BELMONT, N.Y. (WIVB) - An Allegany County woman joined her friend in jail after deputies say she tried smuggling drugs inside.
Terrah Budinger, 32, of Scio was visiting Michael Baum, 26, at the Allegany County Jail when sheriff's deputies say she smuggled prescription pills into the visitation area then passed them to Baum. Baum was searched by corrections officers who found the narcotics in the lining of his clothing.
Budinger and Baum were both arrested. Budinger has been charged with third degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, third degree criminal sale of a controlled substance and first degree introduction of prison contraband. Baum was charged with first degree promoting prison contraband and four counts of seventh degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.
After being arraigned, Baum was taken back to the Allegany County Jail on no bail, where Budinger joined him on $15,000 bail.
An eight-year-old boy was shot Thursday morning in Cattaraugus County. Officials are at the scene on West Road, in Leon.
There is another Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect for Erie, Wyoming, Chautauqua and Cattaraugus Counties from Thursday through early Friday.
Lake Effect Snow Warnings return today with the chance for an additional foot for some areas.
A 26-year-old male employee of Ying's Wings and Things told police that Haibo Jiang, also known as Jimmy Ying, choked him until he passed out.
A Good Samaritan died Wednesday while trying to assist the driver of a tractor trailer who got stuck in the snow.
Viewers sent in photos from the snowfall around Western New York.