CRIME & SAFETY
Woman Arrested for Aggravated Felony DWI at Nearly Triple the Legal Limit
(WNY News Now) – On November 22, 2023, SP Machias Troopers arrested a 29-year-old Bliss, NY woman for Driving While Intoxicated – Previous Conviction Within Ten Years and Aggravated Driving While Intoxicated – BAC Over 0.18%. Yorkshire – During a traffic stop on State Route 16 in...
Good Samaritan who died saving woman in Florida identified as Orchard Park native
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A good Samaritan who died while saving a woman from drowning in Florida has been identified as an Orchard Park native, according to police in West Palm Beach, Fla. Police say that 55-year-old Jason Irwin, who is from Orchard Park but has lived in Florida the past 10 years, jumped into […]
DRUNK DRIVER PLEADS GUILTY TO KILLING CHILD IN ANOTHER VEHICLE
(WNY News Now) – Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that a 35-year-old WNY man pleaded guilty this morning before State Supreme Court Justice Paul B. Wojtaszek to one count of Aggravated Vehicular Homicide (Class “B” felony). The defendant pleaded guilty to the highest sustainable charge.
Orchard Park Police Lift Travel Advisory After Severe Snowstorm
In the wake of a severe snowstorm, the Orchard Park Police Department had to enforce a travel advisory late on a Monday night for the Town and Village of Orchard Park. The significant snowfall created perilous driving conditions, resulting in multiple traffic incidents and vehicles slipping off the roads, prompting the necessary issuance of the advisory. The restrictions were in effect throughout the night to ensure public safety amid the treacherous conditions.
Springville man arrested for Great Valley theft
On November 25, 2023, SP Ellicottville Troopers arrested George H. Anderson, 41, of Springville, NY for Petit Larceny. Troopers investigating a report of items valued at $700 stolen from a residence on Peth Road in the town of Great Valley determined Anderson to have committed the theft. Anderson was arrested...
Three individuals arrested for trespassing in new stadium construction area
The Erie County Sheriff’s Office announced on Tuesday the arrest of three individuals who trespassed in the construction area of the new Buffalo Bills stadium in Orchard Park this past Sunday. Read more from WBEN:
Hamburg man sentenced for fatally injuring, robbing man outside tavern
Authorities said he stole $60 cash from the 67-year-old victim and used it to purchase heroin.
Amazon driver arrested after fatal hit-and-run outside Buffalo Bills game: Prosecutor
An Amazon driver struck and killed a 65-year-old man outside of the Buffalo Bills stadium moments before the Monday Night Football game kicked off and then fled the scene, according to authorities. The post Amazon driver arrested after fatal hit-and-run outside Buffalo Bills game: Prosecutor first appeared on Law & Crime.