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A Buffalo woman whose pit bull attacked and seriously injured a 13-month-old girl has been sentenced by Buffalo City Court Judge Kevin J. Keane to three years probation, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. On Jan. 13, 30-year-old Amber R. Lewis was babysitting the girl at a home in the 300 block of Watson Street when the attack occurred. The toddler…

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A Cattaraugus County man was arrested Monday after he allegedly pulled a knife on another man while in the presence of a child, according to Jamestown Police. Anthony D. Burris, 28, of Ellicottville, was charged with second-degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child, following the incident at 12:20 p.m. on East 4th Street in Jamestown, police said. Burris…

A Lockport man has been charged with second-degree course of sexual conduct against a child and endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Niagara County Sheriff's Office. Edward D. Baker, 77, was arrested Friday after a weeklong investigation by the Criminal Investigation Bureau of the Sheriff's Office, the Sheriff's Office said. Baker was arraigned be…

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A pediatric dentist in Lockport has been arrested on sex abuse charges that involve alleged conduct against a minor, State Police said. Dr. Louis A. Surace, 57, of Lockport, was charged Friday with first-, second- and third-degree sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child for conduct involving a minor that he is alleged to have committed between 2013 and December…

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested Wednesday after he allegedly physically harassed another individual in front a child younger than 17 years old, according to the Chautauqua County Sheriff's Office. Austin J. L. Muntz, 22, of Kennedy, was charged with endangering the welfare of a child and second-degree harassment after Sheriff's deputies responded to an alleged alte…

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Two Lewiston residents were charged after being accused of supplying alcohol to minors, according to State Police. Gary E. Sullo, 53, and Jessica M. Long, 39, were arrested Wednesday by troopers from the Niagara barracks. Sullo was investigated on a complaint he allegedly supplied alcohol to youths under 17, on multiple occasions from December 2016 to July 2018. S…

A Buffalo man accused of sex abuse was arrested Tuesday by Niagara County Sheriff's deputies, according to the Sheriff's Office. Timothy B. Sweeney, 28, was charged with two counts of first-degree sexual abuse and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, following an investigation by the Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Bureau into alleged incidents that…

A Chautauqua County man was arrested on robbery and child endangerment charges after a Town of Portland woman told authorities he had taken property from her by force in front of her children. Paul R. Dunn III, 36, of Brocton, was charged Thursday with third-degree robbery, petit larceny and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, according to the Chautauqua C…

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A Clarence man was arrested Thursday after State Police said he allegedly left two infants unattended in his running vehicle in the parking lot of a Home Depot store on Transit Road in Clarence. The ages of the infants were not disclosed by State Police. Stephen G. Dewes, 25, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child and was issued a ticket to…

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An Alexander man was arrested by Genesee County sheriff's deputies Wednesday on charges of third-degree assault, third-degree menacing and endangering the welfare of a child, following an investigation of an alleged domestic incident at his Main Street residence, according to the Sheriff's Office. Anthony D. Micucci, 24, is scheduled to appear Aug. 8 in Alexander Town C…

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A Monroe County woman driving with a 1-year-old child as a passenger in her vehicle is facing driving while intoxicated and child endangerment charges, according to the Genesee County Sheriff's Office. Stacy L. Parks, 38, of Hilton, was charged Wednesday with aggravated DWI while driving with a passenger who is less than 16 years old, endangering the welfare of a child …

A Hamburg man was arrested by State Police and accused of allegedly sending sexually explicit photographs to two minors, State Police said. Michael C. McFarland, 19, faces charges of first-degree and second-degree disseminating indecent material to a minor, and two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, according to State Police on Friday. According to State P…

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A Cheektowaga woman was charged with drunk driving while also transporting three children under the age of 16 in her vehicle. State police said one of the three children in Joanne L. Batch's car called 911 because of her erratic driving Saturday night. When troopers caught up to her about 10:45 p.m. on West Yorkshire Road in the Town of Yorkshire in Cattaraugus Count…