duprey and two other individuals were pulled over in a vehicle by Jamestown Police Officers. During the traffic stop, it was determined that the license plates on the vehicle actually belonged to another vehicle. In addition, officers observed three hypodermic needles in the driver side door panel in plain view. After stepping out of the vehicle at the request of officers, Duprey was patted down for weapons. Officers retrieved a green leafy substance from the defendant’s pocket, along with a 12 gauge shotshell.A search of the vehicle recovered a 12 gauge shotgun, ammunition, several digital scales, a red ski mask, a quantity of heroin, several cell phones, two laptop computers, an I-Pad, a bag containing flashlights, a paintball mask, and black duct tape. As a result, officers believed that the defendant and the two other individuals either had conducted an armed home invasion or were about to conduct an armed home invasion.Duprey was convicted in 2005, 2006, and 2012 of felony charges in Dunkirk City Court, and as a result is legally prohibited from possessing ammunition. The complaint is the result of an investigation by the Jamestown Police Department, under the direction of Acting Chief Timothy Jackson, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, under the direction of Special Agent-in-Charge Stephen Belongia. 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)
Share Share His Excellency Jose Marcos Nogueira Viana, new Resident Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Brazil to the Commonwealth of Dominica, presented his letter of credence to His Excellency the President Dr. Nicholas J.O Liverpool on Wednesday 27th April, 2011.The new Ambassador who also has a degree in journalism and a degree in international relations, will officially take up his duties here.No stranger to his new position, H.E Jose Marcos Nogueira Viana’s former professional assignments as a career diplomat began in 1991 and includes, serving as First Secretary and Counsellor at the Embassy of Brazil in La Paz, Bolivia from 2006 to 2008 and from August of 2008 to present, Deputy Consul-General at the Consulate-General in Boston, Massachusetts, USA.His Excellency the President Dr. Nicholas J.O Liverpool welcomed the new Ambassador and accepted his letter of credence.“Your Excellency, I welcome your Government’s decision to appoint a resident Ambassador and open an embassy here in Dominica. In our view, this demonstrates your Government’s continued interest in Dominica. In our view, this demonstrates your Government’s continued interest in Dominica and its desire to work towards strengthening the bonds of fruitful and cordial relations which already exists between our two countries and to activate a new spirit of bilateral cooperation as we strive for the development and prosperity of our people.”His Excellency, the President Dr. Nicholas J.O Liverpool stated in his address that Dominica has signed cooperation agreements with Brazil in the areas of culture and agriculture and has been offered a number of training opportunities. His Excellency Dr. Nicholas J.O Liverpool extended the appreciation and gratitude of the government of and people of Dominica for the training opportunities.“Your Excellency, Dominica intends to explore other avenues of increased cooperation in the areas of trade, education, health and disaster management. We expect that you will activate those areas of interest for the benefit of both of our countries. Your Excellency it is my sincere hope that the draft twinning agreement between the cities of Roseau and Rio de Janeiro, the conclusion of a bilateral agreement between Dominica and Brazil on the abolition of visa requirements for citizens of both countries on short visits and the agreement on education will receive the urgent attention and favourable consideration of your Government.”Dr. Liverpool affirmed that Dominica’s cooperation with Brazil in the international arena can be counted upon. H.E Ambassador Jose Marcos Nogueira Viana said that this day is an honour and he is proud of the distinction of being chosen to be the first ever Resident Ambassador of Brazil to Dominica. “These are indeed prosperous days for me. I cannot but feel honoured today. I am proud, indeed, of the distinction of being chosen to be the first Resident Ambassador of Brazil to present credentials to the President of the Commonwealth of Dominica.”H.E Ambassador Jose Marcos Nogueira Viana said that we live in a new world where emerging powers are doing much better than established economies hence why his government has decided to open embassies in each country in the Caribbean.“We as individuals are responsible for creating poverty when we refuse to help our neighbour, when we act egoistically by not helping other nations overcome economic difficulties, by thinking that development can be achieved alone and not as a group. Mr. President, Brazil is of the view that in order to be great, in order to develop itself, it needs to grow together with its neighbours. And the Caribbean is our neighbourhood. That is why my Government has decided to open embassies in each and every country of the Caribbean.”The New Ambassador stated the interest of Brazil is in cultivating friendly ties. “That is why I bring the friendly hand of the Brazilian people to shake hands with your people, Mr. President. The greatness of our countries rests on working together towards a common goal: the one of providing our people with a better life in which each and every one of us could fulfil our dreams of prosperity.”by Emmanuel Joseph GIS News 168 Views no discussions Tweet Share LocalNews H.E. Jose Marcos Nogueira Viana is Brazil’s new Ambassador to Dominica by: – April 29, 2011 Sharing is caring!
Nigeria’s Super Falcons lost 4-1 to Austria in the opening match of the Cyprus Invitational Tournament yesterday at the AEK Arena, Larnaca.The reigning African champions had the misfortune of playing one player down following the sending away of goalkeeper Tochukwu Oluehi in the fifth minute for handling the ball outside the box. Falcons Despite that initial setback, Falcons were able to resist the Austrians for the first 45 minutes. But that resistance cave in in the second half for them to concede four goals in that half.Tor Nina Burger gave the Austrians the lead three minutes after the break as the Europeans finally make their numerical advantage count.They pilled more pressure on the Falcons and doubled their lead through Nicole Billa a minute before the hour mark.Barcelona Ladies of Spain star Asisat Oshoala reduced the deficit for Nigeria firing home Anan Imo cross in the 65th minute.Laura Feiersinge restored Austria’s two-goal lead when she scored off a fine corner kick from Elisabeth Mayr in the 72nd minute.Jennifer Klein extended Dominik Thalhammer’s side lead eight minutes from time when she scored her first international goal through an assist from Elisabeth Mayr.In the group’s other fixture, Belgium defeated Slovakia 3-0 in a one sided game. The Super Falcons will face Slovakia in their next game in the competition on Friday. PREMIERSHIPArsenal 5-1 BournemouthSouth’pton 2-0 FulhamChelsea 2-0 TottenhamCry’Palace 1-3 Man UtdLiverpool 5-0 WatfordMan City 1-0 West Ham COPA DEL REYR’Madrid 0-3 BarcelonaShare this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram