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Violent CNY sex offender arrested on child pornography charges

Utica, N.Y. – A Utica man, who is a registered violent sex offender, was arrested on child pornography charges Monday. John Seiselmyer, 49, was charged with having videos of child pornography on his home computer, according to a news release from the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District.
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Boonville man allegedly drove on suspended license in Old Forge, police say

OLD FORGE- A traffic stop Friday morning in the Western Adirondacks has led to charges against a man from Northern Oneida County, authorities say. It was just after 9:30 a.m. when the Town of Webb Police stopped a driver on Pullman Avenue in Old Forge, NY for not having a distinctive license plate, according to Chief of Police, Ron Johnston.
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Rochester Man Going To Prison For Selling Fentanyl

PHONE: (716) 843-5817. ROCHESTER, N.Y. – U.S. Attorney James P. Kennedy, Jr. announced today that Derek Torres a/k/a Bebe, 22, of Rochester, NY, who was convicted of conspiring to possess with intent to distribute 40 grams or more of fentanyl, was sentenced to serve 18 months in prison by U.S. District Judge David G. Larimer.
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Weapons Charges for Hinsdale Man

A Hinsdale man is facing weapons charges. According to the New York State Police, 43 year old Jeremiah Wilson was found to have an illegally possessed pistol during a routine traffic stop on Five Mile Road in the Town of Allegany. Wilson was charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon...
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Fourth person arrested in connection to Elmira torture-murder case

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) – A fourth person was arrested in connection to the brutal torture and murder of Juan Jose Gotay in January. According to the New York State Police blotter, a 17-year-old male was arrested in Georgia in connection to the case; his name was not released. He was...

Focus on 3 missing women in Chautauqua County

CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, N.Y. — According to the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System, there are seven missing people from Chautauqua County, and the sheriff's office is focused on the cases of three missing women. "Our hope is to be able to get some closure for one of the families," said...

Governor addresses Police Officers’ Memorial Ceremony, honors 101 fallen officers including 2 from local counties

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Governor Hochul spoke at the Annual Police Officers’ Memorial Ceremony at the Empire State Plaza. This year’s ceremony recognizes 101 officers, including officers from Cayuga and Onondaga County. The 101 officers included:. Eight officers from the state Attorney General’s Office, CSX Police Department, Montgomery County Sheriff’s...

Two Yonkers residents arrested on multiple gun charges

Chestnut Ridge, New York – On September 25, 2021 at approximately 7:30 p.m., the New York State Police arrested Nicholas G. Villanueva, age 26, and Diana Villanueva, age 25, of Yonkers, New York, for Manufacture, Transport, Disposition and Defacement of Weapons and Dangerous Instruments and Appliances, and Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 3rd Degree – both class D felonies.
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NYPD officer charged for vandalizing Jewish summer camp

(JNS) An officer of the New York City Police Department has been arrested and charged for breaking into and vandalizing a Jewish camp on the second day of Rosh Hashanah. Matthew McGrath, 37, of Middletown, N.Y., broke into Camp Young Judea in the town of Union Vale and caused damage to the property. Sources told Mid Hudson News that McGrath smashed several windows, destroyed contents in the director’s residence and did widespread damage to the Jewish camp when he trespassed onto the property on Sept. 8. The New York State Police, in conjunction with the Dutchess County Sheriff’s Office, arrested McGrath on Sept. 15. He was charged with burglary in the second and third degrees, as well as two counts of criminal mischief. McGrath, who was off-duty at the time of his arrest, was arraigned before the town of Union Vale Court and released on his own recognizance to stand before the court on Oct. 6. The NYPD officer reportedly has a history with the camp and his mother lives close to the site, according to Mid Hudson News.

1 Fatally Hit By Cop Car Near Dutchess Assisted Living Facility

An investigation is underway after a police car fatally hit a person walking near an assisted living facility. For all the news that the Hudson Valley is sharing make sure to follow Hudson Valley Post on Facebook, download the Hudson Valley Post Mobile App and sign up for the Hudson Valley Post Newsletter.
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EPD investigating another shooting, home struck several times

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -- Elmira Police are investigating yet another shooting in the City of Elmira. According to authorities, shortly after midnight on Friday, offers responded to the 400 block of Franklin St. for reports of shots fired. Once on scene, officers reportedly found several shell casings in front of...