New York State Trooper

Former state trooper pleads guilty to rape

Dec 10, 2020
Erie County District Attorney's Office

A terminated New York State trooper has pleaded guilty to raping one woman and impersonating a law enforcement officer to gain personal information from two others.

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The woman facing several state and federal charges in connection with driving into a line of police at a Buffalo protest was released from federal custody Thursday.

Soldier found guilty of murdering wife, state trooper

Mar 20, 2019
Facebook (with permission of family) and NYS Police

Jefferson County jurors have found former U.S. Army Sgt. Justin Walters guilty of fatally shooting his wife and a state trooper back in 2017. The verdict came down after a weeklong trial in Watertown.

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A Fort Drum soldier accused of killing his wife and a state trooper in Theresa, NY this summer has been indicted by a grand jury. The charges against Sgt. Justin Walters include first-degree murder and a long list of weapons offenses.

State trooper, woman killed in Jefferson County

Jul 10, 2017
New York State Police

A state police trooper and a 27-year-old woman were killed Sunday night as part of an apparent domestic violence incident in Jefferson County. Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered flags on state buildings flown at half-mast in honor of Trooper Joel Davis.

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State Police in Central New York have released the name of a trooper who died Saturday after an accident late the night before.

The trooper has been identified as 31-year old Amanda Anna of Liverpool. Anna lost control of her patrol vehicle and crashed in the Town of Hastings near Oswego. She was a six year veteran of the force, assigned to the Hastings Barracks in Oswego County.

Governor Andrew Cuomo, in a statement, sent condolences to the trooper's family. Anna is survived by her fiance, also a member of the State Police, and a four year old son.