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Today's Top Stories - Christmas Tuesday December 25, 2018

Rosno Case Seeking Witness; GoFundMe Created for Family.
Newly-appointed Chemung County Attorney Matthew Rosno was found dead this weekend, leaving behind a wife and two young children. Those wishing to help out the family can donate here to the GoFundMe page dedicated to supporting them. The death of Rosno is still under investigation as police continue their search for witnesses. According to police, Rosno was last seen on foot on his way towards South Main Street and out of a Hanover Square establishment in the Village of Horseheads. Those who may have seen him between 12:00 and 3:30 a.m. Saturday should contact the Chemung County Sheriff’s Office at 607-737-2933.


Cameron Woman Arrested on Drug Charge

State police have filed a drug count against a Cameron woman. Troopers said they arrested 35-year-old Laurel Cummings while she was on Mountain View Road-West in the village of Bath. She was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance. She’ll appear in court at a later date to answer the charge.


Savona Woman Arrested on DWI Charges
During a traffic stop on County Road 87, state police arrested 30-year-old Tiffany Vanderhoff of Savona. She was charged with driving while intoxicated, having a BAC above .08% and failure to keep right. She’ll appear in Urbana town court at a later date to answer the charges.


Painted Post Man Arrested for Impaired Driving
State police report the arrest of 46-year-old Chris Wheeler of Painted Post. Wheeler was charged with felony driving while impaired by drugs. Police say he had a previous conviction on the same charge in the past 10 years. He was initially remanded to Steuben County Jail on $5,000.


Lane Closures and Construction Suspensions Continue to Next Week
Temporary lane closures and suspensions of road and bridge construction projects for the holidays will continue on New York state highways until next week. These shutdowns were declared by the governor Friday for traveling New Yorkers and visitors to meet their destinations for the holidays. Temporary lane closures will continue until December 26th at 6 a.m. while highway construction is suspended from December 29th at 6 a.m. until January 2nd at 6 a.m.


STOP-DWI Holiday Crackdown Continues

The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office and the New York State Police are continuing the national enforcement initiative to crack down on impaired driving for the holidays.  Troopers and deputies continue the national “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign into next week on Tuesday, January 1st. Drivers can expect to see sobriety checkpoints, along with more police on roadways during this campaign. During last year’s crackdown, State Police issued more than 40,000 tickets. There were 645 people arrested for DWI and 10 people killed in motor vehicle crashes.

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