Ball receives endorsement of CNY Association of Chiefs of Police

John Ball, Acting Sheriff

The campaign of Acting Madison County Sheriff John Ball has received the endorsement of the Central New York Association of Chiefs of Police, the regional affiliate of the New York State Association of Chiefs of Police. After completing an interview with the group recently, they endorsed John Ball as their […]

Agencies Team up for Alcohol Awareness Campaign

To the Editor:

(Madison County, NY – April 2013) BRiDGES, the Madison County Council on Alcoholism and Substance Abuse, Inc., in partnership with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement, school and government officials, would like to take this opportunity to celebrate the coming of spring and summer in our community and to […]

Crash on Oxbow Sends Four to Hospital

Submitted by Undersheriff John Ball

(Wampsville, NY – April 8, 2013) Madison County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a two car motor vehicle accident which occurred at approximately 7 p.m. April 8 at the intersection of Oxbow Road and West Milestrip Road in the Madison County Town of Fenner.

The crash occurred when a 2006 Chrysler […]

Law & Order Honorees Announced

Submitted Photo/Don Logan

(Town of Sullivan, NY – March 2013) On March 17, the Madison County American Legion held its Law & Order program at Clear Path for Veterans in Chittenango with dinner and warm atmosphere. There were five outstanding candidates who received awards for service to our local communities and the county, selected by […]

Village in Receipt of Chief’s Retirement Letter

(Chittenango, NY – March 2013) Chittenango village officials released a statement last week that police Chief Jeffrey Paul, under investigation for allegedly stealing time from his jobs as chief and as a part-time deputy for the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, submitted a letter of retirement effective March 8.

According to Madison County Undersheriff John Ball, […]

Heavy Police Presence Planned for St. Patrick’s Day

Madison County Sheriff’s Office news

Submitted by John Ball

(Wampsville, NY – March 2013) As St. Patrick’s Day and its associated activities approaches, Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley is urging motorists to plan a safe ride home and never get behind the wheel intoxicated or impaired by alcohol or drugs.

During this time period, law […]

YMCA Plans Fundraiser for Missing and Exploited Children

(Oneida, NY – Feb. 2013) On March 2, Weldon Entertainment and The Tri-Valley YMCA with be holding its second annual fundraiser for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. The morning schedule includes a community winter softball game followed by an indoor kids’ carnival (includes basket raffles and pasta dinner) at the Tri-Valley YMCA […]

Vehicle/Deer Crashes See Sharp Rise

By Undersheriff John Ball

(Wampsville, NY – Dec. 2012) With an increase of more than 18 percent in car/deer crashes so far this year, Madison County Sheriff Allen Riley would like to remind area drivers of some tips that may help in avoiding car/deer crashes. The risk of deer/vehicle collisions is greatest during autumn and […]

Support Sought for FAVOR Program

Madison County Veterans Service Agency News

Submitted by Donald Smith

(Wampsville, NY – Nov. 2012) “Find and Assist Veterans of Record” is sponsored by the Madison County Veterans Agency, Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Clerk’s Office. Implemented in April 2012, it is a multifaceted program that rewards county veterans by recognizing their service […]

Madison County Veterans Service Agency: FAVOR Program Continues Efforts

Submitted by Donald Smith

(Wampsville, NY – Nov. 2012) “Find and Assist Veterans of Record” is sponsored by the Madison County Veterans Agency, Madison County Sheriff’s Office and Madison County Clerk’s Office. Implemented in April 2012, it is a multifaceted program that rewards county veterans by recognizing their service and sacrifices while serving in the […]

Car Seat Check to be Held in Oneida

(Oneida, NY – Sept. 2012) A car seat check will be held on Thursday Sept. 20 from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the WalMart parking lot located on Upper Lenox Avenue in Oneida.

If you want to ensure that your child’s car seat is safe and installed correctly, be sure to stop by. Trained staff […]

Logging Accident Claims Life of Vernon Center Man

By Undersheriff John Ball

(Town of Nelson, NY – Sept. 7, 2012) Madison County Sheriff’s were called to the scene of a man reported trapped under a tree at approximately 11 a.m. this morning that occurred behind 4188 Route 20 near the intersection of Larson Road. The accident scene was approximately one-eighth mile into the […]