Recent Crime News
Thursday Mar 26 | via Press & Sun-Bulletin
School official: Fight isolated, Elmira merger success School board chief says Elmira High merger a success, calls fight, arrests isolated incident Check out this story on pressconnects.com: http://stargaz.tt/1byEMUa Elmira High School's nearly seven-month-run as a new school was fairly smooth until March 18, when a large fight led to police agencies being called in and Wednesday's announcement of the arrest of 19 students. "You never like to see any type of confrontation. Comment?
Tuesday Mar 10 | via Steuben Courier
An Elmira man is facing multiple felony charges after police allegedly seized heroin, cocaine, prescription pills, a large sum of cash, and a firearm during an early morning drug raid Tuesday. Damien Moon, 23, was arrested on a Superior Court warrant charging him with two counts of third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and two counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, according to a news release from Lt. Comment?
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?
Feb 25, 2015 | 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?
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