• Erie Co. Blotter.


Buffalo, NY – Erie County Sheriff Timothy B. Howard reports the arrest of Robert Rovison in connection with a Grand Island burglary where a gun was stolen.

Erie County Sheriff’s Detectives assigned to the Grand Island case developed information which led them to believe Rovison, 21 of Grand Island, was a suspect in the Wednesday incident.

Thursday afternoon, Detectives along with members of the sheriff’s SWAT Team and Buffalo Police Department executed a search warrant at an Esser Avenue residence and recovered a stolen handgun from Wednesday’s Grand Island burglary and a felony amount of cocaine.

Detectives arrested Rovison and charged him with felony counts of criminal possession of a weapon, criminal possession of stolen property, criminal possession of a controlled substance - cocaine, criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, and attempting to destroy evidence.

Rovison is at the Erie County Holding Center pending his arraignment in Buffalo City Court on July 29.

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