Syracuse man charged with violating an order of protection

Syracuse man charged with violating an order of protection

State police charged Chad M. Chapman, 33, of Syracuse, on a charge of first-degree criminal contempt, a class E felony; and second-degree harassment, a violation, following a domestic incident that occurred Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018, in the Village Green Community parking lot. Chapman is accused of […]

Former Granby animal control officer arrested for animal cruelty

Former Granby animal control officer arrested for animal cruelty

State Police arrested Samantha J. Rizzo, 46, OF 64 Country Lane, Fulton, for animal cruelty (Agriculture and Markets Law § 353), a class A misdemeanor.

On June 8, 2018, State Police responded to an animal abuse case in the town of Hannibal. The complainant advised patrol […]

Brindisi reacts to award of homeland security/emergency preparedness funding for communities

Anthony Brindisi addresses the Madison County Democratic Committee at the Colgate Inn. File photo courtesy Bruce Moseley

Brindisi reacts to award of homeland security/emergency preparedness funding for communities

Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi of Utica issued the statement below upon Governor Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that he has awarded nearly $224 million – including nearly $265,000 for […]

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

BLOTTER: Oneida Police Department

Sept. 6, 2018

Sarena M. Walsh, 33, 146 Sherman St., Oneida, was charged with unlicensed operator, inadequate headlights, operating with more than .08 BAC and driving while intoxicated as a felony. Jerome C. Cooper, 52, 262 Williams St., Oneida, was charged with aggravated unlicensed operator in the 2nd degree. Michelle M. […]

State police investigating motorcycle crash in the town of Sangerfield

State police investigating motorcycle crash in the town of Sangerfield

State Police are investigating a car/motorcycle crash that occurred on State Route 20 in the town of Sangerfield.

At approximately 12:30 p.m., a 2012 Dodge operated by Paul F. Dudden, 73, of Camillus, was westbound in the driving lane on State Route 20 and attempted […]

Jefferson County man arrested on rape charges

Jefferson County man arrested on rape charges

On Sept. 12, 2018, state police in Lowville arrested 45-year-old Terick R. Goodwin of Carthage on two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child (class A-II felony).

Investigation revealed that Goodwin subjected a female under the age of 13 to sexual contact during the month of September […]

Underwood: Syracuse home improvement contractor found guilty of operating business in violation of prior court orders 

NYS Attorney General Barbara Underwood

Underwood: Syracuse home improvement contractor found guilty of operating business in violation of prior court orders

Jason Briere held in civil and criminal contempt of court for second time this year; must pay more than $66,000 in restitution still owed to consumers he duped – Underwood urges victims […]

Troopers respond to local apartment complex after a human skull is discovered

Troopers respond to local apartment complex after a human skull is discovered

On Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, at 2:45 p.m., state police responded to the apartment complex located at 2984 Route 11 in the town of Lafayette for a reported human skull found near a dumpster.

Investigators, with a state police cadaver K-9, responded to […]

Corrections officer arrested following joint investigation

Corrections officer arrested following joint investigation by state police, Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations

On Sept. 8, 2018, Troopers from SP Marcy arrested Stephanie L. Sampson, 30, of Utica, on charges of third-degree rape (class E felony), official misconduct (class A misdemeanor) and second-degree promoting prison contraband (class A misdemeanor).

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Madison County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrest two for welfare fraud

Madison County Sheriff’s Office investigators arrest two for welfare fraud

On Sept. 4, 2018, Matthew W. Gaiser, age 36 of 3269 Lovejoy Road, Madison, was charged with third-degree welfare fraud (class D felony), fourth-degree welfare fraud (class E felony), third-degree grand larceny (class D felony), fourth-degree grand larceny (class E felony) and two counts of […]

State Police seek public assistance with fire investigation

State Police seek public assistance with fire investigation

The New York State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation in Oneida is seeking the public’s assistance with information regarding recent burning of roadside trash cans along Elipis Road, Swartz Road and several other streets in the Camden area.

Anyone having information regarding the investigation is asked […]

Oswego County man arrested for destroying American flags at cemetery grave sites

Oswego County man arrested for destroying American flags at cemetery grave sites

State Police arrested Dylan Ackerman, 26, of Mexico, on charges of fourth-degree criminal mischief (class A misdemeanor), third-degree criminal tampering (class B misdemeanor) and trespass (violation). On Aug. 19, 2018, State Police responded to 3260 State Route 11 in the town of Mexico […]