Wellsville Police Department has more than 100 individuals on its Wanted rolls

Over 100 individuals are wanted by the Wellsville Police Department. The law enforcement agency’s latest list shows most with county ties, and includes some 80 percent wanted on bench warrants. Some 10 percent are Pennsylvania residents. The full list of 108 individuals is available at http://bit.ly/3YJbXvl, with the Department available at wellsvillepolice@wellsvilleny.com or (585) 593-5600.

Allegany County assistant district attorney to switch sides

The second assistant district attorney for Allegany County is scheduled to switch courtroom tables March 1, becoming the conflict defender for those charged with crimes. Belmont attorney Peter J. Degnan is on the county Board of Legislators agenda this afternoon to be appointed to the new $103,680 part-time position, with duties activated whenever the public … Read more

Additional Allegany County department proposed to represent indigent defendants

Allegany County, NY, legislators will hold a public hearing next week on a proposed local law to establish a second county office to represent indigent defendants although no specific costs have been provided for what appears to be a several hundred thousand dollars venture and some lawmakers appearing to be unfamiliar with what is being … Read more

Freedom of Information Law is subject of Thursday Alfred University presentation

The state Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) and how it can be used in research will be the subject of a noontime lecture tomorrow, Thursday, October 20, at Alfred University. Ted Forsythe, a university alumnus and an adjunct professor of criminal studies, will discuss The Power of FOIL: Using NYS’s Freedom of Information Law as … Read more

Grantier named as new Allegany County probation director

A 24-year veteran employee will become head of the Allegany County Probation Department this week. Scott Grantier of Belmont, who has served as a probation officer for the past two dozen years, including 11 as a supervisor, will assume the role of department director Saturday following the retirement of long-time probation chief Robert Starks. Starks, … Read more

Starks retiring from Allegany County after 40 years with Probation Department

Allegany County’s probation director will leave his post at the end of next week after more than 40 years of service in the department. Robert Starks was recognized by the Allegany County, NY, Board of Legislators today upon his retirement next Friday. Starks began his service in August 1982 as a probation officer trainee and … Read more