Arrest

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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Buffalo fire officials and Buffalo Police have arrested two women in connection to an early New Year's Day arson. Ayesha Patterson, 28, and Latoya Austin, 41, were charged with first degree arson, criminal mischief, and multiple counts of reckless endangerment. The two...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's office says that the department helicopter assisted in finding a 35 year old man accused ofn assaulting three other people in a New Era Field parking lot after Sunday's Bills game. The Sheriff's Department says that 35-year-old Kervin Lopez, of...
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Niagara Falls, NY (WBEN) - Police in Niagara Falls have a suspected kidnapper in custody after a manhunt that began Sunday and lasted most of yesterday. Police arrested 25 year old Michael Ciskiewic at around 7:00 yesterday evening, after a woman was found chained in his basement on Monroe Avenue...
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Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's Deputy who was caught on a police body camera roughing up a tailgater during an arrest before a Bills game in 2017 will face criminal charges. Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Achtyl is set to be arraigned Thursday afternoon. He was the officer seen on...
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Brian Mazurowski
January 31, 2019 - 11:20 am
Cheektowaga, NY (WBEN) - Ever since Tuesday night, tractor-trailers have been banned from the Thruway between Rochester and the Pennsylvania line, but anyone who has ventured outside over the past couple of days can tell you not everyone is paying attention to the warnings. Now, the Governor is...
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McKinley High School. January 14, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
January 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Recent incidents at Buffalo Public Schools that led to Buffalo Police getting involved have some wondering how often this happens. Buffalo Teachers Federation President Phil Rumore says he doesn't have specifics, but "once is too many." A recent incident of a student accused of...
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Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A UB student is serving a notice of claim to Erie County and the two Erie County Sheriff's Deputies who injured and arrested him prior to a Bills game in December of last year. The student, 25 year old Nicholas Belsito, was charged with obstructing justice and disorderly...
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(WBEN) - On the heels of promising poll numbers, National Democrats could be sending more support to Nathan McMurray. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has added McMurray to their "Red to Blue" program that identifies tight congressional races that Democrats believe they can take. The...
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Tom Puckett
June 22, 2018 - 11:50 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police have arrested 23 year old Dominic Vereen of Buffalo in connection with yesterday's fatal shooting on Wright Avenue. Detectives charged Vereen with murder in the 2nd degree. Police say Vereen and the 24 year old male victim were known to each other. Detectives say...
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Neil McManus
March 11, 2018 - 12:10 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) A Town of Boston man is facing nearly 30 charges after leading Orchard Park Police on a high speed chase early Sunday. Authorities say that officers attempted to pull over 27-year-old Mikol Rockwood for speeding on South Abbot Road just after 1:15 a.m. Rockwood fled the...
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