Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on March 8, 2019
Drug Raid in Medina ends with seven under arrest.
The Orleans County Major Felony Crime Task Force and Homeland Security executed three separate search warrants throughout the village of Medina following investigation into crack and powder cocaine sales in the Village.
Seven people were arrested in total during yesterday’s raid.
19 year old Isaiah Casanova, 22 year old Quincy Casanova, Dakota Hunt, 24, Brittany Osby Turner, 28, Shentelle Gagnon, 29, Ronald Powell, 37, and 28 year old Kayla Rowling were all taken into custody.
Police seized crack and powder cocaine, along with $4,000 cash, scales, packaging, and other drug-related items.
All seven were committed to the Orleans County Jail.
Five were given bail however no bail was afforded to Powell and Gagnon due to prior criminal history.
More charges in the investigation and additional arrests are pending.
A Geneseo man is behind bars for allegedly injuring a young infant.
Members of the Livingston County Sheriff’s Office, Geneseo Police Department and Livingston County CPS responded to Strong Memorial Hospital Monday to investigate injuries to a three month old child.
Investigators alleged that 25 year old Brandon Augsbury caused substantial bruising and broken ribs to the three month old child while in his care at a residence in Geneseo and previously in the Town of York.
Sheriff’s Investigators arrested and charged Augsbury with felony Assault in the 2nd Degree and Endangering the Welfare of a Child.
In addition, the Geneseo Police Department has charged Augsbury with Endangering the Welfare of a Child and Harassment.
He was remanded to the custody of the Sheriff on $10,000 bail and Child Protective Services is continuing with their investigation.
A Lockport man arrested for car damage at his exes home in Pembroke.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies report the arrest of 32 year of Axel Antongiorgi-Colon of Lockport after he was accused of damaging a vehicle in the parking lot of his ex-girlfriend’s residence on Main Road in Pembroke in December of last year.
He was charged with Criminal Mischief and issued an appearance ticket for March 21st in Pembroke Town Court.
Deputies bust a LeRoy resident for a Batavia larceny.
35 year old Nicole Albrecht of Pleasant Street LeRoy was arrested and charged with Petit Larceny after she allegedly stole a television from the Target on Veterans Memorial Drive in Batavia.
Albrecht was released with an appearance ticket for next Thursday in Batavia Town Court.
Governor Cuomo won’t sign a budget that’s fiscally irresponsible.
That’s the word from state budget director Robert Mujica.
He says the governor wants to see a budget proposal from lawmakers with both a permanent tax cap and bail reform.
Mujica also stressed that the governor believes getting things right is more important than meeting a deadline.
The state’s fiscal year ends March 31st.