CNY Crime Reports

Andrew Brindisi charged in April Hit and Run

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A recent hit and run accident has resulted in the indictment of a City of Utica employee, Friday. Read More »

UPDATE: Utica Police arrest stabbing suspect

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police have arrested the suspect in the Friday morning stabbing that has a Utica teen in the hospital fighting for his life. Read More »

Michigan fugitive arrested in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Fugitive wanted for an armed carjacking in Michigan was arrested in Little Falls, Wednesday night. Read More »

Utica man charged with 5th DWI in five years after hit & run crash

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica man has been arrested for his 5th DWI in 5 years after crashing his vehicle, Friday. Read More »

Two women, juvenile arrested following theft at Sangertown Mall

NEW HARTFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - New Hartford Police has announced the arrest of three females following a robbery, Saturday night. Read More »

South Carolina man arrested in connection with Rome robbery

ROME, N.Y. (WKTV) - A South Carolina man has been arrested and charged for his involvement in a 2013 credit union robbery in Rome, Saturday. Read More »

Utica woman pleads guilty to sex trafficking of child

BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica woman is facing 10 years to life in prison, after pleading guilty in federal court to sex trafficking of a child, Friday. Read More »

Brink sentenced for Oneida Castle stand-off

(WKTV) - The man accused of the causing the tense stand-off with Police at Oneida Castle in July was sentenced for his crime, Wednesday. Read More »

NY fugitive caught in Ga. is charged with murder

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a fugitive wanted in connection with a slaying in New York state has been arrested in Georgia. Read More »

Utica woman arrested after blinding another woman during fight

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Utica Police Department announced the arrest of a woman following a fight on Bleecker St., Saturday. Read More »

Owners of Bridgewater home struck by suspicious fire offering reward

BRIDGEWATER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The owners of a burned-out house on Route 8 in Bridgewater are using it as a billboard in an attempt to catch the person who torched their house. Read More »

Boonville man arrested on assault and drug charges

BOONVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Village of Boonville Police Department announced the arrest of a Boonville man for assault and drug charges, Sunday. Read More »

Oneida building co-owner gets prison in arson

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - A federal judge has sentenced a 55-year-old Oneida man to more than 18 years in prison for his role in the arson of a factory building he co-owned. Read More »

81-year-old man taken into custody after standoff in Oneida Castle

ONEIDA CASTLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - An 81-year-old man has been taken into custody after an armed standoff with authorities. Police say he threatened to take his life and the life of a woman that resides in his home in Oneida Castle. Read More »

Man charged for allegedly having sex with 14 year old girl

SHERBURNE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Binghamton man has been charged after allegedly having sex with a 14 year old girl in Sherburne. Read More »

Sylvan Beach man charged with rape for July incident

A Sylvan Beach man has been charged with rape after authorities say he had sex with a minor. Read More »

Teen's trial set in man's 'knockout game' death

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - A trial is scheduled to start for one of two teenage boys charged in the fatal beating of a Syracuse man as part of a "knockout game." Read More »

Three from Utica charged for sex trafficking ring

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A trio from Utica are facing federal charges for a sex trafficking ring that involved a child. Read More »

Utica man arrested in Chenango County for alleged sale of heroin

NORWICH, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Utica man has been charged in Chenango County after what authorities say was a lengthy investigation into the sale of heroin. Read More »

Ex-Syracuse staffer sentenced for secret videos

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) - The SU athletic department's former media director has been sentenced to five years of probation for secretly videotaping male athletes in locker rooms. Read More »

Woman charged for April 13 fatal crash in Lewis County

HARRISBURG, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Watertown woman has been charged with vehicular manslaughter, among other charged, following a fatal car accident on April 13 in Lewis County. Read More »

Lewis County woman admits causing death of 6-month-old niece

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - A 25-year-old northern Lewis County woman has admitted causing injuries that killed her 6-month-old niece last year. Read More »

Dozens charged in large drug trafficking ring based in Utica

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Dozens of people are facing federal charges in connection to drug trafficking conspiracies operating in the City of Utica. Read More »

New Berlin woman charged with animal cruelty

NEW BERLIN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Chenango County woman has been charged with animal cruelty after dead and malnourished animals were found on her property. Read More »

New Berlin man charged with killing wife indicted, is free on bail

NORWICH, N.Y. (AP) - A 38-year-old central New York man charged with killing his wife last December has been indicted, but released from jail after posting bail. Read More »

Two more dogs seized from Camden home

CAMDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two more dogs have been seized from a home in Camden where just last week a dog was found severely emaciated. Read More »

Charges pending after dog dies from severe starvation in Camden

CAMDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Charges are pending in an animal abuse case that has left an Australian Shepherd mix dead after being starved in Camden. Read More »

Autopsy results in for Lewis County shooting death

WATSON, N.Y. (WKTV) - The autopsy results have returned in the death of a Lewis County man, allegedly at the hands of his own father. Read More »

Six children removed from squalid North Norwich home

NORTH NORWICH, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have charged four adults after police found six children living in squalid conditions in Chenango County. Read More »

Two arrested in Norwich sex abuse case

NORWICH, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two people from Norwich have been charged in the alleged sex abuse of a child under the age of 15. Read More »

Headshop chain owner in custody of Marshals after violation of release

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The owner of the Tebbs Headshop chain is now in custody of U.S. Marshals as he awaits sentencing, following a violation release. Read More »

Chittenango ex-police chief admits time sheet cheat

WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) - The former Chittenango Police Chief has agreed to pay $15,000 restitution after admitting he cheated on time sheets while also working for the sheriff's department and at his funeral business. Read More »

Syracuse attorney pleads guilty to possessing child porn

SYRACUSE, N.Y. - A well-known attorney known for his television commercials is heading to prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. Read More »

Investigation underway in apparent murder-suicide in DeRuyter

DERUYTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - An investigation is underway after an apparent murder-suicide in the Madison County Village of DeRuyter. Read More »

Man accused of sexual assault in Town of Vienna

VIENNA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A 40 year old man has been charged in connection to a sexual assault in the Town of Vienna. Read More »

Two charged after drugs, guns found in Town of Lee residence

LEE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two women are facing charges after authorities say they located cocaine, drug paraphernalia and two long guns at a residence in the Town of Lee. Read More »

Woman killed, child raped in Clay mall carjacking

CLAY, N.Y. (AP) - Authorities say a Cicero man raped a 10-year-old girl and fatally stabbing her mother after carjacking them in Clay. Read More »

Utica man, Frankfort man charged in connection to multiple bank robberies

A Utica man and Frankfort man have been charged in connection with more than half a dozen bank robberies in New York and Massachusetts. Court documents indicate that one of suspects told an investigator they used the money at Turning Stone Resort and Casino. Read More »

Ontario man charged after alleged fight at casino

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Ontario man has been charged after authorities say he assaulted another patron at the Turning Stone Casino. Read More »

Chittenango Police Chief arrested

CHITTENANGO, N.Y. (WKTV) - Madison County Sheriff's investigators say they have arrested the Chittenango Police Chief and charged him with offering a false instrument for filing. Read More »

Man thought to be missing actually captured by bounty hunters

CONCORD, N.C. (WKTV) - The man originally thought to be missing was actually found to be in law enforcement custody in North Carolina, according to officials. Read More »

Body found in Chenango County identified as that of missing woman

PHARSALIA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have identified the body of a woman found in Chenango County as that of Jennifer Ramsaran, 36, who went missing in December. Read More »

Body found in Chenango County, no word on possible connection to missing woman

PHARSALIA, N.Y. - Authorities say they're investigating the death of a woman whose body was found in Chenango County but are not currently saying if it is connected to a missing persons case from the end of the year. Read More »

Watertown father admits to smashing up Tebb's Head Shop

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - A northern New York man has admitted to using a baseball bat to smash up a head shop after his son overdosed on bath salts sold at the store. Read More »

Sisters charged in theft of unattended purse at Turning Stone

VERONA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two sisters have been charged after authorities say they stole a purse that was unattended at Turning Stone Casino. Ashley Balandis, 25, of Rome and Amanda Balandis, 17, of Utica are now charged with petit larceny. Read More »

Woman accused of excessive corporal punishment to child

PORT LEYDEN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Lewis County woman is facing charges after authorities say she used excessive corporal punishment on a child. Read More »

Teen charged after marijuana found in K9 locker search

SHERBURNE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Sherburne teen has been charged after authorities conducted K-9 searches of lockers at two area school districts. Read More »

September trial date set for Clayton Whittemore

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A trial date has been set for Clayton Whittemore, the New Hartford man accused of killing his girlfriend, Alexandra Kogut, in her SUNY Brockport dorm room in September. Read More »

Man accused of smuggling drugs into jail during a weekend sentence

WAMPSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A City of Oneida man serving weekends in jail for an attempted assault charge is now facing new charges after authorities say he tried to smuggle drugs into the jail. Read More »

Pair charged for stealing more than $2,000 worth of DVDS from Walmart

LOWVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two men from Utica are facing charges after authorities say they stole more than $2,000 worth of DVDs from the Walmart in Lowville. Read More »

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