Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on January 5, 2019
LeRoy Police arrest four in connection with car break-ins.
On the second day of the New Year Le Roy Police began receiving complaints that vehicles and other outdoor storage units in the area of Robbins Road were being targeted by thieves.
Police provided surveillance footage of one of the suspects and sent it out to local media which in combination with a number of vigilant citizens resulted in the identification and arrest of four suspects connected to the string of larcenies.
20 year old Tyler Powers, 28 year old Shane Anthony, 38 year old Robert Pragle and 37 year old Michelle Condidorio, all of the same address on Robbins Road in Le Roy were taken into custody.
During the investigation it was discovered all four wanted to buy drugs by selling the stolen items.
A Search of the residence turned up several stolen items and officers also located a quantity of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia, and a quantity of marihuana.
All four were charged with Criminal Possession of Stolen Property and individually hit with various counts of drug possession.
They were all jailed in lieu of bail between $10,000 and $25,000 dollars.
All four are scheduled to return to the Le Roy Town Court on January 22nd.
The Le Roy Police Department would like to thank the members of the community in assisting in identifying and locating four suspects.
An Elba man arrested for sexual abuse of a child.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office has reported the arrest of 35 year old Mark Tooley of Oak Orchard Road in Elba for allegedly having sexual contact with a victim under the age of 13.
The incident is said to have taken place at a Main Road address in Stafford last month.
Tooley was taken into custody on a Sealed Indictment Arrest Warrant that included charges of Sexual Abuse and Criminal Sexual Act both in the first degree along with Acting in a manner injurious to a child less than 17.
He was ordered to be held in lieu of $10,000 bail in the Genesee County Jail.
Local farmer identified as victim in fatal accident in Pembroke.
Dispatchers received the call reporting a personal injury accident on South Lake Road in Pembroke shortly before 6 o’clock Friday evening.
According to investigators Roger Sweet was driving northbound in an old farm tractor when he was struck from behind by a Chevy Equinox being operated by Janet Miller of Rochester.
Chief Deputy Joseph Graff was on the scene…
The Equinox continued northbound and came to rest along the east shoulder of the road while the impact caused the tractor to roll which trapped Sweet underneath.
Sweet had succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.
The cause of the crash is still under full investigation.