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Achtyl resigns as Erie County sheriff's deputy

Oct 2, 2019
File image/Aaron Glazer

The man convicted last Friday of charges related to a violent arrest outside New Era Field in December 2017 has resigned his position as a deputy, the Erie County Sheriff's Office confirmed Wednesday.

File image/Aaron Glazer

An Erie County Sheriff's Deputy was convicted Friday afternoon in Orchard Park Town Court of charges in relation to an incident outside New Era Field, during which he roughly arrested a fan who confronted officers about his friend's arrest moments before.

Aaron Glazer

Erie County Sheriff’s Deputy Kenneth Achtyl has pleaded not guilty to four misdemeanors in connection with the December 2017 arrest of a fan at a Buffalo Bills Game. Erie County District Attorney John Flynn says he has to punish him.

Aaron Glazer

A man arrested at a Buffalo Bills game last December is pursuing legal action, months after an Erie County Sheriff Deputy's body cam video cleared him of alleged wrongdoing outside New Era Field. Now, the Erie County District Attorney is questioning whether the deputies should be further scrutinized.