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State Police were seeking the public's help to identify an individual who is wanted in connection with an attempted robbery Monday of a KeyBank branch at 2429 Military Road, Town of Niagara. State Police said they are working with the Niagara Town Police to identify and apprehend the individual who, at about 1:50 p.m., handed a note to a bank teller demanding mo…

Clarence

A 33-year-old man from Clarence was seriously injured in a car crash in Clarence Tuesday evening, according to New York State police. Troopers said that at about 5 p.m. Tuesday a vehicle headed east on Main Street in Clarence went off the road near the intersection of Connection Drive. The vehicle hit a tree and the driver was trapped, police said. The driver was tak…

Crime

A Kenmore woman who was stopped while allegedly driving drunk with five children under the age of 16 in her vehicle was arrested Sunday on a Leandra's Law violation, according to State Police. Troopers said 29-year-old Jennifer Conway was stopped for speeding on I-290 in the Town of Tonawanda. Conway failed field sobriety tests that were administered at the scene, tr…

Erie County

A California woman was killed Tuesday in a crash when her moving truck flipped over on Route 400 in the Town of Elma, according to the New York State Police. Helen M. Deter, 73, of Desert Springs, Calif., was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Troopers said Deter was traveling northbound on Route 400 with her dog in a U-Haul truck when it "started drifting fr…

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A shooting early Tuesday morning at a farm in Cherry Creek led to the closing of nearby Pine Valley Central School District for the day, according to the New York State Police. State Police said that Nelson Noble, 53, owner of Noble Farm on Route 83 in Cherry Creek, was shot multiple times. Police said Tuesday afternoon that Noble was taken by Mercy Flight to Erie Count…

State Police are attempting to locate a missing 14-year-old girl from Genesee in Allegany County. Officers from the Bureau of Criminal Investigation in the State Police Amity Barracks said Molton R. Lapp was last seen on Monday at her residence. They said the girl left a note stating that she was leaving the area with an unknown individual and was traveling to an un…

Buffalo

A Nebraska man who mistakenly drove into Canada was arrested on felony gun charges on his way back, the New York State Police announced Monday. Skyler R. Kruse, 33, of Omaha, declared to U.S. Customs and Border Patrol officers that he had a loaded semi-automatic pistol upon returning to the United States at the Peace Bridge Plaza Friday, troopers said. Officials said th…

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A Bemus Point woman was arrested for the third time in eight days after she screamed profanities while driving by a neighbor's house, according to State Police. Sally Lawson, 62, was arrested Tuesday for second-degree harassment; she also was charged with resisting arrest and second-degree obstructing governmental administration. Troopers responded to a residence in …

Crime

A Buffalo man was due to return to Hamburg Town Court on Sept. 30 after receiving several traffic citations, including a charge of aggravated driving while intoxicated on Sunday, according to State Police. Troopers said 47-year-old Rodney Cruzado was stopped at about 1:40 a.m. on the I-90 in Hamburg after State Police received multiple calls about a motorist driving err…

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An Albion man was arrested Friday morning following an altercation on the New York State Thruway, according to the New York State Police. Vanderson Scheuer, 29, was charged with third-degree assault and fourth-degree criminal mischief after he allegedly punched and injured a 59-year-old man while the two were working on the Thruway in the Town of Dunkirk. Troopers sa…

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A man and a woman from Franklinville were arrested Thursday on charges related to a fatal one-car crash that occurred nearly four years ago, the New York State Police announced Friday. Brian C. Shobert, 41, was arrested by troopers out of the State Police Office in Machias and has been charged with five offenses, including criminally negligent homicide, vehicular mansla…

Local News

A Pennsylvania man died Sunday from injuries resulting from a crash in the Village of Alexander the previous day, the New York State Police said Tuesday. Frank L. Eckart, 65, of Saegertown, Penn., was driving a 2005 Harley Davidson eastbound on Broadway (State Route 20) in Alexander when he lost control while slowing to make a right turn on to State Route 98, police sai…

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An Allegany County man has been arrested on charges that methamphetamine he manufactured led to Thursday morning's death of an Olean woman, according to the New York State Police. Terry G. Miller, 64 of Genesee, was arrested Thursday for third-degree unlawful manufacture of methamphetamine, criminally negligent homicide and tampering with physical evidence by the Bureau…

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A Jamestown man was arrested Sunday after he allegedly pointed a gun at a fellow camper and his dogs, according to the New York State Police. Douglas Murvine, 62, was charged with two counts of second-degree menacing and four counts of endangering the welfare of a child after an incident at Chautauqua Gorge State Forest in Mayville. Troopers out of the Jamestown Stat…

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A North Tonawanda woman died in a crash early Thursday morning on the I-190 in which her vehicle rolled over after she tried to avoid two dogs in the roadway, according to the New York State Police. Georgette M. Potter, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Niagara County coroner after being ejected from her 2003 Jeep Wrangler near the Buffalo Avenue overpass in N…