Final Defendant Sentenced in Elmira Heroin Ring

The final defendant in a major Elmira heroin trafficking ring has been sentenced in federal court. On Wednesday, 31-year-old Scott Washington of Elmira was ordered to prison for ten years. He was convicted of... Read More.

Chemung Sheriff Schrom Warns of SSA Scam

Chemung County Sheriff’s Office alerts residents about an increase in calls from individual(s) posing as a representative from the Social Security Administration (SSA). These calls... Read More.

2 More Drug Dealers Sentenced

Two more opioid dealers have been sentenced in federal court for their roles in an Elmira drug trafficking ring. In court Tuesday, 28-year-old Anthony Prettyman of Elmira who was convicted of conspiracy to possess... Read More.

Elmira Woman Faces Weapons Charge

Chemung County deputies report the arrest of 28-year-old Belitza Perez of Elmira. She was taken into custody at the Human Resource Center in Elmira and charged with Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the... Read More.

Chemung County Sex Offender In Trouble

A Chemung County sex offender is in trouble with the law. The Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of 30 year-old STEVEN VANZILE of Southport for failure to notify the Division of Criminal Justice Services... Read More.

Two More Arrested for Drug Trafficking

Two more opioid dealers have been sentenced for their roles in an Elmira area drug trafficking ring. The U.S. Attorney’s Office says that 30-year-old Robert Elford of Oneida was sentenced to serve 121 months... Read More.

Chemung Sheriff Warns of Utility Scam

The Chemung County Sheriff’s Office reminds everybody to use caution when allowing access to your homes by utility workers. These workers should show identification and properly identifying themselves.   There has been a recent report in... Read More.