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Avoca man arrested for burglary and criminal possession following an investigation into multiple robberies

An Avoca man was arrested for burglary and related crimes by Steuben County Deputies. On Sept. 21, Adam Hosmer, 33, was arrested following an investigation into burglaries in Avoca, Bath, and Cohocton between August and now. Hosmer allegedly entered a premises and ... MORE
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TOTAL DEVASTATION: Update on Steuben’s state of emergency, awaiting FEMA declaration, homes destroyed, and families rescued by boat as flood waters rose

More than a week removed from the historic, record-breaking flood in Steuben County cleanup and recovery is a work in progress. It will take months, if not years, for some to fully-recover from the massive amount of rain that fell in a ... MORE
State police: Woman missing from Avoca last seen in New Jersey

State police: Woman missing from Avoca last seen in New Jersey

New York State Police in the Southern Tier are searching for a missing Avoca woman. Police say she’s considered a vulnerable adult- and is 83-years-old. She was last seen in the area of Newark, New Jersey, driving a 2006 Chevrolet Impala. Her ... MORE
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Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports that deputies arrested a 48-year-old Avoca resident following an arson investigation on Monday. Donald Kennedy, 48, is accused of intentionally damaging a residence by setting it on fire. It’s further alleged that he violated a court order in ... MORE
Avoca/Prattsburgh bows out of Section V boys soccer play-offs after opponent refuses to wear masks

Avoca/Prattsburgh bows out of Section V boys soccer play-offs after opponent refuses to wear masks

The Avoca/Prattsburgh varsity boys soccer team has withdrawn from Friday’s scheduled Section V, Class D2 quarterfinal game against Scio, citing a disagreement over the wearing of masks. In a joint statement from Avoca Superintendent Stephen Saxton and Prattsburgh Superintendent Kory Bay, the ... MORE
One critically injured after crash involving tractor-trailer, stolen car in Steuben County

One critically injured after crash involving tractor-trailer, stolen car in Steuben County

Four people were injured and two people are facing charges after a crash involving a tractor-trailer and stolen vehicle in Steuben County. It happened in the town of Avoca on Route 390 South around 4 a.m. on Tuesday. The car involved was ... MORE
Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

Deputies: Steuben man threatened person with a weapon during a fight

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 60-year-old Avoca resident following an investigation into a fight. Deputies report that Thomas Parsels, 60, threatened another person with a weapon and then struck the individual. Parsels was charged with criminal possession ... MORE
Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

Sheriff: Steuben man charged with rape, released on $500 bail

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 46-year-old Avoca man following a rape investigation. Matthew Kapp, 46, was released on $500 bail following his arrest, which took place on July 28th. It was reported to deputies on July 22nd ... MORE
Deputies: Steuben man possessed ‘assault-style’ weapon, high-capacity loading devices during trespassing incident

Deputies: Steuben man possessed ‘assault-style’ weapon, high-capacity loading devices during trespassing incident

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 54-year-old Avoca resident following an investigation into a trespass complaint. Craig Burlew, 54, possessed a quantity of methamphetmine, an assault-style rifle, and high capacity weapon loading devices, according to deputies, who announced ... MORE
DWAI charge filed, more possible after investigation into fatal Steuben County crash

DWAI charge filed, more possible after investigation into fatal Steuben County crash

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says that on April 9th an arrest was made following a fatal crash that occurred on March 4th in Avoca. That crash occurred on State Route 415, and while the operator was not identified – Allard says ... MORE
Teen dead, others hospitalized after crash in Steuben County

Teen dead, others hospitalized after crash in Steuben County

Sheriff Jim Allard says his deputies responded to a fatal crash on Wednesday, which occurred a little after 4 p.m. on State Route 415 in Avoca. He says a 17-year-old was traveling in a 2006 Hyundai with three passengers, one of which ... MORE
SECTIONAL MONDAY REPORT: Lyons survives; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in OT thriller; Whitman & Red Jacket to meet at Big House

SECTIONAL MONDAY REPORT: Lyons survives; Pal-Mac girls top Waterloo in OT thriller; Whitman & Red Jacket to meet at Big House

There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Monday night to kick off the semifinal round which continues Tueday. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of ... MORE
Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge

Avoca man released after stealing vehicle, faces felony charge

Deputies say an Avoca man stole a vehicle from Reservoir Road on Tuesday. James Sick, 28, of Avoca was arrested after deputies responded to the area for the report of a male actively trying to steal a vehicle. Sick was determined to ... MORE
SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: FL East boys, Wayne County girls dominant Saturday

SECTIONAL SATURDAY REPORT: FL East boys, Wayne County girls dominant Saturday

There was a full slate of Section V boys and girls postseason high school basketball games on Saturday. Check out all of last night’s scores, updated brackets and the next slate of games below… BOYS SECTIONAL SCOREBOARD 2/29: 1 IRONDEQUOIT 64 8 ... MORE
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Steuben man charged with forcible touching

Deputies arrested a 24-year-old Bath resident following an investigation into an alleged sexual assault of a person under 17. Hunter Lee, 24, of Bath was charged with forcible touching. He’s accused of touching an intimate part of the victim. Lee was also ... MORE