CRIME & SAFETY
Police chase in Niagara County results in 2 arrests after attempted traffic stop
Witness a high-adrenaline police chase in Niagara County as a routine traffic stop takes an unexpected turn. Two individuals are arrested after a daring escape attempt on Ewings Road. Watch the Niagara County Sheriff's Office in action.
Niagara County man arrested on drug charges in Tioga County, Pa
RICHMOND TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WETM) — A Niagara County man was arrested on drug dealing charges after a traffic stop in Tioga County, Pa. According to the Pennsylvania State Police, Patrick Cannon, 54, of Lockport, was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute (a felony) and possession of drug paraphernalia (a misdemeanor) on Monday, […]
Niagara County Sheriff’s Office investigating crash in Town of Cambria
The Niagara County Sheriff’s Office announced it is investigating a crash involving two motorcycles in the Town of Cambria.
2 people injured when motorcycles collide in Niagara County
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — Two people were injured when one motorcycle struck another one Thursday night in Niagara County. The crash happened shortly before 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the intersection of Lockport-Cambria Townline Road and Upper Mountain Road in the Town of Cambria. An off-duty Niagara County Sheriff's deputy reported the accident.
Man Guilty of Murder of Civilian and Attempted Murder of Police Officers
(WNY News Now) – A 31-year-old resident of City of Tonawanda, has been convicted of second-degree murder, six counts of attempted first-degree murder, and multiple weapon-related charges after a jury’s verdict, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn. Tonawanda – After an eight-day trial, a jury...
DEFENDANT PLEAD GUILTY FOR LOOTING AMHERST STORE DURING BLIZZARD
(WNY News Now) – A Buffalo man entered a guilty plea for one count of Burglary in the Third Degree in an early morning break-in during a major blizzard at an Amherst business, according to Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn. Buffalo – Erie County District Attorney John...
Driver hospitalized after three-car crash involving school bus
The circumstances leading to the crash are under investigation. All the roads in the area have re-opened.
Local pharmacy owner: Shoplifting is the 'worst I've seen in my career'
The price of shoplifting is getting dangerously high and is starting to push some stores to the brink. “Shoplifting has always been an issue, but right now, it’s the worst point I’ve seen in my career,” said local Pharmacy owner Don Arthur on WBEN.
Suspect in Lockport Wendy's shooting identified by NYSP
In a recent development, the New York State Police have identified a suspect in the Lockport Wendy's shooting incident. Tune in to get the latest updates on this ongoing investigation and learn more about the circumstances surrounding this shocking event.
Falls man accused of murder waives extradition from Pennsylvania
Sep. 27—PHILADELPHIA — A Falls man wanted for murder has waived extradition from Pennsylvania and is expected back in a Niagara County courtroom later this week. Appearing in a Philadelphia courtroom on Monday, Juan Ubiles, 38, waived his right to an extradition hearing, admitting to a judge that he was the person named in a New York state arrest warrant issued in connection with an indictment handed up by a Niagara County grand jury. That indictment, which is currently sealed, is expected to charge Ubiles with murder and weapons counts in the slaying of Gregory Vincent.
9 People Were Arrested In Niagara County During Past Week
These 9 people were arrested in Niagara County over the past week for various offenses. Please remember that each of the people listed below is considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. 1. Newman, Jacob Andrew. Booking Date/Time: 09/25/2023 14:26:36. CRIM POSS CONTRL SUBST. Bail Amount: $5,000.00.
Upstate New York Woman Dies After Falling From Moving Truck On Thruway
New York State Police are asking for help as they investigate the death of a 32-year-old woman who died after falling from a moving vehicle. On Tuesday, New York State Police troopers who patrol the New York State Thruway looked into the death of a woman. Fatal Incident After Woman...
BLOTTER: Police reports for Sept. 27
A Grand Island man was arrested on felony drunken driving and other charges after a traffic stop in the 2600 block of Pine Avenue at 8:15 p.m. Monday. Mark D. Florence, 56, of Stony Point Drive, was charged with driving while intoxicated, driving while intoxicated (Leandra's Law violation), imprudent speed, passing a red light and reckless driving.
Crime Stoppers WNY Is Offering Rewards For Leads In These 6 Cases
Crime Stoppers WNY is offering various rewards for information leading to the arrest and conviction of suspects in these 6 cases. If you have any information, you can report it anonymously by calling 716-867-6161, through the "Buffalo Tips" app, or by visiting www.crimestopperswny.org. 1. Suspect In The Murder Of Tyrelle...
A former New York State employee has plead guilty to stealing
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A former New York State Parks employee has pleaded guilty to stealing from his job. NYS Offices of Inspector General say Kevin Cottrell, 62, of Niagara Falls, stole over $8K for submitting fraudulent time sheets. . He plead guilty to the one count of Petit Larceny in connection with his submission of fraudulent time sheets to get unearned wages.
‘75% of our customers have been delayed’: Ammo background checks continue to bring stores and customers issues
BUFFALO, New York (WKBW) -- Just under two weeks into the state run ammunition background checks, gun store owners and customers feel time has only made things worse. CEO of Escarpment Arms Joseph Olscamp in Lockport has seen a drastic increase to the number of customers forced to wait for their background checks to be approved.
Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy gets $250,000
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. — The Niagara County Law Enforcement Academy was recently awarded $250,000 to use toward the completion of the new training facility being built at the NCCC campus. Th check for the new facility will be presented to Niagara County Sheriff Mike Filicetti on Tuesday, September 26...
Lewiston Police Blotter for Sept. 22, 2023
The following activity occurred Thursday, Sept. 7, to Wednesday, Sept. 13, as reported by the Lewiston Police Department. For more information on arrests and other activity, visit the Lewiston Police Department’s mobile app or its page on Facebook. Thursday, Sept. 7. •Lewiston Queenston Bridge, Plaza Building 1, forgery –...
Infamous 'Bike Path Killer' Altemio Sanchez Passes Away in Prison
Altemio Sanchez, known as the 'Bike Path Killer', passed away at Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital. This was confirmed by the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
Search warrant a part of Friday night GIVE police patrol in Falls
Sep. 24—Police they recovered a quantity of suspected narcotics, including crack and cocaine, during a search warrant on 15th Street Friday evening during patrols in the city related to the New York's Gun Involved Violence Elimination (GIVE) program. Law enforcement officers from the Niagara Falls Police Department, Niagara County...