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ASSAULT ARREST/RALPH WILSON STADIUM


SHERIFF TIMOTHY HOWARD ANNOUNCES THE ARREST OF A 22 YEAR OLD AMHERST MAN IN THE ASSAULT OF A 52 YEAR OLD MAN DURING AN ALTERCATION OUTSIDE RALPH WILSON STADIUM ON 12/15/2012.  VINCENT PATERNO, AGE 22, OF DELLWOOD RD. IN AMHERST WAS CHARGED WITH ASSAULT 3RD (P.L. 120.00-1, A MISD.)  AFTER A LENGTHY INVESTIGATION BY ERIE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DETECTIVES.  MR. PATERNO WAS ISSUED AN APPEARANCE TICKET, AND HE IS TO APPEAR IN THE TOWN OF ORCHARD PARK COURT ON JANUARY 15.

 THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE CONTINUES TO INVESTIGATE OTHER INCIDENTS WHICH OCCURRED OUTSIDE THE STADIUM DURING THE SAME GAME. FURTHUR ARRESTS IN THESE INSTANCES ARE PENDING.