Weekly Safety Report: School Bus Crash, Felony Arrests, and Methamphetamine Bust Impact Allegany County
This week in Allegany County, New York, several incidents occurred that impacted the safety of the community. These incidents include a serious school bus crash, felony arrests related to theft, and a large methamphetamine arrest. While the school bus crash resulted in serious injuries to the driver, none of the students on board were seriously hurt. The felony arrests targeted individuals involved in theft crimes, with charges ranging from grand larceny to identity theft. Lastly, a significant methamphetamine arrest took place, resulting in the removal of a substantial amount of drugs and cash from the streets.
Weekly Safety Report: Firearms Possession, DWAI-Drugs Arrest, Collision, Warrant Apprehension, and DWI in Cattaraugus County, NY
This week in Cattaraugus County, New York, several incidents occurred that require attention in the weekly safety report. These incidents include a Randolph man being charged with possessing firearms as a convicted felon, an Olean man arrested for felony DWAI-Drugs under Leandra's Law, a collision between a tractor-trailer and a cow carrier on I-86, an Olean man arrested on an active warrant, and a resident arrested for DWI in Salamanca.
Pennsylvania Hunter Dies in Shocking Treestand Fire
A hunter recently lost his life in an accidental fire in Pennsylvania. According to CBS21, 76-year-old Raymond Seville Jr. died while deer hunting in Belfast Township on Saturday, November 25, opening day of rifle season, when a fire caught in his treestand. The incident occurred early in the morning, says...
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 […]
New York State Prison Locked Down Due To Violence
A prison in New York State has been locked down by the NYS Department of Corrections and Community Supervision due to violence. DOCCS posted a statement via Facebook that for the safety of the staff and incarcerated individuals, Attica Correctional Facility in Wyoming County is under lockdown. The statement says...
Mom of 2 accused of abusing 11-year-old boy arrested for third time in one month after Snapchat 'streak' with girl
A mom of two already accused of sexual assaulting an 11-year-old boy she chaperoned on dates with her relative was arrested for the third time in one month. The post Mom of 2 accused of sexually abusing 11-year-old boy arrested for third time in one month after Snapchat ‘streak’ with girl first appeared on Law & Crime.
Black Creek Man Charged with Felony Drug Possession
A Black Creek man was charged with felony drug possession in Olean Wednesday. Olean Police charged 37-year-old Joseph A. Passmore with felony criminal possession of a controlled substance and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance. The charges stem from a traffic stop. Passmore was released with an appearance ticket.
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A man in Gainesville was arraigned Wednesday on allegations of child sexual abuse against a child under 11 years old. Robert Evans is accused of sexually abusing a child from August of 2017 to May of 2023 and is charged with one count of Sexual Conduct Against A Child in the 2nd Degree. Based upon the fact that Mr. Evans has a prior felony child abuse conviction out of the state of Virginia, the maximum sentence he faces on this new indictment is 7 years in prison followed by up to 15 years of Post Release Supervision. This indictment stems from an 8-month investigation led by members of the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Department and members of the Wyoming County Child Protective Services.
Today the gas price is close to $3.56 in Yorkshire as of 2023-12-02. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Saturday is $3.247, a week ago the price is $3.259 , according to AAA.
Uncovering Centerville's Heritage: A Journey Through Museums and Educational Programs
Centerville boasts a rich historical tapestry that is meticulously preserved through its museums and educational programs. The Centerville-Washington History, with its array of museums including the Asahel Wright Museum and Walton House Museum, serves as a cornerstone for those eager to delve into the past. The Nutt Cottage Research Center offers an in-depth repository of knowledge, accessible by appointment, for those who wish to dig deeper. The society's commitment to bringing history to life is evident in the wide range of events and educational initiatives such as the Holiday Walk, Veterans Exhibit, and History On The Go program.
Someone loves Yvonne .. but did she send a message back?
Forget political signs, the most popular signs in Elm Valley, Andover and Hornell are bright yellow and in black Sharpee say “I love you Yvonne.”. You can’t miss them, and we don’t know the story behind them. However, it’s popular. Some posts have over 200 likes...
WYOMING COUNTY SHERIFF’S REPORT/Warsaw woman arrested after October accident in Covington
On October 3, 2023, the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office 911 Center received a call for a two-vehicle accident on Wyoming Road in the Town of Covington. It was reported that a semi had struck a small car. Upon arrival, deputies located a female who was sitting on the side...
Sheriff’s Office Executes Bench Warrant, Transfers Suspect to Cattaraugus County Jail
(WNY News Now) – Sheriff Timothy S. Whitcomb announced Incident Number 2023-18090 involving the execution of a bench warrant on November 21, 2023, at 6:00 pm, at the Allegany County Jail. Allegany County Jail – On November 21, 2023, at 6:00 pm, law enforcement responded to the Allegany County...
Attica State Prison has a lockdown until search is complete
Longtime West Perry School Board member retires after 34 years
Thirty-four years is a long time to serve the public. The Nov. 13 school board meeting marked the end of an era in the West Perry School District as it was the last meeting for board member Jean Rice, who has been a fixture on the board for the last 34 years.
Deputies: Wyoming County woman crashes stolen car while impaired on drugs
COVINGTON, N.Y. — A Wyoming County woman is facing charges after deputies say she crashed a stolen car while impaired on drugs. Regina Stoddard, 29 of Warsaw, is charged with driving while ability impaired by drugs, criminal possession of stolen property, aggravated unlicensed operation, and traffic violations. The crash happened on Oct. 3 on Wyoming Road in the Town of Covington.
Governor Hochul Announces $2.8 Million of Federal Infrastructure Funding for Road Improvements in Allegany County
Routes 19, 305, 446, and Interstate 86 will be resurfaced in 2024. Belmont, NY…. The Allegany County Democratic Committee is pleased to announce that Governor Kathy Hochul has approved $2.8 million in federal infrastructure funding to improve roads in Allegany County. This is part of $100 million in statewide...
Winter Storm Warning Issued for Western New York, Heavy Snow Expected
• A Winter Storm Warning has been issued for parts of Western New York, including Wyoming, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and southern Erie counties, from 10 a.m. Monday to 7 a.m. Wednesday.
Experience Ellicottville: The Top 3 Cafes That Will Enrich Your Taste Buds
In this article, we will be exploring three exceptional cafes in Ellicottville. Have you had the chance to visit any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
New York State Wildlife Staff Helps Rehabilitate Injured Bald Eagles [PICS]
Recently, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation helped rehabilitate two injured bald eagles. Bald eagles are some of the most recognizable and majestic birds in the world, though they were only removed from the endangered species list as recenlty as 2007. Bald Eagle Numbers in New York State.