Niagara County Sheriff

Lockport, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara County Sheriff James R Voutour, first elected on November 4th, 2008, has announced that he will retire December 30th, 2019. Voutour will be joining a private sector firm after leaving office and was elected in 2008 following the retirement of Sheriff Thomas Beilein...
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August 27, 2019 - 1:23 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) An 11 year veteran of the Niagara County Sheriff's Office is charged with tampering records at the Niagara County Correctional Facility. Correction Officer Alexandra Matalavage, 52, faces five counts of Tampering with Public Records in the first degree. The arrest stems from an...
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Niagara County Sheriff's vehicle. March 27, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
August 16, 2019 - 9:39 pm
LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — A woman had quite a shock when she went to load groceries into her pickup truck at a western New York supermarket. There was a man's body in the truck bed. Niagara County Sheriff James Votour says the woman left her home near Rochester Friday morning heading for a...
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September 01, 2018 - 4:26 pm
Niagara Falls (WBEN) - The Niagara County Sheriff's Office Marine Patrol located a body that washed up on the shoreline of the Niagara River near Navy Island. The body is that of an unknown male victim. The Sheriff's Office unit was on routine patrol at the time of the discovery and was assisted in...
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May 15, 2018 - 6:05 am
Cambria, N.Y. (WBEN) - Niagara County Sheriff's investigators are piecing together the details following a fatal late night motorcycle-SUV crash. The crash happened on Saunders Settlement Road as a westbound vehicle apparently crossed the center line and struck an oncoming eastbound motorcycle...
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January 13, 2018 - 8:08 pm
Lockport, NY (WBEN) - Niagara County Sheriff's deputies were alerted by a hunter Saturday morning that two friends had fallen into Mud Creek after their kayak capsized after striking a large chunk of ice. Both hunters from the kayak were thrown into the icy waters and were unable to exit the creek...
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