Syracuse Police http://waer.org en Suspect in Stabbing Death Turns Himself In to Syracuse Police http://waer.org/post/suspect-stabbing-death-turns-himself-syracuse-police <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Syracuse Police have arrested a suspect in Saturday’s stabbing death in </span>Solvay<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> who they say turned himself in.&nbsp; 31-year-old Jerry Benton of 261 W.&nbsp;</span>Ostrander<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Ave in Syracuse is accused of second-degree murder for killing 29-year-old Brian Sheppard.&nbsp; Police have video surveillance and eye witnesses to help identify Benton as the suspect.&nbsp; Fowler was grateful the public helped.</span></p> Tue, 10 Jun 2014 18:03:57 +0000 Chris Bolt 19427 at http://waer.org Suspect in Stabbing Death Turns Himself In to Syracuse Police Syracuse Police Officer's Killer Eligible for Parole in 2020 http://waer.org/post/syracuse-police-officers-killer-eligible-parole-2020 <div>The man who fatally shot Syracuse Police Officer Wallie Howard, Junior in 1990 will be eligible for parole in six years after a ruling today by a Federal Judge in Utica to shorten his sentence to 31 years. &nbsp;Robert Lawrence faced life in prison but, became eligible for re-sentencing in 2012 following a U-S Supreme Court ruling.</div><p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 19:03:51 +0000 John Smith 13106 at http://waer.org Syracuse Police Officer's Killer Eligible for Parole in 2020 Seven Syracuse Corner Stores Raided for Willingness to Sell Purported Stolen Goods http://waer.org/post/seven-syracuse-corner-stores-raided-willingness-sell-purported-stolen-goods <div>Nine people associated with seven corner stores in Syracuse are now in trouble after Syracuse Police uncovered they’re willing to buy purported stolen goods. &nbsp;The sting operation involved a six month investigation as informants were sent into stores with products such as baby formula, razor blades, energy drinks and electronics. &nbsp;Store clerks would buy the items, even though they were told the items were stolen. &nbsp;A raid was carried out Thursday. &nbsp;Police Chief Frank Fowler refers here to ”undercover informants” that helped to build a case against the stores.</div><p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 20:30:20 +0000 John Smith 11899 at http://waer.org Seven Syracuse Corner Stores Raided for Willingness to Sell Purported Stolen Goods Georgia Man Arrested in Connection to 1985 Syracuse Murder http://waer.org/post/georgia-man-arrested-connection-1985-syracuse-murder <div>The Onondaga County District Attorney and the Syracuse Police Chief say a Georgia man has been arrested after evidence linked him to the death of his ex-wife in Syracuse dating back to 1985. &nbsp;Colleen Meadow’s estranged husband, Ronald Meadow has been charged with second degree murder. &nbsp;Meadow was found strangled to death in her Syracuse Apartment. &nbsp;District Attorney Bill Fitzpatrick says a particular investigator was instrumental.</div><p> Thu, 12 Dec 2013 19:11:16 +0000 John Smith 11846 at http://waer.org Georgia Man Arrested in Connection to 1985 Syracuse Murder Syracuse Firefighters, Police Help Special-Needs Children Enjoy Valley Field Days http://waer.org/post/syracuse-firefighters-police-help-special-needs-children-enjoy-valley-field-days <P>A swarm of Police and Firefighters responded to Valley Field Days today… they were helping young and special needs children get the most out of the fair. Buses from Syracuse schools pulled into the parking lot at Meachem Field while firefighters and police prepared to help them enjoy the festival.</P> <P></P> <P> Thu, 18 Jul 2013 17:34:33 +0000 Maximilian Eyle 5189 at http://waer.org Syracuse Firefighters, Police Help Special-Needs Children Enjoy Valley Field Days