On Tuesday September 25, at approximately 3:19 p.m., investigators with the Oswego County Drug Task Force, in conjunction with the Oswego City Police Department, executed a narcotics related search warrant on a 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt, and its occupants, as it traveled northbound on State Route 481 within the city of Oswego. As a result of the search warrant executions, approximately 14.2 grams of crack cocaine was located and seized, according to police. Two people were charged.
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The second victim in a previously reported death that occurred at 347 Brecheimer Road in the town of West Monroe on Monday, September 10, has died, the Sheriff’s Office reported today (September 25). Michael P. Shane, 59, of 451 County Route 11, lot 31, West Monroe, died earlier today (09/25/2018) as a result of injuries suffered in this incident, police said.
The Great Lakes Seaway Partnership announced the release of Economic Impacts of the Port of Oswego, a report documenting the many contributions made by the port and Great Lakes Seaway Shipping to the city of Oswego, Oswego County, state of New York and Great Lakes region.
“It’s never too early to think safety. The calendar may say winter begins on December 21, but snow emergencies can take place in October. That’s why it makes sense to prepare for it now,” Dale Currier, director of the Oswego County Emergency Management Office said. “I urge residents to prepare their families and their property for the winter months ahead by taking some simple, common-sense steps today.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo today (September 19) announced six projects being funded under the Empire State Poverty Reduction Initiative in Oswego. The Governor’s $25 million initiative was created to help 16 communities develop locally driven strategies to reduce poverty and increase economic opportunity for all New Yorkers.
State Police arrested Chad Chapman, 33, from Syracuse, for Criminal Contempt 1st degree, a class “E” felony and Harassment 2nd degree, a violation, following a domestic incident that occurred Sunday in the Village Green Community parking lot. He is accused of violating an Oswego County Family Court Order of Protection during a altercation with the protected party.
Following unanimous passage in the U.S. Senate this evening of The Fort Ontario Study Act, bipartisan, bicameral legislation introduced in the House by U.S. Rep. John Katko, the Congressman released the following statement: “Fort Ontario and Safe Haven National Refugee Shelter are treasures in our community, and testament to the important role of Central New York in our nation’s history. The Fort Ontario Study Act has been among my top priorities since coming to Congress in 2015,” said Katko.
A Syracuse man who allegedly killed two Chili’s Restaurant workers during a robbery at the Shoppingtown Plaza, DeWitt, business on Saturday was reportedly captured and arrested early today in Fulton. William D. Wood Jr., 32, was arrested at about 1 a.m., according to a report by the DeWitt Police Department.
An arrest has been made in reference to the previously reported death that occurred at 347 Brecheimer Road in the town of West Monroe on Monday. Investigator have charged 33-year-old Mathew R. LeBoeuf of County Route 84, Central Square, with one count of murder in the second degree and one count of Assault in the first degree.
The Oswego County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the victim of an assault that occurred Monday at 347 Breckheimer Road, town of West Monroe. The deceased victim has been identified as Robert Diffin, 42, of 347 Breckheimer Road. At about 11:23 a.m. today (September 10), members of the Oswego County Sheriff’s Office were sent to 347 Breckheimer Road in West Monroe to assist emergency medical services. The victims were transported by Menter Ambulance to University Hospital At about 2:25 p.m., one of the victims was pronounced dead.