News - 2012

December
12/28/2012 Woman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Bribery
12/20/2012 "Hugging Bandit" Charged With Grand Larceny
12/20/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Robbing Victims at Gunpoint on Boehm Place on City's East Side.
12/20/2012 Husband and Wife Plead Guilty to Grand Larceny for Stealing from PTO
12/20/2012 Owner of Buffalo Bar "Roxy's" Pleads Guilty to Charges of Grand Larceny and Petit Larceny
12/17/2012 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Robbery and Burglary Charges
12/17/2012 Former NYS Trooper Pleads Guilty to Promoting Prostitution
12/13/2012 Letter to Buffalo News Reporter Lou Michel Prior to Article Published on 12/13/12
12/13/2012 Derby Man Pleaded Guilty to Attempted Rape
12/12/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Charges Related to Tonawanda Police Search of Motel Room
12/11/2012 Dishonest Home Improvement Contractor Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny
12/11/2012 Church Thief Pleads Guilty to Burglary of Two Local Churches
12/11/2012 Grandaughter Pleads Guilty to Stealing from Grandfather
12/10/2012 Jury Convicts Man Who Brought Weapon into a Convenience Store With Intent to Shoot a Patron
12/3/2012 East Side Murder Suspect Indicted on Murder and Weapons Charges
November
11/30/2012 Man Charged With Murder in Shooting at Getty Gas Station in Buffalo
11/30/2012 Jury Convicts Prior Felon of 2 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon
11/21/2012 Tonawanda Man Arraigned on Sexual Assault and Related Charges
11/21/2012 Grand Jury Indicts Buffalo Man for Murder and Attempted Murder
11/20/2012 Jury Convicts Woman of Attempted Murder
11/19/2012 Men Who Robbed UB Students in Their Apartment Pleaded Guilty to 2 Counts of Robbery
11/16/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty in Home Invasion on West Side
11/16/2012 Stabbing in Line at Homeless Food Truck Leads to Assault Conviction
11/16/2012 Man Pleads Guilty to Three Separate Incidents from May to August 2012
11/5/2012 Elmwood Village Thief Pleads Guilty to 4 Counts of Burglary
11/5/2012 Sheriff's Deputy Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Assault in the First Degree
11/5/2012 Another Financial Elder Abuse Case Leads to Grand Larceny Conviction
11/5/2012 Jury Convicts Man Who Sexually Abused a 12 Year Old Victim over a Nearly Half Year Period
October
10/31/2012 Buffalo Man Guilty of 2 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon
10/30/2012 Two Men Plead Guilty to Robbing an Elderly Buffalo Woman
10/30/2012 Man Who Stole Over $500,000 From Buffalo Area Cleric Pleads Guilty
10/26/2012 Mother Pleads Guilty to Tampering with a Witness
10/25/2012 Man Who Filed a False Claim for Lost Wages Pleads Guilty
10/25/2012 Man Who Exposed Himself to Two Women Pleads Guilty to Public Lewdness
10/25/2012 N. Collins Highway Superintendent Pleads Guilty
10/24/2012 Buffalo Man Charged in October 5th Murder on Woodlawn Avenue
10/24/2012 Woman Charged with Manslaughter in Stabbing Death of Her Boyfriend.
10/22/2012 Man Who Skipped Bail Prior to Sentencing is Given 6 Years in State Prison
10/18/2012 District Attorney Announces Agreement Regarding Integrated Domestic Violence Court
10/17/2012 Embezzler Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny for Stealing Over $311,000
10/15/2012 Cheektowaga Woman Pleads Guilty to DWI and Vehicular Assault
10/12/2012 Inmate Admits Trying to Have Victim Killed
10/10/2012 Buffalo Man Indicted for Murder in September 23rd Shooting That Killed One and Injured Another
10/10/2012 Grand Jury Indicts Teen for Murder in East Side Shooting
10/10/2012 Undercover Operation Leads to a Guilty Plea on 2 Counts
10/10/2012 President of Youth Football League Admits Stealing from League
10/9/2012 DNA Evidence Leads to Plea in Robbery and Sodomy Case
10/9/2012 Treasurer of Elementary School PTO Pleads Guilty to Attempted Grand Larceny
10/5/2012 District Attorney Sedita's Affidavit Regarding IDV Court
10/5/2012 Inmate Charged with Murder While Awaiting Charges on Arson and Assault
10/5/2012 Woman Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder in Shooting of Woman Outside Main Street Nightclub
10/4/2012 Clarence Home Invasion Suspect Charged with Multiple Robbery Counts
10/4/2012 Passenger in Car that Injured Two Daemen College Students Charged With Probation Violation
10/2/2012 Jury Convicts Man Who Was Stopped by Troopers on Delaware Avenue with Gun and Drugs
September
9/28/2012 Buffalo Man Indicted on Charges Related to His Alleged Robbing, Burglarizing and Assaulting of Elderly Victims
9/24/2012 Attorney Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny for Stealing Sales Tax Collected at Business
9/24/2012 Brothers Plead Guilty to Witness Tampering and Other Charges Related to Multiple Felonies
9/21/2012 Woman with Previous DWI Conviction Charged in Another Suspected Incident from May 2012
9/21/2012 Buffalo Taxi Driver Convicted of Assault of His Fare
9/19/2012 Two Charged With Assault in Retaliatory Shooting That Injured an Innocent Bystander
9/19/2012 Cheektowaga Man Charged with Felony DWI, Would be His Third Conviction
9/19/2012 Man Who Stole Credit Card Numbers Pleads Guilty to Scheme to Defraud
9/17/2012 Alden Man Pleaded Guilty in Unemployment Insurance Fraud Scam
9/14/2012 Bank Robbers Plead Guilty in Robbery of Bank of America on Dick Rd. in Cheektowaga
9/13/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Rape and Robbery Convictions
9/6/2012 Teens Charged With Murder in Stabbing and Burning of 17 Year-old near Colvin Avenue
9/6/2012 Strangulation Conviction for Buffalo Man Who Assaulted Girlfriend
9/4/2012 Stabbing in Brant Leads to Indictment for Murder
August
8/23/2012 Former Outback Steakhouse Employee Pleads Guilty to Robbery of Restaurant
8/22/2012 Manager at Tully's Restaurant Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny
8/21/2012 Jury Finds Man Guilty of Duping Elderly Retired School Teacher
8/20/2012 Jury Convicts Man of Burglarizing Faith Based Fellowship Shelter in Buffalo
8/15/2012 Bank Robber Pleads Guilty to Robbing 3 Banks in Buffalo and Amherst
8/14/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads to 2 Counts of Criminal Possession of a Weapon
8/3/2012 Fourth Man Pleads Guilty in Gunpoint Robbery Case from November 2010
8/3/2012 Accidental Shooting Leads to a Guilty Plea for Illegally Possessing a Weapon
8/1/2012 Man Charged With Assault and Robbery in Shooting Outside Pandora's Bar Found Guilty
July
7/31/2012 Defendant in August 2011 Shooting in South Buffalo Convicted of Attempted Murder
7/31/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Robbery Charge Stemming from an October 2011 on Main St.
7/30/2012 Jury Convicts Man of Robbery; Faces 25 Years in Prison
7/20/2012 Woman Stopped on Rte. 219 with a .34% BAC Indicted for Felony DWI and Related Charges
7/19/2012 Investigators Nab Fleeing Felon
7/17/2012 Convicted Rapist Sentenced to 25 Years to Life in Prison
7/16/2012 Real Estate Agent Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny
7/12/2012 Repeated Sexual Abuse of Daughter Leads to Conviction on Multiple Charges
7/12/2012 Man Sentenced in Fatal DWI That Injured Off-Duty Police Officer
7/11/2012 Man Sentenced to 50 Years in Prison for Sexual Acts Against an 8 Year-old Child
June
6/29/2012 Undercover Gun Buy Leads to Indictment for Criminal Possession and Sale of Firearms
6/29/2012 Case of Attempted Murder, Robbery and Witness Tampering Leads to Conviction of 2 Buffalo Men
6/28/2012 Ken-Ton Baseball Coach Pleads Guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child
6/21/2012 Driver, Passed Out Behind the Wheel of His Car, is Charged With Aggravated DWI and DWI
6/18/2012 Man Sentenced to 25 to Life for Murder of Girl in Hewitt Avenue Home
6/18/2012 Orchard Park Teen Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Assault and DWI
6/13/2012 Attempted Murder Conviction Leads to 20 Years to Life Sentence
6/12/2012 Cold-Case Murder Solved With DNA Evidence
6/12/2012 South Buffalo Man Sentenced for Murdering Former Employer
6/11/2012 Jury Finds Men Guilty as Charged in Violent Home Invasion After Separate Trials
6/11/2012 Man Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Assault in Alcohol-Related Crash That Injured Driver
6/8/2012 Welfare Fraud Conviction for Woman Who Also Was Convicted of Bilking Clients for Snowplowing Services
6/5/2012 Former Erie County Legislator Pleads Guilty to Felony Scheme to Defraud
6/5/2012 West Seneca Pharmacy Robber Pleads
6/1/2012 Lancaster man pleads guilty in fatal hit-and-run
6/1/2012 Man Charged in Murder of His 10 Year-old Stepson
May
5/24/2012 Man on Parole Pleads Guilty to Cocaine Possession Charges
5/23/2012 Blasdell Man Pleads Guilty to Higher Charges Than Initially Filed in Vehicular Manslaughter Case in Town of Brant
5/22/2012 Buffalo Man Admits to Stealing From a Trust That Was Set Up to Help Pay For Cancer Treatments for Woman
5/21/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Charges in Connection With Car Crash That Killed a Passenger and Injured an Off-Duty Police Officer
5/15/2012 DA Announces Three More Convictions on Gun Possession Cases, Brings Total to 55 for the Year
5/15/2012 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty in Stabbing Murder of West Seneca Man
5/11/2012 Man Convicted at Trial of Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child, Incest and Other Charges
5/8/2012 Suspect in 1994 Cold Case Murder Charged
5/7/2012 Alden Man Charged With Predatory Sexual Assault
5/4/2012 Inmate Charged With Conspiracy for Agreeing to Pay to Kill Victim of His Crime
April
4/26/2012 Women Who Defrauded Elderly Sentenced to a Mix of Prison, Jail and Probation
4/20/2012 Former Employee at Norampac in Lancaster Pleaded Guilty to Grand Larceny for Stealing Over $38,000 from Employer
4/13/2012 Gang member found guilty in Dominique murder
4/5/2012 Riverside woman sentenced to 25 years to life in husband's death
4/2/2012 Getzville Man Pleads Guilty in Crash That Killed Two on Kensington Expwy.
March
3/28/2012 Woman Who Stole Almost $21,000 for Snow Plowing She Couldn't Provide Pleads Guilty
3/27/2012 Orchard Park Court Clerk Pleads Guilty to Falsifying Court Documents
3/26/2012 Two Convicted of Separate Larceny Charges Spared Jail
3/23/2012 Five Time Convicted DWI Offender Charged With His Sixth
3/21/2012 Man Charged With Murder in Pandora's Sports Bar Shooting
3/16/2012 Car salesman pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny charges for stealing nearly $37,000 from customers
3/16/2012 Attorney pleaded guilty to stealing from estate of client
3/16/2012 Blasdell Woman Admits to Stealing Over $176,000 From Employer
3/16/2012 Prosecutors Secure Another Conviction of an Employee Stealing From Their Employer
3/16/2012 Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder and Other Charges Related to Slashing in Front of Main Place Mall
3/15/2012 Radio Shack Employee Charged with Grand Larceny
3/15/2012 Tonawanda Man Admits to Stealing Over $366,000 From Employer
3/13/2012 Man pleads guilty to criminally negligent homicide in death of fiance
3/9/2012 Amherst physician plead guilty to not paying his state income tax
3/5/2012 Buffalo man charged with having sex with a 12 year-old girl
3/1/2012 Alleged Shooter at New Year's Festivities Downtown Indicted on Assault and Related Charges
3/1/2012 Investigation by DA's Office leads to conviction of man who lied to police causing the arrest of an innocent woman
3/1/2012 Kalinowski found guilty of second-degree murder
February
2/29/2012 Woman Charged With Violation of Probation After Probation Officer Allegedly Finds Pills in Her Possession
2/29/2012 Man gets maximum sentence for killing mother of four
2/23/2012 Cheektowaga man charged in shooting death of a man in Cheektowaga Town Park
2/23/2012 Suspect in Stabbing at Wegmans is Arraigned on Attempted Murder Charges
2/23/2012 Arrest made in Watkins' shooting death
2/22/2012 Erie County District Attorney Frank A. Sedita III and New York’s Deputy Secretary for Public Safety Elizabeth Glazer join with police chiefs from throughout Erie County to support Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s proposal to expand New York’s DNA Databank
2/22/2012 Law enforcement officials support measure to expand DNA databank
2/16/2012 Buffalo man charged with murder in Guilford Street shooting of NFTA bus driver
2/15/2012 Gottsche sentenced 25 to life in murder of woman
2/13/2012 Appellate Division upheld 2010 robbery conviction
2/13/2012 Appellate court rules against convicted rapist
2/10/2012 Man who drove vehicle into Main Transit Fire Department charged with criminal mischief
2/8/2012 Man gets 21 years in fatal shooting following fight on Chippewa
2/7/2012 East Amherst woman charged with Vehicular Manslaughter and DWAI - Drugs in fatal accident at the foot of Ontario Street in Buffalo
2/7/2012 Jury convicts Buffalo man of Burglary and Robbery in April 2009 Huntington Avenue incident
2/3/2012 Buffalo man pleads guilty to robbery and gun charges
2/2/2012 Williamsville real estate agent charged with stealing $30,000 from 2 victims
January
1/31/2012 Two Buffalo men charged with murder, burglary and robbery in Cheektowaga shooting.
1/31/2012 Veteran Prosecutor Honored by the District Attorney's Association of the State of New York
1/26/2012 Killer gets 20-year prison sentence
1/18/2012 Befriender of two travelers guilty of rape
1/17/2012 Hamburg woman charged with Aggravated DWI by drugs and Endangering the Welfare of a Child for incident in Orchard Park
1/13/2012 Buffalo man pleads guilty to criminal possession of a weapon, his fifth felony in eight years. DA will seek Persistent Violent Felony Offender status at sentencing
1/13/2012 Buffalo man pleads guilty to three separate robberies in Buffalo and Cheektowaga
1/6/2012 Walden accident resolved by prison, fine