Herkimer Co Crime Reports

Herkimer man arrested for firing rifle inside apartment

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Herkimer man as been arrested and charged with Reckless Endangerment, Thursday. Read More »

Plea offer extended in Michael Leach case

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Michael Leach now has two weeks to decide whether to accept a plea offer, or stand trial on a second degree murder charge in Herkimer County Court. Read More »

Police: Man threatened people in home with gun due to partying

DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Dolgeville man has been charged after authorities say he threatened people in his home with a gun. Read More »

Conviction upheld for former Richfield Springs restaurant owner

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A conviction has been upheld for former restaurant owner Isadoro Marra, who was convicted of rape in April 2011. Read More »

Nicastro, Mazza sentenced in asbestos dumping case

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WKTV) - The landowner in a major asbestos dumping case that has spanned seven years has been sentenced in federal court. Read More »

Four charged with welfare fraud in Herkimer County

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four people from Herkimer County are facing welfare fraud charges following unrelated investigations by the Sheriff's Office. Read More »

No re-trial for "Harry Potter" after last minute guilty plea

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Ilion man who was known to many area kids as "Harry Potter" pleaded guilty Friday in Herkimer County Court to a charge of first-degree attempted rape. Read More »

Hearing held for officer accused of killing son in Old Forge Motel

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A hearing was held Thursday morning to determine whether statements 59 year old Michael Leach made to police after he shot his son will be allowed to be brought up at his trial. Read More »

Man accused in Ilion native's shooting death fighting extradition

CHARLOTTE, Nc (WKTV) - A North Carolina man is fighting extradition to the state of Maryland where he is accused of shooting and killing an Ilion woman who had just moved there. Read More »

Duo accused of embezzling from Polish Community Club

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two men have been charged with grand larceny after authorities say they used money for personal gain that belonged to a club they were both members of. Read More »

Awaiting information after concerns of possible attempted abduction

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Several inquiries into the NEWSChannel 2 newsroom have residents concerned about a possible attempted abduction on McKennan Road in Herkimer. Read More »

Herkimer man facing child pornography charges

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police have charged a Herkimer County man for an alleged online relationship with an underage girl. Read More »

Three teens charged for fire at former Duofold factory

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three teens have been charged in connection to fires that were set at the former Duofold factory in the Village of Ilion. Read More »

Remington Arms employee charged after phone camera found recording in bathroom

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An employee of Remington Arms has been charged after authorities say he hid a camera in the women's bathroom. Read More »

No jail time for former employees of Fiberdyne Labs

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four men charged with stealing information from Fiberdyne Labs in Frankfort all accepted last minute plea deals. Read More »

Police: Ilion man's death doesn't appear to be suspicious

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ilion Police say the death of a local man does not appear to be anything suspicious. Read More »

Man charged for illegally selling prescription medications

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Herkimer man has been charged after police say he was illegally selling prescription medications. Read More »

Police identify man found dead in Ilion home

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have identified the man found dead in a residence in the Village of Ilion on Sunday. Read More »

Rochester-area officer indicted in death of son

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The case against a Rochester area police officer accused of killing his own son in an Old Forge motel will move forward. Read More »

Little Falls man charged with assault

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Little Falls man has been charged following an altercation in Richfield Springs. Read More »

Four charged in Russell Park vandalism

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four individuals have been charged in connection to the vandalism at Russell Park in the village of Ilion. Read More »

Ilion man charged following domestic dispute

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Ilion man is facing numerous charges following a domestic dispute. Read More »

Reward offered in Russell Park vandalism in Ilion

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An anonymous donor is offering a $1,000 reward for information on vandalism at Ilion's Russell Park. Read More »

Two arrests in unrelated domestic disputes in Dolgeville

DOLGEVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police in Dolgeville have made two unrelated arrests, but both pertaining to domestic disputes. Read More »

Myers' cellphone records show creditor calls

HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators scouring cellphone records of the man who fatally shot four people in Mohawk and Herkimer found no calls from family or friends in the seven months before the killings. Read More »

Ilion man charged in thefts from vehicles

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Ilion man has been charged in connection to thefts from vehicles throughout the village. Read More »

Two charged in unrelated welfare fraud cases

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two women are facing charges in unrelated cases of welfare fraud, according to the Herkimer County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Judge reviewing Grand Jury indictment in Clark's Beach Motel murder

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - The indictment against a former Rochester-area Police Captain accused of shooting and killing his son is being questioned. Read More »

Crash survivor confronts her sister's killer

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Daniel Conklin, the man behind the wheel during a fatal crash that killed a woman and injured her sister was sentenced to 4-6 years in prison. Read More »

Little League President accused of stealing $6,000 from organization

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The President of the Little Falls Little League has been accused of stealing from the league. Read More »

Police: Ape the FBI dog was wearing bulletproof vest

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Herkimer Police say they want to clear the air about the misconception that an FBI dog killed in a shootout with suspect Kurt Meyers wasn't wearing a bulletproof vest. Read More »

Four charged in Herkimer County welfare fraud cases

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Four people are facing charges in unrelated welfare fraud investigations in Herkimer County. Read More »

Police: Facebook threat prompts lockdown of Ilion schools

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - All three schools were placed on lockdown for a portion of the morning Monday after officials say a threat was made on Facebook. Read More »

Officials: Duofold fires could be work of kids, vandals or squatters

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - The investigation continues into a fire at the vacant Duofold Plant in Ilion Wednesday night. Read More »

Little Falls man arrested following charges of rape

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - Ilion Police arrested a Little Falls man after charges of rape were filed against him. Read More »

D.A.: Gunman was armed with 95 rounds of ammunition

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Herkimer County officials say the suspect in last week's deadly shooting spree was armed with 95 live rounds of ammunition. Read More »

No leads, no background on shooting suspect's motive

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities are coming up empty-handed in their ongoing quest for a motive in last week's tragic shootings. Read More »

Police: Herkimer County shooting suspect was penniless

HERKIMER, N.Y. (AP) - State police say the man who fatally shot four people in Mohawk and Herkimer had no money, no job and was maxed out on his credit cards. Read More »

Autopsy results awaited for victims, suspect in shooting spree

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Friday marked day two of a long, painful recovery, both physically and emotionally for the Herkimer and Mohawk community. Read More »

Valley Shooting Spree

Law enforcement commended, still no clear motive in Valley killings

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - At a media address Thursday morning, local and state authorities discussed the events that led to the shooting death of multiple homicide suspect Kurt Myers. Read More »

Names of victims released in fatal Valley shootings

HERKIMER and MOHAWK, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities have released the names of those killed Wednesday morning after two shootings in Herkimer County. Read More »

Authorities surround Glory Days in Herkimer

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities are swarming a North Main Street location in Herkimer as the investigation continues into the fatal shooting of four people. Read More »

Kurt Myers confirmed as shooting suspect

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Law enforcement officials are in the search of Kurt Meyers, the man alleged to have shot six people in two incidents Wednesday morning, four fatally. Read More »

Four dead after shootings in Herkimer and Mohawk

HERKIMER COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police say six people have been shot and four killed in separate locations in Mohawk and Herkimer. Read More »

Little Falls couple says they were targeted for speaking out at Council Meeting

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - A couple that spoke out at a city council meeting over a co-op's tax exempt status say they found nails under their tires the next day. Read More »

Police search for would-be vandals in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - Police in the City of Little Falls are seeking assistance in solving an attempted act of vandalism. Read More »

Ilion standoff ends peacefully after roughly four hours

ILION, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Ilion man was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation following a standoff with multiple law enforcement agencies Friday night. Read More »

Police: Man threatened to kill officers and their children

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Herkimer man has been charged after allegedly threatening to go to the homes and schools of police officers' children and kill them. Read More »

High speed chase spans multiple counties, ends in Little Falls

LITTLE FALLS, N.Y. (WKTV) - The former Dolgeville man accused of setting a person on fire in 2009 is again in trouble with the law. Read More »

Police: Herkimer woman charged with Leandra's Law for second time

HERKIMER, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities say a Herkimer woman has been arrested for the second time under Leandra's Law. Read More »

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