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Recent Crime News
Thursday Dec 18 | via WSTM-TV Syracuse
An Auburn man is facing charges after investigators say he set two fires at the Mirbeau Inn and Spa in Skaneateles. 37-year-old Peter D. Lewis was arrested and charged with third and fifth degree arson, along with third degree burglary for setting the fire on October 8 at the Mirbeau, according to investigators. Comment?
Thursday Dec 18 | via The Post-Standard
An Auburn man has been charged with arson in connection with an October fire at the Mirbeau Inn & Spa in Skaneateles. Peter D. Lewis, 37, of Myrtle Avenue, Auburn, was arrested after Onondaga County fire investigators determined that he started the October 8 fire that damaged two buildings on the property. Comment?
Tuesday Dec 9 | via The Post-Standard
The Auburn man charged with assaulting a police office r while resisting arrest after he damaged a car in an apparent case of road rage was previously convicted of firing an assault rifle at a home in 2010, while his estranged wife was inside. James M. Knight, 28, of 9 Perry St., pleaded guilty in Jefferson County Court to first-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon in December 2010, according to the Watertown Daily Times. Comment?
Monday Dec 8 | via WHEC-TV Rochester
Police say they had to use pepper spray and a stun gun to subdue a 28-year-old central New York man after a road rage incident. Authorities say James Knight of Auburn was arrested outside his home Saturday night after hitting a police officer with a five-gallon bucket. Comment?
Sunday Dec 7 | via The Post-Standard
Police say they used a Taser to subdue 28-year-old James Knight, who resisted arrest and injured the officer about 8:30 p.m. Saturday outside his home at 9 Perry St., Auburn. Both the officer, whose name has not been released, and Knight were treated at Auburn Memorial Hospital and released. Comment?
Thursday Dec 4 | via The Post-Standard
The manager of an Auburn motel has been charged with inappropriate sexual behavior with several homeless women who were put up at the motel, The Auburn Citizen reported . Thakor H. Patel, 51, of Auburn was charged with second-degree burglary, first-degree sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child, sexual misconduct and second-degree harassment. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 26 | via The Post-Standard
A 22-year old man is in jail after he broke into a home and assaulted a residence, news reports state. Jonathon T. Foltz, of 16 Mann St.in Auburn, broke into a house on Tompkins Street at 7:00 a.m. Sunday, Cortland police said. Comment?
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