Horseheads

Chemung County Man Arrested After Assaulting Authorities

A Chemung County man has been arrested on multiple charges after assaulting two Chemung County Sheriff’s Deputies. Deputies were contacted by a female in Horseheads who said that her ex-boyfriend, 35-year-old Kevin Searfoss, repeatedly texted and called her, despite an order of protection against him. While on scene, deputies called Searfoss, identified themselves as Sheriff’s…

New Developments in Gun Theft

Four of the forty-nine guns stolen last October from a Horsehead’s gun shop have been recovered. Video Surveillance as well as an anonymous tip helped authorities trace the theft and sale of the guns to Douglas Church, Zachary Smith, and Brianna Lowe. One of the guns was found to be used in an attempted homicide…

Crash Severly Damages Horseheads Home

A family in Horseheads came home Saturday evening to a severely damaged house after a vehicle had veered off the road and collided into their property. The driver and car were still on the property when home owners arrived and called police. The driver was taken to the hospital where he later died. Police are…

Home Heavily Damaged In Horseheads Fire

A fire ripped through a home in Chemung County. Firefighters responded to the scene in Horseheads a little after 4 p.m. Sunday. Crews arrived to find the home on Duncan Street fully engulfed in flames. It took firefighters about 30 minutes to place the fire under control. They battled not only flames but cold temperatures…

Murder Trial Set To Begin In Murder Of Former Horseheads Teacher

A murder trial is set to begin for a Virginia man accused of murdering a former Horseheads teacher and administrator. Keith Reed Jr. began teaching in Horseheads in 1984 and last served as the Clymer Central School district’s superintendent in Western New York prior to his death. Anthony Taglianetti is being charged with killing Reed…

Two Injured In Horseheads Crash

A car crash in Horseheads sent two people to the hospital on Monday. Around 1:30 in the afternoon, a pick-up truck heading west on the County Route 64 overpass crossed over the median, and crashed into a Norfolk Southern maintenance truck. Both drivers were taken to the hospital, and there has been no word on…

Horseheads Subway Victim Of Burglary

A Subway in Horseheads was broken into early Wednesday morning. Police say someone broke into the shop on Grand Central Avenue around 2 a.m. and stole an unknown amount of cash. The suspect was wearing all black clothing and a ski mask.

Police Officer & K-9 Foil Gun Store Burglary

An officer in Horseheads interrupted a burglary in progress. Police say the officer was on his routine patrol with his K-9 partner Thursday morning when he noticed suspicious activity at Scott’s Guns and Accessories on Watkins Road. He spotted 22-year-old Stephen Savage near the store and noticed damage to the building. Police say Savage surrendered…