Two Phoenix residents arrested on burglary charges in Oswego County

State police in North Syracuse have arrested Patrick J. Rein, 21, and Nathan R. Sims, 21, both of Phoenix, for three counts of second-degree burglary, a class C felony.


Both subjects are accused of unlawfully entering a residence in the town of Lysander and stealing four AR-15 style assault rifles and hundreds of […]

BLOTTER: Madison County Sheriff’s Office

Canastota man charged with welfare fraud

On Jan. 11, 2019, at 1:25 p.m., Madison County Sheriff’s Office Investigators arrested Zachary C. Bazan, 34, of Canastota, and charged him with fourth-degree welfare fraud, first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, fourth-degree grand larceny (all class E felonies); third-degree perjury, fifth-degree welfare fraud and petit larceny […]

Rome woman arrested following fraud investigation

On Jan. 15, 2019, State Police in Oneida arrested 24-year-old Nikole E. Waterman of Rome for third-degree grand larceny (a D felony) and first-degree identity theft (a D felony) following a week-long investigation into multiple fraudulent Western Union bank transfers that were reported in the town of Camden.

Approximately $4,796 had been transferred from […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Jan. 10, 2019

Nori P. Powell, 25, of 203 Plymouth Ave., Mattydale, was arrested on a bench warrant alleging a violation of release under supervised conditions with an original charge of third-degree attempted rape. He was arraigned in Oneida City Court and remanded in lieu of $2,500 cash or $5,000 bond.

Jan. 11, 2019


Attorney General Letitia James issues statement in response to governor’s “State of the State” Address

In response to today’s “State of the State” address given by Governor Cuomo, Attorney General Letitia James released the following statement:

“I am optimistic about the proposals laid out today by Governor Cuomo with initiatives I have long supported at the forefront, such as codifying Roe v. Wade and passing the New York State […]

Teen arrested in Plattsburgh following investigation of vehicle theft

On Jan. 13, 2019, at approximately 12:49 p.m., State Police responded to a residence on Miller Street in the city of Plattsburgh for a report of a stolen vehicle and the suspect, which were both located by Plattsburgh City Police.

An investigation revealed that a juvenile who had run away from a detention facility […]

State police seek public assistance with found property in Herkimer County

State police in Herkimer are asking for the public’s assistance with locating the owner of a 1985 Suzuki four-wheeler, color red that was found Jan. 6, 2019, along Snellsbush Road in the town of Manheim.

Anyone with information or questions regarding is asked to contact state police in Oneida at 315.366.6000.

Reference case No. […]

Boonville resident charged with endangering the welfare of a resident

On Dec. 3, 2018, The Central New York Developmental Services Offices contacted state police in Lowville to report a possible physical abuse incident which took place at the Port Leyden IRA, an OPWDD facility, located at 3309 Railroad St., Port Leyden.

Staff at that facility received a report alleging that Port Leyden IRA worker […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Jan. 3, 2018

Brandon S. Price, 31, 5824 Lowell Rd., Rome, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operator in the 3rd degree.Katrina R. Perior, 28, 111 Williams St., Oneida, was charged with operating without headlights, unlicensed operator and aggravated unlicensed operator in the 2nd degree.Bruce A. Joslyn Jr., 35, 115 Madison St., Oneida, was issued […]

Camden man in critical condition following snowmobile crash in Oneida County

On Jan. 10, 2019, at approximately 7:30 p.m., state police responded to 8690 Whiskey Island Road, Camden, for a serious injury snowmobile accident.

The investigation revealed a 1997 Arctic Cat snowmobile operated by Joseph P. Beadle, 52, of Camden, was traveling southeast on Whiskey Island Road when he lost control, exited the road via […]

Indiana man arrested following a road rage incident on NYS Thruway

State Police arrested 30-year-old Chad A. Rickard of Fort Wayne, Ind., for second-degree criminal possession of a weapon (a class C felony) and second-degree menacing (a class A misdemeanor).

It is alleged that Rickard was involved in a road rage incident that occurred Jan. 11, 2019, on the state Thruway and is accused of […]

New Woodstock man arrested on rape charges

State Police arrested 21-year-old Adam G. Phillips of New Woodstock for third-degree rape, a class E felony.

This investigation was initiated when the parents of a 15-year-old juvenile in the town of Clay contacted troopers regarding suspicions that their daughter had met an adult online and was involved in an intimate relationship with Phillips.