41 charges given to suspect who held dogs in ‘deplorable’ conditions

first_imgThe Delaware County Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of 41-year-old Asir Azmat of Franklin, N.Y. and charged them with 41-counts of violating New York’s animal fighting and cruelty laws. A breakdown of the charges is listed below: The Delaware County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Town of Franklin Clerk, Dog Control Officers from the towns of Walton, Hamden, Sidney and Franklin, the village of Sidney Dog Control Officer and volunteers from the Delaware County Humane Society. Azmat was also ticketed by the Town of Franklin Dog Control Officer and charged with 19 counts of harboring an unlicensed dog. According to the sheriff’s office, authorities found no evidence of dog fighting activity, however, they observed “traumatic scars and injuries to the canines along with equipment” that are consistent with dog-fighting activities. On Feb. 5, the sheriff’s office says officers discovered 20 unlicensed dogs confined in “deplorable conditions” at a location on County Highway 21 in the town of Franklin. They say the dogs were without proper food, water or care.center_img Seven of the 20 dogs are now in the hands of the Broome County Humane Society. 21 counts of possessing dogs under circumstances evincing an intent that such animals engage in animal fightingone count owning or possessing animal fighting paraphernalia with the intent to engage or otherwise promote of facilitate animal fighting20 counts of over-driving, torturing and injuring animals – failure to provide proper sustenance The sheriff’s office notes that the charges are all misdeamenors. FRANKLIN, N.Y. (WBNG) — Authorities have arrested a man on multiple animal-cruelty related charges Wednesday.last_img read more

Bell Elementary in Kirkwood raises $2,800 for cancer patients

first_imgFor this years’ campaign the students raised $2,838.71. KIRKWOOD (WBNG) — Bell Elementary in Kirkwood held an assembly on Friday, culminating a three week long Pennies for Patients fundraising campaign. The fundraising campaign benefits the Leukemia and Lymphoma society. Over the last 12 years, the campaign raised over $15,000. Last year bringing in over $3,000 alone. “We always say small change can make a big difference, so I think its important for kids to know that even though they are a child they can make a big difference in the world, and a big difference in someone else’s life” said Meghan Leonard a classroom teacher and student council advisor at Bell Elementary. Inspired by a former Bell student who suffered from childhood leukemia, the fundraising drive has become a tradition at Bell Elementary. “So even if they can give one penny, that’s one penny more that is going to help those in need,” she said. At Friday’s assembly, multiple raffles took place, including one for a 39″ TV. As a fun “punishment” for reaching their goal, the class president had to run the gauntlet of kissing a mystery animal, take a pie to the face, and have a balloon of slime dropped on them.last_img read more

Tioga, Chenango and Delaware counties April 6 COVID-19 update

first_imgDelaware County 10 positive cases7 people are in precautionary quarantine28 people are in mandatory quarantine11 tests are pending5 people have recovered 41 positive cases42 people in mandatory quarantine6 people in precautionary quarantine18 tests are pending Chenango County The information released varies per county. For information on Broome County’s coronavirus cases, click here. (WBNG) — The following is the most up to date information regarding coronavirus cases in Tioga, Chenango and Delaware counties. Tioga County 39 positive cases247 people are in mandatory quarantine66 people are in precautionary5 people have recoveredlast_img

LISTED HERE: Broome-Tioga BOCES to continue free meal program through summer

first_imgHere are the pick-up sites and times for Binghamton City Schools, Broome County Schools and Tioga County Schools: While most pick-up sites will only be available twice per week, seven days worth of breakfasts and lunches will be available. (WBNG) — While the school year has ended, Broome-Tioga BOCES Food Services will continue to provide free meals for families this summer. There are pick-up sites at every school district in the BOCES region, including other locations as well. Residents can go to any pick-up site that is convenient for them. Viewing on our app? Click here!last_img

Shots fired investigation on Washington Avenue in Endicott

first_img—– As of 3:30 p.m., dispatchers and the Endicott Police Department could not confirm any details with 12 News. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — The Endicott Police Department is investigating a shots fired complaint. 7:26 P.M. UPDATE: 12 News has a reporter on scene. Police say the incident took place in a stairway of an apartment building at 25 Washington Avenue in Endicott. This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for more information.center_img 3:45 P.M. UPDATE: ENDICOTT (WBNG) — There is a large police presence on Washington Avenue in Endicott Thursday afternoon. ENDICOTT (WBNG) — A 12 News crew reports crime scene tape has been put near 25 Washington Ave. —– The investigation continues to be ongoing. last_img

Broome Co. Health Dept. releases health statement after positive tests found at 2 Binghamton locations

first_imgThe Broome County Health Department lists all health statements here. First, the health department says a person who was at The Colonial on Court Street tested positive for coronavirus. BINGHAMTON (WBNG) — The Broome County Health Department released two public health statements after learning two people tested positive for COVID-19 at two locations in Binghamton. If you were at there on Sept. 19 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., the department asks you to self quarantine until Oct. 4center_img Additionally, the health department says a person who was at the Ancient Order of Hibernians on Main Street tested positvie for the virus. If you were at the location from Sept. 18 or 19 from 6 to 8 p.m., to self quarantine until Oct. 3 or 4 respectfully.last_img