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Wild Chase And Fights In Corning

September 28, 2022

From Corning Police Chief Jeff Spaulding:

“On September 28, 2022 at about 7:45 am members of the Corning Police Department were dispatched to the area of Walnut Street and Denison Parkway for a report that an unknown male subject had entered an area business and stole merchandise. It was reported that he had left the business and then attacked an occupied school bus being driven near that intersection. This person did over $5,000 worth of damage to the bus but did not attempt to enter the bus which had middle school students on board. The bus driver took evasive action and drove away from the scene. This subject then picked up and threw a brick through a passing vehicle’s windshield. He then fled easterly on Denison Parkway. This subject then traveled to the intersection of Cedar Street and Denison Parkway where he then entered an area business and damaged property therein. This subject then exited this business and was confronted by members of the Corning Police. The subject verbally challenged the officers and announced that he was going to resist arrest. As Officers attempted to arrest him, he physically fought with officers. During the arrest, one member of the Corning Police Department was injured. The injured officer was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

“The unknown subject has been identified as EMMET JOHN KANE, 28 years old, currently homeless but originally from Elmhurst, NY. Mr KANE stated to police that he was from Ireland, and that it was his intent to get on a bus to New York City and then flee this State and Country when he gets released from jail.

KANE faces the following charges:

Petit Larceny – an A misdemeanor

Criminal Mischief 2nd Degree – a D felony

Criminal Mischief 3rd Degree – an E felony

Criminal Mischief 4th Degree – an A misdemeanor

Resisting Arrest – an A misdemeanor

Assault 2nd Degree – a D felony

“KANE was taken to the Corning Police Department for processing and was then taken to the Steuben County Jail to await an afternoon arraignment in Centralized Arraignment Part (CAP) Court.”