CRIME & SAFETY
Weekly Safety Report: Allegations Reversed and Travel Advisory Lifted in Orchard Park, NY
This week in Orchard Park, New York, two incidents were reported. In the first incident, Buffalo Bills linebacker Von Miller turned himself in after an arrest warrant was issued on charges of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend. However, his girlfriend later reversed her allegations. In the second incident, a travel advisory was put in place due to heavy snowfall, causing multiple accidents and vehicles off the roads. The advisory was lifted the next morning, but caution is still advised due to snow-covered and slippery roads.
Erie County Sheriff's Office holds news conference following arrest
Bernard Brown was arrested without incident late Thursday afternoon on Bailey Avenue and arraigned Friday on several charges.
Investigation Underway After Another Shooting at Club Marcella
• A 30-year-old man was shot inside the bathroom of Club Marcella in Buffalo. • The man was taken to ECMC and is in stable condition. • This is the third shooting incident at Club Marcella in less than a year.
Buffalo woman arrested for stealing Barbie toys, fleeing state police at 100 mph in Lockport
Troopers called off a high-speed chase for safety reasons. On November 28, 2023, Troopers out of SP Lockport arrested Emoni J. Thompson, 26 of Buffalo, NY for Petit Larceny, Fleeing an Officer 3rd degree and several traffic tickets. On November 27, 2023, at 12:19 P.M., Troopers out of SP Lockport...
Buffalo man on the run considered ‘armed and dangerous’
Tabb is believed to be armed and dangerous and his whereabouts are currently unknown, authorities said.
Weekly Safety Report: Deadly Crash, Multiple Deaths, Stabbing Plea, Party Killing, Assault Warrant, Fire Victim Identified in Erie County, New York
This week in Erie County, New York, several incidents occurred that raised concerns for public safety. These incidents include a deadly crash on Main Street in Buffalo, frustrations over multiple deaths on Lake Avenue, a guilty plea in connection to a stabbing, a man sentenced for a birthday party killing, an arrest warrant issued for a Buffalo Bills star for allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend, and the identification of a fire victim in Clarence.
Buffalo DPW employee arrested on drug charges
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A City of Buffalo Department of Public Works employee is facing multiple drug charges after being arrested following an eight-month investigation by multiple law enforcement agencies. Bernard Brown, 50, of Buffalo was arrested Thursday after authorities received a tip that he was allegedly storing and selling a “large amount of cocaine” […]
Woman indicted on attempted kidnapping charges in Steuben County
STEUBEN COUNTY, N.Y. (WETM) – An Elma woman has been indicted in connection to an alleged attempted kidnapping by using fraudulent documents to take custody of two surrogate infants. According to the Steuben County District Attorney’s Office, MaryBeth H. Lewis, 66, of Elma, appeared in front of the Honorable Chauncey J. Watches in the Steuben […]
DRIVER SENTENCED FOR RECKLESSLY CAUSING THE DEATH OF PEDESTRIAN
(WNY News Now) – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that a 23-year-old Buffalo man was sentenced before State Supreme Court Justice Debra Givens to 4 to 12 years in prison. Buffalo – On Tuesday, May 23, 2023, at approximately 9:43 p.m., 23-year-old Marlon D. Servance, Jr....
Man sentenced for social media posts threatening stores
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A 25-year-old Buffalo man was sentenced to serve three years probation for posting social media threats to local stores days after the Tops Mass Shooting. Rolik Walker previously pleaded guilty of transmitting an interstate threat. He was sentenced to three years probation and will be required to abide by the terms […]
19-year-old Kayla Kermelewicz. Kayla is missing from Massachusetts since April 12, 2023
Boston, Massachusetts - The local community and law enforcement agencies are on high alert following the mysterious disappearance of 19-year-old Kayla Kermelewicz. Kayla, an American national, was last seen in the Boston area on April 12, 2023. This case, filed under the classification of 'Unknown Missing,' has gained significant attention due to its perplexing nature.
Buffalo Woman, 55, Pleads Guilty to Embezzling $54,715 in State Pension
(WNY News Now) – A 55-year-old Buffalo woman pleaded guilty to stealing more than $54,715 in state pension payments meant for her deceased grandmother, State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced today. The defendant, Bernadette Russell, was convicted of grand larceny. N.Y....
Police Release Mug Shot Of Buffalo’s Von Miller After Arrest [PHOTO]
Buffalo Bills superstar defensive lineman Von Miller turned himself in to the Glenn Heights police in Texas after a warrant was issued for his arrest for domestic violence.
Man gets prison time for assaulting CPS worker while taking child from visit
The CPS employee was injured and taken to ECMC.
Massive $30,000 Drug Bust At New York Canadian Border
Officials at the New York/Canadian border recently announced that the border police made a huge drug bust. U.S Customs and Border Protection Police found 10 vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana inside toy puzzle boxes. Inside the boxes were 11 pounds of marijuana that had an estimated value of $30,000. “The officers...
Buffalo man sentenced following teen's shooting death at summer birthday party
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Najae Lanier was only 17 years old when she was killed. Lanier was attending a teen and pre-teen birthday party in the city's Black Rock neighborhood in the summer of 2021. Ja'Vair Walker, 21, was arrested the following year after leaving town with his family. He...
'It's a slap in the face': Where are the ARP funds?
Several organizations, including Stop the Violence Coalition, are calling out officials after they were promised at least $4 million of American Rescue Plan funds.
Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter in Stabbing Incident
BUFFALO, NY – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announced that Anthony Reynolds, 32, of Buffalo, pleaded guilty to Manslaughter in the First Degree, a Class “B” violent felony.…
Attica Correctional Facility Under Lockdown Following Violent Incidents
• Attica Correctional Facility is in lockdown after recent acts of violence, including staff being assaulted. • A correction officer was stabbed multiple times and another suffered serious injuries to his face.