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Adults ticketed after ECOs say teens hunting illegally

Public Safety TOWN OF CROGHAN — Two adults were ticketed after a pair of teenagers were found hunting using illegal means in Lewis County, according to the state Department of Environmental Conservation. Authorities said Environmental Conservation Officer Tim Worden was on patrol at about 12:30 a.m. Oct. 7 when he heard several gunshots near Old State and Resha roads. Authorities said the... 4:00pm 10/19/18

Driver injured, ticketed in crash

Public Safety TOWN OF VERNON — A Rome woman was hospitalized after her vehicle crashed into the back of a mail truck stopped on Route 365 Thursday afternoon. Sheriff’s deputies said Samirah Shehadeh, 33, was traveling northeast on Route 365 when she came upon a U.S. Post Office delivery truck stopped on the east shoulder, at a mailbox near West 11th. Street. Deputies said the mail truck had... 4:00pm 10/19/18

Threat at school leads to investigation

Public Safety NEW YORK MILLS — The investigation is continuing after a student made a “non-credible” threat at New York Mills High School on Thursday. Sheriff’s deputies said the student made a non-credible threat at the high school Thursday afternoon, but there was no immediate danger to any students or the general public. Deputies said they spoke with the student and the investigation is... 4:00pm 10/19/18

Public Safety Logs — Oct. 19, 2018

Public Safety Mutual aid logTo report an emergency: 911Thursday4:14 a.m. Oriskany Falls, Skyline Drive, Augusta, fire.4:17 a.m. Vernon Center, to same.4:28 a.m. Deansboro, to same.6:35 a.m. Bridgewater, State Route 20, accident.7:57 a.m. Verona and Vineall Ambulance, accident/injury.8:39 a.m. Sherrill and Vineall Ambulance, Peterboro Road, Vernon, accident.3:41 p.m. Oneida Castle, motor... 4:00pm 10/19/18

Kirkland Art Center worker accused of stealing

Public Safety VILLAGE OF CLINTON — An employee at the Kirkland Art Center is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from the organization by using an online PayPal account as her own personal piggy bank, according to the Sheriff’s Office. Jennifer K. Walker, 47, of New Hartford, opened a PayPal bank account in the name of the not-for-profit Kirkland Art Center several years ago, which... 12:00pm 10/19/18