Otsego Co Crime Reports

Otsego County convenience store robbed at gunpoint

HARTWICK, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Otsego County Sheriff's Office is looking for information regarding a robbery that took place at a local convenience store on Thursday. Read More »

Major drug trafficking bust made in Otsego County

(WKTV) - The Otsego County Sheriff department, Otsego County District Attorney, and Oneonta Police Department announced the arrest of a major drug trafficking organization leader, Friday. Read More »

NYSP: Man disposed of dead pig on neighbor's property

CHERRY VALLEY, N.Y. (WKTV) - A man from Cherry Valley has been charged after New York State Police say he disposed of a dead pig on his neighbor's property. Read More »

Couple charged for scamming contractors in construction of baseball complex

An Onondaga County couple has been charged, accused of scamming roughly a half million dollars out of contractors and businesses in 2010. Read More »

Man wanted in Otsego County located in state of Florida

PITTSFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former Otsego County man was extradited from the state of Florida for allegations he bought a bulldozer with a check on a closed account. Read More »

Three charged with arson in Hartwick fire

HARTWICK, N.Y. (WKTV) - Three men have been charged after authorities say the three worked together to burn down one of the men's residences in Hartwick. Read More »

Some charges dropped against father of Cooperstown shooter

Some of the charges have been dropped against the father of a Cooperstown teenager who shot a classmate. Read More »

Otego man charged after domestic incident

OTEGO, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otego man is facing charges following a domestic incident. Read More »

Former Springbrook manager accused of scheming to steal from residents

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former employee of Springbrook is accused of schemed to steal more than $90,000 from residents of the group home. Read More »

More arrests made in Oneonta drug trafficking ring

ONEONTA, N.Y. - More arrests have been made of individuals that authorities say were involved in a major heroin drug trafficking organization in Oneonta. Read More »

Former Otsego County employee charged with eavesdropping

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Otsego County Sheriff's Office says that in October 2012, they received a formal complaint from a county employee regarding having his conversation secretly taped by Jonathan G. Allen, 24, a former employee at the Otsego County Department of Social Services, back in April 2010. Read More »

Hartwick student charged with making terroristic threat against campus, students

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Hartwick College student has been charged after authorities say he made a terrorist threat against the college to another student via social media. Read More »

State Police look for help identifying medicine thieves at Dollar General

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police are looking for help identifying a man and a woman who walked into the Dollar General in Richfield Springs and walked out with several hundred dollars worth of medicine. Read More »

Otsego County Drug Trafficker sentenced to 55 years to life in prison

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. - A Hobart man has been given the longest sentence ever to a drug trafficker in Otsego County Court. On Wednesday, January 16, Dante Major was sentenced to 55 years to life. Read More »

Cooperstown man accused of assaulting girlfriend during argument

MILFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Cooperstown man has been charged following a dispute in Milford. According to the New York State Police, William H. Fort, 47, of Cooperstown has been charged with third-degree assault. Read More »

Former motel manager charged with forging check

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former motel manager is now facing charges after cashing a forged check in Oneonta last summer. Read More »

Authorities: "major heroin dealer" charged in Oneonta

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Oneonta man who authorities refer to as a "major heroin dealer" has been charged after authorities say they seized numerous amounts of heroin and marijuana at his residence. Read More »

Former employee accused of stealing from rooms at Otsego County motel

COLLIERSVILLE, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former Otsego County resident has been charged after authorities say she stole money from the motel she once worked at and removed business records from there in an effort to conceal the alleged crimes. Read More »

State Police: More than 12 pounds of marijuana found at Pittsfield home

PITTSFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Pittsfield woman is facing charges after authorities say they found more than twelve pounds of marijuana being grown at her residence. Read More »

Oneonta man charged for allegedly selling oxycodone powder

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Oneonta resident has been charged after authorities say he sold oxycodone powder. Read More »

Bassett employee injured during attempted robbery in Cooperstown

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities are searching for a suspect in an early morning incident in the Village of Cooperstown on Wednesday that left a woman injured. Read More »

Seven accused of illegally growing marijuana in Otsego County

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Seven people are facing charges for unlawfully growing marijuana in Otsego County. Read More »

Oneonta man charged after allegedly choking girlfriend

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Oneonta man has been arrested by New York State Police after a domestic dispute where authorities say he choked his girlfriend. Read More »

Otsego County woman charged after alleged sale of cocaine

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otsego County woman is facing charges, accused of selling cocaine. Read More »

Appeal filed in 2010 Cooperstown Police Station shooting case

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - An appeal has been filed for the Cooperstown teenager that admitted shooting another teen in the village police station in April 2010. Read More »

Brothers charged after alleged sale of cocaine in Oneonta

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two brothers are facing charges after a joint investigation between the Otsego County Sheriff's Office and the Oneonta Police. Earl Linwood Thomas, 21, of Oneonta and Lindell Nelson Thomas, 27, of Troy are both facing charges of third-degree Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance Read More »

$500 fine for father accused of harassing his son's shooting victim

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - There will be no jail time for the man found guilty last month of harassing his son's shooting victim. Read More »

Oneonta man arrested on Fugitive Warrant for PA arson

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - New York State Police say an Oneonta man has been arrested on a Fugitive Warrant for the charge of arson out of Pennsylvania. Read More »

Virginia man charged with stealing timber from Pittsfield landowner

PITTSFIELD, N.Y. - A Virginia man is facing charges in Otsego County after authorities say he stole roughly $15,500 from a Town of Pittsfield landowner in Fall 2009. Read More »

Father and son facing slew of charges in Otsego County

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. - A father and son from Otsego County are facing a slew of charges in two different areas. Read More »

Brother and sister accused of stealing car title, selling car for scrap

RICHFIELD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities say a brother and sister were charged earlier this week following a joint invesigation between the Otsego County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division, the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles Division of Field Investigations Auto Theft and Frauds Utica Field Office and the Cooperstown Village Police Department. Read More »

Authorities investigate armed robbery at Arby's in Oneonta

ONEONTA, N.Y. - The Otsego County Sheriff's Office is investigating an armed robbery that occurred at the Arby's on State Highway 7 in the east end of the Town of Oneonta on July 23 around 9:25 p.m. Read More »

Man incarcerated at Otsego County Jail facing new drug charges

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former Oneonta man who is incarcerated at the Otsego County Jail is now facing new charges after authorities say he sold heroin in the City of Oneonta. Read More »

Worcester man charged with arson, sexual misconduct in two separate cases

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Town of Worcester man faces up to 15 years in state prison and another year in County Jail, following separate investigations into an intentionally set fire in 2007 and alleged sexual misconduct in 2010. Read More »

Drug kingpin known as "Flip" arraigned in Otsego County

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. - Authorities say they expect more arrests after the Otsego County arraignment of a man known as "Flip," who they say was a "drug kingpin." Read More »

BOCES employee accused of removing records from Worcester school computer

WORCESTER, N.Y. (WKTV) - A BOCES employee has been charged after authorities say she deleted file, including student records, from a computer at Worcester Central School. Read More »

Two inmates accused of assaulting same victim in separate incidents at Otsego County Correctional Facility

OTSEGO COUNTY, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two inmates at the Otsego County Correctional Facility were charged after officials say they were involved in separate attempted assaults on the same inmate in the jail in March 2012. Read More »

Sheriff: Two men facing drug charges after trying to avoid seat belt check

MILFORD, N.Y. (WKTV) - Two men are facing drug charges after authorities say they stopped them for trying to avoid a seat belt road check last month. Read More »

Oneonta Man arrested on multiple charges after traffic stop

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Oneonta man is facing multiple charges following a traffic stop on Thursday. According to New York State Police, Brian E. Kingsbury, 38, of Oneonta, was charged on June 14 with false personation, possession of a hypodermic instrument and second-degree possession of a forged instrument. Read More »

Bronx man arrested on drug charges in Oneonta

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Bronx man was arrested on drug charges following a joint narcotics investigation between the Oneonta Police Department and the Otsego County Sheriff's Office Criminal Investigation Division. Read More »

Four charged in home burglaries in Otsego, Delaware and Chenango Counties

Four individuals have been charged after a month-long investigation into numerous residential burglaries in three different counties. According to New York State Police, the four were charged in connection to a number of burglaries to homes in Otsego, Delaware and Chenango Counties. Read More »

Man charged in Oneonta arson to undergo psychiatric evaluation

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The man who allegedly set fire behind Community Bank in the City of Oneonta is scheduled to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. Read More »

Charges in Cooperstown HS hazing case could be dropped if teens stay out of trouble

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - Harassment charges against five Cooperstown High School football players could be dropped if the athletes keep out of trouble, officials said. Read More »

Edmeston man accused of having sexual relations with 15 year old

EDMESTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otsego County man has been charged after authorities say he had sexual relations with a teenage girl. According to the Otsego County Sheriff's Office, Keith W. Baker, 24, of Edmeston, has been charged with third-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child. Read More »

Bassett employee assaulted while walking to parking lot

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (WKTV) - A Bassett employee was assaulted last night while walking to a parking lot, but police say she was able to fight the suspect off. Read More »

Former Edmeston Town Clerk charged with grand larceny

EDMESTON, N.Y. (WKTV) - A former Town of Edmeston Town Clerk has been charged with grand larceny, accused of stealing almost $3,000 from the town's coffers. Read More »

Oneonta man with history of arson charged in overnight fire

ONEONTA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A 22 year old man with a history of arson has been charged in connection with an overnight fire in the City of Oneonta. Read More »

No bomb found after alleged threat causes bus evacuation in Otsego County

RICHFIELD SPRINGS, N.Y. (WKTV) - State Police are investigating after an incident that prompted a search of a school bus in Otsego County Wednesday morning. Read More »

8 year old charged after fire that damaged mobile home in Milford

MILFORD, N.Y. - The Otsego County Sheriff says that an eight year old female was arrested on Monday for juvenile delinquency for recklessly starting a fire Sunday afternoon that damaged a mobile home and shed in the Shady Acres Trailer Park at Silliman Cove in the Town of Milford following a joint investigation between the Otsego County Office of Emergency Services and the Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Otsego County woman faces felony drug charges

UNADILLA, N.Y. (WKTV) - An Otsego County woman was arrested Thursday morning on a drug sale charge following a months-long investigation. Read More »

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