Cazenovia and New York State police blotters for the week of July 17 to 24
James P. Griffin, Cazenovia businessman and CEO of 54Freedom Companies, was recently indicted on a $1.6 million scheme to defraud investors since 2009.
Cazenovia and state police blotters for the week of July 10 to 17
The Cazenovia police blotter for the week of JUly 3 to 10
A routine traffic stop on Albany Street turned into a drug arrest that netted nine different types of narcotics, as well as drug paraphernalia and weapons, by the Cazenovia Village Police Department.
The New York State Police continue to search for the two prisoners who escaped from the Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora, N.Y., on Saturday, June 6. The escape of 35-year-old David P. Sweat and 49-year-old Richard Matt was reported to state police early yesterday. Both were incarcerated for murder.
Cazenovia attorney and local judge Patrick O’Sullivan announced his November 2015 candidacy for Madison County Justice on Friday, May 1, at the Pewter Spoon Café.
The Keeping Faith Fund of the Animal Alliance of Greater Syracuse has added another local case of animal abuse to four other cruelty cases for which they are seeking information and offering reward money.
Four stops signs in the town of Fenner and the main entrance door into the Fenner town office building were vandalized with spray-painted swastika signs recently, an action that will cost town taxpayers around $400 to fix.
Cazenovia and NYS police blotters for the week of March 27 to April 3
State Police in Morrisville have arrested three teenagers and charged them with criminal mischief, disorderly conduct and trespassing in connection to the February incident in which a Cazenovia High School teacher found two homemade bombs outside of her house.
A man suspended from Cazenovia College last year after being accused of raping a fellow student has been indicted by a Madison County grand jury and was arraigned Friday, April 3, in Madison County Court. Jeffrey Diaz, 22, of New York City, was arrested by Cazenovia Police and charged with rape in the first degree and performing a criminal sex act in the first degree, both Class B felonies.
Gabriel Sayegh, director of the New York State office of the Drug Policy Alliance, kicked off Cazenovia Forum’s 2015 lecture series with an authoritative speech about reforming the nation’s drug policy and the connection between the criminal justice approach to drug policy and America’s staggering incarceration rates. The event took place at Cazenovia’s Catherine Cummings Theatre on March 20.
Ronald Raymond Fischer Jr., the man convicted in February of the 2013 death of Cazenovia resident Maegan Spinder, was sentenced to more than 30 years in South Dakota state prison this week — the maximum sentence possible for his two felony counts of vehicular homicide.
New York State Police continue to investigate a Feb. 1 incident in the town of Madison during which two “homemade chemical bombs” were placed alongside the home of a Cazenovia high school teacher.