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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

WETM - 2018-06-21 18:21:38

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

WETM - 2018-06-21 10:05:10

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.

ITHACAJOURNAL.COM - 2018-06-21 19:14:00

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.

WETM - 2018-06-21 11:46:21

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

WETM - 2018-06-20 16:27:26

Sayre man charged with sharing of child pornography, 193 charges of sexual abuse of children

Pennsylvania State Police have charged Jack William Hunter Jr., 54, of Sayre with 188 counts of dissemination of media, 193 counts of sexual abuse of children, and five counts of criminal use of communication facility following investigations of child pornography on April 15.

DAILY REVIEW & SUNDAY REVIEW - 2018-06-21 09:00:00

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.


Athens Township man jailed on child pornography charges

Jack William Hunter Jr., 54, of Athens Township, was charged with sexual abuse of a child and distribution of child pornography following an investigation by the Pennsylvania State Police Northeast Computer Crime Task Force and the Pennsylvania Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-21 21:29:00

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

MORNING TIMES - 2018-06-20 08:30:00

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


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

MORNING TIMES - 2018-06-20 08:30:00

Elmira police investigate weekend shooting incident

While investigating the shooting incident, officers located another gun inside of the fenced-in patio area of the Field House bar. The gun was fully loaded, but police do not believe it was involved in the original shots fired call.


Adam Weitsman shares lie detector results amid long-running rumor in Michele Harris case

After winning a lawsuit for defamation, a falseclaim that he was involved in Michele Harris' still-unsolved disappearance, Owego scrap metal dealer Adam Weitsman recently took one more step in an attempt to prove false one of many local rumors surrounding the 17-year-old Tioga County murder case.

STAR-GAZETTE - 2018-06-20 16:41:00

Tioga County jail sergeant arrested on burglary, official misconduct, drug charges

Jonathon Edwards, 36, who worked as a sergeant in the Tioga County jail, is accused of stealing property from the county's public safety building. He was taken into custody there Monday night by investigators with theTioga County Sheriff's Office.


Lake Street Bridge rehabilitation underway

Today, preliminary design concepts were on display at the meeting, showing features and amenities looking to be added.


Amateur radio field day this weekend in Big Flats

For more information on this weekend's field day, contact Tom McGarry, KA4ERK, at 607-535-2202, or 607-368-1157.


Waverly: South Waverly Dandy robber arrested for violating parole

WAVERLY -- A Sayre man who was convicted two years ago for the 2015 armed robbery of the Dandy Mini Mart on Keystone Avenue in South Waverly is in trouble with the law again.According to Waverly Village Police, Eric Edward Estes, 23, was taken into custody early Saturday morning as a "fugitive from


Watkins Glen State Park unveils new entrance

Rose Harvey, commissioner of the state Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, joined other state and local officials for Monday's ceremony, according to our broadcast news partner,WENY-TV.


Raid leads to pot bust of more that 6 pounds

On June 14, 2018, the New York State Police arrestedRoger Cole, age 24, of Nichols, NY for the felony of Criminal Possession of Marijuana in the 2nd degree and the misdemeanor of Endangering the Welfare of a Child.At approximately 5:45 a.m., members of CNET Southern Tier, Troop C Uniform Troopers an


Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Coming Fast

Circuits from all over the world will be on the track to give fans a weekend they will never forget. The race festivities begin Thursday June 28th and run through July 1st. WGI public relations director, Chris Banker, sat down with 18 Sports to discuss how crucial and special Sahlen's weekend is for