Vestal

Vestal Police Investigate Restaurant Robbery

Vestal Police are investigating a burglary of K&K’s Old Teahouse on Bunn Hill Road, near BU. A single male displayed a firearm, and took cash. No one was injured. He is described as about 5 foot 8 to 5 foot 10 inches tall, with a dark complexion, and stocky build. Vestal Police are seeking people…

Vestal Police Investigate Daylight Robbery

In Vestal, Police are investigating a daylight robbery. A woman encountered a masked person in her garage on Imperial Woods Drive. Following a struggle, the suspect fled with the victim’s purse. The person of interest is between five foot seven and five foot ten., wearing black pants, black ski pants, a black ski mask and…

Vestal Brush Fire Quickly Contained

Firefighters from Vestal, Apalachin, and West Corners made quick work of a 2-acre brush fire on Tracy Creek Road in Vestal yesterday afternoon. No structures were damaged and the fire was under control within about 15 minutes. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

Broome County Toys for Tots Begins Next Monday

The Broome County Toys for Tots will begin their annual effort next Monday through December 29th. They will be headquartered at 560 Harry L. Drive in Johnson City. Donations can be dropped off until Friday December 22nd. Drop off barrels are also located at the Binghamton Police Department, Broome County Sheriff’s Office, Endicott Police Department,…

Three Arrested in Town of Union Burglary

Early Monday morning, the New York State Police received a report of a burglary in progress at a home on North McKinley in the Town of Union. When police arrived the burglars had left, but received a description of their vehicle. A vehicle matching the description was stopped on North Rogers Avenue and it was…

Smoke Causes Voting Location Change

The smell of smoke inside the Mormon Church of Latter Day Saints in Vestal caused a late change to the voting location for District 19. Voting was changed to the Jewish Community Center on Clubhouse road. The incident occurred about 3:30PM. Firefighters were working to determine the cause of the smoke.

Sewage Backup Closes Vestal Walmart for Twelve Hours

The Vestal Walmart was closed overnight on Sunday due to a sewage backup in the store. Sunday afternoon a plumber fixed an issue, but when the plumbing system was re-pressurized, sewage backed up into the store. A further discharge closed the store for the night at 11PM. The problem was resolved Monday morning and the…

Vestal Police Arrest Real Estate Scammer

The Vestal Police have charged a Mount Upton man with felony Burglary and Grand Larceny charges. 31-year-old Bryan Vasseur, Jr. is alleged to have entered an unoccupied home on Imperial Woods Drive in August and fraudulently represented himself as a real estate agent to prospective tenants of the property. The prospective tenants signed a lease…