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NYSEG & RG&E Warn of Bill-Paying Scams

New York State Electric and Gas and Rochester Gas and Electric are warning customers about bill payment scams.

The utilities say they continues to learn about fraudulent activities where customers are contacted by email, phone or in person and asked to pay current or past due charges

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Owego’s Mayor is Arrested For DWI

 

The Mayor of the Village of Owego says he made a serious mistake and is sorry after being arrested for driving while intoxicated Saturday night. 

Mayor Kevin Millar issued a statement over the weekend saying “This is a personal issue and a personal problem.”  He

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Kathy Whyte/ WNBF News

Cortland County Man is Accused of Trying to Steal Backhoe & Chainsaws

A Village of Homer resident is accused of driving off with a $25,000 backhoe from another Homer resident’s barn.
Cortland County Sheriff’s officials say a suspicious person was reported entering the barn on Little York Crossing Road at around 8 p

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Castle Creek Meth Lab Busted

 

New York State Police say they have shut down a methamphetamine laboratory in Castle Creek. 

Troopers and the Vestal Police raided a mobile home on Route 11 following a three week investigation into meth sale and manufacture. 

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Endwell Man is Wanted in Virginia For Child Pornography

 

Broome County Sheriff’s officials say they found a fugitive from justice, wanted in Virginia for child pornography, at  his home in Endwell. 

24 year old Nicholas Restino reportedly traveled with a girl from New York to Virginia, engaged in sexual relations and recorded a sex act with an underage girl. 

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Heroin Seized After Owego Traffic Stop

A New York City man faces a felony drug possession charge following a traffic stop in Tioga County.

Authorities say 28-year-old Donnell Grant was pulled over by a sheriff's deputy in the village of Owego

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Kathy Whyte/WNBF News

Cortland County Man Accused of Stealing a Stove

 

A Cortland County man is charged with criminal mischief and petit larceny for allegedly stealing a woodstove and trying to sell it to another person.  41 year old Scott Barber of Marathon has been ordered to appear in Town of Cincinnatus Court later this month.

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Man Charged With Arson In Norwich Blaze

An arrest has been made in connection with a fire at a town of Norwich storage facility that destroyed Toys for Tots donations and thousands of dollars worth of other items.

Authorities say 25-year-old Michael Golotty has been charged with felony arson and burglary

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Ohio Fugitive Found On Endicott’s North Side

A man wanted as a fugitive in Ohio was taken into custody in Endicott.

Authorities say an anonymous caller tipped off the Broome County Sheriff's Office that 31-year-old Matthew Bateman was staying at an apartment on the North Side of the village

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Bob Joseph/WNBF News

Oneida County Men Charged In Walmart Theft

Two Oneida County men have been accused of stealing about $600 worth of merchandise from the Norwich Walmart store.

Authorities say the suspects were chased from the store on Route 12 by Walmart employees

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