Sheriff: Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K from another person over months

Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that a Hornell woman is in custody on felony charges after stealing upwards of $30,000 from another person over a course of months. Allard says Carrieann M. Gilliam, 37, of Hornell is accused of stealing $30,523 from December 2017 until July 2018. The money was stolen from another person in the Village of Canisteo.... more

Steuben County woman run over, killed by her own car

State Police said a woman from Canisteo was killed after being run over by her own car Tuesday evening. Troopers were called to the intersection of Fall Creek Rd. and Bearlick Hollow Rd. in the town of Hartsville around 5:50 p.m. A passing delivery service driver told troopers that a woman was found trapped underneath the driver’s side of the... more

Steuben duo charged with violating probation

Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports two recent violation of probation arrests. On November 26th, 2017, deputies of the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office arrested Brian E. Witherell, 36, of Bath as a result of a traffic stop on County Route 64 in the Town of Hornellsville. Witherell was taken into custody due to an alleged violation of probation warrant out... more

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