Category: Police Beat

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Man arrested after allegedly stabbing and murdering his parents

A Rome man has been arrested by State police for stabbing and killing his parents on Monday. Police were called to the scene just before noon and located Kyle Kirk, 30, covered in blood in the driveway on Old Oneida Road. Kirk ... MORE
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Spencerport woman abducted, believed to be with man sought by state police

State police spent most of the overnight hours and early morning searching for a missing 43-year-old who they say was abducted. Jessica Northrup, 43, was last seen in Spencerport around 7 p.m. on Tuesday. The victim had last been seen on Ogden ... MORE
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Lyons man charged with assault after throwing bowl of hot soup at family member

Deputies arrested a Lyons teen following a family trouble incident in Wayne County. Jacob Beachard, 19, of Lyons is accused of throwing a bowl of hot soup at a family member. The victim suffered second-degree burns. Deputies said it escalated from a ... MORE
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Pizza delivery driver charged with DWI while working after leaving scene of crash

State police say a pizza delivery driver was arrested for DWI after a crash on October 16. Police responded to a hit and run property damage crash on West Sand Lake Road in North Greenbush late Saturday. They said a driver struck ... MORE
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Rollover crash near exit 40 on Thruway: Occupants reportedly leave scene

First responders were called to a rollover crash on the New York State Thruway near exit 40. Weedsport Rescue and Jordan Ambulance were called to the scene a little before 7:30 p.m. Cayuga-Seneca Fire Wire reported that the crash occurred around mile ... MORE
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Shortsville man facing felony charge after violating court order at Speedway gas station

The Ontario County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Shortsville man following an investigation in the village. Brandon Case, 21, was charged with first-degree criminal contempt following an investigation into family trouble at the Speedway on Route 21. Case was found ... MORE
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One charged with harassment after domestic incident in Tyre

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a Kirkville, New York man following a domestic incident. Richard Fairbanks, 49, was arrested after a domestic complaint in Tyre. It is alleged that Fairbanks struck a female in the face during the ... MORE
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Two shootings, chase through city of Ithaca cause wave of 911 calls in Tompkins County to go unanswered

Police investigate pair of shootings in Ithaca on Monday Police are investigating a pair of shootings that happened in the city of Ithaca hours apart on Monday. The shootings come days after police and city officials said they would be stepping up ... MORE
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Man to serve prison time for sale of exotic African cats in New York

An Amherst man will spend 18 months behind bars for trafficking exotic African cats. Christopher Casacci had a website called ExoticCubs.com and sold Caracals online for $10,000 per cat. They were advertised as house pets. He imported the animals under the guise ... MORE
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Bail reform is blamed across the state for the uptick in violence

Bail reform was created in an attempt to fight systemic issues geared toward keeping minorities in jail and targeting the poor who couldn’t pay bail for minor infractions. Many New Yorker’s and even officials seem to believe that bail reform is the ... MORE
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Two suspects involved in torture and murder case in Chemung County transferred from Ontario County Jail

The suspects involved in the torture and murder case of Juan Jose Gotay have been transferred from Ontario County Jail to Chemung County Jail. Malik Weems, 18, of Pittsburgh, and Eddie Marte, 25, of New York City, have been transferred after being ... MORE
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Catalytic converter thieves are hitting more residences in Rochester; officials discuss best course of action

Catalytic converter thieves are back at it in Rochester, and over the weekend were caught on surveillance stealing a catalytic converter off of a vehicle at a private property. The man started his car and worried his muffler was damaged before noticing ... MORE
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Pizza delivery driver attacked and injured by dogs; owner refuses to speak to police

A man working as the manager of Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria in Avon was viciously attacked by three dogs when trying to deliver pizza to a customer. Carl Groth arrived and knocked on the door to give the woman her pizza and ... MORE
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Sheriff charged with DWI while off-duty

An Onondaga County Sheriff’s Deputy has been charged with driving while intoxicated while off-duty. Kevin Drumm, 38, was driving a pickup truck erratically. He was arrested after being pulled over. In 2017 the Syracuse Post-Standard reported Drumm’s involvement in a hit and ... MORE
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Seneca Falls driver sent to hospital after two-car crash at Rt. 96, Brewer Rd.

The Seneca County Sheriff’s Office reports that on October 15 around 4:30 p.m. deputies responded to a two car crash at the intersection of State Route 96 and Brewer Road in Waterloo. A vehicle operated by Stacey Remillard, 52, of Andover was ... MORE
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Woman indicted by Chemung County Grand Jury after driving drunk with a child in the car

A woman has been indicted by a Chemung County Grand Jury after being accused of driving drunk with a young child in the vehicle. Carlie Penner was driving on State Route 352 with a 5-year-old child in her car on July 15 ... MORE
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Williamson man threatened person with gun, stole $100

State police arrested a Williamson man on a felony robbery charge after a theft at gunpoint on Monday. Gregory Stone, 23, of Williamson is accused of threatening to use a gun and stealing $100 from a victim in Wayne County. Stone was ... MORE
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Florida woman accused of stealing public benefits in Steuben County

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a Florida woman following an investigation into hundreds of dollars stolen in public benefits over the course of two years. Crystal Cage, 40, of Tampa, Florida is accused of offering false instruments to the Steuben ... MORE