News - 2017

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01/02/2017 77 Methadone Pills Found During Traffic Stop
01/02/2017 Gram of Coke Found in Suspended Driver’s Vehicle
01/02/2017 Cabbie and Passengers Arrested For Heroin Possession
01/03/2017 Raid Discovers Heroin, Crack, and Loaded Guns in Convicted Felon’s Residence
01/05/2017 Crash Investigation Unit Called To Vehicle vs. House Crash
01/06/2017 3 Warrant Watch Subjects Arrested On January 4
01/06/2017 Suspect Flees Traffic Stop, Crashes Vehicle on Kensington
01/09/2017 Cocaine, Pound of Pot Found During Traffic Stop
01/09/2017 Sheriff Howard Deploys Third Drug Recognition Expert
01/09/2017 Minors Damage Park by Doing Donuts on Diamond
01/09/2017 SUV in Ditch Investigation Results In DWI-Drugs Arrest
01/09/2017 Sheriff Howard Announces West Seneca Yellow Dot Meeting
01/10/2017 2 Dozen Tickets Issued During Snowmobile Unit’s 1st Extended Patrol
01/12/2017 Driver with Revoked License Charged With Burglary, DWI after Fleeing Deputy
01/13/2017 Inmate Visiting Hours Changed For Holiday
01/18/2017 4 Time Convicted Felon and Wife Arrested In Drug Raid
01/19/2017 Driver Flees Into Woods, K9 Finds Heroin He Threw
01/20/2017 Sheriff Howard Adds Inmate Healthcare Navigators
01/23/2017 Thousands in Value Stolen In Series of Car Larcenies in Holland
01/23/2017 Ex-Employee Arrested After Calling and Texting Coworker
01/25/2017 Spring Academy to Bring Citizens Closer To Their Sheriff
01/25/2017 Fentanyl, Crack and a Loaded Handgun Discovered During Arrest
01/25/2017 Sheriff Deputies to Check Car Seats at Substations 2x A Month
01/26/2017 Sheriff’s Fire Investigation Unit Called to Scene of Fatal Fire
01/26/2017 Sheriff’s Office Seeks to ID Individuals of Interest for Weekend Car Larcenies
01/26/2017 Clarence Pharmacy Burglary Suspect Arrested In Niagara Falls
01/27/2017 Quick Change Artists Target Clarence Businesses
01/30/2017 Felony DWI Charges for Depew Driver
01/30/2017 Weekend Vehicle Stops End With Multiple Narcotics Charges
01/31/2017 More Than 600 Bags of Heroin, 10 Grams of Coke Found With Parolee
02/02/2017 Over A Kilo of Heroin, Stolen Gun Seized In Narcotics Unit Raid
02/03/2017 100 Lbs. of Marijuana, Handguns and Illegal Immigrants Found in Raid
02/07/2017 Detective Arrests Ex-Boyfriend Following Destructive Burglary
02/07/2017 Snowmobile Crash Sends Operator to ECMC
02/08/2017 False Name Leads To Drug and Weapons Charges
02/10/2017 Stolen Property, Drugs, Warrants All Part of 1 Traffic Stop
02/24/2017 Car Thief Arrested By Detectives after Using Stolen Card
02/24/2017 Sheriff’s Office Welcomes New K9 Team for Arson Investigations
02/27/2017 4 DWI Arrests Made by Sheriff’s Deputies Over the Weekend
02/27/2017 Multiple Traffic Stops Result In Drug Arrests
02/28/2017 Police Agencies Seek To ID Two Male Subjects
03/01/2017 Man Attempts to Carry Stun Gun into DMV Offices
03/02/2017 Vehicle Infraction Leads To Heroin & Cocaine Discovery
03/02/2017 Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Seizes $69k, Heroin, Marijuana, and1.5 Kilos of Cocaine
03/02/2017 Commercial Truck Road Check Nets DWI Arrest
03/03/2017 Grand Island Traffic Stop Discovers Controlled Substance, Wanted Suspect
03/03/2017 2 Drug Dealers Arrested In North Buffalo Raid
03/06/2017 Single Vehicle Crash in Clarence Ends with DWI Charge
03/06/2017 Crisis Intervention Training Deployed To Jail Personnel
03/07/2017 Bag of Cocaine in Plainview Ends with Arrest
03/08/2017 Multiple Drug Related Arrests Following Traffic Stops
03/09/2017 Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Arrest 2 on Westside on Drug Charges
03/13/2017 Drugged Drivers Arrested During Traffic Stops
03/20/2017 Added Stop-DWI Patrols Make 9 Arrests St. Paddy’s Day Weekend
03/20/2017 Inmates Graduating, Earning Credits For High School Diplomas
03/21/2017 Separate Traffic Stops Discover Drugs and Weapons
03/22/2017 Overdose Death Investigation Leads to Dealer Arrest
03/23/2017 Clarence Man with Multiple Warrants Tries To Flee
03/24/2017 Narcotics Unit and Detective Bureau Continue Investigation and Arrest Heroin Dealer
03/28/2017 Deputies Find Narcotics during 10 Separate Traffic Stops
03/29/2017 Secretary Of Defense, Us Navy Presents ECSO Sgt. with Patriot Award
03/30/2017 Felony Amount of Crack Found During Traffic Stop
03/30/2017 Subject Takes Neighbors Car, Mom’s TV Later Found With Crack
03/30/2017 Sheriff Restructures For Additional Opioid & DWI Interdiction Patrols
03/31/2017 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Suspicious Incident near Grand Island School
03/31/2017 Felony Amount of Heroin Seized During Traffic Stop
04/01/2017 Pistol, Cocaine, Marijuana Seized During Traffic Stop
04/01/2017 Sheriff Releases Photos of Suspects’ Van on Huth Rd
04/01/2017 Bishop Malone Celebrates Mass with Holding Center Inmates
04/03/2017 Sheriff’s Office Detectives Investigating a Clarence Shooting
04/03/2017 Narcotics Unit Discovers Large Amount of Coke during Friday Raids
04/04/2017 An official statement From Sheriff Howard regarding Saturday’s rally.
04/04/2017 Deputy Driving By Residence Spots Fire, Uses Patrol Car Extinguisher
04/05/2017 Deputies And Drug Recognition Expert Arrest Driver
04/05/2017 Sheriff’s Office Investigating a Farm Tractor and Car Crash
04/06/2017 Clarence Shooting Suspect Arrested Again On Weapons Charges
04/06/2017 Tractor Operator Charged In Brant Crash
04/07/2017 Detectives Arrest 2 More Minors in Clarence Shooting
04/10/2017 Inmate Charged For Assaulting Two Jail Deputies
04/10/2017 Weekend Traffic Stops Net 13 Narcotics, 6 DWI Arrests
04/11/2017 DRE Called After Accident, 1 Arrested For DWI-Drugs
04/12/2017 Sheriff’s Easter Food Drive to Help Feed Local Families In Need
04/13/2017 Two Charged With Felony Crack Possession after Traffic Stops
04/14/2017 Driver Arrested On Drug and Weapon Charges, Smuggles Crack into Jail In His Buttocks
04/18/2017 Deputies Recover Stolen Handgun during Traffic Stop
04/19/2017 Route 400 Crash Sends Pregnant Woman To Hospital
04/19/2017 Sheriff’s Pheasant Brooding Program Takes Flight Again
04/21/2017 ¼ Kilo of Heroin Seized In Cheektowaga Raid
04/25/2017 Erie County Sheriff's Office teams up with Legislator Lynne Dixon to offer a Boater Safety Class
04/26/2017 Multiple Drug Arrests Overnight
04/28/2017 Chief Alan Rozansky is awarded the Judge's and Police Conference Police Officer of the Year Law Enforcement Excellence Award
05/01/2017 5 People Injured in 2 Car Crash in Elma
05/05/2017 Injury Accident in the Town Of Elma
05/08/2017 Narcotics Unit Conducts Simultaneous Drug Raids, Arrests Dealer
05/09/2017 Minor Sets Garbage Can on Fire Damages County Park Property
05/09/2017 State Organizations Recognize Deputy For Efforts To Reduce DWI
05/10/2017 Sheriff’s Undercover Buys Widens into Cheektowaga Drug Raid
05/15/2017 Cocaine Found On Two Drivers
05/15/2017 Fentanyl, Not Heroin, Seized In Buffalo Raid
05/19/2017 Two DWI-Drug Arrests Yesterday
05/22/2017 Cocaine Found During Traffic Stops
05/23/2017 Consumer’s Beverages, WNY United, And Erie County Sheriff’s Office Launch Not A Minor Problem Initiative
05/25/2017 Sheriff’s Swat Team Wins 1st Annual Statewide Competition
05/26/2017 Erie County STOP-DWI Provides Funding For Enhanced Patrols
05/26/2017 Countywide Family Court Warrant Sweep Conducted
05/30/2017 Eight DWI Arrests During Holiday Stop-DWI Campaign
05/30/2017 Man Flees Deputy After Pulled Over For Speeding
05/31/2017 Sex Offender Arrested After Not Reporting Address Change
06/02/2017 Leandra's Law and Aggravated DWI Arrests Made 12 Hours Apart
06/05/2017 Multiple Traffic Stops Result In Narcotics and DWI Charges
06/08/2017 2 DWI Arrests And A DWI-Drugs Arrest
06/08/2017 Sheriff’s Narcotics Unit Seizes 40 Lbs. of Marijuana, over $700k Cash
06/08/2017 Detective Makes Arrest in Burglary and Grand Larceny Case
06/09/2017 Traffic Stop Leads To Search Discovering Drugs, Stolen Handgun
06/11/2017 Human Remains Found By Hikers in North Collins Woods
06/13/2017 Sheriff Announces New Medical Leadership and a New Narcotics Chief
06/13/2017 Driver with Revoked License Arrested on Warrant from Dunkirk, Passenger Arrested For Narcotics Possession
06/14/2017 After Hours County Park Check Finds Crack
06/14/2017 Vermont Driver Charged With DWI Following Crash in Colden
06/15/2017 Drivers Arrested On Felony Charges Following Traffic Stops
06/15/2017 Holding Center Deputies Assaulted By Inmates, Taken To Hospital
06/16/2017 650 More Pheasant Chicks Arrive For Sheriff’s Brooding Program
06/16/2017 Two New Dogs Enter the Pups at the Pen Program
06/16/2017 High BAC Levels Found in Three Impaired Drivers
06/19/2017 Multiple Alcohol and Narcotics Arrests Following Traffic Stops
06/20/2017 Sheriff Howard Announces Emery Park Car Seat Check
06/21/2017 Narcotics Play a Role In 3 DWI Arrests
06/23/2017 BWI Awareness And Enforcement Campaign Launches
06/23/2017 5 Year Old in Car When Adults Went To Buy Drugs
06/26/2017 Underage Drinking Party Ends after Homeowner Arrested
06/26/2017 5 DWI Arrests Made This Weekend
06/26/2017 Man Observed Concealing Something before Entering Rath Building
06/27/2017 Arrestee Found With Pills in Clothing at Holding Center
06/27/2017 Vehicle Parked In Roadway Gets Driver Arrested For Narcotics
06/28/2017 Crack and Suboxone Found During Collins Traffic Stop
06/28/2017 Unlicensed, Drugged Driver Arrested on 400
06/28/2017 Driver Fights with Deputy after Arrested For DWI
06/30/2017 Sheriff’s Office, Women & Children’s Hospital Urge Public to Leave the Fireworks to the Pros
06/30/2017 Crash Involving Bicyclist
07/01/2017 Narcotics Unit Raid at S. Buffalo Residence Recovers Crack & Gun
07/03/2017 Victim Involved In Fatal ATV Crash Identified
07/03/2017 CIU and ATV Units Respond To Fatal Quad Accident
07/03/2017 Sheriff Howard Announces Dedicated DWI Patrols For July 4
07/03/2017 Stolen Purse Report Gets Complaint Arrested
07/04/2017 Jury Duty Phone Scammers Calling Erie County Residents
07/05/2017 Sheriff’s Office Disposes of Tons of Prescription Drugs and Syringes
07/06/2017 Citizens Complaint Leads To LSD and Ketamine Possession Arrest
07/06/2017 Crash Investigation Results in Heroin Charges
07/07/2017 Drugs, Children, Vehicle Violations End In Arrests
07/10/2017 2 DWI-Drugs And 2 DWI-Alcohol Arrests
07/10/2017 Narcotics Unit Raids Kenmore Residence Arrest Dealer
07/11/2017 Free Car Seat Check at Bennett Beach
07/11/2017 Teen Tied To Three Burglaries in Clarence Neighborhood
07/12/2017 DWI Arrest on I-190 Southbound
07/13/2017 Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest In Collins Shooting
07/13/2017 Sheriff’s Office Investigating A Collins Homicide
07/14/2017 Phone Call and A Man With A “Beer Gut” Try Utility Scam
07/14/2017 Four DWI Arrests During Overnight Shift
07/18/2017 Marine Unit Records First BWI Of The Season
07/18/2017 Woman Creates Rath Building Disturbance Arrested With Stolen Credit Cards
07/19/2017 Sheriff’s K9s Find 2 Elderly Individuals Who Wander From Homes
07/20/2017 More Charges For Man Who Fatally Shot A Collins Male
07/24/2017 Grand Island Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended
07/24/2017 Juvenile Charged With Felony Following Pellet Gun Shooting
07/24/2017 Grand Island Armed Robbery Suspect Apprehended
07/25/2017 Free Car Seat Check At Akron Falls Park
07/25/2017 Sheriff Howard Announces Summer Car Seat Check Schedule
07/25/2017 Over 25 Grams Of Marijuana Seized During After Hours Park Visit
07/26/2017 10 Car Larcenies In Elma Over Past Two Days
07/27/2017 Daytime Burglary Thwarted By Deputies And GI Police
07/28/2017 Revoked Operator Crashes, Arrested For Felony DWI
07/28/2017 Two Grand Island Juveniles Arrested For Car Larceny; One Released Individual Steals Again
07/28/2017 Deputies Make DWI, DWI-DRUGS, and BWI Arrests
07/31/2017 Man Runs Into Woods After Argument, Located By K9 Team
08/01/2017 Older Male Tries To Get 13-Year-Old Into Truck
08/01/2017 Female Places Cherry Bomb Firecrackers Around Rath Building
08/03/2017 Health Care Navigator Saving Erie County Money
08/04/2017 Failing To Stop At Red Light and Crash into A Pond End In DWIs
08/07/2017 Vessel Violation Stop Ends With BWI
08/07/2017 Candle Fire Quickly Extinguished By Deputy
08/08/2017 Sheriff Announces Inmate Video Visits
08/09/2017 Tractor Trailer Tire Explodes Damages Nearby Building
08/09/2017 Sheriff’s Building Ready For The Fair – Just In Time
08/10/2017 Regular Bills Traffic Pattern In Effect For Tonight’s Game
08/10/2017 DWI Arrest Following ATV Crash With Injuries
08/11/2017 Revoked Driver Flees After Traffic Stop, Faces 8 Charges
08/15/2017 Guns ‘N Roses Concert Information
08/15/2017 Lost Campers Found By K9 Loki And Deputy
08/16/2017 Pursuit Through Multiple Jurisdictions Ends In NYS Parolee’s DWI Arrest
08/18/2017 Help Identify Suspect Using Fake Money
08/21/2017 Safety Tips For Experienced & Novice Hikers
08/21/2017 Zoar Valley Victim Updates
08/23/2017 Sheriff Partners With Girl Scout For Chemo Care Packages
08/24/2017 Reckless Driver In Park Arrested With Narcotics
08/25/2017 Deputy Witnesses Crash, Arrests Driver For DWI-Drugs
08/30/2017 Buffalo Gang Members Target Of Joint Narcotics Raid
08/30/2017 3 Employees Arrested For Stealing From Clarence Walmart
08/31/2017 Suspended Driver And Passengers Found With Narcotics
08/31/2017 Regular Bills Traffic Pattern In Effect For Bills v. Lions Game
09/01/2017 Sheriff Announces Roving DWI Patrols For Holiday Weekend
09/01/2017 Sheriff Deploys New Speed Enforcement Tool
09/05/2017 U2 Concert Parking Lot And Traffic Information
09/05/2017 Erie County Sheriff's Office Joins The Urban Thinkers Chess Club
09/08/2017 Sheriff, Bills, Law Enforcement Partners Collaborate For Bills Season
09/11/2017 Intox Driver Crashes Into Pole And Garage
09/11/2017 Revoked Driver Also Arrested On Weapons Charges
09/12/2017 Suspended Driver Arrested For DWI In West Seneca
09/12/2017 Sheriff's CIU Investigating Fatal Rollover Accident
09/12/2017 Alden Crash Victim Identified
09/13/2017 Sheriff Hosting Car Seat Checks During National Child Passenger Safety Week
09/14/2017 Sheriff, Town of Boston Host Open House & Unveil Drug Boxes
09/15/2017 Sheriff Orders No Change in Policy Regarding Illegal Immigrants
09/18/2017 Couple Fornicating in County Park Found With Narcotics
09/18/2017 Wrong Way Driver Arrested for DWI
09/19/2017 Sheriff's Jail Management Division Earns State Accreditation
09/20/2017 Passing Deputy Puts Out Fire Before It Spreads
09/21/2017 Counterfeit Bills Circulating In Erie County
09/21/2017 Added Patrols Result In More DWI Arrests
09/22/2017 After Hours Park Guest Attacks Deputies
09/25/2017 Detective Arrest Sex Offender Following Contact With 5-Year Old
09/26/2017 Zoar Valley Incident Statement
09/27/2017 Sheriff Howard Protecting Our Children
09/27/2017 Crisis Intervention Training Expanded
09/28/2017 Loaded 9MM, Prescription Pills Discovered During Traffic Stop
09/28/2017 2.34 Tons Of Medications Burned
09/29/2017 7 Ounces of Cocaine And Pills Found During Probation Visit
10/03/2017 Drivers and Passengers Arrested On Narcotics Charges
10/04/2017 Sheriff's Office Beings New Corrections Academy
10/05/2017 Narcotics Unit Raids Fentanyl Dealer's House
10/05/2017 ECSO Goes Purple and Pink
10/06/2017 Cocaine Dealer Tries To Flee From Narcotics Unit
10/06/2017 Village Of Alden Raid Seizes 4lbs of Marijuana, Cash
10/11/2017 Narcotics Unit Persistence Arrests University District Cocaine Dealer
10/11/2017 Sheriff Starts Body Worn Camera Trial
10/12/2017 Narcotics And Intel Units Break Up Jail Smuggling OP
10/19/2017 29 LSD Tabs Discovered During Traffic Stop
10/19/2017 Sheriffs Investigating Clarence Hit And Run
10/19/2017 Sheriff's Office Sends 11 More Deputies To Active Shooter Training