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Updated May 26, 2015 at 5:44 PM

HERKIMER— A West Winfield woman has been charged with defrauding the Herkimer County Department of Social Services of more than $2,000.Amy L. Gillette, 39, was arrested on May 20 and charged with felony fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree grand larceny and first-degree offering a false instrument for filing, after the Herkimer County Sheriff’s Department Welfare Unit said she received $2,274 between October 2013 and March 2015 by allegedly submitting false income...

Updated May 14, 2015 at 5:34 PM

FRANKFORT — Town of Frankfort police arrested two juveniles after a report about a burglary in process on May 13.Police said they were called to the former Charlestown Mall on Turner Street and apprehended two suspects with the...

Updated May 12, 2015 at 5:18 PM

HERKIMER — The Herkimer County Sheriff's Office Welfare Fraud Unit arrested a Herkimer woman on May 11 after a month-long investigation.Amanda K. Pohleven, no age given, was charged with fourth-degree welfare fraud, fourth-degree...

Updated Apr 28, 2015 at 5:35 PM

TOWN OF RUSSIA — A town of Russia woman was arrested after her fifth police pursuit in five days.Sarah Wellington, 46, was arrested by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office around 2:30 p.m. Sunday after leading state police and a...

Updated Apr 1, 2015 at 5:28 PM

HERKIMER — Herkimer County Judge John Crandall sentenced an Ilion man to a determinate term of five years in prison with five years of post release supervision on March 26.Crandall sentenced Russell Huffman, of 230 S. Third Ave.,...

Updated Mar 24, 2015 at 3:27 PM

ILION — Ilion police have made a fifth arrest in connection to a methamphetamine lab bust from last month.Joseph R. Perrigo, 24, of State Highway 331, St. Johnsville, was arrested on March 24 and charged with third-degree unlawful...

Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 10:58 AM

As prisons continue to grow and states struggle to pay the costs, the disastrous consequences of the prison industrial complex have come into focus.

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