Erie County Sheriff's Office

search for a missing swimmer in Niagara River
Erie County Sheriffs Office
Erie County, N.Y. (WBEN) - A North Tonawanda man has been identified as the swimmer whose body was recovered in the Niagara River Wednesday. 37 year old Nathan Farkas of North Tonawanda went missing Tuesday afternoon while swimming in the East branch of the Niagara River near the South Grand Island...
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Undersheriff Mark Wipperman
Tom Puckett
July 20, 2020 - 4:16 pm
Wipperman set to retire as Erie County Undersheriff.
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Mike Baggerman
July 14, 2020 - 4:51 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Representatives from the Erie County Sheriff’s Office said there is no significant effort being made to close the Erie County Holding Center, but are floating the idea.
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Tom Puckett
March 24, 2020 - 3:20 pm
Second deputy tests positive for coronavirus
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Tom Puckett
March 21, 2020 - 1:24 pm
Sheriff's jail management employee confirmed with coronavirus; 14 others in quarantine
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Erie County Sheriff Office News Conference on Collins shooting
Tom Puckett
February 18, 2020 - 4:15 pm
Update from Erie County Sheriff's office on overnight shooting in Collins.
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WBEN Newsroom
February 13, 2020 - 1:29 pm
Fugitive returning from China being held for observation in light of coronavirus fears.
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Aden Jimerson
Tom Puckett
December 30, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Elma, NY (WBEN) Two brothers are charged with animal cruelty after sheriff's deputies caught up to them in Elma following an incident last week. Deputies say they first got a call on December 26th about two individuals walking down a road in Elma carrying dead chickens. When Deputies arrived in the...
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Corrections Specialist Advisory Board
(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
November 21, 2019 - 4:11 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - A long process has finally come to an end, as the Erie County Legislature has officially confirmed the 11 appointees to serve on the Corrections Specialist Advisory Board . The Erie County Legislature has confirmed the 11 appointees to the Specialist Advisory Board, which was...
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Brendan Keany
Tom Puckett
November 07, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The Erie County Legislature is expected to vote Thursday to approve body cams for Erie County Sheriff's Deputies. Once final procedures wrap up on the county side, training will soon begin. "Everybody wanted this and the process is coming to an end. While we'll start a new...
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