News - 2018

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12/27/2018 Charity Box Thief Turns Himself In After Media Posts
12/24/2018 Tips Help Identify Female Wanted For Stolen Credit Card
12/21/2018 Fleeing Subject Charged With Grand Larceny, 4 Other Charges
12/21/2018 Driver Charged In Harris Hill Incident
12/20/2018 Search Underway For Wanted Subject
12/20/2018 Two Arrested Following Shoplifting Incident
12/17/2018 Sheriff Announces New Accelerant Detection K9
12/12/2018 Driver Who Struck Pedestrian Turns Self in to Deputies
12/11/2018 Sheriff’s Office Looking for Truck That Struck Pedestrian
12/11/2018 Multiple Crash Victims Transported To ECMC
12/03/2018 Detectives Seek More Information for 2017 Grand Island Homicide
11/30/2018 Driver with Suspended Learner’s Permit Arrested on Drug Charges
11/29/2018 Disorderly Guests at HEAP Office Arrested
11/28/2018 Driver Arrested For DWI after Colliding With School Bus
11/27/2018 Drunk Driver Strikes Deputy after Game Sunday
11/27/2018 Sheriff’s Office Seeking Truck That Struck Deputy
11/26/2018 Tonawanda Man Arrested For Multiple Car Larcenies in Grand Island
11/21/2018 Sheriff’s Office Conducting Roving DWI Patrols for Holiday Weekend
11/20/2018 Forestville Pair Arrested For Heroin Possession
11/15/2018 Narcotics Trafficker Arrested After Year-Long Investigation
11/15/2018 Correctional Health Nurses Achieve National Certification
11/14/2018 Two Niagara Falls Males Arrested For Stole Vehicle
11/09/2018 Indicted Fugitive Captured In Florida
11/08/2018 Murder Suspect Assaults Holding Center Sergeant
11/08/2018 Buffalo Marijuana Grow Operation Shut Down
10/31/2018 Homemade License Plate Results In Felony Charge
10/31/2018 Man Charged With Assault Punches Deputies in Holding Center
10/31/2018 Drug and Endangering Charges for Driver and Passenger
10/30/2018 Girlfriend Arrested, Father Is a Fugitive Following Indictment
10/30/2018 Fan Arrested On Felony Drug Charges
10/30/2018 Bills’ Security, Sheriff’s Personnel Worked to Identify Guest Who Threw Object
10/29/2018 Sheriff Howard’s Annual Halloween Safety Tips
10/29/2018 Monday Night Football Information and Reminders
10/25/2018 Sheriff’s Reserve Mounted Unit Seeking New Members
10/24/2018 Parking Lot Collision Escalates To Threats and Attempted Robbery
10/18/2018 Hit and Run Crash Investigation Ends with Aggravated DWI Arrest
10/18/2018 16th Annual National Family Violence and Family Court Warrant Sweep
10/17/2018 Driver and Passenger Arrested On Felony Drug Charges
10/15/2018 Second Therapy K9 Added, Works with SRO
10/11/2018 Two Overnight DWI Arrests
10/09/2018 Shoplifter Steals Merchandise and Van from Alden Businesses
10/03/2018 After Three False Names, Driver Arrested For Warrants and Suspended License
10/01/2018 Driver with 19 Suspensions, Warrant Arrested Near Rath Building
10/01/2018 Two Arrested Stealing Bridge Parts for LaGuardia Airport Project
10/01/2018 CIU Investigating Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Sardinia
09/28/2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash in Marilla
09/24/2018 Four Car Seat Checks for National Child Passenger Safety Week
09/21/2018 Fake Id and Unauthorized Badge Taken During Boating Stop
09/21/2018 Woman Charged For Assault on 2-Year-Old
09/21/2018 Attentive Store Employee and Quick Action by Deputy Prevented the Loss of $136k
09/18/2018 Narcotics Units Seize 2 Kilos of Cocaine during Two Separate Searches Yesterday
09/18/2018 Governor, Erie County Legislature Declare Sheriff's Week in NY
09/17/2018 Multiple Raids Seize Cash, Cocaine, Ketamine and a Loaded Gun
09/14/2018 Driver Charged With three Leandra's Law Counts Following Rollover Crash in Sardinia
09/11/2018 Parolee and Man on Probation Arrested After They Were Found With Crack
09/10/2018 Inmate Who Lunged At Deputies Charged
09/06/2018 Narcotics Unit Raids Amherst Drug Dealer’s House
09/06/2018 Suspended Driver with Warrants Rear-Ends Sheriff’s Vehicle
09/04/2018 Speeding Results In 3 Felony Charges
08/31/2018 Motorcyclist Killed In Two-Vehicle Crash
08/30/2018 Rath Building Guest Found With Cocaine, Attempted To Run
08/30/2018 Taxi Driver and Passenger Had Outstanding Warrants
08/23/2018 Gas Station Attendant Arrested After Stealing Money
08/23/2018 Inmate with Hepatitis A Impacts Holding Center Personnel and Inmates
08/23/2018 Gas Station Attendant Arrested After Stealing Money
08/23/2018 Inmate with Hepatitis A Impacts Holding Center Personnel and Inmates
08/23/2018 Inmate Attacks Officers While Being Warned For Behavior
08/22/2018 Driver with Six Suspension Arrested With Narcotics
08/21/2018 8 Suspensions and 4 Grams of Crack Discovered During Traffic Stop
08/21/2018 Combative Inmate Extracted For Medical Concerns
08/20/2018 Wanted Subject Recognized By Deputy Is Arrested
08/17/2018 Jay-Z and Beyoncé Concert Traffic Information
08/17/2018 Teenagers Abuse a Minor Steal Bike and Cell Phone
08/16/2018 Holding Center Staff saves Life after Attempted Suicide
08/16/2018 Sheriff’s Vehicle Rear-Ended on RT 400
08/16/2018 Another after Hours Drug Arrest in County Park
08/15/2018 Construction Company Complaints Received by Sheriff’s Office
08/14/2018 Man Charged In Burglary of Collins Residence
08/14/2018 Brass Knuckle Knife, Over 100 Pills Discovered In Vehicle Search
08/14/2018 K9 Viva and Handler Newest Certified Explosive Detection Team
08/14/2018 Brass Knuckle Knife, Over 100 Pills Discovered In Vehicle Search
08/13/2018 Detectives Looking For Suspects in Daytime Burglary
08/13/2018 Improper Vessel Lighting Leads To BWI
08/13/2018 Rescued Kayaker Subject of Interest in Canadian Theft
08/09/2018 Sheriff’s Office Offering Child Safety Programs at the Erie County Fair - UPDATE
08/08/2018 Officers And Medical Staff Save Inmate’s Life
08/08/2018 Bills Vs Panthers Traffic Info
08/08/2018 Sheriff’s Office Offering Child Safety Programs, Dive Team Demo at the Erie County Fair
08/06/2018 Update of Weekend Incidents
08/06/2018 Man with Sawed-Off Shotgun Confronts Deputies
08/03/2018 Two Arrested After Driver Admits To Buying Drugs
08/03/2018 Mobile Meth Lab Found During Traffic Stop in Springville
08/02/2018 Weapon and Drug Charges for Swerving Driver
08/01/2018 Traffic Violation Ends with Felony Drug Arrest
07/30/2018 Three DWI Arrests over the Weekend
07/27/2018 DWI and Criminal Possession of Marijuana Charges Follow Traffic Stop
07/27/2018 Marine Unit Makes BWI Arrest
07/26/2018 17 Kilos of Cocaine and $650k Seized Following Narcotics Arrests
07/26/2018 Sheriff's Office Partners with Other Agencies to Release a New App to Report Crime
07/24/2018 Two Charged With Sexual Abuse against a Child
07/23/2018 Driver Nearly Strikes Sheriff’s Vehicle, Is Arrested for DWI
07/23/2018 6 More K9s Receive Body Armor Donation
07/20/2018 Jet Skier Charged With BWI
07/19/2018 Mother Visiting Inmate Leaves 2 Children In Running Vehicle
07/19/2018 Previously Convicted Driver Arrested For 2ND DWI after Crash
07/16/2018 Public Asked To Help Identify Man Found In Lake Erie
07/09/2018 Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash Investigation
07/06/2018 K9 Apollo Has Received Donation of Body Armor
07/06/2018 Parking Lot Hit & Run Ends with DWI And Shoplifting Charges
07/01/2018 Five Taken To Local Hospitals Following Rollover Crash
06/29/2018 Marine Unit Participating In National BWI Enforcement Campaign
06/29/2018 Meth Lab, Illegal Weapons Discovered Following Two Investigations
06/28/2018 Two Southtowns Traffic Stops End In Narcotics Charges
06/28/2018 Sheriff Howard and Northtown Automotive Team Up For Free Car Seat Check
06/27/2018 Early Afternoon Bank Robbery in Grand Island
06/27/2018 Statement from Sheriff Howard Regarding the Passing of Tom Higgins
06/26/2018 Former Deputy Arrested and Terminated
06/26/2018 Canadian Driver Stopped For Speeding, Arrested For DWI
06/25/2018 Sheriff’s Mounted Unit Loses Long-Serving Horse
06/25/2018 Brant Crash Update
06/24/2018 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Crash
06/21/2018 Marine Unit Recovers Body Spotted In Lake Erie
06/21/2018 DWI-Drugs Charges against Driver Who Struck Pole
06/18/2018 Felony DWI Arrest Following Traffic Stop
06/18/2018 Anonymous Drug Tip Launches Three Agency Investigation
06/18/2018 Sheriff’s Office Earns State Reaccreditation
06/18/2018 Sheriff’s Office Identifies Route 400 Crash Victim
06/14/2018 6 Month Investigation Leads to Large Cache of Marijuana, Cash
06/14/2018 Two Deputies Graduate Bomb Tech School
06/13/2018 13 Charges against 19 Year Old Impaired Driver
06/13/2018 Sheriff’s Family Court Warrant Unit Nabs 12 in Countywide Sweep
06/12/2018 Driver Runs Right Light and Crashes is Arrested For DWI
06/08/2018 Sheriff Howard Unveils New Tactical Training Center
06/07/2018 Erratic Driver Complaint Leads To DWI and Drug Arrest
06/06/2018 Marine Unit Rescues Jet Skier near Strawberry Island
06/06/2018 Investigation from Tip Line Ends with Drug Dealer Arrest
06/05/2018 Male Steals Car and Sells for Scrap
06/05/2018 Additional Drug and Needle Drop Off Location
05/31/2018 Bail Jumper Arrested During Traffic Stop
05/29/2018 Inmate Dies Following Suicide Attempt
05/24/2018 Victim in Saturday’s Fatal Pedestrian Crash Identified
05/23/2018 Annual Click It or Ticket Campaign to Last through June 4
05/22/2018 14 Separate Car Larceny and Vandalism Incidents in Elma
05/22/2018 National Boater Safety Week
05/20/2018 Sheriff’s Office Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Crash
05/17/2018 Man Soliciting Prostitute Arrested, Deputies Also Find Crack Cocaine
05/15/2018 Felony DWI Arrest in Orchard Park
05/14/2018 Crash Investigation Ends with Drug, DWI-Drugs Arrest
05/11/2018 Driver Arrested After Deputies Discovered Crack, Suboxone, Handgun
05/11/2018 11 Car Larcenies in Elma
05/10/2018 Thanks To Vested Interest, 6 More K9s Will Get Vests
05/09/2018 Anonymous Tip Leads To Cocaine Dealer Arrest
05/03/2018 Subject Steals Medication from a Grand Island Residence
04/27/2018 Professional Shoplifter Arrested In Clarence
04/26/2018 Sheriff Co-Hosting National Drug Drop-Off Day Site
04/25/2018 Couple Who Used Stolen Credit Card Arrested
04/25/2018 Passenger Jumps Into Driver’s Seat during Stop
04/25/2018 Deputies Patrolling For Operation Safe Stop
04/20/2018 Burglar Hammers Way into Store
04/17/2018 K9 Deputy Apollo to Receive Body Armor
04/17/2018 Website Tip Directs Narcotics Unit to Heroin, Cocaine and Marijuana Grow
04/17/2018 Traffic Stop Nets 2 Wanted Individuals, Crack Cocaine
04/13/2018 Trans-National Drug Investigation Results in Area Arrests
04/12/2018 Wanted Individual Fights with Deputies
04/10/2018 Drug Dealer Arrested Following Months Long Investigation
04/10/2018 Rath Building Guest Found With Nearly 4 Grams of Cocaine
04/09/2018 Speeder Found With Cocaine and Marijuana
04/09/2018 Imposter Arrested After Vomiting Up Drugs in Patrol Car
04/09/2018 Father Flees After Stealing Vacuum Cleaners
04/09/2018 Drunk Driver Rear Ends County Plow Truck
04/08/2018 Fatal Crash Victim Identified
04/06/2018 Driver Found With Ketamine during Traffic Stop
04/04/2018 Driver and Passenger Switch Seats, Both Arrested On Drug Charges
04/02/2018 Alden Woman Charged With Several Felonies
04/02/2018 Speeder Found With Meth and Marijuana
04/02/2018 Student Arrested For Threat at Holland School
03/29/2018 Rath Patrol Deputies Arrest Midday Robber
03/28/2018 Books to the Rescue Donates $3,000 to the Sheriff’s Office
03/26/2018 Sheriff’s Office Looking to ID Suspect
03/26/2018 Search for Missing Students
03/23/2018 Rollover-over Accident Investigation Ends with DWI-Drugs Arrest
03/22/2018 Suspect in Springville Larcenies Arrested
03/22/2018 Impaired Driver Crashes into A GI Residence
03/20/2018 Sheriff’s Office Raid Housing Complex for Drug Dealer
03/15/2018 Pair of DWI Arrests Overnight
03/14/2018 Driver with Previous Conviction Charge with DWI Following Crash
03/13/2018 Detectives Charge Inmate for Assaulting Attorney
03/12/2018 Patrol Deputies Make Several Arrests during Traffic Stops
03/12/2018 Partnership Opens New Substation in Shopping Center
03/12/2018 Grand Island High School Incident
03/12/2018 Inmate Throws Urine and Feces on Deputy
03/12/2018 Tips Help Identify Suspect in Car Larcenies
03/12/2018 Inmate Throws Urine and Feces on Deputy
03/07/2018 Free Child Car Seat Check Saturday
03/05/2018 Vehicle Larceny Suspect Sought
02/28/2018 Free Child Car Seat Check Sunday
02/26/2018 Route 20 Fatal Crash Update
02/24/2018 Deputies Respond to A Two Vehicle Fatal Crash on Route 20
02/23/2018 Inmate Housing Area Check Discovers 2 Shivs
02/22/2018 6 Arrests Made Following Traffic Stops
02/22/2018 Sheriff’s Office Training Therapy K9
02/21/2018 Thief Caught On Rte. 219 While Fleeing Larceny
02/21/2018 Scientific Staff Reserve Unit Donates To Chess Championships
02/16/2018 Cocaine Dealer Arrested Following Tonawanda Raid
02/15/2018 A Driver Struck Two Vehicles, Had Two Children with Her, Is Charged With Felony DWI
02/14/2018 Traffic Stop Ends With Criminal Possession of a Weapon, Drug Charges
02/12/2018 Partnership Establishes First Annual Scholastic Chess Championships
01/25/2018 The Erie County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's help
01/14/2018 Sheriff's Air 1 Rescues Stranded Ice Fishermen