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Dave Debo
July 06, 2017 - 6:13 am
(WBEN) During the region's first weekend with ridesharing, DWI arrests in Erie County rose slightly, but county officials say that doesn't necessarily debunk the argument that Uber and Lyft can help reduce drunk driving. "The numbers would suggest something a little different than what you might...
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Dave Debo
July 05, 2017 - 4:41 pm
Orchard Park, NY (WBEN) Erie County Sheriff's Deputies have disposed of nearly two tons of disposed medicine they say will keep it out of the hands of addicts. The program, which officials say is a key part of the battle against Opiod abuse, has recently expanded adding permanent drop-off locations...
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June 28, 2017 - 12:16 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With ridesharing services opening up shop across upstate New York and the Buffalo-Niagara region, local political and law enforcement leaders are hailing the service as a "game-changer" with respect o efforts to curb drinking and driving-related issues across the area. Uber...
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Tim Wenger
June 23, 2017 - 12:41 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - With summer upon us, the Erie County Sheriff's Marine Division is putting the spotlight on the dangers of drinking and boating. The EC Marine Unit will be participating in the national Operation Dry Water awarenedd and enforcement campaign, distributing information on the...
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Officials are looking through over 1,000 missing persons cases for leads in identifying human remains found in upstate New York. Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard said Thursday they are assuming the remains are linked to a homicide. WGRZ-TV reports the body found in North Collins...
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Tom Puckett
June 08, 2017 - 4:27 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) A Buffalo man faces charges after Erie County Sheriff's Deputies executed search warrants at two of his properties. Sheriff Tim Howard says the first raid occurred at 675 LaSalle Street in the City of Buffalo where forty pounds of marijuana were seized. A second raid was...
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May 25, 2017 - 2:31 pm
(WBEN) Erie County Sheriff Tim Howard says protestors who jammed the lobby of his offices yesterday are misinformed about the true conditions at the Erie County Holding Center downtown and the County Jail in Alden. The group "Showing Up for Racial Justice in Buffalo" organized three protests...
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Richard Root
May 25, 2017 - 5:55 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - The group "Showing Up for Racial Justice in Buffalo" organized three protests against Sheriff Tim Howard yesterday. When the day was done, nine of the group had been arrested. Protesters made it inside the Erie County Sheriff's Office yesterday and started chanting "black lives...
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Dave Debo
May 24, 2017 - 8:07 am
(WBEN) The bombing in Manchester raises the question of how safe we can be in a world of soft targets, and experts agree that nothing is foolproof, and not much can be done beyond staying alert and being aware of personal safety routines. "It would be totally inappropriate to say 'we're ready for...
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Tim Wenger
May 08, 2017 - 2:26 pm
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - A joint law enforcement effort led to a narcotics arrest in Buffalo and the seizure of an amount of heroin and a weapon following early morning raids in Buffalo and Evans. Erie County Sheriff TIm Howard says acting on search warrants signed by Erie County Court Judge Thomas...
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