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9/22/2021 Kenmore Man Pleads Guilty to Burglary Charge for Looting Elmwood Village Liquor Store During Protest
9/22/2021 Jamestown Man Sentenced for Fatally Stabbing Victim in November 2017
9/22/2021 Teen Driver Pleads Guilty to All Charges for Unlawful Fleeing, Causing Crash That Injured Buffalo Police Officer
9/21/2021 Cheektowaga Couple Indicted on Murder, Assault and Gun Charges for Shooting That Killed Toddler, Injured Three Adults on Donovan Drive
9/21/2021 Co-Defendant Arraigned for Killing Robbery Victim in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood
9/21/2021 Defendant to Serve Prison Sentence for Attempting to Sexually Assault Another Patient at Hospital
9/20/2021 Teen Pleads Guilty to Assault Charges for Injuring Police Officers While Attempting to Evade Arrest in Stolen Vehicle
9/16/2021 High-Risk Youth Team Establishes Intervention Program for Teens Impacted by Gun Violence
9/15/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted for Kidnapping Woman from Downtown Parking Lot at Gunpoint
9/15/2021 Teen Arraigned on Gun Charges for Possessing Loaded, Illegal Handgun While Inside Walden Galleria
9/14/2021 Driver and Passenger Arraigned on Gun Charges After Stolen, Illegal Handgun Found During Investigation Into Shooting of Their Vehicle on I-190
9/13/2021 Buffalo Woman Arraigned on Felony Assault Charge for Pepper Spraying Medical Office Employee After Being Asked to Comply with Face Mask Requirement
9/8/2021 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Harassment Charge for Nonconsensual Touching of Female Victim
9/7/2021 Drunk Maserati Driver Sentenced for Causing High-Speed Crash That Killed Two People in South Buffalo
9/7/2021 Tonawanda Mother Indicted for Causing Death of Her Newborn Baby After Home Birth
9/3/2021 Teen Pleads Guilty to Felonies in Two Separate Cases for Possessing Illegal Guns and Filing False Insurance Claim After Vandalizing His Own Vehicle
9/2/2021 Gunman Sentenced to Prison Time for Two Separate Shooting Incidents on City's East Side
9/1/2021 Defendant Sentenced to Jail Time for Punching Victim with Medical Condition in City of Tonawanda
8/30/2021 Erie County DA Flynn Appoints Two Deputy District Attorneys to Serve on His Leadership Team
8/30/2021 Virginia Man Sentenced to State Prison for Randomly Attacking Two Victims
8/27/2021 DA Flynn Issues Warning on Possession of Fake Vaccine Cards
8/27/2021 Genesee County Man Arraigned on Aggravated Harassment Charge for Threatening County Executive on Social Media
8/26/2021 Teen Indicted for the Murder of Robbery Victim in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood
8/26/2021 Fifth Defendant Arrested on Indictment Warrant for Kidnapping and Rape of Teenage Victim
8/25/2021 Tonawanda Man Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Child
8/25/2021 Gunman Pleads Guilty for Murdering Convenience Store Employee and Attempting to Kill Responding Police Officer
8/24/2021 Judge Finds Inmate Guilty of Assault on Correction Officer
8/24/2021 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Manslaughter for Recklessly Causing the Death of Victim While Unloading Rifle
8/19/2021 East Aurora Woman Sentenced for Driving Drunk and Injuring Two People in Head-On Collision
8/13/2021 Driver Charged with Criminally Negligent Homicide for Leaving the Scene After Fatally Injuring Child
8/11/2021 Depew Woman Pleads Guilty to Defrauding the Government of COVID-19 Unemployment Benefits and SBA Loan
8/10/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted on Aggravated Animal Cruelty Charge for Intentionally Injuring Puppy near Front Park
8/9/2021 Defendant Sentenced for Attacking Victim with Metal Pipe in
8/6/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted on Murder Charge for Fatally Shooting Victim During Dispute on Broadway
8/5/2021 Depew Man Indicted on Animal Cruelty Charge for Beating His Cat to Death with Baseball Bat
8/4/2021 Gunman Receives Prison Sentence for Shooting Backseat Passenger While Driving on Kensington Expressway
8/2/2021 Buffalo Man Sentenced for Attempted Sexual Abuse of a Child
8/2/2021 Brothers Sentenced for Trespassing on Elma Property, Killing Three Fowl from Owner's Barn
7/29/2021 Teen Indicted for the Murder of His Girlfriend
7/29/2021 Gowanda Man Sentenced for Sex Crime Involving Child
7/28/2021 Defendant Sentenced for Fatally Shooting Victim Inside Auto Repair Shop in September 2018
7/28/2021 Springville Man Indicted for Assaulting Teacher in Parking Lot Outside of School
7/28/2021 Accused Gunman Indicted for Killing Man Inside Convenience Store in City's Genesee-Moselle Neighborhood
7/28/2021 Drunk Driver Indicted on Felony Charges for Killing Passenger in Cheektowaga Crash
7/28/2021 Defendant Pleads Guilty for Attempting to Sexually Assault Another Patient at Hospital
7/28/2021 West Falls Man Indicted on Rape Charges
7/27/2021 Jamestown Man Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter for Fatally Stabbing Victim in November 2017
7/27/2021 Brant Man Indicted for the Murder of Angola Woman
7/27/2021 Five Teenagers Indicted for Crimes Involving Burglary, Kidnapping and Rape
7/27/2021 Buffalo Man Sentenced for Sexually Abusing a Child
7/23/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted on Attempted Murder Charge for Shooting, Critically Injuring Victim in City's Leroy Neighborhood
7/23/2021 Jury Finds Virginia Man Guilty of Assault Charges for Randomly Attacking Two Victims
7/22/2021 Former Employee Sentenced for Stealing More Than $15k from Local Non-Profit Organization
7/22/2021 Child Sex Offender Sentenced for Attempted Rape
7/21/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Forcible Touching Charge
7/21/2021 Defendant Arraigned on Attempted Murder Charges for Shooting Two Victims on City's West Side
7/21/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Murder Charge for Fatally Shooting Victim During Dispute on Broadway
7/19/2021 Gunman Arraigned for Shooting Three Victims Outside Downtown Restaurant
7/19/2021 DA Flynn to Serve as President-Elect of National District Attorneys Association
7/16/2021 Buffalo Man Indicted on Attempted Murder Charge for Shooting Woman Outside of His Quincy Street Home
7/16/2021 Bicycle Riding Gunman Arraigned on Attempted Murder Charges for Double Shooting in Allentown
7/15/2021 Brant Man Arraigned for the Murder of Angola Woman
7/13/2021 Teen Driver Indicted for Unlawfully Fleeing, Causing Crash That Seriously Injured Buffalo Police Officer
7/12/2021 Ice Skating Instructor Sentenced After Pleading Guilty to Grand Larceny for Stealing Nearly $100k from Student
7/12/2021 Caller Sentenced for False 911 Report Resulting in Serious Crash Involving Responding Police Officer
7/9/2021 Adolescent Offender Accused of Stealing Vehicle Indicted on Felony Charges for Injuring Multiple Police Officers
7/8/2021 Cheektowaga Couple Arraigned on Drug and Gun Charges
7/7/2021 Tonawanda Man Pleads Guilty for Sexually Abusing Child
7/6/2021 Maserati Driver Pleads Guilty to All Charges for Causing High-Speed Crash That Killed Two People in South Buffalo
7/6/2021 Inmate Sentenced for Attacking His Defense Attorney Inside the Erie County Holding Center
7/2/2021 Franklinville Man Indicted on Hate Crime Charge for Threatening Protesters with Knife in North Buffalo
7/1/2021 Driver Sentenced to Prison for Intentionally Crashing Vehicle into Downtown Nightclub
6/30/2021 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Murder Charges for Fatally Stabbing His Mother and Ex-Girlfriend
6/29/2021 Mother Arraigned on Misdemeanor Charges After Three Young Children Were Rescued from House Fire
6/29/2021 Niagara Falls Man Sentenced for Fatal Shooting on City's West Side
6/29/2021 Gunman Sentenced for Attempting to Kill Victim While a Child Was in the Backseat of Parked Vehicle
6/28/2021 Defendant to Serve Prison Sentence for Possessing an Illegal Gun Found During Traffic Stop in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood
6/24/2021 Defendant to Serve Prison Time for Possessing 157 Bags of Fentanyl Found After Traffic Stop on City's West Side
6/24/2021 Dunkirk Man Arraigned on Kidnapping and Weapons Charges Following Hostage Situation in Town of Collins
6/22/2021 Lancaster Woman Placed on Probation and Ordered to Pay Restitution for Stealing More Than $220K from Former Employer
6/22/2021 North Carolina Woman Arraigned for Breaking into Fitness Club Lockers and Stealing Victims' Credit Cards
6/21/2021 Buffalo Man Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge for Fatally Shooting Victim Inside Apartment in City's Seneca-Babcock Neighborhood
6/18/2021 Restorative Justice Pilot Program for Adolescent Offenders Pending Prosecution in Youth Part
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
4/22/2021 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
3/30/2021 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
2/10/2021 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