New York State Police

By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2012 - 6:58 pm
Coming off a spur of drug-related arrests, local police are concerned that heroin might be being injected into the region at an alarming rate, according to an article by The Daily Mail. The Greene County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Erkan... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 31, 2012 - 11:54 pm
For years, the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in New York's Catskill mountains was a playground for police officers and other “VIP” skiers who were allowed to ski for free at the discretion of Belleayre management. Two years ago, Belleayre came... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 10:43 am
Two new arrests have been made by state police following a month-long investigation into copper thefts around the region. The investigation has yielded three arrests so far. Highland resident Joseph A. Cioto, also a wanted parole fugitive, was arrested on... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, May. 22, 2012 - 11:21 am
Photo by Flickr user warrantedarrest; published under Creative Commons license. State police seized “several ounces” of marijuana on Saturday after responding to a custody issue on Sagendort Corners Road in Howes Cave, and sent a growing operation’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012 - 5:23 pm
Warning: Gross story, gross picture. Read at your own risk. - Ed. A serial poop vandal is at large in Delhi. In February, employees of three local businesses found nasty surprises in their bathrooms: cheery messages and random scrawls painted in feces. So... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 - 10:24 am
An 18-year-old student at the BOCES campus in the town of LIberty was rescued by state toopers, sheriff's deputies, and volunteer firemen from sinking into an icy pond on Tuesday, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The teenager... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011 - 3:29 pm
A horrific murder of a 54-year-old woman made headlines in Ulster County and across the state last week. On December 21, Ann Gaffney was found beaten to death in her home on Old Route 209 in the Town of Hurley. According to a press release from the New... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011 - 6:05 pm
Above: Jeffrey Vollkommer of Delhi and Scott Burns of Bovina. At bottom of post: Clarence Vanier and Melody Vanier of Oneonta. All four were arrested last week and charged with oxycodone possession. Photos from the New York State Police. Last week's bust... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 - 3:13 pm
Law enforcement officers in the New York State Counter-Terrorism Zone 4 have announced that tomorrow -- Wednesday, December 14 -- they'll be paying visits to train stations, shopping malls, and busy local roadways in Sullivan, Rockland and Orange County.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 11, 2011 - 9:20 am
The New York State Police report that a 40-year-old Deposit man was killed on Wednesday when his pickup truck collided with a tractor trailer hauling a pre-fabricated house in the town of Sanford, NY. Bruce Singleton was a football coach at Seton Catholic... Read more


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