John Flynn

Erie County District Attorney John Flynn. April 9, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Brendan Keany
July 13, 2020 - 1:32 am
Erie County District Attorney John Flynn does not support the idea of defunding police departments.
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Joshua Wilson
WBEN Newsroom
July 10, 2020 - 3:30 pm
Erie County District Attorney John J. Flynn announces that 22-year-old Joshua Wilson of Buffalo has been arraigned before Buffalo City Court on one count of Murder in the Second Degree.
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Body cameras used by Buffalo Police. November 1, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 19, 2020 - 1:33 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said there are legal reasons that prevent the City of Buffalo from releasing body camera footage publicly.
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Martin Gugino
Buffalo police officer appears to shove a man who walked up to police Thursday, June 4, 2020, in Buffalo, N.Y. Video from WBFO shows the man appearing to hit his head on the pavement, with blood leaking out as officers walk past to clear Niagara Square. Buffalo police initially said in a statement that a person “was injured when he tripped & fell,” WIVB-TV reported, but Capt. Jeff Rinaldo later told the TV station that an internal affairs investigation was opened. Police Commissioner Byron Lockwood suspended two officers late Thursday, the mayor’s statement said. (Mike Desmond/WBFO via AP)
Mike Baggerman
June 18, 2020 - 11:00 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Was there body camera footage in the June 4 incident with Martin Gugino?
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Demonstrators approach Buffalo Police during riots in Buffalo. May 30, 2020 WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
Demonstrators approach Buffalo Police during riots in Buffalo. May 30, 2020 WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
May 31, 2020 - 4:16 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Ten people were arrested after Saturday night’s riots in Downtown Buffalo, though none of the ten are currently in jail for their actions.
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Brendan Keany
Mike Baggerman
May 28, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – Erie County District Attorney John Flynn is no stranger to dealing with controversial cases involving police officers and their use of force against suspects.
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Mike Baggerman
May 12, 2020 - 10:08 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, there have been seven people arrested in Erie County for either intentionally coughing or spitting on a police officer.
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Tom Puckett
April 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
Courts are going virtual to help reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus.
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Body camera footage of Nicholas Belsito's arrest by Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Kenneth Achtyl and James Flowers. December 3, 2017
Mike Baggerman
January 24, 2020 - 11:55 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County District Attorney John Flynn believes the 150 hours of community service was not the proper punishment applied against former Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Ken Achtyl, who was sentenced on Thursday night in Orchard Park Town Court.
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Kenneth Achtyl following verdict
Tom Puckett
January 23, 2020 - 4:00 am
Achtyl faces sentencing Thursday in connection with assault on a Bills fan in 2017.
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