Tim Howard

Tom Puckett
November 08, 2017 - 3:35 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Bernie Tolbert says he's called Sheriff Tim Howard to congratulate him in the race for Erie County Sheriff, but he has stopped short of conceding the race. "I placed a call to Sheriff Howard earlier this morning to congratulate him on his apparent win and also to tell him that,...
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WBEN Photo/Tim Wenger
Mike Baggerman
November 08, 2017 - 2:05 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's race came down to the wire on Tuesday's election night. With all but two Erie County districts reporting on Tuesday night, Sheriff Tim Howard received 106,578 votes while Bernie Tolbert garnered 102,728 votes. Percentage-wise, that's a two point...
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Howard V Tolbert
Richard Root
November 07, 2017 - 6:30 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - One of the three big county races this year is for Erie County Sheriff. Incumbent Republican Tim Howard is looking for a record fourth term this year, but he's being challenged by Democrat Bernie Tolbert. Bernie Tolbert has attacked Tim Howard on several fronts, including...
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November 07, 2017 - 12:15 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) — It's Election Day and New York voters will decide whether to hold the state's first constitutional convention in 50 years. Turnout for the off-year election is expected to be slight. Tuesday's ballot will ask voters whether they want to call a constitutional convention,...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
September 19, 2017 - 4:15 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Jail Management Division received recognition from the New York State Sheriff's Association as an accredited jail agency on Tuesday afternoon. "Only half of the state's 62 counties have been able to achieve accreditation," Peter R. Kehoe, Executive Director of...
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Dave Debo
September 18, 2017 - 6:29 am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed an executive order prohibiting state agencies or state officers from inquiring about or sharing a person's immigration status. Under the new rule, the state police and other state law enforcement agencies will not be allowed to ask about a person's right to be...
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Tom Puckett
September 15, 2017 - 3:11 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard says he's telling all personnel to continue reporting any and all suspicions of encounters, such as domestic violence incidents or vehicle and traffic stops, involving undocumented individuals to federal law enforcement, consistent with prior policy...
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Mike Baggerman
September 01, 2017 - 4:59 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Police departments in Western New York are expected to have an increased number of roving DWI patrol teams for Labor Day weekend. "On any holiday (DWI's are) exactly what we look for," Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard said. "You can expect that in probably any community and we'...
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WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman
Mike Baggerman
August 09, 2017 - 3:51 pm
HAMBURG, N.Y. (WBEN) – Are the games at the Erie County Fair rigged by the carnies? Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard told us, they can be. “It was either last year or two years ago we found a thing with lead milk bottles that you have to knock down,” Howard said. “They were weighted differently and...
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Tom Puckett
July 26, 2017 - 3:56 pm
Elma, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating ten separate car break-ins in Elma. These have happened over the past two days along Homeward Place and Aurora Street. Deputies say some of the vehicles were left unlocked while other vehicles sustained extensive damage from the break...
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