Update: Shortly before 8:00 p.m., the New York State Police Underwater Recovery Team located the victim. The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene. He is identified as 18-year-old Nicholas J. Russell, of Smyrna, NY.
The New York State Police issued more than 8,900 tickets during a special traffic enforcement period over Memorial Day Weekend. During the campaign, which started on Friday, May 22 and ran through 3 a.m. on Tuesday, May 26, 2020.
On May 23, 2020 New York State Police conducted and Underage Drinking Initiative in Tioga County. Eleven retail establishments were checked and all were found to be in compliance and did not sell alcohol to an underage operative.
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