Ken Achtyl

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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Body camera footage of Nicholas Belsito's arrest by Erie County Sheriff's Deputies Kenneth Achtyl and James Flowers. December 3, 2017
Mike Baggerman
October 02, 2019 - 12:36 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's Deputy who was convicted of three misdemeanors has resigned from his position. Ken Achtyl resigned as deputy according to a statement from the sheriff's office. He submitted a letter to the sheriff's office. Sheriff Howard discussed employment...
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Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2019 - 4:43 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Achtyl has been found guilty in his brutality trial after a December 2017 assault at a Bills tailgate.
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Mike Baggerman
September 27, 2019 - 12:32 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Jury in the Ken Achtyl trial is in deliberations over whether the Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy committed assault and official misconduct in the December 2017 arrest of Nicholas Belsito. Belsito was arrested by Achtyl at a Bills tailgate after he swore at the officer...
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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
September 27, 2019 - 3:00 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) – Deputy Kenneth Achtyl’s trial is nearly complete after the defense rested its case on Thursday afternoon. Achtyl stands accused of four misdemeanors after his encounter with Bills fan Nicholas Belsito in the bus lot outside of New Era Field in December 2017. Achtyl was...
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Mike Baggerman
September 26, 2019 - 8:35 am
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - The defense has rested their case after day four of testimony in the trial of Erie County Sheriff's Deputy Kenneth Achtyl. Achtyl is facing misdemeanor charges of assault, falsifying business records, and official misconduct. The charges stem from the December 3, 2017...
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Mike Baggerman
September 24, 2019 - 5:51 pm
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (WBEN) - The trial against suspended Erie County Sheriff Deputy Kenneth Achtyl continues in Orchard Park Town Court and enters its third day Wednesday. The officer is facing four misdemeanor charges including two counts of assault, falsifying business records, and official...
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