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Deputies: Steuben Co. man charged in home repair scam

Canisteo man was arrested and charged with Grand Larceny, after deputies say he charged an elderly couple in the Town of Arcade for home repair work he did not complete. According to the Wyoming County Sheriff’s Office, Howard Pratt charged the couple $12,000 for home improvements to their attic and chimney, but did very little work and never returned. Pratt... more

Stueben County man faces charges for illegally possessing weapons

A Canisteo man has been charged with multiple offenses related to owning illegally possessed weapons. According to Troopers, information was developed that indicated 23-year-old Joseph Carter was in possession of a rifle and two illegally possessed daggers. Troopers, along with Canisteo Police and the Steuben County Probation Department, went to Carter’s residence and found that he was in possession of... more

Steuben County man arraigned on 28 child sex abuse charges

State Police arrested a Canisteo man Saturday on more than a dozen child sex abuse charges. According to troopers, 26-year-old Patrick Runyan was arrested after allegations of child sex abuse came to light. From January through March, Runyan intentionally touched a 15-year-old child in a sexual way at least 14 times while at a home in the village of Canisteo.... more