Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared the State of New York in a Public Health Emergency in response to the severe flu season. The Executive Order that will allow pharmacists to give flu shots to anyone between the ages of six month and 18 years. More than 19,000 cases of the flu have already been reported in New York, 2 children have died as a result of the flu.
On Friday, Sidney school officials announced that during one of the high school lunch periods, 7- .22 caliber shells were found and given to a school administrator. At the time the shells were found, students were at lunch and contained in the cafeteria. Principal Eben Bullock was able to track down the source of the shells and was able to bring quick closure to the situation. At no time was there a threat, nor was there any reason to believe there was any type of weapon.
40 year old Robert Wilsey of Harpersfield was arrested following a joint investigation by the Delaware and Otsego County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Divisions and the United States Drug Enforcement Administration in cooperation with State Police. Deputies charged Wilsey with 2nd degree Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance following the execution of a search warrant, for allegedly possessing over five ounces of Oxycodone powder, with a street value of $50,000. Wilsey was arraigned in the Town of Stamford Court and remanded to the Delaware County Correctional Facility without bail. Wilsey is expected to face additional charges shortly as the investigation continues.
The Chenango County Sheriffs Office arrested 57 year old Gregory Manwarren of Smyrna for 4th degree Criminal Mischief 4th and Endangering the Welfare of a Child. Manwarren was charged after a domestic dispute in which he caused damage to a motor vehicle, He was arraigned in the Town of Plymouth Court and was released on his own recognizance to appear in the Town of Smyrna Court at a later date.
Police agencies in Tompkins County executed a search warrant in the Town of Lansing, leading to the seizure of crack cocaine and the arrest of a Lansing resident. The New York State Police Community Narcotics Enforcement Team, Tompkins County Sheriff’s Office, and the Groton and Ithaca Police Departments announce the arrest of 27 year old Travis Anderson of Lansing, for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the 3rd Degree after police discovered 2 ounces of crack cocaine, a small amount of marihuana, a loaded 12 gauge shotgun, digital scales, and materials used to package and sell crack cocaine. Anderson was arraigned & was remanded to Tompkins County Jail in lieu of $25,000 cash / $50,000 property bond.