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12/31/2020 John Flynn Sworn In for Second Term as Erie County DA
12/30/2020 Buffalo Man Arraigned for 2018 Homicide
12/29/2020 Defendant in Gruesome Domestic Violence Homicide Case Dies
12/29/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Illegal Possession of a Gun
12/22/2020 WNY Reentry Program Expanding Into Preventative Services
12/22/2020 Woman Pleads Guilty to Duping Unsuspecting Man Out of Nearly $180,000
12/22/2020 DA Flynn Cracking Down on Gun Traffickers
12/17/2020 Defendant Receives Consecutive Sentences in Two Gun Cases
12/16/2020 DA Flynn Warns Erie County Residents About Increase in Stolen Packages, Offers Tips to Deter Thefts
12/15/2020 Alabama Man Sentenced to State Prison for Transporting Guns to Buffalo
12/15/2020 Amherst Woman Pleads Guilty to Grand Larceny Charge for Stealing More Than $380,000 From Former Employer
12/14/2020 Teen Charged in Niagara County Homicide Arraigned for Attempted Escape During Transport from Youth Detention Center
12/14/2020 Parolee Sentenced for Possession of Methamphetamine
12/10/2020 Depew Man Who Posted as State Trooper Pleads Guilty to Rape and Criminal Impersonation Charges
12/10/2020 Springville Man Arraigned on Manslaughter Charge
12/10/2020 Buffalo Man Sentenced on Attempted Sex Abuse Charge
12/10/2020 Teen Sentenced for Attempting to Murder Victim and Threatening Witness
12/9/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty for High-Speed Crash That Injured His Passenger and Police Officers
12/8/2020 Caller Indicted for Making False Report Resulting in Serious Crash Involving Responding Officer
12/7/2020 Defendant Sentenced in Two Separate Attacks With a Knife
12/7/2020 Buffalo Man Sentenced for the Murder of His Wife
12/7/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter Charge for Beating His Girlfriend's Toddler to Death
12/7/2020 Boyfriend Charged with Murder for Fatal Stabbing in Amherst Street Apartment
12/7/2020 Depew Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Robbery Charges
12/4/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Slashing Victim Across the Face Outside of Downtown Nightclub
12/3/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Fatal Stabbing at Elmwood Avenue Plaza
12/2/2020 Grand Island Man Indicted for Killing Dog
12/1/2020 Lancaster Man Sentenced for Illegally Operating Used Car Dealerships
12/1/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Fatal Arson in City's Broadway-Fillmore Neighborhood
11/30/2020 Suspect Indicted for Assaulting Police and Obtaining Possession of the Officer's Gun During Attempted Arrest
11/30/2020 Guilty Plea in Lancaster Home Burglary Cold Case
11/25/2020 Gunman Indicted for Homicide on Alice Avenue
11/25/2020 DA Flynn Consents to Three Early Releases After Inmates Test Positive for COVID-19 in County Correctional Facility
11/24/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter for Causing Crash That Killed His Passenger
11/24/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder for Attacking Woman With Samurai Sword
11/24/2020 Defendant Indicted for Shooting Victim in a Parked Vehicle While a Child Was In The Backseat
11/23/2020 Attorney Indicted for Sexually Assaulting Three Victims
11/23/2020 Gunman Receives Maximum Sentence for Killing Woman and Her Infant Grandson in the Fruit Belt Neighborhood
11/20/2020 Defendant Faces Consecutive Sentence for Second Gun Charge
11/20/2020 Parolee Pleads Guilty to Promoting Prostitution
11/20/2020 Buffalo Man Sent to Prison for Possessing $30,000 Worth of Fentanyl
11/20/2020 Buffalo Woman Charged with Manslaughter for Fatally Stabbing Her Boyfriend
11/19/2020 Defendant Convicted of Gun Charge Sentenced
11/18/2020 Buffalo Woman Pleads Guilty to Vehicular Manslaughter Charge for Killing Pedestrian
11/18/2020 Defendant Indicted for the Murder of His Girlfriend's Baby
11/16/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Possession of an Illegal Gun
11/13/2020 Cheektowaga Man Indicted in Violent Sexual Assault Case
11/13/2020 Suspects Indicted for the Murder of Woman in Town of Tonawanda and Killing Two Others in City of Buffalo
11/12/2020 Former Town of Tonawanda Police Dispatch Supervisor Indicted on Rape and Sexual Assault Charges
11/12/2020 Former BOCES Teacher Charged for Forcibly Touching a Student
11/10/2020 Teen Arraigned for Vandalizing His Vehicle with Graffiti and Filing False Insurance Claim
11/10/2020 Franklinville Man Charged with Hate Crime for Threatening Protesters with Knife in North Buffalo
11/9/2020 DNA Evidence Leads to Indictment of Suspected Northtowns Serial Burglar
11/6/2020 Teen Pleads Guilty for Attempting to Murder Victim and Threatening a Witness to the Crime
11/5/2020 Trials to Resume in Erie County Superior Courts
11/4/2020 Buffalo Woman Arraigned for Hitting Bicyclist While Driving Pickup Truck Through Protest at Niagara Square
11/4/2020 Lancaster Woman Admits to Stealing Over $200k from Her Former Employer
11/2/2020 Buffalo Man Sentenced for Shooting Victim at West Side Home
10/30/2020 Niagara Falls Man Sentenced for Murdering His Ex-Girlfriend Inside the McKinley Mall
10/29/2020 ATV Driver Sentenced for Attempting to Assault Police Officer
10/28/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty for Stabbing a Man at the 2019 South Buffalo Irish Festival
10/23/2020 Clarence Man Indicted for Breaking Into Home and Assaulting His Step-Father
10/23/2020 Tonawanda Man Sentenced for Attempted Rape Charge
10/22/2020 Defendant Indicted for Arson at Buffalo City Hall and Looting Convenience Store During Downtown Protest
10/22/2020 West Falls Man Arraigned on Rape Charges
10/21/2020 Teenagers Indicted for Multiple Armed Robberies
10/20/2020 Defendant Indicted on Aggravated Animal Cruelty Charge for Shooting Dog in South Buffalo
10/19/2020 Erie County Sheriff's Jail Deputy Arraigned on Drug Charges
10/16/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Criminally Negligent Homicide for Fatal Stabbing at Elmwood Avenue Plaza
10/15/2020 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Sex Abuse Charge
10/13/2020 Parolee Arraigned on Drug and Animal Cruelty Charges
10/13/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Fatal Stabbing
10/13/2020 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty to the Murder of His Wife
10/13/2020 Niagara County Public Defender Arraigned on DWI Charge
10/13/2020 Teen Sentenced for Firing Rifle at Home in Collins, Injuring Sleeping Child Inside
10/7/2020 Argument Over Wearing a Face Mask Inside West Seneca Bar Results in Criminally Negligent Homicide Arrest
10/7/2020 Accused Gunman Indicted for Attempted Murder and Witness Intimidation
10/6/2020 Driver Under the Influence of Marijuana Sentenced for Crash That Killed Woman Waiting at the Bus Stop
10/6/2020 Springville Woman Pleads Guilty to Sexual Misconduct
10/6/2020 Parolee Pleads Guilty to Drug Charge for Possession of Methamphetamine
10/5/2020 Retired Police Detective and Another Defendant Charged After Investigation Uncovers Large Quantity of Cocaine
10/5/2020 Tonawanda Dentist Charged for Forcibly Touching a Patient
10/1/2020 DA Flynn Reminds Residents About Resources for Victims in Observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month
10/1/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty for Requesting Sexually Explicit Photos of Minor Through Social Media App
10/1/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for the Murder of His Wife
9/30/2020 Former City Program Coordinator Sentenced on Sexual Abuse Charge
9/28/2020 Defendant Indicted on Attempted Murder Charge for Firing Shot at Buffalo Police Officer
9/25/2020 North Collins Man Pleads Guilty to Rape
9/25/2020 Teen Pleads Guilty to Gun Charge After Accidentally Shooting Girlfriend Inside Cheektowaga Restaurant
9/23/2020 Bookkeeper Admits to Embezzling Money from His Employer
9/22/2020 Foster Parent Charged with Manslaughter
9/22/2020 Additional Charge Filed Against Buffalo Man Accused of Fatally Injuring Infant
9/21/2020 Buffalo Man Pleads Guilty for Attempting to Meet Teen For Sex Through Social Media App
9/21/2020 Buffalo Woman Charged for Vandalizing Monument in Niagara Square
9/18/2020 Stolen Vehicle Suspect Charged for Assaulting Police Officers During Attempted Arrest in North Buffalo
9/18/2020 Buffalo Man Charged for Assaulting Infant
9/15/2020 Driver Charges for Hit-and-Run That Killed Teenage Bicyclist and Injured Another in Lancaster
9/14/2020 Buffalo Man Arraigned for Assaulting a Police Officer on Genesee Street
9/10/2020 Two Women Sentenced for Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into West Side Home
9/10/2020 Defendant Indicted for Attempted Sexual Assault at ECMC
9/9/2020 Fugitive Sentenced on Gun Charge
9/8/2020 Driver Indicted for Crash That Killed His Passenger on Buffalo's East Side
9/8/2020 Registered Sex Offender Sentenced for Sexually Abusing Juvenile Victim
9/3/2020 Defendant Indicted for Fatal Shooting on Delaware Avenue
9/2/2020 Former State Trooper Indicted on Sexual Assault and Criminal Impersonation Charges
9/2/2020 Driver Indicted for Shooting Backseat Passenger While Driving on Kensington Expressway
9/1/2020 Cheektowaga Couple Indicted on Multiple Felony Charges in Horrific Child Abuse Case
9/1/2020 Niagara Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Murder for Fatally Stabbing His Ex-Girlfriend Inside the McKinley Mall
9/1/2020 Defendant Indicted for Fatal Stabbing on City's East Side
8/28/2020 Persistent Violent Felony Offender Sentenced for Attempted Criminal Possession of a Weapon
8/27/2020 Town of Hamburg Man Indicted for Engaging in Sexual Conduct with Child Victims
8/26/2020 Doctor Charged for Forcibly Touching Female Patient
8/26/2020 Gunman Indicted for Murder of Civilian and Attempted Murder of City of Tonawanda Police Officers
8/25/2020 Teen Pleads Guilty for Firing Rifle at Home in Collins, Injuring Sleeping Child Inside
8/25/2020 Driver Indicted for Criminally Negligent Homicide in Fatal Crash and Harassing Family of the Deceased
8/21/2020 Bookkeeper Accused of Embezzling Money from His Employer
8/19/2020 Gowanda Man Pleads Guilty to Sex Crime Involving a Child
8/18/2020 Arrest in Delaware Avenue Homicide
8/17/2020 Arrest in Fatal Stabbing on City's East Side
8/14/2020 Hit-And-Run Driver Indicted for Killing Pedestrian on Broadway in Summer 2017
8/14/2020 Cheektowaga Man Pleads Guilty for Shooting Restaurant Assistant Manager During Argument Over a Sandwich
8/13/2020 Defendant Indicted for Killing Town of Tonawanda Woman
8/13/2020 Defendant Sentenced to Sex Offender Probation for Unlawful Surveillence
8/12/2020 Defendant Indicted for Fatal Stabbing on Doat Street
8/12/2020 Shooter Indicted for Murder of Convenience Store Employee and Attempting to Murder Responding Officer
8/11/2020 Maserati Driver indicted for High-Speed Crash That Killed Two People in South Buffalo
8/11/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Rape
8/6/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted on Murder and Gun Charges for Lower West Side Homicide
8/6/2020 Lackawanna Man Arraigned on Child Sex Abuse Charges
8/5/2020 Gunman Indicted for Stockbridge Avenue Homicide
8/5/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Fatal Stabbing in Town of Tonawanda
8/5/2020 Lockport Man Sentenced for Pointing Gun at Victim After Minor Vehicle Collision in North Buffalo
8/4/2020 Suspect Indicted for Beating Toddler to Death
8/3/2020 Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder for Stabbing Elderly Victim in Clarence
7/31/2020 Dispute Resolution Program Offers Virtual Services During Pandemic
7/29/2020 Handyman to Serve Prison Sentence for Series of Burglaries and Thefts Across Erie County
7/29/2020 Two Women Plead Guilty for Throwing Molotov Cocktail Into West Side Home
7/29/2020 Parolee Receives Maximum Sentence for Showing Juvenile Victim Sexually Explicit Images
7/28/2020 Driver Sentenced to Jail for Crash in West Seneca That Killed One Passenger and Injured Two Others
7/28/2020 Knife Wielding Attacker Receives Prison Sentence for Slashing Female Victim's Face
7/24/2020 Defendant in Disturbing Domestic Violence Case Sentenced to 70 Years in Prison
7/24/2020 Suspect Charged for Creating Social Media Post to Encourage Looting of Walden Galleria
7/22/2020 Erie County DA's Office Organizes Implicit Bias Training Course for Prosecutors & Public Defenders
7/20/2020 Williamsville Teen Indicted on Hate Crime Charge, Co-Defendant Charged with Arson
7/20/2020 Judge Finds Former Sheriff Candidate Guilty of Misdemeanor
7/16/2020 Lackawanna Vape Shop Employees Arrested for Selling Vape Products to Minors
7/16/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Attempted Murder
7/15/2020 Grand Juries Resume in Erie County
7/15/2020 Prison Sentenced for Man Who Admitted to Sexually Abusing Child Victim
7/10/2020 Suspect Charged in the Beating Death of Town of Tonawanda Woman
7/7/2020 Mother Sentenced for Stabbing Her Child
7/7/2020 Erie County District Attorney’s Office Presents Virtual Speaker Series to Buffalo Public School Students
7/2/2020 West Falls Man Sentenced for Forcible Touching
6/30/2020 Special Prosecutor Appointed to Investigate Actions of Buffalo Police Officers During Arrest of Quentin Suttles
6/25/2020 Off-Duty Police Officer & Wife Indicted for False Accident Report Following Crash
6/23/2020 Erie County DA’s Office Warns Public About Potential Charges for Setting Off Illegal Fireworks
6/22/2020 Suspect Charged for Choking One Victim, Fatally Stabbing Another on Doat Street
6/22/2020 Defendant Sentenced to Time Served for Falsifying Tax Returns
6/19/2020 North Tonawanda Girl Scout Leader Charged with Sexually Abusing Child Victims
6/4/2020 Two More Defendants Serving Local Jail Time Released Early Due to COVID-19 Concerns
6/3/2020 Driver of Vehicle That Drove Through Protest Charged for Assault on Police Officer, State Troopers
6/2/2020 Suspect Charged for Arson at Buffalo City Hall
6/2/2020 Passenger of Vehicle That Drove Through Protest Charged for Criminal Possession of a Stolen Handgun
6/1/2020 Driver Charged with Reckless Endangerment During Police Pursuit of Stolen U-Haul
6/1/2020 Two Charged for Making Graffiti on City Hall During Sunday Night Protest
5/31/2020 Protester Arrested for Allegedly Looting Elmwood Village Liquor Store, Throwing Bottles at Police Officers
5/28/2020 Officer Cleared of Wrongdoing for Firing Shot That Injured Woman Accused of Nearly Hitting Him with Stolen Vehicle
5/27/2020 Suspect Charged for Shooting City of Tonawanda Police Detective and Another Individual
5/19/2020 Felony Hearings, Pleas Resume in Erie County Courts
5/19/2020 Suspect Charged with Attempted Murder for Firing Shots at Buffalo Police Officer
5/12/2020 Defendants Charged for Intentionally Coughing, Spitting on Police Officers During Arrests
5/11/2020 Buffalo Woman Charged for Nearly Striking Police Officer with Stolen Vehicle
5/6/2020 Additional Defendants Serving Local Jail Time Released Early Due to COVID-19 Concerns
5/2/2020 Arrest for Fatal Stabbing in North Buffalo Plaza
4/29/2020 Caller Charged with Making False Report Resulting in Serious Crash Involving Responding Officer
4/27/2020 DA Flynn and Erie County Leaders Request Further Assistance from Federal Government Due to Pandemic
4/22/2020 Accused Gunman Charged for Intimidating Witness
4/20/2020 Erie County District Attorney’s Office Observes National Crime Victims’ Rights Week
4/17/2020 Arrest in Stockbridge Avenue Homicide
4/16/2020 West Seneca Man Arrested for Stabbing Girlfriend
4/13/2020 DA Reports Domestic Violence Results in Majority of Recent Arrests During COVID-19 Crisis
4/13/2020 Teen Arrested for Shooting at Off-Duty Buffalo Police Lieutenant
4/7/2020 Defendants Serving Local Time Released Early Due to COVID-19 Concerns
4/6/2020 Prosecutor Appointed to Investigate Incidents of Spitting, Coughing at Law Enforcement During Pandemic
4/2/2020 Defendant In Domestic Violence Case Arrested for Breaking Into Victim's Home, Violating Order of Protection
4/1/2020 Arrest in Lower West Side Homicide
3/31/2020 Domestic Violence Resources Available Despite COVID-19 Closures
3/23/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty on All Counts in Disturbing Domestic Violence Case
3/20/2020 Arrest in Fatal Stabbing in Town of Tonawanda
3/20/2020 Defendant Indicted for Floss Avenue Homicide
3/19/2020 Indictment in Cold Case Homicide from 1978
3/19/2020 Husband Charged for the Murder of His Wife
3/19/2020 Judge Finds Defendant Guilty of Attempted Murder for Shooting Victim at West Side Home
3/16/2020 Grand Island Man Arrested for Killing Dog
3/16/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Rape
3/12/2020 U.S. Marshals Located Defendant Indicted for 2018 Homicide
3/11/2020 Gunman Sentenced for Attempted Murder Conviction
3/9/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty on Gun Charge
3/6/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty of Menacing for Pointing Gun at Victim After Minor Car Crash
3/6/2020 Teen Charged for Shooting His Girlfriend at Cheektowaga Restaurant
3/5/2020 Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested for Half Kilo of Fentanyl, Cocaine and Cash
3/5/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty for Crash That Killed Woman on the Sidewalk
3/4/2020 Jury Finds Defendant Guilty for Raping Victim at Gunpoint
3/4/2020 Shooter Sentenced for East Side Homicide
3/4/2020 Gunman Sentenced for Shooting That Injured Two
3/3/2020 Line Cook Pleads Guilty for Stabbing Restaurant Owner
3/3/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse of a Child
3/2/2020 Arrest in Fatal Shooting at Cheektowaga Convenience Store
3/2/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for the Murder of Woman Found Deceased Near Central Terminal
2/28/2020 Teenage Gunman Sentenced for North Buffalo Shooting That Killed One, Injured Two Others
2/27/2020 Parolee Pleads Guilty to Endangering the Welfare of a Child
2/25/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Attempted Murder
2/24/2020 Former Bank Employee Pleads Guilty to Scamming Elderly Customers
2/24/2020 East Aurora Woman Receives Probation for Drunk Driving Crash That Injured A Child
2/21/2020 Couple Pleads Guilty to Identity Theft for Stealing Credit Card Information
2/20/2020 Teen Charged with Murder of Youth Football Coach Arraigned on Superseding Indictment
2/20/2020 Former City Program Coordinator Pleads Guilty to Sexual Abuse
2/20/2020 Getaway Driver Sentenced for His Role in East Side Homicide
2/20/2020 Parolee Indicted on Gun Charge
2/18/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Murder on City's East Side
2/18/2020 Judge Finds Defendant Guilty of Murder in Shooting That Killed Woman and Her Infant Grandson on Grape Street
2/14/2020 Mother Pleads Guilty for Stabbing Child in Purdy Street Home
2/11/2020 Drug Dealer Sentenced for Selling Fentanyl Mixture to Undercover Officer
2/11/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Fatal Shooting in Riverside
2/10/2020 Woman Pleads Guilty for Fatally Stabbing Boyfriend in Downtown Buffalo
2/10/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty for Attempting to Rob Bank in the Elmwood Village
2/10/2020 ECMC Nurse Charged for Stealing Prescription Medication
2/7/2020 West Seneca Police Officer Pleads Guilty to Official Misconduct
2/7/2020 Gunman Sentenced for Shooting That Killed One Woman, Injured Another on Hagen Street
2/7/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Attempting to Rob Taxi Driver with An Illegal Gun
2/7/2020 West Side Man Indicted for Killing Cat
2/7/2020 Guilty Plea in East Side Homicide
2/7/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty For Crash That Killed One Passenger and Injured Others
2/7/2020 Teen Indicted for Ivy Street Homicide
2/7/2020 Guilty Plea in East Side Homicide
2/7/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty for Crash That Killed One Passenger and Injured Others
2/7/2020 Teen Indicted for Ivy Street Homicide
2/6/2020 Driver Sentenced for Recklessly Causing the Death of Passenger
2/4/2020 Three Chileans Arrested for Residential Burglaries Throughout Amherst
1/31/2020 Grand Island Man Pleads Guilty to Attempted Arson for Causing Apartment Fire
1/31/2020 Two Men Sentenced for East Side Homicide
1/31/2020 Drunk Driver Heading to Jail for Hitting Pedestrian in Clarence
1/29/2020 Jury Finds Gunman Guilty of Attempted Murder
1/29/2020 Restaurant Owner Sentenced for Failure to Pay New York State Sales Tax
1/29/2020 Buffalo Man Indicted for Assault in City of Tonawanda
1/29/2020 Defendant Pleads Guilty to Assault for Slashing Woman's Face with a Knife
1/29/2020 Defendant Sentenced for Gun Charge and Series of Check Cashing Schemes
1/29/2020 Guilty Plea in Double Shooting Case
1/28/2020 Driver Pleads Guilty For 2017 Hit-And-Run Crash That Injured Another Driver
1/27/2020 Buffalo Man Charged with Murder of Woman Found Deceased Near Central Terminal
1/23/2020 Lovejoy Man Sentenced for Violating Order of Protection and Probation
1/23/2020 Former Sheriff's Deputy Sentenced for Assaulting Tailgater Outside Stadium
1/22/2020 Parolee Charged with Sexual Abuse of a Child
1/21/2020 Blasdell Man Sent to State Prison for Sexually Abusing Child Victims
1/21/2020 West Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Forcible Touching
1/16/2020 Registered Sex Offender Pleads Guilty to Sexually Abusing Juvenile Victim
1/15/2020 Ex-Boyfriend Charged for the Murder of Woman on Buffalo's Lower West Side
1/13/2020 Cheektowaga Man Charged for Shooting Fast-Food Restaurant Manager
1/8/2020 Arrest in Theodore Street Toddler Death
1/8/2020 Former Captain Receives Conditional Discharge for Stealing from Fire Department
1/7/2020 Drunk Driver Sentenced for Causing Thruway Crash That Injured Driver in Disabled Vehicle
1/6/2020 Buffalo Man Sentenced for Rape
1/6/2020 Two Charged for Attempting to Meet Teens for Sex Through Social Media Apps
1/3/2020 Two Women Charged for Throwing Molotov Cocktail
1/3/2020 Defendant to Serve the Maximum Prison Sentence for Setting His Ex-Girlfriend on Fire