WYOMING COUNTY/Attica “Geek Squad Scam” averted thanks to an alert victim and local bank branch

Press release/Attica Police Department Over the weekend, an attempted scam of an elderly resident was avoided due to the quick actions of the resident and the Attica Branch of Key Bank. The resident received a call from a reported representative of the well-known and respected internet based computer service company …

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WYOMING COUNTY/Woman arrested for official misconduct and sex abuse after unlawful relationship with an inmate

Press release On January 17, 2018, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) out of State Police Warsaw arrested Joann Thompson, 53, of Wyoming, NY, for official misconduct and sex abuse 2nd degree Thompson was charged following an investigation from September 2017 into an unlawful personal relationship with an inmate while …

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ATTICA POLICE REPORT/Semi-truck driver charged after allegedly driving with a BAC of more than 5 times the legal limit

On December 3, 2017 at approximately 7:00p.m. , Officer Zufall of the Attica Police Department observed a semi-truck driving erratically on Market Street in the Village of Attica. After further investigation, Officer Zufall found the vehicle operator, Robert Cummings, 49, of Exchange St., Attica, to have a BAC of .21%, …

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STATE POLICE/Inmate charged after throwing feces at correction officer and another inmate

 On November 8, 2017, the New York State Police, Warsaw, arrested NYSDOCCS Inmate Luis Guzman, 28, currently housed at Auburn Correctional Facility in Auburn, NY, for aggravated harassment of an employee at Attica Correctional. Guzman was arrested for an incident occurring April 17, 2017 at the Attica Correctional Facility in …

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