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Entries for January 2016

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  • DWI suspect creates fracas in courtroom...
  • Local couple arrested for allegedly stealing guns from family...
  • ARC gets national recognition

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Howard along with Fostano allegedly stole a 50 caliber CVA Muzzleloader and a 12 gauge Mossberg Maverick valued at $700.
 

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DWI suspect struggles with police while in court

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The Arc of Orleans and Genesee ARC have been awarded a three-year National Accreditation from CQL.

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Annual awards recognize: Community Volunteer, Homeowner and Business of the year

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  • LeRoy man pleads guilty in child porn case...
  • Batavia woman pleads guilty to stealing from employer...
  • Traffic charge filed in two car crash last weekend

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Gibson observed removing a bicycle from a store shelf and attempted to return at the Service Counter, according to State Police.

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The larcenies are occurring in the Munson and Gilbert Street areas.

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Allegedly Robert Newland had brandished a knife and threatened a female victim.

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Her Blood Alcohol Content was recorded at a dangerously high .33 percent. 

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  • Murder charge dismissed against Christina Colantonio...
  • UMMC and Rochester Regional Health open new cancer treatment center...
  • Remembering Wanda Frank

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Police said the incident between two people was over money

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  • 28 year old Christina Colantonio was charged last August with intentionally killing her newborn child...
  • Latest autopsy concludes baby was most likely stillborn...
  • District Attorney says murder charge has been dismissed

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$1,800 to help fund a therapeutic horseback riding program for children with special needs.

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Bertch used a name similar to his own, however spelled differently possibly to avoid detection.

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Four individuals were being questioned about the circumstances surrounding the incident.

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Broadcaster, Actress, Director, supporter of the Arts

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  • Man shows up drunk  in Batavia City Court, police say...
  • Former Public Defender gets 5 years in prison...
  • Batavia woman accused of stealing checks from roommate

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Town officials shot down a proposal by APEX Clean Energy Lighthouse to erect a string of wind turbines in the town of Yates.

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Wentworth is accused of possessing and using an acquaintance's credit card to withdraw money along with stealing five checks.
 

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She continued to use the false identity while incarcerated.

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She was  stopped on Allegany Rd. for allegedly not wearing a seat belt

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  • City Council reverses course, no police consolidation...
  • Suggested change in sign ordinance to be studied...
  • Scott Doll again challenges his murder conviction

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Bescherer allegedly gave Deputies his brother’s name after being stopped for speeding.

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Henzel admitted to smoking a cigarette and crumpling it up on the porch which allegedly caused the fire.

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Deputies discovered eleven small bags of crack cocaine.

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Gaby was found hiding under a blanket in a closet. 
 

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Andrews was also charged for being in the presence of the protected party upon execution of his arrest warrant.

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The glass shards were scattered throughout the room where a 2 year old and 6 month old were sitting.

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  • Getting back to normal following blizzard...
  • Two car crash on Rt. 98 at Park Rd...
  • Batavia City Council meets tonight

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  • The storm clean-up has begun on the east-coast
  • Still flight cancellations and delays today at the Buffalo and Rochester Airports.
  • The Sheriff's Office honors their own

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  •  Winter storm warning still in affect for Mid-Atlantic states
  • Genesee County Sheriffs office announces its officer of the year.
  • Alabama man facing charges after domestic incident.

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  • East coast air travel will be impacted awaiting the Major winter storm named Jonas
  • An Alabama man is facing charges after a domestic incident.
  • Two Batavia residents use a stolen credit card for a spending spree.

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Johnson was arrested twice within the last month for selling and possessing crack cocaine.

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  • Police located the missing child that was reported on yesterday.
  • An accident in Batavia leads to multiple DWI charges for an Alexander man.
  • A Teen faces Rape charges out of Oakfield.

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She allegedly sold a quantity of Vyvanse to an agent of the Genesee County Local Drug Task Force.

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56 other individuals are being charged for misusing their EBT cards and SNAP benefits.

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It’s possible the teenager could be tried as a youthful offender.

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Over 1,500 indirect supply chain jobs estimated to be created.

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The regulations affirm that transgender individuals are protected under the state’s Human Rights Law.

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Aleesha is black with brown hair and eyes, she is 5 foot 5 inches tall, around 145 pounds, and is believed to be in the Rochester or Batavia area.

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Starting this season the two farmers markets will merge into one. The Downtown Batavia Public Market and the Genesee County Farmer’s Market will becom...

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  • No weather statements today.
  • A severe storm is forecast for the North East
  • New plans at the Lewiston-Queenston Bridge for travelers coming into the U.S.

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The officer was treated for a dislocated shoulder at the Wyoming County Community Hospital.

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Timothy allegedly stole a 6 gallon glass jug containing nearly one thousand dollars in change.

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Both Mason and Bogert face charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance and various other charges.

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A certified Drug Recognition Expert determined O’Leary was under the influence of Cannabis.
 

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Deputies discovered that 34 year old Julie Knupp had an active warrant out of Irondequoit.

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She was charged with DWI, open container in a moving vehicle and criminal mischief.

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Stamp submitted to a chemical test which showed she had a BAC of 0.21%.

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Crosson allegedly left a note that officers traced back to her.

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The Investigation continues into the death of three young Geneseo residents.

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  • A Lake Effect Snow Advisory continues for Orleans and Niagara Counties.
  • Details of the three deaths in Geneseo are announced.
  • Arrests in Batavia

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  • 38 year old Terry Smith of West Main St.
  • 44 year old Raymond Morgan of Lyons
  • 38 year old Shawna Pursel of Oak St.
  • 26 year old Nicholas Clark of Hutchins St.

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  • 44 year old Gayno Standsblack of Wehrle Rd.
  • 42 year old Timothy Pabone of Oak St.
  • 39 year old Frank Yanik of Pearl St.

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  • More warnings and advisories from the National Weather Service,
  • Today is Martin Luther King Day, a federal holiday.
  • It should be announced later today the circumstances surrounding the deaths of 3 people in Geneseo.

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  • Batavia City School Board Meeting
  • LeRoy Busted on Drugs
  • Batavia City Police Warn of Computer Scam

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In Livingston County, 32 year old Jeffery Murphy of Lakeville has bee charged with Felony Criminal Mischief and possession of burglar’s tools. He was ...

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Company commits to $300,000 payment to town of Batavia for water and sewer as well as assumption of fire district fees.

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If you feel have been part of this scam please contact the Batavia Police Department at (585) 345-6350 to report the incident.

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10 years of consecutive years of growth for the Downs.

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She also is alleged to have had a suspended license at the time of her arrest.
 

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Corke was arrested on an active warrant and is accused of possessing drug paraphernalia.

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  • Wind Turbines voted down in Yates
  • Mount Morris Man accused of rape and sex abuse
  • Warsaw man may land back in prison

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The union struck a deal on a four year contract with an annual raise of 1.8 percent.

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The new panels were installed with no cost to the department.

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Genesee ARC is moving ahead with plans to close down one section of its recycling operation and work with individuals employed there to find new positions.

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  • Two more inches of snow overnight-Lake Snow advisory cancelled.
  • A fire in a structure on the Perry Road in the Town of Pavilion.
  • The governor makes his State of the State Address.

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The Governor was not fazed by the interruption and continued to roll out his purposed 2016, 2017 State budget of $144 billion.

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Bressette allegedly forged several checks totaling over $450 from a female victim in December.
 

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Sandra LeBar was charged with a Felony DWI, Unlicensed Operator and Driving Across Hazard Markings.
 

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The wood stove apparently overheated due to a power outage in the area.
 

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Charged with Failure to yield right of way to a blind person in a crosswalk and expired NYS Inspection.

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  • Genesee County escapes the forecasted amount of snow.
  • The Lake Effect advisory for Genesee County, but a lake effect warning continues for Wyoming and Southern Erie County.
  • The Governor today will issue his State of the State and Budget Address.

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Perry allegedly received over $550 in SNAP benefits from October to December 2015.

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  • Lake Snow Advisory posted...
  • V-A to hold public meeting on vets cemetery in Pembroke...
  • Batavia Centennial Committee sets aside money for the next 100 years

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It was later determined by a certified Drug Recognition Expert that Stope’s ability to drive was impaired by cannabis.
 

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Mastin had two prior DWI convictions within the past 10 years which made the current charge a felony.

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Batavia's Lady Blue Devils are Rotary Club High School Girls Basketball Champions of 2016.
 

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Both are currently being held in the Genesee County Jail.

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There was also damage to a nearby mobile home.

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  • St. Joseph's School closed today, trouble with heating system...
  • Pedestrian accident takes the life of a Batavia man...
  • Buffalo Bills make moves in the off season

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  • A car pedestrian accident in downtown Batavia has taken a life.
  • A Batavia man has been injured in a one car crash in Alabama.
  • The weather is about to change and not for the good.

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  • Exammination of DNA in old murder case
  • Batavia Medical Center to hold public information meeting
  • Funeral Services for Batavia Business Man

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50 Mbps is the highest speed offered by Time Warner Cable north of NYC.

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Police: driver failed to yield the right of way.
 

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One of the DNA samples could not be matched to either Doll or the victim.
 

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Sheron said he would like to continue the high class operation he and the other members of the department have created over his 38 years with the Sheriff’s Office.

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  • Fire quickly contained in Stafford apartment building...
  • New County Nursing Home owner wants to expand clinical services...
  • Sheriff Maha endorses his successor

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"If this were a proposal for a nearly $16 billion increase in annual business TAXES in New York State, I doubt we would be even talking about it."

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Premiere Healthcare Management is buying the county owned and operated facility for $15.2-million.
 

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Maha announces he will not seek re-election to an 8th term and will retire at the end of 2016

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  • LeRoy parolee and stabbing victim, sent to jail...
  • LeRoy woman gets probation for welfare fraud...
  • Little objection to STAMP

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In addition to probation she is ordered to pay restitution for the $10,437.69.

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Officers reported a strong odor of alcohol emitting from the vehicle.

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Cuomo proposed cutting toll rates in half for frequent thruway travelers and completely eliminating them for commercial agricultural traffic.

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The high school girls basketball team raised over $10,000 for breast cancer research. 

 

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Brian Kelly of Nunda was found in possession of a quantity of Heroin and was later charged in a previous burglary.

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  • Drug Task Force completes six investigations...
  • Apartment building fire in Medina injuries tenant...
  • Batavia woman faces grand larceny charge

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Chris Collins is condemning the President’s actions.

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Following Governor Andrew Cuomo's announcement that the minimum wage for SUNY workers would be increased to $15 an hour.
 

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Anyone with information on the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact Detective Hill at 585-345-6373.

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  • Batavia City Council elects Jankowski new president,
  • a change few saw coming
  • Local insurance agency taken over by Tompkins

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Eugene Jankowski elected new Batavia City Council president, defeating incumbent Brooks Hawley by one vote

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“Call if you Can, Text if you Can’t!” is the slogan for the 911 communications advancement.

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The caller was reporting his cell phone had been stolen and that he had crashed his vehicle.

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Gasoline was ignited by a work light in the garage of the residence.

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  • Most employees will be retained...
  • Local office of Shepard, Maxwell & Hale will close

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Emilia Coffta born at 8:03am on January 1, 2016

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  • City Council to seat three new members...
  • Coldest weather of season grips area...
  • LeRoy Police investigate stabbing of parolee

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  • Larceny at Kmart.
  • Two-Car accident in Oakfield.
  • An Albion man is facing felony charges for allegedly setting his roommate on fire.

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