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The Buffalo News
Second Buffalo man this week arrested for child pornSherrod Ogletree, 20, was arrested by federal authorities Friday for allegedly
Second Buffalo man this week arrested for child porn
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 days ago
Sherrod Ogletree, 20, was arrested by federal authorities Friday for allegedly producing child pornography. His arrest came two days after federal authorities arrested Robert Pritchett, also 20 and also of Buffalo, for producing child porn and sex... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man arrested and jailed in passport caseA 74-year-old Buffalo man was arrested Thursday on passport fraud charges linke
Buffalo man arrested and jailed in passport case
The Buffalo News / Posted 4 days ago
A 74-year-old Buffalo man was arrested Thursday on passport fraud charges linked to his alleged attempt to renew the passport of a man federal officials insisted died in 1995. Porfirio Rosa, also known as Luis Rosa, was ordered to remain in custody... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Horseheads man sentenced to prison on child porn chargesA Horseheads man convicted of producing child pornography will spend 19 years i
Horseheads man sentenced to prison on child porn charges
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A Horseheads man convicted of producing child pornography will spend 19 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Charles Siragusa also sentenced Daniel Sayre, 31, to 30 years of supervised release, according to U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man charged with child porn and sex traffickingA 20-year-old Buffalo man was ordered to remain in custody after his arrest Wed
Buffalo man charged with child porn and sex trafficking
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
A 20-year-old Buffalo man was ordered to remain in custody after his arrest Wednesday on a federal complaint accusing him of child pornography-related crimes and sex trafficking through social media sites. Robert Pritchett was arrested for the sex... Read more
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The Buffalo News
DNA on banana leads to arrest of pharmacy robbery suspectA suspect in the violent armed robbery of an East Aurora pharmacy last fall may
DNA on banana leads to arrest of pharmacy robbery suspect
The Buffalo News / Posted 5 days ago
A suspect in the violent armed robbery of an East Aurora pharmacy last fall may think long and hard before he eats another banana. Ryan Peltan, 30, a former East Aurora resident, is in custody in Ohio as a result of DNA testing on a banana that he... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Batavia man pleads to federal methaphetamine chargesROCHESTER – Gordon L. Montgomery, 57, of Batavia, pleaded guilty here Monday be
Batavia man pleads to federal methaphetamine charges
The Buffalo News / Posted 7 days ago
ROCHESTER – Gordon L. Montgomery, 57, of Batavia, pleaded guilty here Monday before U.S. District Judge Charles J. Siragusa to conspiracy to distribute and possess with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine. U.S. Attorney William... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Feds: Postal carrier took bribes to help dealers get marijuana through the mailDennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thurs
Feds: Postal carrier took bribes to help dealers get marijuana through the mail
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
Dennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny to a charge of bribery for helping drug dealers on the East Side of Buffalo obtain marijuana through the U.S.... Read more
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The Post-Journal
City Man Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute DrugsRichard Clarke, 47, a Canadian citizen living in Buffalo, and 32-year-old Barre
City Man Charged With Conspiracy To Distribute Drugs
The Post-Journal / Posted 10 days ago
Richard Clarke, 47, a Canadian citizen living in Buffalo, and 32-year-old Barrett Johnson, of Jamestown, were charged with by criminal complaint with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances. The charge carries a maximum penalty of 20 years in... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Nottingham Terrace man, Hertel barber charged with drug traffickingA 10-month, two-country investigation led to the arrests Thursday of a Canadian
Nottingham Terrace man, Hertel barber charged with drug trafficking
The Buffalo News / Posted 10 days ago
A 10-month, two-country investigation led to the arrests Thursday of a Canadian man living on Nottingham Terrace and a Hertel Avenue barber and the seizure of quantities of alleged molly and ecstacy pills and about $13,000 cash in two raids, U.S.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Feds: Postal carrier took bribes to help dealers get drugs through U.S. mailDennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thurs
Feds: Postal carrier took bribes to help dealers get drugs through U.S. mail
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Dennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny to a charge of bribery for helping drug dealers on the East Side of Buffalo get illicit drugs through the U.S.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Former postal carrier pleads guilty to briberyDennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thurs
Former postal carrier pleads guilty to bribery
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Dennis Bernhard, 56, of Derby, a former U.S. mail carrier, pleaded guilty Thursday before Senior U.S. District Judge William M. Skretny y to a charge of bribery for helping drug dealers on the East Side of Buffalo get illicit drugs through the U.S.... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Amherst radiologist admits writing fraudulent painkiller prescriptionsAlbert R. Cowie is an Amherst doctor known for his expertise in radiology. He’
Amherst radiologist admits writing fraudulent painkiller prescriptions
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Albert R. Cowie is an Amherst doctor known for his expertise in radiology. He’s also a recovering drug addict now looking at nearly three years in prison. Cowie, a 37-year-old graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine, became the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Radiologist admits writing fraudulent painkiller prescriptionsAlbert R. Cowie is an Amherst doctor known for his expertise in radiology. He’
Radiologist admits writing fraudulent painkiller prescriptions
The Buffalo News / Posted 11 days ago
Albert R. Cowie is an Amherst doctor known for his expertise in radiology. He’s also a recovering drug addict now looking at nearly three years in prison. Cowie, a 37-year-old graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Medicine, became the... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Nurse pleads guilty to illegal drug useLeyla Samadi, 54, a former Buffalo resident and nurse at Sisters Hospital, plea
Nurse pleads guilty to illegal drug use
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Leyla Samadi, 54, a former Buffalo resident and nurse at Sisters Hospital, pleaded guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford to illegally obtaining controlled substances by fraud. U.S Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said that... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Last of Schuele boys to surrender pleads guiltyAndre Wise, 37, the last of the 17 members of Buffalo’s Schuele Boys gang of vi
Last of Schuele boys to surrender pleads guilty
The Buffalo News / Posted 12 days ago
Andre Wise, 37, the last of the 17 members of Buffalo’s Schuele Boys gang of violent East Side drug dealers to surrender during a massive crackdown on the gang two years ago, has pleaded guilty. Wise pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Richard... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Pravin Mehta, ‘Dr. Feel Good,’ gets prison for dealing opiate pillsEven at the age of 77, Pravin V. Mehta is one of the faces of the opiate epidem
Pravin Mehta, ‘Dr. Feel Good,’ gets prison for dealing opiate pills
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
Even at the age of 77, Pravin V. Mehta is one of the faces of the opiate epidemic. The former Niagara Falls doctor signed tens of thousands of prescriptions over a five-year period and, at one time, wrote more prescriptions than all but one other... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Niagara Falls’ ‘Dr. Feel Good’ gets two years in prison for dealing pills, contributing to opiate epidemicEven at the age of 77, Pravin V. Mehta is one of the faces of the opiate epidem
Niagara Falls’ ‘Dr. Feel Good’ gets two years in prison for dealing pills, contributing to opiate epidemic
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
Even at the age of 77, Pravin V. Mehta is one of the faces of the opiate epidemic. The former Niagara Falls doctor signed tens of thousands of prescriptions over a five-year period and, at one time, wrote more prescriptions than all but one other... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Appeals court upholds Tonawanda Coke’s criminal convictions for polluting, clears path for health studyA long-awaited study into the public health impact of Tonawanda Coke’s manufact
Appeals court upholds Tonawanda Coke’s criminal convictions for polluting, clears path for health study
The Buffalo News / Posted 28 days ago
A long-awaited study into the public health impact of Tonawanda Coke’s manufacturing operations got the go-ahead Monday from a federal appeals court. The court, in a ruling that came just weeks after the case was heard, upheld the company’s criminal... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Buffalo man indicted for heroin and crack traffickingRashawn Crule, 40, of Buffalo was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for
Buffalo man indicted for heroin and crack trafficking
The Buffalo News / Posted 1 months ago
Rashawn Crule, 40, of Buffalo was indicted by a federal grand jury Thursday for allegedly trafficking in heroin and cocaine and illegally having a handgun in his Gillette Avenue home. U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul Jr. said Crule, if convicted as... Read more

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