Tim Howard

(WBEN Photo/Brendan Keany)
Brendan Keany
October 16, 2019 - 6:37 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - Last week, 34-year-old Robert Ingalsbe, Jr. died after an attempted suicide within the Erie County Holding Center. Ingalsbe was rushed to the hospital after he was briefly revived, but he eventually succumbed to his injuries. This incident marks the fourth death of a county inmate...
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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 the brutality trial after a December 2017 assault at a Bills tailgate. A jury in Orchard Park Town Court deliberated after hearing closing arguments Friday and returned guilty verdicts on reckless...
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Mike Baggerman
July 18, 2019 - 1:06 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County lawmakers took a small step forward in the implementation of body cameras for the sheriff's department. During the regularly scheduled public safety committee meeting, the legislature unanimously approved an amendment on a resolution which would provide $600,000...
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Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard. February 7, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
June 13, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard will formally address the Erie County Legislature on Thursday about the proposed Erie County Corrections Specialist Advisory Board . He said he embraces the concept of an advisory board that is focused on making improvements and not one that...
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Mike Baggerman
March 14, 2019 - 3:26 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Body cameras were the subject of Thursday's Public Safety Committee meeting in the Erie County Legislature. Members of the Erie County Sheriff's Office, including Sheriff Tim Howard, were pressed about why the department hasn't implemented body cameras despite mounting...
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Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard. February 7, 2019 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
February 08, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Count Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard among those who have major reservations about the legalization of marijuana. Howard joined Livingston County Sheriff Tom Dougherty on Thursday to discuss marijuana's legalization. "The legislation is moving way too fast," Howard said. "...
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Brendan Keany
December 13, 2018 - 5:03 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN - Brendan Keany) - The Public Safety Committee, comprised of legislators from the Erie County Legislature, held a discussion this afternoon on the topic of body-cams. The legislature invited County Sheriff Tim Howard to attend and to offer his thoughts on an issue that has been...
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Tom Puckett
June 25, 2018 - 11:44 am
Marilla, NY (WBEN) A member of the Erie County Sheriff's Mounted Unit died over the week. Jake passed away in his stall in Marilla on June 23. Jake and his partner Reserve Deputy Wayne Wolf served on the Mounted Unit for nearly 21-years with their first detail occurring on August 31, 1997. Sheriff...
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January 30, 2018 - 4:15 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw and Sheriff Tim Howard are warning families to be on the alert for a scam using their grandchildren to target them. Mychajliw says the grandparents of an employee of the Office of Erie County Comptroller were called by scam artists and...
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