Erie County Sheriff's Dept. Report 2022
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Island Man Arrested for Dealing Cocaine - August 2022Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia reports the arrest of Amos Caldwell, Jr., of Grand Island, on drug-dealing charges. On August 15, 2022, the Erie County Sheriff’s Narcotics and Intelligence Unit executed a search warrant signed by Judge Mark Frentzel for Caldwell’s residence. During the search, detectives and deputies discovered a quantity of cocaine and a scale. Caldwell was arrested and charged with a felony count of criminal possession of a narcotic with intent to sell, a felony count of criminal possession of a narcotic, a misdemeanor count of criminal use of drug paraphernalia, and a misdemeanor count of criminal possession of a controlled substance. The 70-year-old defendant is held in the Erie County Holding Center pending his arraignment. The arrest resulted from the unit’s three-month-long investigation that revealed that Caldwell was dealing narcotics from his residence.
Deputy Sheriff’s Exam Offered - June 2022Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff John C. Garcia announces the Erie County Sheriff’s Office is offering a Deputy Sheriff’s exam for the Police Services Division. Interested individuals who are dedicated and ambitious are encouraged to register for the upcoming civil service exam by July 27, 2022. All applications must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the County of Erie – Department of Personnel at 95 Franklin Street, Buffalo, New York 14202.
The exam is scheduled for September 17, 2022, and all applicants must be at least 19 years of age on or before September 17, 2022. A $30.00 application fee is due at the time of application submission, and the fee is non-refundable. For a detailed description of the position and guide for the exam and how to apply, please visit https://www3.erie.gov/employment/exam/deputy-sheriff-criminal. All applications must be delivered to the Erie County Department of Personnel. Applications are not accepted at the Erie County Sheriff’s Office.