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Troopers: Pair made videos of Springbrook residents

Two former Springbrook employees were arrested on felony charges of unlawful surveillance and endangerment after allegedly recording residents without their knowledge. Julianne C. Carbone, 22, was arrested on March 20 and Sharon A. McDowall, 20, was arrested on March 19, following an investigation b

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-23 23:56:24

Cocaine, mushrooms and $7K seized in Oneonta drug raid

There are several types of alcohol and drug-related violations in New York State. Here's what they mean, according to the New York State DMV. Maggie Gilroy / Staff video A search of an Oneonta residence turned up cocaine, hallucinogenic mushrooms and other drugs, according to state police. Benjamin

PRESSCONNECTS - 2018-03-22 12:58:18

Man accused of Walmart thefts

A Utica man remained jailed Friday on grand larceny and other charges stemming from thefts from the Oneonta Walmart, according to the Otsego County authorities. Mark A. Russitano, 32, was charged Thursday, March 22, with fourth-degree grand larceny, petit larceny, fifth-degree conspiracy, sixth-deg

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-24 00:04:08

Norwich native opens Oneonta barbershop

Allison CollinsOwner of Champs Barbershop Tony Mercado, left, works with apprentice Garrett Reynolds at his 43 Chestnut St. location. Norwich native Tony Mercado, 28, spent more than half his life honing hair-cutting skills before opening his solo venture, Champs Barbershop, at 43 Chestnut St. in On

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-23 22:23:23

SUNY Oneonta names building for $5 million donor

Perna The State University College at Oneonta has received a $5 million donation from graduate Janet Perna, the largest amount ever given to the school by an alumna. The school's Science 1 building will be named the "Janet R. Perna Science Building" in recognition of the former IBM Software Group ex

DAILY STAR - 2018-03-22 18:55:00

Don't call 911 to order a pizza, even if it's a real emergency Albany Police warns

VOORHEESVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Local law enforcement wants you to know that calling 911 to order a pizza in the event of an emergency is not recommended, contrary to reports on social media. When you dial 911 your call is answered by operators trained to help you but they're not trained to recognize

NEWS10 ABC - 2018-03-23 20:41:08

Crash leads to DWI arrest

A one-car rollover on Monday resulted in the arrest of Schenevus resident Michele A. Bookhout, 54, on the charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor offense. According to a media release, troopers were dispatched to the accident on State Highway 7 in Milford around 3 p.m. on Marc


Meth and sawed-off shotgun found, four arrested in Unadilla bust

UNADILLA, N.Y. (WBNG) -- Troopers say four people are behind bars after a several weeks-long investigation by state police. A search warrant at a residence on State Route 7 in the town of Unadilla was executed by troopers, the New York State Police Community Emergency Response Team and Special Opera

WBNG-TV - 2018-03-23 23:04:00

Police: Otego teen told girl to abscond

A 16-year-old from Otego has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after he allegedly convinced a 12-year-old to run away from home. Julio Marsh helped the female child run away from her home in Unadilla to his residence, according to Otsego County Sheriff Richard Devlin. She was repo


3 men charged in Gloversville robbery

Gloversville police charged three men after a robbery investigation on Thursday. Police said an officer was in the area of Yale Street for an unrelated call when he spotted a masked man running, followed by his alleged victim, who told police he was robbed at gunpoint. The officer gave chase through

TIMES UNION - 2018-03-23 09:55:56

Big Drug Bust on State Route 7 in Oneonta

An Oneonta man is facing a long list of felony charges after New York State Police and Oneonta Police searched a home on State Route 7 last March 15. 35 year old Benjamin Bockus is charged with seven felony counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance, felony criminal possession of mariju


Home invasion investigated in Gloversville

GLOVERSVILLE -- City police have a suspect in custody connected to a home invasion robbery, police said Thursday evening. The robbery happened Thursday on Yale Street between Third and Fourth avenues. That block of Yale Street remained closed to traffic Thursday evening. "There is currently no dange

DAILY GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 01:16:30

Man charged after 2017 raid now charged in drug death

Police work at 16 Cherry St. on Feb. 10, 2017, after a drug raid in which Steven M. Boice was arrested. Photographer: Erica Miller/Daily Gazette Photographer ALBANY -- An accused drug dealer who was arrested last year is now accused of providing drugs that caused a fatal overdose, federal prosecutor


Traffic stop leads to discovery of Fentanyl, charges for 2 Utica people

Around 9:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers stopped a vehicle on I-87 in the town of Bethlehem for a vehicle and traffic violation. Police say while interviewing the driver, 27-year-old Davon Sanders of Utica, and his passenger, 20-year-old Shawntelle Spratt of Utica, there was probable cause for troopers


School shooting: Student taking shelter at school says he feels safe

GREAT MILLS, MD (RNN) - Two people are injured, one female student critically, after a male student opened fire at at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, MD. The other student injured is a male student. A school resource officer shot the shooter, but it's not clear if the officer killed th


Smoke investigation shuts down Main Street

Chad Ritchko | The Daily Star The Oneonta Fire Department investigated a report of smoke at 195 Main St. at 10:24 a.m. Tuesday. It is believed a furnace malfunction caused the smoke, Assistant Fire Chief Jim Maloney said. A portion of Main Street was shut down for about an hour. The fire department


Fire harm worker at nursing home

Someone cleaning in the kitchen at Cooperstown Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing was hurt when the cleaner ignited and caused a small fire on Saturday evening, the chief of the Cooperstown Fire Department said Monday. The man was taken by Cooperstown Medical Transport to Bassett Medical Center i


OPD: St. Pat's saw some arrests, no injuries

Oneonta police said that while many students were out drinking for St. Patrick's Day on Saturday, no one was injured in the inebriated revelry. One 20-year-old was ticketed for underage drinking on the street, according to Lieutenant Chris Witzenburg. Two 21-year-olds hosted a loud party at 362 Main


Police investigate possible shots fired in Schenectady

ROTTERDAM -- An incident that involved speeding cars and possibly gunshots Monday morning in Schenectady apparently ended with a crash in Rotterdam, police said. No injuries were reported as a result of the incident, and Schenectady police had also yet to confirm if there had been gunshots. No arres


Third man charged in fatal July shootout

SCHENECTADY -- A third person has been charged in connection with a July gunfight in which at least 20 shots were fired and a man was killed. Marc Harris is accused of firing at Niam Dorvil, the man who police believe fired the shot that killed Jonny Olds, Schenectady County District Attorney Robert