WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 2-5-16

Sidney Police Department arrested 62-year-old Thaddeus David of Oneonta, and 37-year-old Lisa Dougherty of Sidney, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, & criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, following a traffic stop Thursday night. Police officers located and seized 100 packets of heroin; David and Dougherty were arraigned in Sidney … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 2-4-16

State Police arrested 23-year-old Nicholas Degristina of Burlington Flats, for DWI & other traffic tickets, after troopers responded to the report of a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Otsego County Route 18 at State Route 80 in the Town of Pittsfield. Degristina is accused of failing to yield the right of way at a … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 2-3-16

The City of Oneonta Police Department Detective Division & State Police BCI arrested 18-year-old Duquan Davis of Oneonta for 1st degree Robbery, 1st degree Burglary, Criminal use of a Firearm, 2nd degree Assault & Menacing, following an investigation into an incident in January. Details have not yet been released and the investigation is still ongoing. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 2-2-16

The state assembly passed the Paid Family Leave Act today in Albany. Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie comments: (Heastie 2-2-16) The bill is expected to face stiffer opposition in the Republican led State Senate. —————————————————— State Lawmakers are continuing to tackle the education portion of the proposed executive Budget. Area Assemblyman Cliff Crouch said that there … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 2-1-16

State Police investigated a 1-vehicle rollover accident on I-86 in the Town of Windsor late Thursday night. 22-year-old Andrew Fuerteperez of The Bronx drifted off the roadway in his SUV & rolled over into a ditch. The rear seat passenger, 19-year-old Darien Frias of The Bronx was ejected, as he did not have his seat … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 1-29-16

The Chenango County Sheriff’s Office arrested 34-year-old Jodi Babcock of Bainbridge, who was stopped for operating a suspended vehicle, aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, and loud exhaust. During the course of the traffic stop hypodermic needles & heroin were found. Babcock is accused of possessing the heroin with intent to sell, she was also … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 1-28-16

P.M. NEWS THURSDAY 1-28-16 The Avon Breast Health Outreach Program has awarded a $60,000 one-year grant to Chenango Health Network to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of early detection of breast cancer and to assure that women in Chenango County are screened and receive follow-up care. Chenango Health Network’s Every Woman Counts in Chenango … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 1-27-16

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman today issued a consumer alert following a recent uptick in local reports of telephone scammers posing as officials from the Internal Revenue Service. The scams target seniors, students, and first-generation Americans, the caller claims to be an IRS agent, police officer, or even a member of the Attorney General’s Office, … [Read more…]