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Tuesday Mar 3 | via 13WHAM
A 35-year-old man has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for killing a couple during a burglary at the victim's western New York home in 2013. Local media report that Davide Coggins of Elmira received the maximum sentence Monday in Chautauqua County Court for murdering 66-year-old Gordon Skinner and his 59-year-old wife, Joyce, in the couple's home in the rural town of Carroll, on the Pennsylvania border 65 miles south of Buffalo. Comment?
Monday Mar 2 | via Observer
Davide Coggins received a maximum sentence of 50 years to life in prison Monday in Chautauqua County Court, bringing to an end a harrowing two-year-long drama that arose from a grisly double homicide in Carroll. David Foley, Chautauqua County district attorney, said Coggins' sentence was the result of two felony murder charges, each of which carried a 25-year to life sentence. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 25 | via Steuben Courier
An Elmira man is facing a felony drug charge after allegedly being caught with eight pounds of marijuana, a stolen firearm and a large sum of cash. William Rice, 53, was arrested Tuesday on a Superior Court warrant charging him with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a Class D felony, according to a news release from Lt. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 10 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
Police arrest Elmira man, 32, in Twain plaque theft Elmira police say an arrest has been made in theft of bronze plaque of Mark Twain Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1Df39zU Elmira police have arrested Daniel M. Ruland, 32, of Elmira, and charged him with the theft of the bronze plaque of Mark Twain from a monument at Woodlawn Cemetery. On Friday, just before midnight, police said they made contact with occupants of a vehicle leaving Ruland's residence and said the plaque was recovered from the vehicle. Comment?
Monday Feb 9 | via Steuben Courier
An Elmira man has been indicted for attempted murder in connection with a New Year's Eve shooting outside a bar on the city's eastside. Anthony Swain, 20, was indicted by a Chemung County grand jury and charged with second-degree attempted murder, as well as second-degree assault, first-degree criminal use of a firearm, second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon. Comment?
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