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Bath woman jailed on drug charges
The Village of Bath Police Department reports the arrest of the following individual as a continuation from Operation Safe Summer.Amber L. Stiles of 12 West Washington Street, Bath, N.Y. was arrested on the charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 5th Degree a class D felony,
Elmira man convicted of murder to be sentenced Monday
A Chemung County Court jury found Kimani Meadows, 40, guilty of second-degree murder, two counts of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and one count of third-degree criminal possession of a weapon.
Bath man to face manslaughter charges in connection to overdose death
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Campbell man charged with passing counterfeit money
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that on June 19, 2018, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s office arrested Patrick M. Rafferty, age 26, of Forty Dollar Road, Campbell New York.It is alleged that Mr. Rafferty possessed counterfeit twenty dollar bills and attempted to pass them at a ret
At least one person airlifted to hospital after crash on Route 13 in Newfield
The Newfield Fire Department, state police, the state Department of Transportation and the Department of Environmental Conservation were at the scene.
Smoke spotted billowing from storage unit
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - It was a scene of smoke, billowing from a storage facility on Sullivan street in Elmira.
Jury deliberates in Geneva murder case
CANANDAIGUA — An Ontario County jury resumed deliberations Friday morning in the trial of a Geneva man accused of fatally shooting another city resident last year.The jury in the case of Willie “June” McKoy Jr. deliberated for about 45 minutes Thursday afternoon before Judge Craig Doran sent them ho
Elmira Man Facing Charges in Joint Meth Investigation
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - A joint state and city police investigation on the sale of drugs in Elmira lands a 35 year-old local man behind bars.Frank Williams of Elmira was arrested Wednesday, according to officials with the Elmira Police Department. They said;This arrest is the result of an investiga
Hornellsville nam charged with illegal growing of marijuana
New York State Troopers from the North Hornell barracks were dispatched to 6153 South Hornell Road, in the town of Hornellsville, regarding a possible illegal marijuana grow operation.Upon arrival to the residence, Troopers observed 198 marihuana plants growing in plain view. Troopers interviewed th
Geneva man pleads to weapon, drug charges
CANANDAIGUA — A Geneva man will be doing a long stint in prison for an incident involving loaded handguns and a large stash of drugs.Hecmar Virella-Caldero, 36, of Lenox Road, pleaded guilty Monday in Ontario County Court to felony charges of second-degree criminal possession of a weapon and second-
Health Department Says "More Pros than Cons" for Regulated Marijuana Legalization
ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 NEWS) - Medical marijuana...legal here in New York State for patients with qualifying medical conditions only. But, a statement released Monday by the state's Health Department leads some to believe it's only a matter of time before recreational use of the drug is legalized too.
State audit finds problems with Beaver Dams Fire Department bookkeeping
An audit performed by the state Comptroller's Office determined that the board of directors of the fire company didn't provide adequate oversight, that treasurers did not maintain complete, accurate, and up-to-date accounting records and reports or perform monthly bank reconciliations, and that comp
Accident on State Route 13 Causes 100 Gallons of Fuel to Be Spilled
NEWFIELD, N.Y. (WENY) –One lane on State Route 13 was closed on Thursday, June 21 due to an accident.
Fayette man charged with rape
FAYETTE — Rape is one of the charges a local man is facing following his June 19 arrest.Emerson J. Tohafjian, 48, of Route 336, was charged by Seneca County Sheriff’s Office investigators with first-degree rape, a class B felony; first-degree unlawful imprisonment, a class E felony; criminal obstruc
County Sheriffs looking for armed robbers caught on video
The sheriff's responded to a report of a robbery around 12:01 a.m. at McDonalds, where it was reported two suspects entered the restaurant with handguns and demanded money from the employees. Once they had received an undisclosed amount of money, they fled in an unknown direction.
Sewage workers recognized for helping child porn case
A couple months ago, Howard Edward Brooks, former teacher at Elmira Christian Academy, was sentenced to seven years in prison and 10 years of supervised release for multiple child pornography related charges.
Damaged light pole leads to arrest
On June 16, 2018 at 2:48 a.m., New York State Police at Owego arrestedWesley J. Garrity, age 65, of Waverly, NY for the felony of Driving While Ability Impaired by Combined Influence of Drugs or Alcohol. He was also issued several traffic tickets.Troopers were dispatched to Tioga Downs in the town
Nichols: Man jailed after police find six pounds of pot in home
NICHOLS -- A Nichols man is in the Tioga County Jail in lieu of bail after state troopers found six pounds of pot in his West River Road residence last week.According to New York State Police, Roger Cole, 24, was charged with criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree and endangering the
Van Etten: Mayor dismisses FD pool-filling controversy as a 'misunderstanding'
VAN ETTEN -- Village Mayor Jake Briggs this week dismissed the recent pool-filling controversy encircling the municipality's fire department, describing the events that took place on June 14 as a "miscommunication."The controversy regarding the Van Etten Fire Department taking water from the municip
First Project SEARCH class graduates
The international program offers special needs students, between ages 18 and 21, to spend their senior year in high school in a school-to-work transition.