Archive for CRIMINAL

Western New York Opioid Epidemic

Western New York Opioid Epidemic

05/31/2017  |  Comments Off on Western New York Opioid Epidemic

I spoke to WGRZ about efforts to curb the opioid epidemic in Western New York. Click the picture above for... more

Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

05/01/2017  |  Comments Off on Uber/Lyft Drivers and Sex Offenses

Ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft were recently legalized as part of the new New York State budget. As... more

Raise the Age Proposal

Raise the Age Proposal

04/05/2017  |  Comments Off on Raise the Age Proposal

The New York State budget continues to be negotiated but, as of yet, no agreement has been reached. One issue... more

Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

03/14/2017  |  Comments Off on Teen Charged with Beating Two-Year-Old Boy

On Friday, a two-year-old boy was taken to the emergency room with severe injuries. He was put on life support,... more

Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

03/03/2017  |  Comments Off on Child Found Walking Alone in Niagara Falls

Yesterday morning, a passerby saw a 4-year-old girl walking alone near Frankie's Donuts in Niagara Falls. The young girl was... more

Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

01/06/2017  |  Comments Off on Towne Automotive Employee Charged with Embezzlement

Orchard Park Police have arrested Billie Becker for allegedly embezzling approximately $1,000,000 from her employer, Towne Automotive. I spoke to... more

Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy's Murder

Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy’s Murder

12/12/2016  |  Comments Off on Conviction Overturned in Buffalo Boy’s Murder

The conviction of Matthew Kuzdzal in the 2013 sexual assault and murder of 5-year-old Eain Brooks was recently overturned due... more

Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

12/09/2016  |  Comments Off on Criminalization of Business Regulation Violations

Over the past decade, criminal statutes and sanctions against businesses have surfaced from within federal regulations. These statutes allow what... more

Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

11/10/2016  |  Comments Off on Man Charged in Elma Accidental Shooting

19-year-old Jake Klocek has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the shooting... more

Woman Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in 2013 Hit and Run

Woman Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in 2013 Hit and Run

06/24/2016  |  Comments Off on Woman Charged with Vehicular Manslaughter in 2013 Hit and Run

Gabriele Ballowe, a 50-year-old former bar co-owner, has been charged with vehicular manslaughter in connection to a fatal 2013 hit... more