BLOTTER: New York State Police

Cicero Man arrested for falsely claiming to be a representative of the C.I.A.

State police arrested Ryan R. Houghtalen, 25, of Cicero, for second-degree criminal impersonation of a public servant, a class A misdemeanor.

Houghtalen is charged with claiming to be associated with the C.I.A. in order to defraud a female victim. He was […]

Sex offender charged with endangering the welfare of a child

State Police arrested George M. Smith, 34, of Altmar, for endangering the welfare of a child, a class A misdemeanor.

It is alleged that Smith, who is currently on parole and a level-three sex offender, passed a written correspondence to a 15-year-old female on a public bus. The victim, who was extremely upset, reported […]

Cold Case: State police continue investigating 1997 missing persons case

Cold Case: The New York State Police continue to investigate a missing persons case from 1997

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Cold Case: State police continue investigating 1997 missing persons caseState police continue to investigate the missing person case of 62-year-old John Sapienza.Sapienza has been missing since Feb. 24, 1997 from St. Johnsville.A friend reported […]

Liverpool man charged with DWI

Salina, NY – On September 25, 2015 at approximately 10:10 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 at Exit 38 during a DWI road check. The driver of the vehicle, Jonah P. Trautman, 30 of Liverpool, NY was found to be intoxicated. Trautman was transported and processed at SP Syracuse where his blood alcohol […]

State Police seek assistance identifying suspects in North Syracuse

State Police in North Syracuse are investigating a Grand Larceny case where (2) suspects used stolen cards to purchased $1000’s of dollars in gift cards from Burlington, Marshall’s, KMart, Walmart, among other stores in the Cicero and Clay area. The two security camera photos show both suspects on September 24, 2015 attempting to use the […]

Man charged with aggravated DWI in Sullivan

Sullivan, NY – On September 13, 2015 at approximately 11:36 p.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 for a traffic violation. The driver of the vehicle, Carlos Garcia, 30 of Middletown, NY was found to be intoxicated. Garcia was transported and processed at SP Syracuse where his blood alcohol content was determined to be […]

Liverpool man charged with having 15 license suspensions

Salina, NY – On September 21, 2015 at approximately 9:01 a.m., State Police stopped a vehicle on I-90 for multiple traffic violations. The driver of the vehicle Michael E. Nieves, 26, of Liverpool, was found to have 15 suspensions on his New York State driver’s license. Nieves was arraigned at the Town of Salina Court […]

Troopers Warn of Hoax E-mail

(Troop D – Oneida, NY – July 2011) The New York State Police Computer Crime Unit has initiated an investigation into the release of a spam e-mail that is circulating heavily nationwide, primarily through Yahoo e-mail accounts.

The-mail purports to be a Uniform Traffic Ticket from the state Department of Motor Vehicles issued […]

Safety Reminder: Share the Road Safely and Be Alert

 

State Police News

By Major Donald L.X. DePass, Jr.

(Oneida, NY – April 15, 2011) I would like to remind motorists, bicyclists and other users of New York’s roadways to use caution when driving and riding this spring and summer.

Motorists should be alert for other users of the roadway including bicyclists, in-line […]