WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 5-13-16

Oneonta Police Department served a search warrant late Wednesday afternoon on two apartments at 2 Cliff Street, they discovered 2.5 pounds of marijuana, 185 Xanax pills, 120 packages of marijuana edibles & over $9400 cash. Police arrested 25 year-old Cody Schlafer and 33 year-old Bryan VanDuesen for Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, Criminal Possession … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 5-12-16

Former State Senate leader Dean Skelos was sentenced to 5 years in prison on corruption charges today, his son, Adam received a 6 1/2 year sentence in a Manhattan federal courtroom today. Skelos used his position in state government to pressure businesses to provide his son with $300,000 no-show job in exchange for political favors. … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-11-16

Republican Bob Bishop of Hamden drops out of 19th congressional district race. Delaware County Republican Bob Bishop has dropped his bid to replace Chris Gibson in the 19th Congressional District.  Remaining candidates include Republican John Faso & Andrew Heaney & Democrats Zephyr Teachout & Will Yandik. —————————————– State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli today called for changes … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS TUESDAY 5-11-16

Governor Cuomo today announced the launch of a statewide heroin task force charged with ending the heroin and opioid crisis in New York. The group is a coalition of experts in healthcare, drug policy, advocacy, education, and parents and New Yorkers in recovery, will build on the state’s previous efforts and use their expertise and … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS MONDAY 5-9-16

State Police arrested 53-year-old Kenneth Hines of Brooklyn for aggravated unlicensed operation and other traffic violations. This arrest occurred after a trooper observed Hines speeding at 92 mph, when the posted speed limit is 65 mph, on Interstate 81 southbound in the Town of Barker. An investigation determined his New York driving record showed him … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS FRIDAY 5-6-16

The Broome County Sheriff’s Office investigated an April complaint of Identity Theft, which resulted in the loss of $3000 from the victim. Deputies have arrested 41 year old Loretta Parliman of Port Crane, for 1st degree Identity Theft, Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument & Grand Larceny. Parliman was arraigned earlier this morning, future court … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS THURSDAY 5-5-16

Funeral arrangements for former State Senator Tom Libous have been scheduled for this Saturday. Libous died Tuesday following a lengthy battle with Cancer, at the age of 63. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at Church of the Holy Family at 10 a.m. Saturday. The family will receive friends and relatives at the church from … [Read more…]

WCDO NEWS WEDNESDAY 5-4-16

Governor Cuomo today announced that The State has revised its Domestic Incident Report, which will allow law enforcement to collect more detailed information to enhance investigations, improve officer safety and connect domestic violence victims with support services. Police officers are required by law to complete the report whenever they respond to a domestic incident call, … [Read more…]