Elmira

No Injuries in Four Car Elmira Crash

There were no injuries in a four car crash on I-86 eastbound in Elmira on Monday afternoon. One of the cars involved was that of a New York State Trooper. The investigation has not yet determined a cause of the accident.

Missing Teen May Be Headed to the Southern Tier

Police in Oswego believe a missing 14-year-old girl may be heading for the Binghamton-Elmira area. Samantha Palmer was last seen on December 7th. Palmer may be in the company of 25-year-old Andres Perez of Fulton. Perez has an outstanding warrant from the New York State Parole system. Palmer is five foot two inches and 120…

Guilty Plea in Abandonment of Baby in Elmira

The Sayre teenager that left her seven-month-old baby in a plastic bag in Elmira has entered a guilty plea.17-year-old Harriette Hoyt entered the plea on the charge of Attempted Murder in return for a nine year jail sentence with five years of post-release supervision. The baby is believed to have been abandoned three days prior…

Sentencing Held in XBox Murder Case

Akeem Williams, of Elmira, has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of Tiko Head. Williams murdered Head in a dispute over a missing Xbox. Williams was also sentenced to 15 years for Criminal Possession of a Weapon. The sentences will run concurrently.

Elmira Man Arrested on Crack Cocaine Charges

An investigation into the sale of crack cocaine has resulted in one arrest. 29-year-old William Albritton, of Elmira, has been charged with three counts of felony Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance. The arrest was the result of a joint effort between the Elmira Police Department and the New York State Police.

Speeding Stop Yields Drug Arrest

A Brooklyn man was stopped for speeding by the State Police on I-86 in Elmira and subsequently found 40 grams of cocaine, 109 bags of heroin, a small amount of marijuana, and drug paraphernalia. 45-year-old Pedro Sanchez was arrested and charged with two counts of felony Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and several misdemeanors.…

No Injuries in Elmira School Bus Rollover

An Elmira school bus driver has been ticketed after crashing into a garbage truck Monday morning. The bus, which had one student on board, ran a stop sign and overturned. The student was not injured but was taken to hospital as a precaution. The driver of the garbage truck had minor injuries. Police did not…

Five Arrested Following High Speed Chase

Five people were arrested Monday and face multiple felonies and misdemeanors after a traffic stop and chase that started in Owego and ended along Route 17C. At 4pm yesterday, Owego police stopped a vehicle with a Pennsylvannia plate West Main Street. The driver and passengers fled away at a high speed only to crash into…