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Man Arrested With 5K Worth of Cocaine

Man Arrested With

$5K Worth Of Cocaine

Oneonta Police seized bags of powder cocaine and more than $2,000 were seized during the arrest of Aaron Willey.
Aaron Willey

ONEONTA – An Oneonta man was arrested after police allegedly found him in possession of cocaine worth more than $5,000.

Aaron M. Willey, 31, was arrested Tuesday, June 13 after Oneonta City police, with the assistance of the state police and Department of Corrections, served a search warrant at his residence at 5106 State Highway 23, lot 82 in the Town of Oneonta. Police allegedly found 1.99 ounces of powder cocaine with a street value in excess of $5,000, as well as $2,472 in various denominations of US currency.

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Three Arrested With Heroin, Cocaine In Milford Home Raid

Three Arrested

With Heroin, Cocaine

In Milford Home Raid

Kwannasia Barnes
Keith Blush
Richard Cushnie

MILFORD – Three people were arrested after a search by the state police allegedly found heroin and cocaine at a home in Milford.

Richard A. Cushnie, 28, and Keith M. Blush, 37, both of Maryland, were arrested along with Kwannasia K. Barnes, 24, Binghamton, after state police executed a search warrant at the Milford home. During the search, police allege that a quantity of heroin and cocaine were found, as well as U.S. currency.

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Morris Sophomore Under Supervision

Morris Sophomore

Under Supervision

MORRIS – The Morris sophomore who allegedly made threats yesterday afternoon to shoot students at the school has been taken to a crisis center, according to Trooper Nathan Riegal, public information officer for the state police.

The 16-year-old student was transported to a crisis center under the Mental Health Law 9.41, which states that “… Any police officer…may take into custody any person who appears to be mentally ill and is conducting himself or herself in a manner which is likely to result in serious harm to the person or others. ”

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Morris Superintendent: Sophomore Threatened To Shoot Classmates

SOPHOMORE INVESTIGATED:

Morris School

Reports Threat

By LIBBY CUDMORE • Special to www.AllOTSEGO.com

MORRIS – A 10th grade student at Morris Central School is being investigated for allegedly threatening to bring a gun to school and injure classmates.

According to Superintendent Matt Sheldon, the student, who has not been named, made the threats yesterday, and Sheldon investigated the incident when it was reported to him. That evening, parents were notified by email and the all-call automated calling system that it was safe to send their children to school this morning.

“Our number one priority is the safety of our students and staff,” said Sheldon.

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Police Investigating Fatal Crash in Richfield

Police Investigating

Fatal Crash in Richfield

RICHFIELD – A Pennsylvania woman was killed on Route 20 in Richfield after her car drifted into the westbound lane and struck another car.

State Police allege that Jeanette M. Gilbeau, 47, Conneaut Lake, Penn., was driving a 2005 Nissan Murano eastbound as an escort vehicle for an oversize load when, for unknown reasons, she drifted into the westbound lane and struck a 2016 Chevrolet Silverado driven by John M. Templin, 37, Roseboom.

On April 17, 2017, at approx. 10:10 a.m., the New York State Police at Richfield Springs responded to an Otsego County 911 report of a two car motor vehicle accident on State Route 20, in the Town of Richfield, Otsego County.

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Cherry Valley Man Charged With Murder Conspiracy

Police: Cherry Valley Man

Tried To Hire Hitman

Danny Baldwin

CHERRY VALLEY – A Cherry Valley man was arrested after police alleged he tried to hire someone to commit a murder on his behalf.

State Police at Richfield Springs believed Danny Baldwin, 56, tried to hire someone earlier this month to intentionally cause the death of another person.

He was arrested this afternoon and charged with Conspiracy in the second degree, a class B felony, and arraigned before Town of Richfield Judge James M. Marzeski and remanded to the Otsego County Jail in lieu of $250,000.00 cash bail or $500,000.00 property bond.

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Girl Reported Missing From Oneonta Job Corps

Girl Reported Missing

From Oneonta Job Corps

Delany Ramos
Delany Ramos

ONEONTA – A 16-year-old girl is believed to have run away from the Oneonta Job Corps Academy early this morning and may be headed towards Rochester, according to state police.

Delany Ramos, a  student at Job Corps, was reported missing to police this morning.  She is Hispanic, about 5 feet tall, medium build and blonde hair.  It is unknown what she was wearing.

Anyone who has seen her or has information on her disappearance is asked to please call the New York State Police at (607) 432-3212.

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Pedestrian Struck By Car, Dies In Syracuse Hospital

Struck By Car, Teen

Life-Flighted, Dies

UNADILLA – A 15-year-old was struck by a car Monday evening while walking in Unadilla died this morning, according to State Police.

Edward A. McKinley II, 15, was walking in the westbound shoulder of Main Street in the Town of Unadilla when he was struck by a 2003 Hyundai Santa Fe that was also traveling westbound.  Mr. McKinley was transported by helicopter to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse with severe head and body injuries and succumbed to these injuries earlier today.

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Police Seek Tips On Stolen Truck

Police Seek Tips

On Stolen Truck

This 2013 Ford pickup truck was reported stolen and last seen near Binghamton on Sept. 22.
This 2013 Ford pickup truck was reported stolen and last seen near Binghamton Sept. 22.
State Police are looking to identify and interview the man in this photo
State Police are looking to identify and interview the man in this photo

ONEONTA – State police are looking to interview an unknown male seen in a surveillance video after a truck was stolen in Oneonta, and have asked the public for help.

A 2013 Ford F150 pickup truck, color gray, with New York registration 20811JV, was stolen from outside a home on Winney Hill Road at around 2 a.m. on Sept. 22, troopers said. The vehicle was last seen around 3:30  a.m. southbound on Interstate 81 near Binghamton.

Surveillance footage from a camera near where the truck was parked picked up an image of an unknown male, and police are hoping to interview him.
Anyone with information regarding the stolen vehicle or unknown male please contact Troop C at Oneonta at (607) 432-4844/(607) 432-3211.

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Sidney Man Charged With Shooting Cow

Sidney Man Charged

With Shooting Cow

Cutting
Cutting

SIDNEY – State police have charged a 22-year-old Sidney man for shooting a cow.

On Tuesday, troopers at Sidney arrested Nevin D. Cutting, 22, for felonies of aggravated cruelty to animals, criminal mischief 2nd degree and the misdemeanor of illegally discharging a firearm.

The officers alleged that on Sept. 19, they responded to the report of a dead cow found near Pine Hill State Land in the Town of Sidney.

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