NY State Police

Tom Puckett
August 16, 2019 - 12:17 pm
Sheldon, NY (WBEN) State Police in Warsaw are looking for your help in the case of a dog killed and two girls hurt after being hit by a vehicle. Troopers say the 14 and 12-year-old girls were walking their Australian Shepard on the grass next to the roadway and a dark colored vehicle swerved into...
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December 02, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Ellicottville, NY (WBEN) New York State Police are investigating a shooting that took place during a bar fight in Ellicottville Saturday. Authorities say that an altercation took place between two men at a local establishment at about 9:30 p.m. The men left the bar and continued to fight outside...
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Tom Puckett
October 17, 2018 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) State Police are warning you about a scam where callers are identifying themselves as the New York State Police and requesting personal information such as social security numbers. Troopers say the number the individuals are calling from shows on caller ID as that of a State...
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Tom Puckett
July 30, 2018 - 12:51 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Cheektowaga teen is charged in connection with a paintball assault on two DOT workers. State Police say they arrested 16 year old Jamar Bailey and charged him with Assault with Intent to Cause Physical Injury with a Weapon (D Felony), Criminal Possession of a Weapon 4th,...
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April 15, 2018 - 4:36 pm
Bliss, NY (WBEN) New York State Police are requesting assistance in their attempt to locate a missing Wyoming County man. Authorities say that 39-year-old, Adma Barber was last seen on April 3, 2018 at his residence on Route 362 in the Town of Eagle. Police say that Barber enjoys camping and...
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Tom Puckett
April 02, 2018 - 4:20 pm
Tonawanda, NY (WBEN) State Police arrested a Tonawanda man after an investigation that began last month. Corey M. Villa, 31 of the city of Tonawanda, NY is charged with Rape 3rd, Endangering the welfare of a child, Promoting the obscene sexual performance of a child and Use of a child less than 17...
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Overnight chase in Amherst and Buffalo.  1/26/2018
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Richard Root
January 26, 2018 - 3:51 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - Multiple law enforcement agencies engaged in a chase of a car that ran from Amherst Police overnight. The suspect car eventually wound up in a backyard on Bruce Street in the University District. It was high drama overnight on the police scanners, and undoubtedly quadruply so...
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Tom Puckett
January 25, 2018 - 3:47 pm
Batavia, NY (WBEN) New York State Police have introduced a drone program. Four drones are already in place and will be commonplace by March say troopers. "We've begun to use drones in four troops right now and we'll begin training all of our personnel and we'll have drones in all troops in March...
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Tom Puckett
August 08, 2017 - 2:16 pm
Clarence, NY (WBEN) State Police have a scam alert out for Clarence-area businesses. Troopers say a Texas business has been soliciting donations for area high school teams. Troopers say several businesses in the Clarence area were contacted today by Boosts Sports to donate money for T-shirts and...
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Tom Puckett
June 15, 2017 - 3:15 pm
Grand Island, NY (WBEN) State Police say they've recovered the vehicle involved in a hit and run earlier this week. State Police thank the public and the media for the tips and assistance given in the investigation. Tuesday night, State Police say the driver of that vehicle struck Dana Papaj, 53 of...
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