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Police seek help identifying theft suspect

Public Safety State police are asking for your help in tracking down a drill thief from the Runnings store on Rome-Taberg Road. State police said a white male in an NFL-brand coat and red striped hat stole a Dewalt drill from the Runnings store in December. The man whore dark pants and shoes, with a red and blue-striped, NFL-brand winter coat. He also wore a red-striped winter hat. Anyone... 4:10pm 01/17/17

Overdose victim rescued in Augusta, deputies say

Public Safety TOWN OF AUGUSTA —An overdose victim was rescued by the Sheriff’s Office on Oliver Road Monday night. Sheriff’s deputies said they were dispatched to a residence on Oliver Road for a heroin overdose at 8:16 p.m. Responding officers administered two doses of the drug Naloxone, reviving the victim. The man was then transported to St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Utica for further... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Utica woman arrested after drug raid

Public Safety A 30-year-old Utica woman was busted with a felony amount of narcotics. Police said Tanequa A. Kennedy was taken into custody after a search warrant was executed on Mary Street in Utica on Jan. 11. Police said they found quantities of heroin, cocaine and marijuana during the search. Kennedy is charged with one count each of third, fourth and seventh-degree possession of a... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Man accused of choking woman

Public Safety A 25-year-old man is accused of choking his ex-girlfriend on Henry Street Monday night. Police said Sheldon R. Brown III, of 501 E. Dominick St., shoved his ex-girlfriend and choked her during a dispute at her residence at about 5:49 p.m. Police said Brown also stood in front of the bedroom door to keep the woman from leaving. Police said Brown is charged with one count each... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Teen charged with pot possession

Public Safety TOWN OF LEE — A Rome teenager was busted with marijuana during a traffic stop Saturday afternoon, according to law enforcement officials. State police said Austin M. Bull, 19, was pulled over on Lee Center-Taberg Road at 3:48 p.m. Once he was stopped, troopers said Bull was found with 31.5 grams of marijuana. Bull is charged with one count of fifth-degree possession of... 4:00pm 01/17/17

Public Safety Logs — Jan. 17, 2017

Public Safety Mutual aid logMonday6:46 a.m. New Hartford Fire Department and Edwards Ambulance, Sanger Avenue, motor vehicle accident.7:36 a.m. Waterville Fire Department, Huntington Place, odor of gas.8:30 a.m. Boonville Fire Department, Route 12, odor of gas.12:18 p.m. Oriskany Fire Department, Ridge Road, water break.2:03 p.m. Holland Patent Fire Department and Prospect Ambulance, Main... 4:00pm 01/17/17