Sheth issues statement on federal ruling in Spectrum-Time Warner Cable case

The following statement was issued today by Manisha Sheth, Executive Deputy Attorney General for Economic Justice, on behalf of the Office of the Attorney General:

“We are pleased by the federal court’s decision returning our consumer fraud action against Spectrum-Time Warner Cable to state court, where we filed it and where it belongs. The federal […]

Troopers investigate fatal one-car crash in town of Pompey

State Police in Lafayette are investigating a one-car fatal crash that occurred on Henneberry Road in the town of Pompey.

Investigation revealed that, at approximately 10 a.m., a 2011 Mercedes operated by Alice M. Angelo, 83, from Pompey, was traveling north on Henneberry Road, south of Burke Road, when the vehicle drove off the east […]

Woman charged with stealing more than $300,000 from former employer

On April 28, 2017, at approximately 7:30 a.m., State Police in Pulaski arrested Sherri L. Ellis, age 46, from Marian Drive in Syracuse, for second-degree grand larceny, a class C felony and first-degree falsifying business records, a class E felony.

Ellis is charged with stealing approximately $300,000 from her former employer 3-Xtreme Motorsports located at […]

Herkimer woman faces drug charge in Lenox

Sullivan based state police charged Althea L. Barron, 29, of King Street, Herkimer, with fifth-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a class B misdemeanor, following a traffic stop in Lenox Thursday evening.

At approximately 9 p.m. April 27, Trooper Michael Petrie stopped a 2005 Nissan Altima traveling eastbound on State Route 5 near Wampsville for an […]

State, Syracuse law enforcement announce arrests in ‘Operation Bricktown’

Schneiderman, Syracuse Police Chief Fowler announce takedown of violent Syracuse gang responsible for trafficking heroin and cocaine throughout Central New York, including two from Madison County

52 People Indicted And Charged With 370 Crimes, Part Of AG’s And Syracuse PD’s Narcotics Sweep; Dozens Of Alleged Heroin And Cocaine Dealers Arrested

Several Individuals Also Charged With […]

Police are investigating a suspicious incident in Hastings

State Police in Hastings are investigating a suspicious incident which occurred this morning on Barker Road in the Town of Hastings, Oswego County.

State Police are looking to speak to anyone who may have seen a full size gray van occupied by two males on Barker Road this morning or stopped near the intersection of […]

Utica Police Department named Community Builder

UPD’s Adopt a Police Officer program has been recognized by Mohawk Valley Community Action as a winner in their annual Community Champions awards.

The Utica Police Department is the recipient of the Community Builder Award in the 2017 Celebration of Community Champions. This award is given to a business or group that has contributed unselfishly […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

April 18, 2017:

David P. Schuler, 53, 115 Madison St., Oneida was charged with petit larceny.

April 19, 2017:

William A. Burton, 27, 7805 Roberts St., Canastota, NY was charged with petit larceny.

April 20, 2017:

Justin M. Meyers, 33, 115 Sherman St., Oneida was charged with disorderly conduct. Justin M. Meyers, 33, 115 Sherman […]

Albany Troopers assist motorist with birth on shoulder of Thruway

On April 22, 2017, at approximately 5:40 a.m., State Police responded to the area of the eastbound “D” ramp, near Exit 24 of the state Thruway for a report of a disabled vehicle. The investigation revealed that Kristi Koppenhafer, 25, of Gloversville, was having a baby in the vehicle while en-route to the emergency room.


Senate passes measures to fight heroin and drug crisis with tougher laws

In addition to record $214 million in funding to fight heroin, this legislation will enhance community efforts to break NY’s ‘tragic cycle of addiction and tragedy’

State Senator Joseph Griffo today announced legislative action passed in the state Senate that would enhance the state’s efforts to confront the devastating heroin, opioid and synthetic […]

State Police investigate the theft of several golf carts from the City of Rome

State Police in Oneida are investigating the theft of (3) EZ-GO white golf carts from the Rome Country Club located at 5342 Rome-Taberg Road in the City of Rome. The thefts occurred between 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2017, and 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Two of the golf carts were taken near the […]

California man charged with stealing $30,000 from firefighters union

In February 2015, leadership from the I.A.A.F. Local F0105 Union on Fort Drum reported to the State Police in Watertown their suspicion that Union Representative Ronald G. Watson had stolen union funds amounting to approximately $30,000.

This investigation was originally reported to the U.S. Department of Labor, and at some subsequent time, the Federal Prosecutor […]