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The Buffalo News
From his jail cell, inmate plotted a murder, and then escape, police say– When people are sent to jail, the idea is to stop them from committing more c
From his jail cell, inmate plotted a murder, and then escape, police say
The Buffalo News / Posted 8 hours ago
– When people are sent to jail, the idea is to stop them from committing more crimes, but Benito L. Gonzalez allegedly used Niagara County Jail and its inmates to plot even more crimes. Authorities say he not only tried to have his wife and... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Inmate in one murder attempt seen as plotting another– When people are sent to jail, the idea is to stop them from committing more c
Inmate in one murder attempt seen as plotting another
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 hours ago
– When people are sent to jail, the idea is to stop them from committing more crimes, but Benito L. Gonzalez allegedly used Niagara County Jail and its inmates to plot even more crimes. Authorities say he not only tried to have his wife and... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Inmate charged with attempted murderLOCKPORT, N.Y. -- A Niagara County Jail inmate has been charged with attempted
Inmate charged with attempted murder
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted yesterday
LOCKPORT, N.Y. -- A Niagara County Jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly plotting to have a Niagara County Sheriff's office vehicle ambushed. Benito L. Gonzalez, 33, has been charged with first-degree attempted murder... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Inmate charged with trying to hire hitman to kill wife was planning to ambush jail transport, authorities sayLOCKPORT – A Niagara County Jail inmate charged this summer with trying to find
Inmate charged with trying to hire hitman to kill wife was planning to ambush jail transport, authorities say
The Buffalo News / Posted yesterday
LOCKPORT – A Niagara County Jail inmate charged this summer with trying to find someone to kill his wife has been charged with attempted murder after authorities said he was planning to ambush a police transport as part of an escape. Benito L.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Driver in Wheatfield hit-run fatal gets short jail termleft the scene in Wheatfield nearly two years ago was sentenced Monday to a fiv
Driver in Wheatfield hit-run fatal gets short jail term
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
left the scene in Wheatfield nearly two years ago was sentenced Monday to a five-year probation term and six months in the Niagara County Jail. Sheriff’s deputies, who arrested Anthony J. DiFilippo a year ago, concluded he was texting while... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
State investigating inmate death at Niagara County JailLOCKPORT - In his cell and not responding. That's how DeJuan Hunt was discover
State investigating inmate death at Niagara County Jail
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 12 days ago
LOCKPORT - In his cell and not responding. That's how DeJuan Hunt was discovered in late August at the Niagara County Jail. The Niagara Falls man was being held as a suspect in a pair of alleged sexual assaults. Now, Hunt's death is being... Read more
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The Buffalo News
State opens probe of Niagara inmate’s deathLOCKPORT – The State Commission of Corrections has opened an investigation of t
State opens probe of Niagara inmate’s death
The Buffalo News / Posted 13 days ago
LOCKPORT – The State Commission of Corrections has opened an investigation of the Aug. 29 death of Niagara County Jail inmate DeJuan L. Hunt II. “We can confirm that an investigation is ongoing,” spokesman Justin Mason said Thursday. Hunt, 25, of... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Virginia man sentenced to jail for gun possessionLOCKPORT –State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Thursday sentenced D
Virginia man sentenced to jail for gun possession
The Buffalo News / Posted 20 days ago
LOCKPORT –State Supreme Court Justice Richard C. Kloch Sr. Thursday sentenced Dequan L. Tyson, 23, to one-year in Niagara County Jail on a reduced charge of attempted second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Tyson, who pleaded guilty on July... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Two Niagara Falls men face attempted murder chargespleas on charges of first-degree assault, attempted murder and criminal possess
Two Niagara Falls men face attempted murder charges
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
pleas on charges of first-degree assault, attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Both have been remanded to Niagara County Jail without bail. The victim told police on Aug. 20 that he was waiting for Williams to pick him up. When he... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Falls man sent to prison for violating probationrob it. The clerk refused to give them money, and the two fled. They crashed th
Niagara Falls man sent to prison for violating probation
The Buffalo News / Posted 21 days ago
rob it. The clerk refused to give them money, and the two fled. They crashed the stolen van into a parked car while trying to escape, police said. McClain was sentenced to six months in Niagara County Jail and five years probation on July 11,... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mom says man found dead in Niagara County Jail told family guards had beaten himL. Hunt II, the suspect charged with two sexual assaults at Niagara County Comm
Mom says man found dead in Niagara County Jail told family guards had beaten him
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
L. Hunt II, the suspect charged with two sexual assaults at Niagara County Community College and then was found dead in his Niagara County Jail cell, was an accomplished artist and author who was never in trouble before, his mother said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Mom wants to know why her son died in Niagara County JailL. Hunt II, the suspect charged with two sexual assaults at Niagara County Comm
Mom wants to know why her son died in Niagara County Jail
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
L. Hunt II, the suspect charged with two sexual assaults at Niagara County Community College and then was found dead in his Niagara County Jail cell, was an accomplished artist and author who was never in trouble before, his mother said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Man charged in NCCC sexual assaults dies in Niagara County JailLOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niaga
Man charged in NCCC sexual assaults dies in Niagara County Jail
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
LOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niagara County Jail inmate whose body was discovered early Monday morning. Dejuan L. Hunt II, 25, of Niagara Falls, was in jail on charges related to a pair of sexual assaults... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Inmate accused of two sexual assaults dies in Niagara County JailLOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niaga
Inmate accused of two sexual assaults dies in Niagara County Jail
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
LOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niagara County Jail inmate whose body was discovered early Monday morning. Dejuan L. Hunt II, 25, of Niagara Falls, was in jail on charges related to a pair of sexual assaults... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Inmate dies in Niagara County JailLOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niaga
Inmate dies in Niagara County Jail
The Buffalo News / Posted 29 days ago
LOCKPORT – Authorities are trying to determine what caused the death of a Niagara County Jail inmate whose body was discovered early Monday morning. Dejuan L. Hunt II, 25, of Niagara Falls, was in jail on charges related to a sexual assault at... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Father-in-law’ of soccer superstar sentenced to six years in fraud caseAlzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,
‘Father-in-law’ of soccer superstar sentenced to six years in fraud case
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
Alzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,000 in the scam. Rhys Jones, wearing a gray Niagara County Jail jumpsuit and a salt-and-pepper goatee, told Wolford he accepted full responsibility for his actions. “I... Read more
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The Buffalo News
‘Father-in-law’ of soccer supertar sentenced to six years in fraud caseAlzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,
‘Father-in-law’ of soccer supertar sentenced to six years in fraud case
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
Alzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,000 in the scam. Rhys Jones, wearing a gray Niagara County Jail jumpsuit and a salt-and-pepper goatee, told Wolford he accepted full responsibility for his actions. “I... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Briton sentenced to six years in fraud caseAlzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,
Briton sentenced to six years in fraud case
The Buffalo News / Posted 30 days ago
Alzheimer’s disease and ended up in a nursing home after losing more than $300,000 in the scam. Rhys Jones, wearing a gray Niagara County Jail jumpsuit and a salt-and-pepper goatee, told Wolford he accepted full responsibility for his actions. “I... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Somerset man accused of possessing car stolen in Floridainfractions, Voutour said. Rivers was arraigned before Hartland Town Justice J
Somerset man accused of possessing car stolen in Florida
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
infractions, Voutour said. Rivers was arraigned before Hartland Town Justice Joanne L. Sullivan and remanded to the Niagara County Jail in Lockport without bail. Rivers will remain in custody until he is returned to Hartland Town Court for... Read more

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