BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Sheriff's Deputy who was convicted of three misdemeanors has resigned from his position.
Ken Achtyl resigned as deputy according to a statement from the sheriff's office. He submitted a letter to the sheriff's office. Sheriff Howard discussed employment options with the county attorney's office and also reviewed past dismissals of employees at the sheriff's office.
Achtyl and his partner, James Flowers, are facing a civil suit from Nicholas Belsito