News - 2021

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6/16/2021 Springville Man Indicted on Manslaughter Charge for Fatally Injuring Victim During Fight
6/16/2021 Town of Tonawanda Man Sentenced for Shooting Victim on Kensington Avenue
6/15/2021 Homecare Nurse Sentenced for Falsifying Timesheets to Fraudulently Collect Pay from Victim's Special Needs Trust
6/15/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty to All Charges for Shooting Backseat Passenger While Driving on Kensington Expressway
6/14/2021 Former Bookkeeper Sentenced in Two Separate Embezzlement Cases
6/11/2021 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty for Killing Man Inside Auto Repair Shop
6/10/2021 Defendant Sentenced to Conditional Discharge for Forging Pistol Permit Application
6/10/2021 Co-Defendants Indicted for Fatally Stabbing Victim Inside Home in City's Broadway-Bailey Neighborhood
6/9/2021 Teen Accused of Stealing Vehicle Arraigned on Felony Charges for Injuring Police Officers During Arrest, Pursuit
6/8/2021 Defendant Arraigned on Felony Charges for Injuring Two in Shooting Outside Allentown Restaurant While Out on Bail in Separate Gun Case
6/8/2021 Depew Man Sentenced to Prison Time After Pleading Guilty to Attempted Robbery Charges
6/7/2021 Defendant Indicted on Child Sex Abuse Charges Extradited Back to WNY from Florida for Arraignment
6/4/2021 Teen Driver of Vehicle Arraigned for Unlawfully Fleeing, Causing Crash That Seriously Injured Buffalo Police Officer
6/4/2021 Gunman Pleads Guilty to Murder for Fatally Shooting Victim in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood in 2019
6/4/2021 Unlicensed Bounty Hunter Indicted for Unlawfully Entering Home of Fugitive's Brother in South Buffalo
6/3/2021 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Felony Charges for Sexually Abusing Child Victims
6/2/2021 Defendant Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Neighbor's Dog in South Buffalo
5/28/2021 DA, Police, City Leaders & Anti-Violence Groups Seek Community Support to Reduce Gun Violence in Buffalo
5/28/2021 Drunk Driver Arraigned on Felony Charges for Causing Fatal Crash in South Buffalo
5/28/2021 Judge Finds Defendant Guilty of Misdemeanor Assault Charge for Punching Victim with Medical Condition in City of Tonawanda
5/27/2021 Lockport Woman Receives Probation After Stealing More Than $380,000 from Former Employer
5/26/2021 Defendant Indicted for Hitting Police Officer with Baseball Bar Ordered to Remain In Custody at Mental Health Treatment Facility
5/26/2021 Erie County DA Voices Disapproval of Proposed Parole Reform Legislation
5/26/2021 Defendant Charged with Attempted Murder for Beating and Stabbing Victim in Domestic Violence Case
5/26/2021 Alden Man Sentenced for Leaving the Scene of Accident After Hitting Pedestrian
5/25/2021 Buffalo Man Who Fled to Puerto Rico Arraigned on an Indictment for Sexually Abusing Two Children
5/24/2021 Defendant Indicted for Fatal Shooting in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood Last Summer
5/24/2021 Erie County DA Dismisses Prostitution Bench Warrants Following Repeal of "Walking While Trans" Law
5/21/2021 Doctor Charged with Petit Larceny for Taking Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine Home to His Wife, Prosecutors Consent to Adjournment in Contemplation of Dismissal
5/19/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder for Shooting Victim in a Parked Vehicle While a Child Was in the Backseat
5/12/2021 South Buffalo Man Indicted for Fatal Shooting Inside Geary Street Apartment
5/11/2021 Guilty Plea in Fatal Shooting of Dog in South Buffalo
5/10/2021 West Seneca Man Indicted on Criminally Negligent Homicide Charge for Argument Over Face Mask That Resulted in Death of Elderly Bar Patron
5/10/2021 Tonawanda Man Accused of Driving While Under the Influence of Cannabis Arraigned for Killing Bicyclist
5/6/2021 Statement from DA John Flynn on Investigation into Disappearance of Saniyya Dennis
5/5/2021 Former Waitress Indicted for Stealing Lotto Tickers While Working at Hamburg Restaurant
5/4/2021 Silver Creek Woman Arraigned for Assaulting Buffalo Police Officer Near Delaware Park
5/4/2021 Home Healthcare Aide Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Charge for Stealing $50k from Elderly Client
5/3/2021 DA Flynn Announces Candidacy for President-Elect of National District Attorneys Association
4/30/2021 Teen Arraigned on Murder Charge for Fatal Shooting Inside South Buffalo Apartment
4/29/2021 Defendant Sentenced on Gun Charge After Officer's Weapon Fell Into His Vehicle During Arrest Attempt
4/29/2021 Cheektowaga Man Receives Prison Sentence After Pleading Guilty to Gun Charge
4/28/2021 Caller Pleads Guilty to Felony for False 911 Call Resulting in Serious Crash Involving Responding Officer
4/28/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Aggravated Animal Cruelty Charge for Intentionally Injuring Puppy Near Front Park
4/28/2021 Teen Sentenced in Five Separate Criminal Cases Involving Burglaries and Stolen Cars
4/28/2021 Former Adult Protection Services Case Worker Sentenced for Directing Client Payments to Herself
4/28/2021 Bookkeeper Sentenced to State Prison for Embezzling Money From His Employer
4/27/2021 Former Child Protective Services Employee Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Official Misconduct
4/27/2021 Anesthesiologist Arraigned for Falsifying Patient Records to Fraudulently Obtain Prescription Fentanyl
4/26/2021 Driver Under the Influence of Marijuana Accused of Causing High-Speed Crash on Bailey Avenue, Killing Another Driver
4/26/2021 Defendant Indicted on Attempted Murder Charges in Two Separate Shooting Incidents Involving Same Victim
4/23/2021 Judge Finds Inmate Guilty of Felony Assault Charge for Attacking His Defense Attorney Inside the Holding Center
4/23/2021 Defendant Who Attacked Victim With Metal Pipe Indicted on Assault as a Hate Crime
4/22/2021 Defendant Accused of Killing Two People in High-Speed Crash in South Buffalo Arraigned for Driving Without a License in a Separate Incident
4/21/2021 Niagara Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter Charge for Fatal Shooting on City's West Side
4/21/2021 Erie County District Attorney's Office Observes National Crime Victims' Rights Week
4/20/2021 Defendant Indicted for Fatally Stabbing Victim Inside His Kilhoffer Street Home
4/20/2021 Defendant Receives State Prison Sentence for Shooting Two Victims With An Illegal Gun
4/20/2021 Erie County District Attorney to Take Action on Pending Marijuana Possession Cases
4/19/2021 Teen Arraigned on Murder Charge for Killing His Girlfriend
4/16/2021 Foster Parent Indicted on Manslaughter Charges for Causing the Death of 6-Year-Old Boy
4/16/2021 Registered Sex Offender Indicted for Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child
4/16/2021 Defendant Who Violated Diversion Program for Pending Felony Drug Charge Sentenced for Selling Cocaine to Undercover Cop
4/15/2021 Grand Jury Hands Down Indictments in Numerous Illegal Gun Possession Cases
4/14/2021 Defendant Who Pleaded Guilty to Numerous Charges in Four Separate Criminal Cases Receives Prison Sentence
4/14/2021 East Amherst Man Sentenced for Predatory Sexual Assault Against a Child
4/14/2021 Buffalo Woman Admits to Stealing Nearly $16,000 While Working for Local Non-Profit Organization
4/14/2021 Depew Man Arraigned on Animal Cruelty Charges for Beating His Cat to Death With a Baseball Bat
4/14/2021 Buffalo Man Charged for Stealing Bronze Statues from Forest Lawn Cemetery on Three Separate Occasions
4/13/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Felony Gun Charge Ahead of Jury Trial
4/13/2021 Grand Island Man Arraigned on Aggravated Harassment as a Hate Crime Charge for Ongoing Threats Against Victim
4/12/2021 Driver Receives Jail Sentence After Pleading Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter Charge for Killing Pedestrian in Black Rock
4/9/2021 Driver Indicted for Hit-And-Run That Killed Teenage Bicyclist and Injured Another in Lancaster
4/9/2021 Ice Skating Instructor Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Charge for Stealing Nearly $100k from Student
4/8/2021 Strykersville Man Indicted for Assaulting State Trooper During Arrest in Town of Colden
4/7/2021 Akron Woman Charged with Manslaughter for Causing Multi-Vehicle Crash in Clarence, Killing Another Driver
4/7/2021 Father Indicted for Causing the Death of His Infant Son
4/7/2021 Niagara Falls Roofer Pleads Guilty to Felony Charge for Scamming Customers
4/1/2021 Erie County District Attorney Commemorates Office's Bicentennial
4/1/2021 Teen Receives State Prison Sentence for Robbing Cab Drivers
3/31/2021 Buffalo Police Cell Block Attendant Arraigned for Off-Duty Domestic Violence Incident
3/30/2021 Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Charge While Pending Sentence in a Separate Embezzlement Case
3/30/2021 Guilty Plea in Pistol Permit Application Forgery Case
3/29/2021 Defendant Accused of Driving Under the Influence of Narcotics Indicted for Crashing into McKinley Monument, Killing Passenger
3/23/2021 Violent Felon Receives the Maximum Sentence for Raping Victim at Gunpoint
3/23/2021 Violent Felon Receives the Maximum Sentence for Raping Victim at Gunpoint
3/22/2021 Driver Pleads Guilty to Attempted Assault Charges for Crashing Vehicle Into Downtown Nightclub
3/22/2021 Driver Receives Prison Sentence for 2017 Hit-and-Run Crash That Injured Another Driver
3/22/2021 Passenger of Vehicle That Drove Through Police Blockade at Bailey Avenue Protest Indicted on Gun Charge
3/19/2021 Trials Resume Again in Erie County Superior Courts
3/19/2021 Tonawanda Man Who Accidentally Shot His Girlfriend Inside Cheektowaga Restaurant Sentenced on Gun and Drug Charges
3/19/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted on Multiple Felony Drug Charges for Possession of Cocaine With Intent to Distribute
3/18/2021 Erie County DA Urges Governor, Legislators to Prioritize Public Safety in Marijuana Legislation
3/17/2021 Defendant Linked to Home Burglary Through DNA Evidence Receives State Prison Sentence
3/17/2021 Woman Who Drove Through Police Blockade at Bailey Avenue Protest Indicted for Assaulting State Trooper
3/15/2021 Father Charged with Murder for Causing the Death of His Infant Son
3/11/2021 Erie County DA Alerts Public About Fraudulent Unemployment Claims
3/11/2021 Former North Tonawanda Girl Scout Leader Indicted for Sexually Abusing Two Child Victims
3/10/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Assault and Gun Charges for Shooting Two Victims With an Illegal Weapon
3/5/2021 Erie County DA's Office Remembers Lives Lost to Opioid Addiction, Remains Committed to Prosecuting Drug Dealers
3/4/2021 Prior Felon Sentenced for Firing Illegal Gun at Buffalo Police C-District Station House
3/3/2021 Convicted Arsonist Sentenced for Assaulting Officer While Incarcerated at Collins Correctional Facility
3/3/2021 Buffalo Man Sentenced for Killing His Girlfriend's Child
3/2/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Attempted Murder Charge for Shooting Woman Outside of His Quincy Street Home
3/2/2021 Defendant Indicted on Assault and Gun Charges for Shooting Victim on Wyoming Avenue
3/1/2021 Defendant Indicted for Raping Two Children in 2017 Arraigned After Being Extradited from Florida
2/25/2021 Depew Man Who Posted as State Trooper Sentenced on Rape and Criminal Impersonation Charges
2/23/2021 Intoxicated Driver Sentenced for Gun and Vehicular Manslaughter Charges
2/22/2021 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder and Other Charges in Four Separate Cases
2/18/2021 Teen Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for Ivy Street Homicide
2/16/2021 Case Worker, Clerk and Caregiver Plead Guilty in Three Separate Criminal Cases
2/12/2021 Lackawanna Man Indicted for Sexually Assaulting Child
2/12/2021 Town of Tonawanda Man Charged for Possession of Illegal Assault Weapon and Firearm Silencer
2/10/2021 Town of Tonawanda Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Drug Charge
2/10/2021 Defendant Indicted on Murder Charge for Fatally Stabbing His Girlfriend in Their Amherst Street Home
2/9/2021 Teens Prosecuted in Youth Part for Stealing Vehicles and Committing Other Felony Offenses
2/5/2021 Defendant Sentenced to Diversion Program for Drug Charge Pleads Guilty to Selling Cocaine to Undercover Cop
2/5/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned for Fatally Stabbing Another Man Inside Kilhoffer Street Home
2/4/2021 Teens Arraigned for Driving Stolen Vehicle, One Charges for Possession of an Illegal Gun
2/3/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Burglary Charge for Black Rock Home Invasion
2/1/2021 Buffalo Man to Serve 10 Years In Prison for Attempting to Kill Victim With Samurai Sword
1/28/2021 Lancaster Man to Serve Jail Time for 2017 Home Burglary
1/28/2021 Cheektowaga Man Pleads Guilty to Felony Gun Charge
1/28/2021 Erie County Grand Jury Resumes Again During Pandemic
1/28/2021 Grand Island Man Sentenced for Setting Fire Inside His Apartment
1/28/2021 Defendant Convicted of Attempted Murder Receives 20 Year Sentence
1/25/2021 Driver Sentenced for High-Speed Crash That Injured Passenger and Buffalo Police Officers
1/20/2021 Amherst Man Sentenced for Requesting Sexually Explicit Photos of Minor Through Social Media App
1/14/2021 Sheriff's Deputy Arraigned on DWI Charges for Crashing Agency Vehicle While Off-Duty
1/14/2021 Town of Tonawanda Man Indicted for Attempted Murder
1/13/2021 Teen Indicted on Gun Charges
1/11/2021 South Buffalo Man Arraigned on Murder Charge
1/8/2021 Springville Woman Sentenced for Sexual Misconduct
1/8/2021 Defendant Sentenced to State Prison for Possessing an Illegal Handgun
1/6/2021 Virginia Man Indicted for Randomly Attacking Two Victims
1/6/2021 Parolee Sentenced on Promoting Prostitution Charge
1/5/2021 Driver Arraigned on Vehicular Manslaughter Charge for Crashing into McKinley Monument, Killing Passenger