Trooper injured while making arrest in Lockport

LOCKPORT, N.Y. (WIVB) – A New York State trooper was injured early Monday morning while making an arrest at a Dysinger Road residence.

Rapids Volunteer Fire Company had responded to a Dysinger Road apartment building for activated fire alarm. Fire personnel were confronted by a resident, who was disorderly and hindering fire personnel from doing their duties. Rapids Fire requested law enforcement assistance, and New York State Police and Niagara County Sheriff’s deputies responded to help.

The resident refused to return to the apartment and became combative with patrols. While he was being taken into custody, the resident resisted and injured a trooper.

The resident, Corey W. Bilby, 29, of Lockport, was charged with fourth degree criminal possession of a weapon and disorderly conduct. Additional charges of second degree assault are pending. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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