Buffalo Police

Buffalo Police outside the South Park Avenue post office after a report about a pipebomb on the steps. October 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger)
October 27, 2018 - 10:10 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Buffalo Police investigated another suspected pipebomb in South Buffalo early Saturday. The new incident occurred at the post office located at 2061 South Park Avenue and it's been determined the device was 'non-functional', similar to the one located outside the Buffalo...
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October 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are investigating the discovery of a body Sunday afternoon. The body of the male was found just before 1:00 p.m. on Willert Park Court and an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of death. Meanwhile police are also investigating an alcohol related...
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October 17, 2018 - 7:12 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - One man is dead after a shooting on Letchworth Street near the Buffalo State College Campus on Tuesday. Buffalo Police said the 31-year-old man died at ECMC and that the shooting appeared targeted in nature.
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A memorial for Officer Craig Lehner at Unity Island (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
October 17, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Buffalo Police Benevolent Association organized a vigil tonight for the late Buffalo Police Officer Craig Lehner. Lehner, 34, died on October 13, 2017 during a training mission for the department's underwater rescue team. While training in the Niagara River that afternoon...
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Tom Puckett
October 15, 2018 - 3:52 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police are looking into an officer involved crash. Police say it happened at Grider Street and Pembroke Avenue at approximately 2:15am this morning. Buffalo police accident investigators say a patrol vehicle, traveling north on Grider, was responding to a call with lights...
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October 14, 2018 - 12:13 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Police say that the body of a male has been discovered in north Buffalo. According to the BPD, officials from CSX discovered the unidentified body just before 7:00 a.m. Sunday near the railroad tracks in the vicinity of Colvin and Linden avenues. The Erie County medical...
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Matthew Richards walking with Shield. The dog, 5, was the former partner of Craig Lehner, who died during a training mission in the Niagara River on October 13, 2017. October 12, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 13, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – It’s been one year since the Buffalo Police Department’s K-9 Unit lost one of its youngest members, Craig Lehner. Lehner, 34, tragically died during a training mission with Buffalo Police’s Underwater Rescue Team on October 13, 2017. Lehner’s death was shocking and emotional...
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Tom Puckett
October 12, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo police are investigating the discovery of a body early this morning. Police responded to a rescue call at approximately 6:45am this morning in the 600 block of Fillmore Avenue. Officers found a deceased male lying on the sidewalk. An autopsy will be performed by Erie...
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October 11, 2018 - 11:21 am
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) A male teenager is Buffalo's latest homicide victim. Buffalo Police say a 19 year old male was shot multiple times at Moselle Street and East Delavan Avenue, just after 7pm Wednesday. Police confirm that the teen died at the scene. The victim has not been identified. Anyone...
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