Schneiderman issues statement in UPS cigarette case

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman released the following statement, responding to today’s decision by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York in his lawsuit against United Parcel Service, Inc., for unlawfully shipping contraband cigarettes:

“Today’s decision is a win for New York and a win for public health.

“We’re […]

DWI charged in Vernon crash

Oneida-based state police arrested Douglas A. Davis, 56, of Route 5, Vernon, for DWI following an accident investigation Thursday afternoon.

At approximately 4:55 p.m. March 23, troopers were dispatched by Oneida County 911 to a one-car property damage accident on State Route 5 near Churton Road in the town of Vernon.

The accident investigation revealed […]

Crash sends three to hospital in Lenox

Oneida-based state police charged a Baldwinsville man with driving while ability impaired by drugs following a two-car personal injury crash in Lenox Thursday evening.

At approximately 8:45 p.m. March 23, troopers were dispatched by Madison County 911 to a two-car crash at the intersection of State Route 31 and State Route 13 in Lenox. The […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

On March 22, 2017, Mandy L. Pope, 27, 140 Sherman St., Oneida, was charged with criminal facilitation in the 4 th degree, prostitution, promoting prostitution in the 3rd degree, unlawful dealing with a child in the 1 st degree, endangering the welfare of a child, use of

a child in a sexual performance and criminal […]

Auburn woman arrested on identity theft charges

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) based in Lysander announce the arrest of Patricia A. Bort, 33, of Auburn, for second-degree identity theft, a class E felony. Bort is accused of using a KeyBank ATM in the City of Fulton Nov. 3, 2016, to withdraw funds from the account of an […]

Schneiderman announces record number of data breach notices for 2016

Figure 1: Data Security Breach Cause (Chart)

Hacking Drives Data Breaches Up By 60%, Exposing Info Of 1.6 Million New Yorkers

Schneiderman: It’s On Businesses And Citizens Alike To Protect Against Dangerous Data Exposures That Undermine NY’ers Financial Health And Cost Billions

Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced

that his office […]

Investigative perceptions explored at SUNY Canton’s Law Enforcement Day

SUNY Canton’s seventh annual Law Enforcement Day will feature new crime scene investigation methodology and will show the limited-distribution documentary by a north country native filmmaker.

Law Enforcement Day 2017 is titled “Investigative Perceptions” and will begin at 9 a.m. Monday (March 27) in the college’s Kingston Theater. It is held by the college’s Criminal […]

Oneida Police Department blotter

On March 15, 2017, Tracy M. Gilboy, 38, 104 West St., Oneida, was issued an appearance ticket for unlawful possession of marihuana.

On March 16, 2017, a 16 year old male was arrested for robbery in the third degree and burglary in the second degree. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court and ordered held […]

UPDATE: State Police are investigating hit and run accident in Herkimer County

(March 22, 2017, 21:11) State Police announce the arrest of Douglas N. Deraway, age 30, from Richfield Springs, for Assault 2nd degree, a class “D” felony and Reckless Endangerment 2nd degree, a class “A” misdemeanor. Deraway turned himself into the Bureau of Criminal Investigation this morning (March 22, 2017) and was arraigned in the Town […]

UPDATE: Armed standoff ends with man in custody

UPDATED (charges) 032117 21:18 (Wampsville): Andrew Hadlock, 31, of Clearview Drive East in Munnsville was arraigned in the Town of Stockbridge Court a short time ago.

Sheriff’s Deputies charged Hadlock with: Menacing a Police Officer (2 counts); a D Felony; Criminal Possession of a Weapon 2 nd degree (1 count); a C Felony; Obstruction […]

Schneiderman warns consumers about tax season scams

A.G. Provides Tips To Avoid Scams This Tax Season, Urges New Yorkers To Report Potential Fraud

With this year’s tax day just a month away, Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman provided taxpayers with a variety of tips to help them avoid fraudulent tax schemes. The Attorney General also urged New Yorkers to stay vigilant and […]

Driver charged with vehicular manslaughter after Herkimer County fatality

State Police in Herkimer are investigating a one-car fatal crash that occurred March 18, 2017, on State Route 5 in the Town of Schuyler, Herkimer County.

The investigation revealed a 2013 Hyundai Accent, operated by Ammar T. Barakat, 24, of Linda Drive, Marcy, was traveling westbound on State Route 5 when he lost control and […]