Sheriff: Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K from another person over months

Sheriff: Hornell woman stole upwards of $30K from another person over months
Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard reports that a Hornell woman is in custody on felony charges after stealing upwards of $30,000 from another person over a course of months. Allard says Carrieann M. Gilliam, 37, of Hornell is accused of stealing $30,523 from December 2017 until July 2018. The money was stolen from another person in the Village of Canisteo.... more

Hornell man charged with DWI after crash

Hornell man charged with DWI after crash
On Saturday, Steuben County Sheriff Jim Allard says a Hornell man was taken into custody after an investigation into a single-car crash on Buena Vista Road in Howard. Griffin M. Ellis, 35, was charged with driving while intoxicated, unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe start, and consuming alcohol in a motor vehicle. He was issued traffic citations, and deputies report that no... more

Steuben County man accused of intentionally injuring dog, abandoning it

Steuben County man accused of intentionally injuring dog, abandoning it
A Steuben County man is facing charges after Sheriff’s deputes say he intentionally injured a dog and then abandoned it. Philip Drew, 33, is charged with aggravated cruelty to an animal and abandonment of an animal. Steuben County Sheriff’s deputies allege Drew left an injured dog by a roadside in Hornellsville on April 26. Drew is due in Hornellsville Town... more

Steuben County woman run over, killed by her own car

Steuben County woman run over, killed by her own car
State Police said a woman from Canisteo was killed after being run over by her own car Tuesday evening. Troopers were called to the intersection of Fall Creek Rd. and Bearlick Hollow Rd. in the town of Hartsville around 5:50 p.m. A passing delivery service driver told troopers that a woman was found trapped underneath the driver’s side of the... more

McGraw man faces felony burglary charge in Steuben County

Deputies in Steuben County arrested a McGraw man on Saturday following a call about a suspicious circumstance. Deputies say Nicholas R. Fish, 19, was charged with felony third-degree burglary after the Sheriff’s Office received a call about a suspicious incident in progress. New York State Police, the Alfred Police Department, and the Steuben County Sheriff’s Office assisted. Fish is being... more

2017 Section V high school football play-off brackets

The top eight teams from each classification across Section V will begin first round postseason action as Sectional football action gets underway on Friday and Saturday. Check out all the match-ups and tournament brackets below… – Get game results and Connors & Ferris Bowl matchups at SectionVFootball.org more

Steuben County teen charged with sexually abusing child, exposing himself

State Police arrested a teenager from Steuben County on sexual abuse and child endangerment charges. According to State Police, 19-year-old Zachary Zigenfus was arrested on Tuesday after allegations of inappropriate actions with two children under the age of 11. Between June and August, Zigenfus is accused of having sexual contact with a child under the age of 11 at a... more

Hornell man gets 25 years for toddler’s brutal murder

A Hornell man will spend at least 25 years in state prison for killing a toddler. Dakota Miller, 23, was convicted in June of intentionally causing the death of 18-month-old Ian Maniske-Huff on Thanksgiving Day 2015. Steuben County District Attorney Brooks Baker said the victim’s death was carried out “in an especially cruel and wanton manner.” According to prosecutors, Miller... more

WILD BRUTE: A winery and tasting room in downtown Hornell?

The traditional model for the Finger Lakes wine industry is fairly straightforward: Build a tasting room and they will come. Typically, this tasting room comes with a production facility and a vineyard, although many wineries started with neither and sourced their grapes and rented production space elsewhere (a differentiation many visitors do not recognize). Regardless, the standard presentation for many... more

Steuben Co. teens arrested; found with stolen guns

Two Steuben County teens were arrested on Friday January 13th after police allegedly found them with stolen guns. Timothy A. Howe, 19 of Hornell, and Zaria D. Clark, 18 of Alfred Station, were arrested. They’re both charged with 2nd degree Criminal Possession of a Weapon and 4th degree Criminal Possession of Stolen Property. The arrest comes after several guns were... more

State Police: Hornell mom caused infant’s death through use of fentanyl, bath salts

A Steuben County woman has been charged with manslaughter as an investigation into the death of her then-newborn child continues more than three years after the tragedy. Britney Updyke, 30, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering the welfare of a child, according to State Police, who have been handling the investigation. Investigators say the infant’s cause of death... more

Painted Post sex offender arrested after violating probation

An organized probation initiative in Steuben County resulted in one arrest — after a sex offender was found to be violating the conditions of his parole. Sheriff James Allard and Probation Director Cheryl Crocker say they were assisted by State Police and that the six hour detail utilized three local agencies. They executed unannounced home visits of probationers to ensure... more

Hornell man charged with DWI in Penn Yan

A Hornell man was charged with driving while intoxicated in Penn Yan after a traffic stop on Sunday, according to authorities. Police say Joshua Wing, 32, of Penn Yan was driving to his residence when he was stopped by police and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was charged with driving while intoxicated, aggravated driving while intoxicated, and driver’s view obstructed.... more