Morning News Briefing
Written by Alex Feig on August 22, 2019
TeeSean Ayala, 20, of Batavia appeared for sentencing in Genesee County Court yesterday morning after accepting a plea deal on a weapons charge back in May.
Ayala was arrested last November for ditching a handgun in the County Manager’s Driveway and after making a tearful apology to Judge Charles Zambito he was sentenced to 5 years in prison to be followed by 5 years post release supervision.
According to District Attorney Lawrence Friedman Ayala avoided a possible 15 year sentence even with the benefit of a plea deal…
There were as many as seven other burglary charges pending against Ayala that will be satisfied with the sentence.
Ayala will also be required to pay nearly $10,000 in restitution.
Batavia man arrested for possessing razor blade behind bars.
Genesee County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested and charged 50 year old Andrew Said of West Main Street on a count of Promoting Prison Contraband in the first degree.
Said was allegedly found in possession of a razor blade while confined in the Genesee County Jail and was arraigned in City Court on the count.
Hutchins Street man jailed for slashing tires in the City.
37 year old Jason Freeman of Batavia was picked up on a count of Criminal Mischief after he allegedly punctured two tires on a vehicle on Osterhout Ave in the City.
Freeman was jailed in in lieu of $2,500 bail and is expected back in Batavia City Court this morning.
Two busted for Trespassing in Darien.
23 year old Ryan Barnhardt of Warsaw and 19 year old Austin Nowakowski of Darien were both taken into custody on counts of Trespassing after an incident last night on Bonnie Brea Drive in Darien.
Both Barnhardt and Nowakowski were accused of trespassing while riding dirt bikes and remaining unlawfully on private property.
Both were released with appearance tickets for Darien Town Court on September 3rd.
Livingston County deputies arrest a Buffalo woman following a police pursuit that ends with a convenience store crash.
Deputies say the chase started yesterday on Main Street and ended when 23 year old Christina Ford crashed her vehicle in the parking lot of a Leicester 7-11.
She was taken to the hospital to be treated for non-life threatening injuries.
Ford is facing several charges.
LeRoy Police are requesting the public’s assistance on a hit and run case.
Police are investigating a property damage auto accident that occurred on Lake Street in LeRoy sometime between 10:30 Tuesday night and 9 yesterday morning.
The suspect vehicle appears to be a 2015-2018 white or egg shell color Mitsubishi Lancer according to evidence left at the scene.
The vehicle possibly has passenger side damage with the passenger mirror torn off and there may also be black paint transfer on the passenger side of the suspect vehicle.
If you have any information as to the suspect vehicle, you are encouraged to please contact the LeRoy Police Department.
Starting at 8 a.m. today water will be turned off on Walnut Street from number 101 to the City Line along with all of Law Street for a water repair.
The work may result in a period of discolored water in this general area after service is restored.
Residents are encouraged to run water until it is clear before resuming activities such as laundry.