Oneida Police Department blotter

As we head into the busy holiday season, the Oneida Police Department would like to remind all residents and visitors to the city to keep their vehicles locked at all times that the vehicle is unattended. This includes shopping centers, streets, parking lots and even private driveways.

Additionally, any valuables left […]

Schneiderman announces multistate settlement dissolving deceptive veterans’ charity 

VietNow National Headquarters, Inc., used deceptive telemarketing solicitations falsely claiming the charity funded services, medical facilities, and treatment for veterans – but less than 5% of donations went to any charitable programs

Settlement dissolves shell charity, secures injunctive relief, transfers remaining funds to legitimate veterans charities

Settlement is part of AG Schneiderman’s Operation Bottomfeeder, […]

Schneiderman announces settlement with Oswego County to ensure health insurance coverage for transgender employees

Agreement removes categorical exclusion for coverage of gender transition, which violated Civil Rights Act and NYS Human Rights Law; Nov. 20 was Transgender Day Of Remembrance

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced a settlement with the County of Oswego to ensure that transgender county employees and retirees have access to essential health care coverage […]

State Police encourage pistol permit holders to recertify their permit ahead of approaching deadline

The State Police is reminding pistol permit holders of the upcoming deadline to complete recertification of their permit.

Recent changes to New York State Penal Law require license holders to recertify every five years. Individuals who were issued a Pistol /Revolver License before January 15, 2013, must recertify by January 31, 2018.

The deadline to […]

State Police arrest fugitive of justice from State of Ohio

On Nov. 13, 2017, at approximately noon, state police were patrolling the village of Whitesboro when they observed a driver of a vehicle using his cell phone. The driver of the vehicle, Dominick Gianconna, 44, was identified and interviewed.

During the traffic stop, state police learned that Gianconna was wanted out of the state of […]

State Police investigating fatal farm accident in Lewis County

State Police are investigating an agricultural/industrial accident which occurred Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017, in a building on the Marks Dairy Farms, located at 6314 Cannon Road in Lowville.

Investigation revealed 32-year-old Ryan C. Ouellette, from Lowville, was tending to a large integrity manure separator around 8 a.m. when for an unknown reason his head became […]

Fatal crash in Herkimer County

On Nov. 20, 2017, at approximately 11:30 a.m., State Police in Herkimer responded to a one-car crash on Roberts Road in the town of Litchfield, Herkimer County.

Investigation revealed a 2008 Pontiac operated by 51-year-old Rodney A. Randall from Sauquoit was traveling south on Roberts Road when he attempted to overtake a tractor-trailer in a […]

Mayor appoints new police chief in Oneida

Mayor Leo Matzke is pleased to announce the appointment of Acting Chief Paul Thompson as the new city of Oneida police chief. Thompson began his career in Oneida as a patrolman Jan. 1, 1989, coming to Oneida from the city of Norwich.

In April of 1996, he was promoted to investigator and quickly moved up […]

Baldwinsville teen arrested on child pornography charges

On Nov. 16, 2017, the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, consisting of The New York State Police, U.S. Marshal Service and the Department of Homeland Security Investigations Division, arrested 18-year-old Richard F. Curtis of Helios Court, Baldwinsville, on three counts of possession of a sexual performance by a child, a class E felony; and […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

Nov. 9, 2017

A 15-year-old Oneida resident was summoned to Madison County Probation to answer charges of petit larceny, third-degree unlawful possession of personal ID and second-degree identity theft.

Nov. 11, 2017

Joshua B. Ganon, 31, 5475 West Road, Munnsville, was charged with having an uninspected motor vehicle, unregistered motor vehicle, having no insurance and […]

State Police blotter

Bingdong Gu

Syracuse man arrested on child pornography charges

The New York State Police in conjunction with the FBI Mid-State Child Exploitation Task Force arrested BingDong Gu, age 22, from 126 Remington Ave Apt F, Syracuse, NY for (3) counts of Promoting a Sexual Performance by a Child (Class D Felony) and (3) counts […]

Schneiderman announces compensation for New Yorkers affected by Western Union wire transfer scams

New York Victims Of Fraud May Now Seek Compensation From $586M National Fund

A.G. Schneiderman Offers Tips To Protect New Yorkers From Scams

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman informed New Yorkers today that they may now apply for compensation from a $586 million national fund if they were deceived into sending payments to scammers using […]