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A teacher in Allegany County has been accused of exchanging inappropriate text messages with a 15-year-old student, according to the State Police. Christopher A. Enlow, a teacher in Belfast Central Schools, was charged Friday after troopers were called on Sunday to investigate a possible relationship between a teacher and a student, state police said in a news release. …

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A Chautauqua County man was arrested Sunday for driving while intoxicated. New York State Police said Deven Dudenhoeffer, 30, of Kennedy, was pulled over on Route 62 in Kennedy for traffic violations. After failing field sobriety tests, Dudenhoeffer was taken to State Police barracks in Jamestown, where he provided a breath sample showing a blood alcohol content of 0.14…

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A cousin of the Buffalo Police commissioner and a Buffalo firefighter were among eight people arrested this week after a state and federal investigation into a $420,000 identity fraud ring. Cynthia L. Lockwood of Amherst and Robert A. Johnson Jr. of Buffalo were among eight people charged this week in the alleged scheme, according to state police and the Social Security…

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Eight people have been arrested following a 16-month investigation by state and federal authorities who said children's Social Security numbers were stolen and used to make $420,000 in fraudulent purchases. The investigation centered on Darrius R. Outling, a Buffalo man who State Police have accused of illegally obtaining the Social Security numbers of juveniles living …

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A Hamburg woman with a prior conviction for driving while intoxicated was charged with aggravated DWI Tuesday night after a one-vehicle crash on Interstate 190 in Buffalo, according to the State Police. Stefanie J. Gould was not injured in the crash, which happened at about 8:50 p.m. Gould, 54, was taken to the troopers' Buffalo barracks, where she registered a bloo…

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Police on Thursday were continuing to look for a man who robbed a bank on Military Road in the Town of Niagara on Wednesday morning. The robber struck a KeyBank branch, 2429 Military, at about 9:15 a.m., according to state police. He showed a note that said he had a weapon, but no weapon was displayed. The suspect was described as a white man with a white beard an…

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A driver with three passengers under 16 in his vehicle was charged with aggravated driving while intoxicated after a collision Tuesday in Clarence, according to the State Police. Troopers charged Christopher Sansone after the collision on Greiner Road, near Old Goodrich Road. Sansone's vehicle crossed into oncoming traffic and sideswiped another vehicle, police said…

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A Clarence woman faces a driving while intoxicated charge after a Christmas Eve crash, according to the State Police. Kathryn Smith, 63, struck a vehicle stopped at a red light while trying to make a turn from Harris Hill Road onto Main Street, state police said. No one was injured in the crash and Smith, who was wearing a Santa Claus hat when her mug shot was ta…

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A Buffalo man was arrested for criminal possession of an assault rifle, the New York State Police announced Thursday morning. Jeffrey R. Parker, 32, was charged with third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, a Class D felony. The New York State Police's Bureau of Criminal Investigation, with the assistance of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive…

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A volunteer fireman responding to a call Monday evening in Orleans County was injured in a car accident and was flown by Mercy Flight from the scene, according to the New York State Police. Jared E. Thompson, 27, of Albion, a member of the Fancher Murray Hulberton Fire Company, was involved in a crash on State Highway 31 in the Town of Murray and was flown to Strong Mem…

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Cashiers at four convenience stores in Orleans County were charged with selling alcoholic beverages to minors, following an investigation by State Police in Albion. Troopers said they observed the cashiers selling beer to underage customers without properly checking for identification showing the buyer was at least 21 years old. Each were arrested and charged with viola…

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A Springville woman was arrested last week in the theft of more than $4,000 from a Dunkin' Donuts while she was an employee there, according to the New York State Police. Maria A. Orsini, 20, was arrested by troopers out of the State Police station in Boston on Sept. 28. She was arrested on a charge of third-degree grand larceny. The Dunkin' Donuts in Springville …

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State police on Saturday were investigating the discovery of two men's bodies in separate Southern Tier locations, one in Randolph, east of Jamestown, and one in the Town of Portland, southwest of Dunkirk. Troopers from the Jamestown barracks responded to a report by a driver at 3:20 p.m. of a male body spotted near a creek just off Route 20 in the Town of Portland, whe…

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State police arrested a Randolph man Saturday after he allegedly broke into a home while drunk, broke a window and urinated on the porch before resisting arrest. According to a police report, 26-year-old Dustin Waite entered the male victim's home without invitation and then refused to leave peacefully. He was eventually locked out, but then broke a window and urinated …

A Lockport woman was arrested Saturday with driving while intoxicated, speeding and consuming alcohol while in a motor vehicle following a traffic stop on Transit Road in the Town of Lockport. Rose A. Opera, 52, was stopped by New York State Troopers for traveling 61 mph in a posted 45 mph speed zone. Opera was placed under arrest after failing field sobriety tests.  Sh…