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A 40-year-old Zelmer Street man was arrested on drug and marijuana charges after police stopped his car for a front headlight problem in the 300 block of West Delavan Avenue about 12:40 a.m. Wednesday. Antoine D. Vance was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.Police reported seizing from him 24 glassine envelopes c…

A Buffalo police officer was taken by ambulance to Erie County Medical Center for treatment of injuries she suffered in a collision between her patrol car and a civilian car shortly after 10:30 p.m. Thursday at Porter Avenue and York Street on the city’s West Side.Police Spokesman Michael J. DeGeorge this morning said a passenger in the other vehicle also suffered minor …

LOCKPORT – Frank Rylowicz didn’t hold back Thursday in State Supreme Court when he confronted the man who murdered his daughter.“You’re nothing more than an egotistical, barbaric terrorist who should be shot by a firing squad,” Rylowicz told Brian C. Lowry, who killed Heather M. Rylowicz, his live-in girlfriend, in North Tonawanda last November.Lowry, 32, was sen…

A Buffalo man who has been arrested 64 times has been sentenced to 20 years to life in state prison as a persistent violent felony offender, Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III reported Thursday. In his latest brush with the law, Jessie Medley, 51, of Walden Avenue, was convicted of first-degree robbery and third-degree possession of a weapon after a week-lon…

Hector Rodriguez, 25, a member of Buffalo’s notorious 10th Street Gang of drug mobsters, today was ordered by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to serve an 86-month federal prison term on his Racketeering Influenced Corrupt Organizations (RICO) conviction.U.S Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said Rodriguez was indicted on drug and gun charges along with 34 other membe…

A 44-year-old Buffalo man was arrested today on federal marijuana trafficking charges and is being held pending further court proceedings next week. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said Keith Goss who allegedly used a Fillmore Avenue address as a dropoff point for shipments of marijuana from Tucson, Arizona, was charged with criminal conspiracy and possession with int…

A 37-year-old Buffalo man pleaded guilty today before U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara to criminal possession with intent to use or transfer unlawfully identification documents allegedly destined for use by illegal immigrants. Jorge Garcia faces a prison term of up to 15 years and a fine of up to $250,000 when he is sentenced at 1 p.m. Sept. 19.U.S. Attorney William J…

DUNKIRK – A 24-year-old Dunkirk man was taken to the Chautauqua County Jail after his arrest Tuesday night on a grand jury indictment linked to a three-month investigation of his allegedly drug dealing in the city. Marcus J. McCall of Deer Street was taken into custody at his home about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday by Dunkirk police officers.A grand jury that heard a case presented…

LEROY – A Clay Street couple was arrested Thursday by the Genesee County Legal Drug Enforcement Task Force during a raid on their home at midday.Jacqueline D. Cecere, 35, and Brandon Longhany, 33, were taken into custody after a search of their residence uncovered hypodermic instruments, methadone, a small quantity of cocaine, heroin and packaging used for controlled sub…

LOCKPORT – A beating victim who broke into the home of his assailant’s father was sentenced to five years’ probation Thursday by State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr.Thomas J. Pembleton, 34, of Cedar Avenue, Niagara Falls, had pleaded guilty to attempted third-degree burglary in the Dec. 14 incident at the home of the father of Stefan Grabowski Jr., 23, on…

A woman and her young daughter were taken by ambulance from the crash of a passenger vehicle and a tractor-trailer rig on Sheridan Drive at Brompton Road about 2:30 p.m. today. Amherst police are continuing to investigate the incident involving injuries to a woman reportedly in her mid-30s and her daughter reportedly about 12 years old.

NIAGARA FALLS – Police responding to a harassment call found plastic totes full of electronics that had been reported stolen earlier Wednesday from a neighboring apartment in the 700 block of Eighth Street.Steven H. Heylek, 31, of Eighth Street, was charged second-degree burglary, fifth-degree possession of stolen property, criminal mischief and petit larceny at 6:10 p.m…

TOWN OF NIAGARA – A Cayuga Village man with four previous drunken driving convictions, two of them within the past three months, was stopped for a fifth time on Wednesday.William P. Rew, 55, of West Creek Drive, was recognized by a Niagara County sheriff deputy who had pulled him over in 2012 for aggravated drunken driving and was known to be driving without a license. H…

NIAGARA FALLS – A man was charged after he allegedly uttered an obscenity at a judge and fought with an officer on Wednesday morning.Paul Kasprzycki, 60, of Ferry Avenue was charged with third-degree assault at 10:18 a.m. in the Niagara Falls Public Safety Building.Kasprzycki allegedly became angry following an arraignment in City Court and insulted Judge Diane L. Vitell…