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Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn Tuesday issued a warning to those who attempt to either intimidate or tamper with one of his witnesses that they will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law. Flynn issued the warning at a news conference following the arraignment of 28-year-old Dayquain Trent on an indictment charging Trent with attempted murder, assau…

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A man accused of being high on marijuana during a 2018 car crash that killed a pedestrian has been arraigned in State Supreme Court on an indictment charging him with second-degree vehicular manslaughter, the Erie County District Attorney's Office said Thursday. Prosecutors said 30-year-old Carlos Velez also was charged with failure to obey a traffic control device. …

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A 23-year-old Buffalo man was arraigned Tuesday in State Supreme Court in connection with a Feb. 21, 2017, homicide that occurred near Roma Avenue, according to a post on the Buffalo Police's Facebook page. Police said Brandon "Bam" Jones was arraigned before State Supreme Court Justice William Boller, in alleged connection with the homicide of Mychal "Kellz" Brown.

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A Buffalo man allegedly caught with about 600 grams of heroin mixed with fentanyl was arraigned Wednesday in State Supreme Court on drug charges, according to the Erie County District Attorney's Office. Prosecutors said 39-year-old Willie Loyd was charged with one count of first-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, 10 counts of third-degree criminal pos…

Crime

A Buffalo man whose attempt to flee a Buffalo police officer resulted in a fatal car accident was arraigned on a second-degree manslaughter charge Tuesday in State Supreme Court, according to the Erie County District Attorney's office. Kevon Walker, 28, also was charged with first-degree attempted assault and unlawfully fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle in the…