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2007 News Archive


Mayor Brown Demonstrates City's New Portable Surveillance Camera System
Dec-28-2007 — Portable camera will be used during upcoming downtown New Year's Eve celebration; new portable camera part of city's security camera neighborhood crime prevention security camera network.
BPD Investigate Christmas Night Shooting
Dec-26-2007 — Buffalo Police need your help following a Christmas Night shooting in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant.
West Side Murder Suspect Arrested
Dec-21-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives, with a big assist from members of the NYS Violent Felony Warrant Squad, have arrested 22 year old Kelvin Penaloza and charged him with second degree murder.
BPD Recover Vehicle After Early Morning Homicide
Dec-18-2007 — Buffalo Police have recovered a vehicle they believe was stolen following an early morning homicide on Navel Avenue.
Bank Robbery Suspect Caught on Tape
Dec-17-2007 — Buffalo Police need the publics help following a bank robbery Friday afternoon at the Greater Buffalo First Niagara Savings Bank on Connecticut Street.
BPD Investigate East Side Homicide
Dec-14-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating Thursday night's homicide that claimed the life of a 19 year old.
New Recruits Get into the Holiday Spirit
Dec-13-2007 — The new officers put their wrapping skills to the test as they packaged up presents for the upcoming annual Blue Pride Family Christmas Party.
BPD Arrest West Side Shooting Suspect
Dec-12-2007 — Buffalo Police moved quickly to arrest a suspect early Tuesday night after shots were fired at a car and a home.
Two Arrested in School Incident
Dec-11-2007 — Buffalo Police arrested two juveniles and charged them with criminal possession of a weapon following an incident at School #19 Tuesday morning
Six Arrested in Parkside Burglaries
Dec-08-2007 — Buffalo Police have arrested six suspects in connection with this week's burglaries in the Parkside district. A press conference was held at 3pm Saturday afternoon to announce the arrests.
Message from Andolina and Parete
Dec-05-2007 — Two Buffalo Police Officers, injured one year ago during a shooting incident, send a message of thanks to Western New York.
BPD Officer Involved in Shooting
Dec-05-2007 — A veteran Buffalo Police Officer discharged his weapon during a chase with suspects Tuesday morning.
BPD Investigate Overnight Shooting
Dec-04-2007 — Buffalo Police Detectives are looking for a suspect or suspects following an early morning shooting on Sunnyside Place.
BPD Arrest Woman in Husband's Death
Dec-01-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives have arrested a 42 year old Buffalo woman and charged her with the murder of her husband.
BPD Make Arrest in Attempted Murder Case
Nov-27-2007 — Buffalo Police arrested a woman Monday evening in connection with an early morning fire, in which a man was critically injured.
BPD Investigate Restaurant Burglary
Nov-26-2007 — The Buffalo Police Department is investigating two burglaries at the same restaurant in less than a week.
14 New Police Officers Sworn In by BPD
Nov-19-2007 — Commissioner H. McCarthy Gipson announced the addition of fourteen new Police Officers to the Buffalo Police Department on Monday afternoon. Twelve of the hires are former Buffalo Municipal Housing Authority Officers.
BPD Investigate Early Afternoon Shooting
Nov-14-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating an early afternoon shooting that sent one man to the hospital.
Homicide Investigation Intensifies
Nov-13-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are now looking for at least two suspects in connection with Monday night's homicide near the corner of Walden Avenue and Academy Road.
West Side Raid Nets Heroin Suspects
Nov-13-2007 — The Buffalo Police Narcotics Squad rounded up several suspects after an early morning drug raid this past Saturday, November 10th.
Arrest Made in Fillmore Avenue Homicide
Nov-07-2007 — Buffalo Police have arrested 19 year old Kevin D. Rogers of Gibson Street in connection with Tuesday morning’s homicide at 880 Fillmore Avenue.
Breaking News
Nov-07-2007 — The Buffalo Police Department has scheduled a 4pm press conference for Wednesday afternoon to announce significant developments regarding Tuesday's homicide that happened at 880 Fillmore Avenue.
Buffalo Police Investigate Late Morning Homicide
Nov-06-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating a late morning shooting at a gas station at 880 Fillmore Avenue.
Arrest Made in Restaurant Robbery
Nov-05-2007 — Buffalo Police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery at a Subway Restaurant. The robbery happened Friday night and by Sunday afternoon Buffalo Police had charged a 45 year old Buffalo man with first degree robbery.
Buffalo Police Investigate Fatal Shooting
Oct-29-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are looking into a Sunday morning shooting that left one man dead and another in critical condition.
Crime Report for Thursday, October 25th
Oct-25-2007 — Buffalo Police made a quick arrest following a late night shooting on South Park Avenue. Police arrested a 23 year old man and charged him with attempted murder
Breaking News
Oct-24-2007 — Three men were arrested after Buffalo Police received a tip from a watchful businessman. The three suspects had pulled off three different robberies before Buffalo Police arrested them Tuesday afternoon.
Crime Update for Monday, October 22
Oct-22-2007 — The Buffalo Police Swat Unit moved swiftly to put an end to a standoff that lasted nearly five hours.
Buffalo Police Net Four Arrests in West Side Raid
Oct-20-2007 — The Buffalo Police Narcotics Unit along with the New York State Attorney Generals Organized Crime Task Force executed several search warrants this afternoon at 534 Plymouth Avenue. This was the culmination of a five month investigation into drug dealing on the westside of Buffalo. Arrested today were: Elliott Fuentes, DOB 6-7-73 of 534 Plymouth. Reinaldo Torres, DOB 10-17-54 of 534 Plymouth. Enrique Quiaras, DOB 1-2-84 of 534 Plym
Crime Report for Friday, October 19th
Oct-19-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives have identified the body found Thursday afternoon under a pile of tires.
Crime Update for Thursday, October 18th
Oct-18-2007 — Buffalo Police Homicide Detectives are investigating an apparent homicide on the city's East side.
BPD and Other Western New York Agencies Announce Major Drug Round-up
Oct-18-2007 — An indictment was unsealed today charging a number of people with selling significant quantities of crack cocaine throughout the Salamanca, NY and Bradford, PA areas from June 2005 up until October 2007.
Residents Help Police Solve Copper Caper
Oct-17-2007 — Two South Buffalo teenagers have been arrested after residents alerted Police to the pairs copper stealing crime spree.
Crime Update for Wednesday, October 17th
Oct-17-2007 — Buffalo Police are investigating at least one shooting and one stabbing. The shooting happened in the 100 block of Sweet Avenue and the stabbing happened on St.Louis Street.
Buffalo Police Investigate Shooting
Oct-16-2007 — Buffalo Police are investigating an apparent shooting in the area of Grant Street and Bird Avenue that occurred around 1:45 Tuesday afternon.
Officers Track Down Purse Snatcher
Oct-16-2007 — Buffalo Police Officers tracked down a would be purse snatcher early Sunday morning on Arlington Place. Two Buffalo Police Officers from B District caught the suspect after a foot chase through several yards around 1:40am Sunday morning.
Youth Academy set for October 20th
Oct-10-2007 — Police Commissioner H. McCarthy Gipson announces the 13th annual Youth Police Academy for 7th and 8th graders.
Buffalo Police Continue to Alert Women About Sexual Attacker
Sep-21-2007 — Buffalo Police are continuing their investigation into a robber/sexual attacker who had struck at least six different times in and around the Gates Circle area. The attacks occurred in about a week to ten day span starting in mid September.
Buffalo Police Cold Case Squad Cracks 1993 Case
Sep-19-2007 — The Buffalo Police Cold Case Squad solved a murder case dating back to September of 1993 with the arrest of a Kenmore man. Cold Case Detectives arrested 55 year old Dennis Donohue of School Street and charged him with second degree murder.