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Utica man faces felony trademark counterfeiting charge

UTICA - The New York State Police Special Investigations Unit in Utica arrested a Utica man following an investigation of trademark counterfeiting, according to the New York State Police. Investigators seized approximately $4,000 worth of counterfeit apparel which consisted of: North Face jackets, N

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 19:54:55

Surveillance video of Rome murder on 1st day of testimony

Day one of witness testimony in Robert Coffin's murder trial brought an eyewitness to the stand...and surveillance video of the crime to a courtroom monitor. Coffin is accused of shooting 25-year-old Robert Shepherd to death outside Sammy G's, in Rome, back in August. Scroll for more content... F

WKTV - 2018-03-21 00:48:00

First day of witness testimony underway in Robert Coffin murder trial

On Monday, jury selection and opening arguments took place in Oneida County Court for Coffin's murder trial. Coffin is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and he's accused of shooting and killing Shepherd outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19

WKTV - 2018-03-20 17:36:00

Utica man accused of selling counterfeit big-brand clothing items

UTICA, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) - State Police have arrested a man who they say sold counterfeit trademarked merchandise from big brand names. Troopers allegedly seized approximately $4,000 worth of counterfeit apparel from 53-year-old Bobby Ross. Ross used a Dodge Caravan to move and sell counterfeit North

LOCALSYR.COM - 2018-03-20 19:56:45

Herkimer Co. man sent to prison on burglary, mischief charges

A Middleville man was sent to state prison Tuesday on burglary and mischief charges, according to the Herkimer County District Attorney's Office. Eric A. Lynch, 39, was sentenced in Herkimer County Court to a term of twenty-five years in state prison for first-degree burglary, fifteen years in state

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-20 17:27:30

Pipe breaks in Oneida, shutting down stretch of Main Street

ONEIDA, N.Y. -- A sewer pipe broke Tuesday morning in Oneida, shutting down part of the city's Main Street. The broken sewer main is in downtown Oneida, Madison County on Main Street/Route 46. Main Street is closed between Lenox Avenue (Route 365A) and Oneida Street, reported the state Department of

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-03-20 12:02:06

2 Utica residents arrested after Fentanyl, marijuana found in car

Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle during a traffic stop. BETHLEHEM - Two Utica residents were arrested in the Albany area Saturday after police allegedly found fentanyl and other drugs in their vehicle

OBSERVER-DISPATCH - 2018-03-19 16:01:44

Police: Six arrested in Saratoga County drug case

Six people were arrested in recent days as local, state and federal investigators dismantled a cocaine and marijuana distribution network that operated from several properties on Route 32 in the town of Saratoga and had connections to the New York City area. In all, authorities seized 2.5 kilograms

POST-STAR - 2018-03-19 14:45:00

Utica man accused of killing girlfriend's baby appears in court

Jason Nieves, 22, is charged with second-degree murder. In Oneida County Court on Monday, Nieves was expected to accept or reject a plea offer, but the proceedings were adjourned until April 2. Oneida County District Attorney Scott McNamara is waiting for a complete and thorough autopsy. On Jan

WKTV - 2018-03-19 23:47:00

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

WKTV - 2018-03-19 16:51:00

Driver charged with DWI after car, foot chase

TOWN OF VERONA - Accused of driving drunk and trying to flee sheriff's deputies the morning after St. Patrick's Day, a Clinton man is facing multiple charges. At about 1:30 a.m. Sunday, a deputy working with the DWI Unit for St. Patrick's Day weekend attempted to stop Thomas J. Pultynovich, age 32,

ROMESENTINEL.COM - 2018-03-19 23:00:00

Utica Man Arrested For Trademark Counterfeiting

An investigation into the sale of counterfeit goods in the Utica-area has led to the arrest of a Utica man. State Police have charged 53-year old Bobby Ross with trademark counterfeiting, a felony Investigators say they seized about $4,000 worth of counterfeit apparel, including North Face jackets,

WIBX950.COM - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

11-year-old Westmoreland student charged after 'concerning' note is found

On March 7, sheriff's deputies were called to the Westmoreland Middle School "after a tattered note was found in a restroom with a concerning message on it." State police and Utica police also helped deputies sweep the building, and Sheriff Rob Maciol said that no students were in danger at any tim


Utica man charged with attempted murder in early morning stabbing

A Utica man is facing attempted murder charges in connection with a stabbing that left a man in critical condition. Just after 6 a.m. Friday, the Utica Police Department responded to the 700 block of John Street for reports of a stabbing. When officers arrived on scene, they found two men-- one wi


St. Patrick's Day Parade underway in Utica

Each year, hundreds of people turn out on Genesee Street to march in and watch the annual parade. Last year subzero temperatures caused the parade to be postponed, and although it's still cold and windy today, that isn't stopping the local community from turning out in their best green attire to sh


2 Madison Co. residents accused of welfare fraud

Two Madison County residents are facing felony welfare fraud charges following arrests March 6, according to the Madison County Sheriff's Office. Douglas J. Krueger, 40, of Hamilton, was arrested and charged with third-degree welfare fraud, third-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a fals


Winning Mega Millions ticket sold in Boonville

BOONVILLE - A second-prize ticket for the March 16 Mega Millions drawing was sold in Boonville, a ticket is worth a guaranteed $3 million, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was purchased at Stewart's Shops is at 434 Post St. The winning numbers for the Mega Millions game are drawn from a


Trial of Rome murder suspect Robert Coffin to begin Monday

Robert Coffin is charged with second-degree murder and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. He's accused of shooting 25-year-old Thomas Shepherd to death outside of Sammy G's bar in Rome on Aug. 19, 2017. He was later found in Las Vegas, Nevada on Sept. 1. Coffin was in court Friday for