CNY Crime Reports

Man sentenced for killing Syracuse pizzeria owner

A Syracuse man has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for fatally shooting the owner of a pizzeria last year. Read More »

Ramsaran arrested for alleged escape bribe plot

NORWICH, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Chenango County Sheriff's Office arrested Ganesh "Remy" Ramsaran at 4:45 pm, Tuesday. Read More »

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 »

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