21 July 2022
Major Eugene J. Staniszewski
Troop A Commander


On July 20, 2022, the Bureau of Criminal Investigation out of SP Jamestown arrested Aubrey E. Baize, 28 of Randolph, NY for Arson 3rd degree (C Felony).

On July 20, 2022, Troopers out of SP Jamestown responded to a house fire on 2nd Street in the town of Kennedy.  Kennedy Fire Department assisted with the house fire at the scene. Further investigation at the scene was done by NYSP Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Chautauqua County Fire Investigators Team. Area interviews were done and Baize was seen entering the house in question before the fire. Further investigative steps were taken which resulted in the arrest of Baize. Baize was processed at SP Jamestown and remanded to the Chautauqua County Jail waiting for an arraignment. The surrounding community and Chautauqua County District Attorney’s Office assisted in this case.

This is still an ongoing investigation.

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