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Police Look To ID Two Persons Of Interest

Police Look To ID Two Persons Of Interest
[AMHERST, NY] - The Amherst Police are looking for a person wanted for questioning regarding an incident near Niagara Falls Blvd. on January 25th.Pictured in the security footage is a white male that police would like to identify. He is described as approximately 25-35 years old with a reddish beard and glasses. The male was driving a silver or gold 2001-2004 Nissan Pathfinder that is also pictured in security footage.If you recognize this person or have any information related to this incident call the Amherst Police Detective Bureau at 689-1334 or email to tips@apdny.org or text to 562-TIPS and reference AMH 17-704955-MP

Ten Alleged Members and Associates of Bloods Gang Indicted for Federal Racketeering

Ten Alleged Members and Associates of Bloods Gang Indicted for Federal Racketeering
 

Ten alleged members of the Black Mob Gangstas/Donald Gee Family (BMG/DGF) Raleigh-area Bloods street gang, including its leaders, have been indicted in Raleigh, North Carolina, for conspiring to participate in a racketeering enterprise and related offenses. 

Acting Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Blanco of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney John Stuart Bruce for the Eastern District of North Carolina, Special Agent in Charge John A. Strong of the FBI’s North Carolina Division and Chief Cassandra Deck-Brown of the Raleigh Police Department made the announcement.

Newfane Dollar General Arrests

Newfane Dollar General Arrests

Sheriff James R. Voutour announces the arrest of Shawn K. Pittler, 28, and Brittany R. Ubiles, 30, both of Lockport on charges of Burglary 3rd degree, Petit Larceny, and Criminal Mischief 4th degree. Pittler and Ubiles are accused of forcing entry into the Dollar General Store, 6181 McKee Road, on January 30, 2017 at 11:27 p.m. and stealing cigarettes. Both were arraigned in Newfane Town Court by Justice Bruce Barnes and given a return date of February 3, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. Ubiles bail was set at $1,000/$2,000 and Pittler was held without bail.

Burglaries Lead to Two Village of Youngstown Males Arrested

Burglaries Lead to Two Village of Youngstown Males Arrested

Sheriff James R. Voutour announces the arrest of two Youngstown men following overnight burglaries in the Village of Youngstown. Anthony J. Barto, 22, and Justin M. Clark, 20, were both charged with two counts each of burglary in the second degree, one count of burglary in the third degree, and three counts of petit larceny. They were arraigned by Porter Town Justice Truesdale, who set bail at $20,000 cash or $50,000 property and scheduled a February 14th return date at 1830 hours.

Additional Benefit Arrests

Additional Benefit Arrests

Sheriff James R. Voutour announces the arrests of the following individuals on welfare fraud related charges over the last few days in the City of Niagara Falls:

 

Jude Edwardson, 44, of Niagara Falls was charged with one count of Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the Second Degree. He has a return date of February 13, 2017 at 9:30 a.m. in Lockport City Court.

 

Traffic Stop Puts End to Alledged Retail Shoplifting Partners

Traffic Stop Puts End to Alledged Retail Shoplifting Partners

Sheriff James R. Voutour announces the arrest of Henry Lee McGriff, 32, and James V. Caffey, 57, both of Niagara Falls on Grand Larceny 4th degree charges after an investigation into a shoplifting incident at Wal*Mart, 5735 S. Transit Road on this date. McGriff and Caffey are accused of stealing over $1,800.00 in merchandise. Erie County Sheriff's Office had both parties on a vehicle stop in Erie County and notified Niagara County Sheriff's when suspected stolen merchandise was observed in the vehicle. Both have been identified as suspects in numerous retail crimes throughout Niagara and Erie counties in recent days. Niagara Falls Police has warrants on both individuals and several other agencies in Erie and Niagara counties will have pending charges. McGriff is being held on $750 bail and Caffey on $500 bail on the charges stemming from Niagara County.