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Ongoing meth lab investigation in Corning
CORNING, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - UPDATE (4:23 p.m.): A man was airlifted to Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester and is being treated for serious injuries to his head, face and hands after an explosion Friday morning.
Woman who once avoided state prison for dealing drugs not so lucky this time
Westfall was given an opportunity to avoid state prison when she was sentenced on that drug charge in December 2016: One year of probation and, if successful, she would be sentenced to probation.
Police reports 10/19/18: Allegany County Jail inmate charged with assault again
Michael McKenzie, 29, of Rochester, was charged Oct. 11 with second-degree assault, a class D felony, and second-degree harassment, a violation, the Allegany County Sheriff’s Office announced Thursday.
Autopsy results on baby found at trash facility inconclusive
The material brought to the facility that day originated in Stamford and Greenwich, Connecticut; Somers and the Oyster Bay area of New York; and Andover, Massachusetts.
Man busted for sale of drugs
On October 18th, 2018, the Elmira Police Department arrested Richard K Williams, a 32 year old male of Elmira, for two counts of Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance 3rdDegree, a Class B Felony and two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th.
Man who set fire to house sentenced to probation
WARSAW — A Perry man who set fire to his girlfriend’s house, killing her two cats and dogs, was sentenced to probation Wednesday in Wyoming County Court.
84-year-old woman injured in two-car crash
A City of Tonawanda woman suffered upper-body injuries Friday in a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Young Street and Cranbrook Road, according to Tonawanda police. Lorraine Jensen, 84, was traveling north on Young and attempting to turn onto Cranbrook when her vehicle was struck by anoth
Arkport man charged with sex crime
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on October 10, 2018, Steuben County Sheriff’s Office Deputies and Investigators arrested James H. Mayo, age 65, of County Route 67, Arkport, New York. Investigators responded to a report of possible sexual misconduct. As the result of the investigatio
Steuben County man charged with vehicular manslaughter in motorcycle fatality
New York State Police at Painted Post this week charged Robert Neally, 42, of Campbell, with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, a felony, in connection with the accident that killed 65-year-old Terry Hill of Lindley.
State police warn of scam
“We can confirm this is a scam, and add that the state police would never ask for this information over the phone,” said Troop A Commander Edward Kennedy. “We are investigating the matter.”
Police blotter 10/11 - 10/14
10/111:51 a.m.: While on patrol, University Police found an individual passed out on a bench in front of the Jacobs Management Center. The subject was transferred to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital.7:39 a.m.: A female notified UPD that someone stole her engagement ring. The victim took her engage
Lockdown at Sweet Home High School lifted, no evidence of gunshot found
AMHERST, N.Y. (WIVB) - Sweet Home High School briefly went into lockdown on Thursday afternoon. Around 2:10 p.m., the school went into lockdown after a student thought she heard a gunshot in the parking lot. After further questioning, the student said that she actually witnessed a flash and heard a
Woman sentenced to two more years in state prison for dealing drugs while in treatment court
Ruth M. O’Connor, 37, of Caneada, also will be on two years of post-release supervision, Judge Michael Mohun ordered.
Geneseo Police seek help identifying suspect
The debit card was reported stolen from a vehicle at UR Medicine Noyes Health, 50 East South St., Geneseo. The suspect then used the card at Walmart and was seen leaving in a small, light-colored sedan – possibly gray – that was missing a right front hub cap.
Police reports 10/18/18: Randolph woman charged with forgery, welfare fraud
Shamora T. Grant, 23, of 9 Church St., Apt. 2, Randolph, was charged at 9:45 a.m. with second-degree forgery and second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, class D felonies; two counts of first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, class E felonies; and attempted petit larcen
Coroner rules deaths of man, woman, girl, 10 homicides
NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania county coroner says a man, a woman and her 10-year-old daughter were all killed by gunshot wounds in a New Castle home.
Man gets probation for two felony drug charges
Matthew S. Esser, 25, pleaded guilty to felony counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance and criminal possession of a controlled substance in connection with arrests last year and in 2016 in Glens Falls and Queensbury.
Police reports 10/17/18: Wellsville man charged with sexual abuse, assault
Lacy L. Small, 61, of Wellsville, was charged Tuesday with first-degree sexual abuse, a class D felony, and three counts of third-degree assault, class A misdemeanors.
Armed robbery reported at St. Bonaventure apartment
Sheriff Timothy Whitcomb declined to release additional details, like whether a firearm or other deadly weapon was reportedly used in the robbery, but described his office as being “high speed” in its investigation.
Taylor sentenced to 4 to 12 years for Salamanca crash that killed passenger
LITTLE VALLEY — Damion R. Taylor, wearing black-and-white striped jail clothing with his hands cuffed and ankles shackled, faced Alexandrea L. Kindt’s family and tearfully apologized for her death Monday in Cattaraugus County Court.