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A 28-year-old Lackawanna man has been taken into custody by Buffalo Police in connection with reports of gunshots fired early on Sunday on Chippewa Street, the Buffalo Police Department said on Twitter on Monday. The gunshots were reported at about 4 a.m. Sunday, according to Buffalo Police. The incident happened in the first block of Chippewa Street, according to Mi…

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A 29-year-old Buffalo man was struck by gunfire Friday in the 200 block of Maryland Avenue near Whitney Place, according to Michael J. DeGeorge, a spokesman for the Buffalo Police Department. The shooting happened at about 3:40 p.m., DeGeorge said. The victim, whose identity was not released by police on Friday, was transported by ambulance to Erie County Medical Cen…

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Buffalo police have taken a person into custody following a bank robbery on Tuesday afternoon. Police said one person has been charged in the robbery, which happened just after 2:30 p.m. at the M&T Bank on Tonawanda Street. No further details were immediately available from police.

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A Buffalo man faces numerous weapons charges after Buffalo police stopped him in his vehicle Thursday, armed with a rifle and ammunition in the 400 block of Fox Street. Marven D. Lee, 27, a previously convicted felon, is accused of waving a loaded shotgun outside a bar in the 600 block of Fox Street. Police, who were responding to a 911 call about the incident, said Lee…

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The victim in a fatal shooting Sunday on  Guilford Street shooting has been identified by Buffalo police. The deceased man is 50-year-old Craig Hadley of Buffalo, police said. The shooting occurred about 2:40 p.m. in the 200 block of Guilford.

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A Buffalo man displayed a fake badge and a gun inside a holster attached to his belt late Friday evening while impersonating a police officer at two downtown coffee shops, police said. Mark Stetter, 48, identified himself to the staff as a detective and demanded a discount at Starbucks in the 200 block of Delaware Avenue,  police said. Stetter then went across the st…

Buffalo police Sunday arrested a man for stabbing his mother. It happened just before 10 p.m. in the 200 block of Laurel Street. Police said 19-year-old Tyler Patton stabbed his mother several times, inflicting non-life threatening injuries. Patton was charged him with second-degree assault, menacing, criminal mischief and harassment, police said.

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Buffalo police Monday announced that they have arrested a man following an apparent domestic related shooting incident that occurred late Saturday night. Dave Thornton, 27, of Buffalo, has been charged with assault and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the shooting. Northwest District officers responded to the call just before 11:30 p.m. Saturday in …

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A Buffalo man who used his cellphone to record to a 3-year-old girl as she engaged in sexually explicit conduct pleaded guilty Thursday to production and possession of child pornography. Duke Jimenez, 34, faces a mandatory minimum 15-year prison sentence and a maximum 50 years in prison when he is sentenced April 16 by U.S. District Judge Richard J. Arcara. According…

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A Buffalo teenager has been arraigned on an indictment charging him with two counts of first-degree assault, one count of second-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Ziaire Davis, 17, is accused of shaking his 2-month-old daughter on Oct. 7, and throwing the infant onto a bed on another occasion,…

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A 20-year-old man who was struck by gunfire Monday in the 100 block of Sumner Place was treated and released Tuesday from Erie County Medical Center, according to Michael J. DeGeorge, a spokesman for the Buffalo Police Department. The shooting, which was described as a possible drive-by, happened at about 7:15 p.m. Monday, according to DeGeorge. Neither the identity …

A 20-year-old man was wounded, possibly seriously, by gunfire Monday in the 100 block of Sumner Place on the East Side, according to a Buffalo Police spokesman. Michael J. DeGeorge, a spokesman for Buffalo Police, said the shooting happened at about 7:15 p.m. and may have been a drive-by incident. The victim, whose name was not released, was transported to Erie Count…

A Buffalo man who was caught with cocaine after a minor traffic accident pleaded guilty Friday to a felony charge of criminal possession of a controlled substance. Musa Ramadan, 31, of Harvard Place was driving while his license was suspended in May 7 when he made a quick turn on Hertel Avenue, cutting off another motorist, which caused a minor crash,  according to the …

Buffalo Police said Tuesday charges are pending in a case involving the alleged manufacturing of methamphetamine at a South Buffalo residence that brought police and the Buffalo Fire Department's hazardous materials team Monday to a Macamley Avenue home. During a news conference Tuesday, Lt. Jeffrey Rinaldo said the Buffalo Police's narcotics unit executed a search warr…

The Buffalo Police and Buffalo Fire departments, along with other emergency agencies, were reported to be at the scene of a possible meth lab operation on Monday evening in the first block of Macamley Street, between South Park Avenue and McKinley Parkway, in South Buffalo, the Buffalo Police Department wrote on Twitter late Monday. Buffalo Police spokesman Michael J. D…