Category: Steuben County

Deputy suffered reaction to opioid during arrest in Steuben County

Deputy suffered reaction to opioid during arrest in Steuben County

Deputies arrested a 51-year-old following an incident in Steuben County, in which one of the responding officers suffered from a reaction to a controlled substance. The arrest took place in Erwin and resulted in Virgil Louk, 51, of Corning being arrested on ... MORE
Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung

Three facing charges after fatal hit-and-run investigation in Chemung

Authorities say two people have been charged after a fatal motor vehicle crash on County Rt. 60 in the town of Chemung. According to the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office on Friday around 8:47 p.m. deputies were dispatched for a person who was ... MORE
Police: Bath man faces several felony charges after drug investigation

Police: Bath man faces several felony charges after drug investigation

Police in the village of Bath say a 33-year-old was taken into custody on multiple felony charges after a drug investigation. Brentin Austin, 33, of Bath was arrested as part of a sealed indictment, accusing him of two counts of criminal sale ... MORE
Sheriff: Steuben man left scene of crash where he caused $9,000 in damage

Sheriff: Steuben man left scene of crash where he caused $9,000 in damage

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 35-year-old Woodhull man following an investigation into a one-car crash that happened in March. According to investigators, Timothy Decker, 35, left the scene of that crash, which happened on County Route 102. He struck ... MORE
Three animals turned over to Finger Lakes SPCA after owner accused of neglecting them in Steuben

Three animals turned over to Finger Lakes SPCA after owner accused of neglecting them in Steuben

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 24-year-old Cameron resident following an investigation into alleged child abuse. Gracie Schoffner, 24, is accused of failing to provide adequate housing and care for two dogs and a cat at her residence. She was ... MORE
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Campbell woman faces felony drug charges after Corning investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard says a Campbell woman faces felony charges after being taken into custody on a warrant earlier this week. On April 13 deputies arrested Serena Russell, 25, of Campbell on a superior court warrant for felony possession of a controlled ... MORE
Person dies after being hit by vehicle at Steuben County Landfill

Person dies after being hit by vehicle at Steuben County Landfill

Police are investigating the death of a man who was struck and killed by a truck at the Steuben County Landfill. It happened Friday, according to New York State Police, who responded to the facility on Turnpike Rd. in Bath. A person ... MORE
Bath, News, Steuben County
Troopers: Skimming device found at Byrne Dairy in Horseheads, investigation ongoing

Troopers: Skimming device found at Byrne Dairy in Horseheads, investigation ongoing

New York State Police say they are investigating after a skimming device was found at a local gas station. The skimmer was installed at the Byrne Dairy on Grand Central Ave. in Horsehads, according to troopers. They say that anyone who may ... MORE
Corning vigil takes aim at Asian American hate crimes

Hundreds turn out to Corning vigil taking aim at Asian American hate crimes

A large crowd gathered in Corning on Tuesday for a candlelight vigil honoring Asian Americans who were victims of recent hate crimes. It happened at Centerway Square and was organized by members of the community. Those who participated said they were heartbroken ... MORE
Corning, News, Steuben County
Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Avoca man charged with felony arson, contempt after Steuben investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports that deputies arrested a 48-year-old Avoca resident following an arson investigation on Monday. Donald Kennedy, 48, is accused of intentionally damaging a residence by setting it on fire. It’s further alleged that he violated a court order in ... MORE
Rural communities struggling to find space to hold vaccine clinics, as well as slowdown in demand

Rural communities struggling to find space to hold vaccine clinics, as well as slowdown in demand

On Friday officials in Ontario County held a vaccine clinic. Counties throughout the Finger Lakes have been holding clinics- both drive-thru and in-person with significant success. In that clinic held on Friday, officials said that around 800 doses were administered. However, not ... MORE
Campbell home a ‘total loss’ after weekend fire

Campbell home a ‘total loss’ after weekend fire

A home in the town of Campbell was destroyed by a fire over the weekend. Altogether five fire companies were called to the scene during the early-morning hours on Saturday. The fire broke out at a home on King Hill Rd. around ... MORE
Sheriff: Bath man taken into custody on felony charges after FBI assists with investigation

Sheriff: Bath man taken into custody on felony charges after FBI assists with investigation

Sheriff Jim Allard reports the arrest of a 52-year-old Bath man following an investigation involving the FBI. Mark Riley, 52, is accused of possessing an obscene recording of sexual conduct by a child less than 16-years-old. He’s also accused of promoting the ... MORE
Steuben man charged with second-degree murder skips court appearance

Steuben man charged with second-degree murder skips court appearance

A Wayland man was taken into custody on an arrest warrant after skipping a court appearance related to a second-degree murder charge in Steuben County. Judge Patrick McAllister issued the warrant for the arrest of 30-year-old Derek Clark after he failed to ... MORE
House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation

House destroyed by fire in Canisteo, one treated for smoke inhalation

A house fire late last week was made worse by windy conditions, according to first responders in Canisteo. It happened at 5 Stewart St. in the village around 10:25 a.m. Two individuals lived at the two-story house. One of them was treated ... MORE